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  • The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
    The Radium Girls (Paperback) Kate Moore

    First-ever account of the American women from the roaring 1920s who were poisoned by the paint they worked with, and courageously fought for justice.

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  • The Edge of Memory by Patrick Nunn
    The Edge of Memory (Paperback) Patrick Nunn

    In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found in a history textbook over the version of history retold by a friend - after all, human memory is unreliable, and how can you be sure your friend hasn't embellished the facts? But before humans were writing down their knowledge, they were telling it to each other in the form of...

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  • This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
    This Changes Everything (English, Paperback) Naomi Klein

    Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better. This is a book that redefines its era.

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  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
    Silent Spring (English, Paperback) Rachel Carson

    Exposes the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. This book aims to creates public awareness of the environment.

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  • Dark Ecology by Timothy Morton
    Dark Ecology (English, Paperback) Timothy Morton

    Timothy Morton explores the foundations of the ecological crisis to reestablish our ties to nonhuman beings and rediscover playfulness and joy. Dark ecology puts us in an uncanny position of radical self-knowledge, illuminating our place in the biosphere and our belonging to a species in a sense that is far less obvious than we like to think.

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  • A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things by Jason W. Moore
    A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things (Hardback) Jason W. Moore, Raj Patel

    A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

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  • The Edge of Memory by Patrick Nunn
    The Edge of Memory (English, Hardback) Patrick Nunn

    How much of what became the folk tales of our ancestors was rooted in scientifically verifiable fact, and what can they tell us about the future?

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  • Climate Change by Joseph Romm
    Climate Change (English, Paperback) Joseph Romm

    "Everyone needs to understand how climate change will directly affect their lives and the lives of their family in the years to come. This is the first general audience book aimed at giving you and your family the knowledge you need to know to navigate your future"--

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  • Ecology of Climate Change by Eric Post
    Ecology of Climate Change (English, Hardback) Eric Post

    Rising temperatures are affecting organisms in all of Earth's biomes, but the complexity of ecological responses to climate change has hampered the development of a conceptually unified treatment of them. In a remarkably comprehensive synthesis, this book presents past, ongoing, and future ecological responses to climate change in the context of two simplifying hypotheses, facilitation and...

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  • Fire in the Night by Stephen McGinty
    Fire in the Night (English, Paperback) Stephen McGinty

    The horrific true story of the world's worst offshore oil disaster

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  • Don't Even Think About It by George Marshall
    Don't Even Think About It (English, Paperback) George Marshall

    A witty, insightful, and groundbreaking take on one of the most urgent questions of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change?

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  • Burning Up by Simon Pirani
    Burning Up (English, Paperback) Simon Pirani

    A history of the excesses of capitalism's rampant fossil fuel consumption since 1950.

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  • Call of the Reed Warbler by Charles Massy
    Call of the Reed Warbler (English, Paperback) Charles Massy

    In Call of the Reed Warbler, Charles Massy explores regenerative agriculture and the vital connection between our soil and our health....

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  • The Biology of Coral Reefs by Charles R.C. Sheppard
    The Biology of Coral Reefs (English, Paperback) Charles R.C. Sheppard, Simone Davy

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The responses to modern environmental pressures, climate change, and use of their resources is also described.

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  • Dangerous Years by David W. Orr
    Dangerous Years (English, Paperback) David W. Orr

    A leading environmental thinker takes a hard look at the obstacles and possibilities on the long road to sustainability  ...

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  • Global Crisis by Geoffrey Parker
    Global Crisis (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Parker

    An accessible synthesis of the prescient best seller exploring seventeenth-century catastrophe and the impact of climate change

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  • The Discovery of Global Warming by Spencer R. Weart
    The Discovery of Global Warming (English, Paperback) Spencer R. Weart

    In 2001 an international panel of distinguished climate scientists announced that the world was warming at a rate without precedent during at least the last ten millennia, and that warming was caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases from human activity. This book shows how the scientific consensus caught fire among the general world public.

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  • Reclamation of Contaminated Land by C. Paul Nathanail
    Reclamation of Contaminated Land (English, Paperback) C. Paul Nathanail, R. Paul Bardos

    Land contamination is of global concern with many of the world's industries potentially harming the environment and human health. This book takes into account the different groups involved in contaminated land management and offers a flexible learning approach based on practical experience and research.

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  • The Politics of Climate Change by Anthony Giddens
    The Politics of Climate Change (English, Paperback) Anthony Giddens

    "A landmark study in the struggle to contain climate change, the greatest challenge of our era. I urge everyone to read it."...

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  • The Experimental City by Andrew Karvonen
    The Experimental City (English, Paperback) Andrew Karvonen

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions....

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