Environmental Studies

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  1. Book ImageThe Compost-Powered Water Heater: How to heat your greenhouse, pool, or buildings with only compost!

    Gaelan Brown

    Here is a revolutionary approach for heating rooms and generating hot water. Author Gaelan Brown has worked with engineers and compost scientists to refine methods of composting that can heat greenhouses, barns, buildings, and hot water, all without combustion.More

  2. Book ImageAir: The Restless Shaper of the World

    William Bryant Logan

    In a sublime exploration of the most unpredictable element of the earth, William Bryant Logan opens our eyes to the astonishing physics, chemistry, biology, history, art, and even music of the air.More

  3. Book ImageEnergy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines

    Richard A. Muller

    “Policymakers and casual readers alike can benefit . . . eye-opening . . . sheds lots of light with little wasted heat.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

  4. Book ImageHumans in the Landscape: An Introduction to Environmental Studies

    Kai N. Lee, William Freudenburg, Richard Howarth

    A true synthesis for environmental studies.More

  5. Book ImageClimate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World

    John Broome

    A vital new moral perspective on the climate change debate.More

  6. Book ImageRun to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

    Abrahm Lustgarten

    It was Big Oil's nightmare moment, and the dominoes began falling years before the well was drilled.More

  7. Book ImageState of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet

    The Worldwatch Institute

    From the Worldwatch Institute, the premier environmental nonprofit, an incisive account of the global food crisis—and how it can be solved.More

  8. Book ImageWorld on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

    Lester R. Brown

    In this urgent time, World on the Edge calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now.More

  9. Book ImageSwimming with Piranhas at Feeding Time: My Life Doing Dumb Stuff with Animals

    Richard Conniff

    “Hilariously informative. . . . This book will remind you why you always wanted to be a naturalist.”—OutsideMore

  10. Book ImagePlan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

    Lester R. Brown

    Substantially Revised

    “[Brown’s] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable.”—Katherine Salant, Washington PostMore

  11. Book ImageIf You Love This Planet: A Plan to Save the Earth

    Helen Caldicott

    Revised and updated

    “Helen Caldicott has the rare ability to combine science with passion, logic with love, and urgency with humor.” —Naomi KleinMore

  12. Book ImageEcoholic: Your Guide to the Most Environmentally Friendly Information, Products, and Services

    Adria Vasil

    “This book is for people who want to do something to lighten their impact on the planet.” —David SuzukiMore

  13. Book ImageClimate Change: Picturing the Science

    Gavin Schmidt, Joshua Wolfe, Jeffrey D. Sachs

    An unprecedented union of scientific analysis and stunning photography illustrating the effects of climate change on the global ecosystem.More

  14. Book ImageNatural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature

    David Quammen

    "David Quammen is simply the best natural essayist working today."--Tim Cahill, author of Lost in My Own BackyardMore

  15. Book ImageEarth: The Sequel: The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming

    Miriam Horn, Fred Krupp

    How to harness the great forces of capitalism to save the world from catastrophe.More

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