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Global Warming

by Chris Spence St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

Global warming is the greatest environmental threat facing humanity. From killer heat waves and increasingly violent weather to the spread of pests and vector-borne diseases, global warming has many effects...

Burning Bush

by Stephen J. Pyne Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

From the time of the continent's formation tens of millions of years ago as the Godwana twin of Antarctica, Australia has been dominated by fire much as its sister has been by ice. Now Stephen Pyne, one of our...

The Sixth Extinction

by Terry Glavin St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

The Sixth Extinction is a haunting account of the age in which we live. Ecologists are calling it the Sixth Great Extinction, and the world isn't losing just its ecological legacy; also vanishing is a vast human...

Rewilding the World

by Caroline Fraser Henry Holt and Co. (April 29, 2014)

A gripping account of the environmental crusade to save the world's most endangered species and landscapes—the last best hope for preserving our natural home

Scientists worldwide are warning of the looming...

Do One Green Thing

by Mindy Pennybacker & Meryl Streep St. Martin's Press (April 22, 2014)

If you can only read and reference one green thing, make it this book: an easily comprehensible, clearly presented source for green living and conservation. Everything you need to know is right here at your...

The Melting World

by Christopher White St. Martin's Press (September 03, 2013)

Global warming usually seems to happen far away, but one catastrophic effect of climate change is underway right now in the Rocky Mountains. In The Melting World, Chris White travels to Montana to chronicle...

Environmental Debt

by Amy Larkin St. Martin's Press (June 25, 2013)

An award-winning environmental activist and social entrepreneur exposes the link between our financial and environmental crises

For decades, politicians and business leaders alike told the American public that...

The Genius of Earth Day

by Adam Rome Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 16, 2013)

The first Earth Day is the most famous little-known event in modern American history. Because we still pay ritual homage to the planet every April 22, everyone knows something about Earth Day. Some people may...

Blessed Are the Consumers: Climate Change and the Practice of Restraint

by Sallie McFague Fortress Press (February 12, 2013)

For decades, Sallie McFague has lent her voice and her theological imagination to addressing and advocating for the most important issues of our time. In doing so, she has influenced an entire generation, and...

A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredible Rescue

by Michael J. Tougias Scribner (January 15, 2013)


Seventy-foot waves batter...

The Disaster Survival Bible

by Junius Podrug Tom Doherty Associates (December 24, 2012)

In the midst of the war on terror, frightening natural disasters, and danger seemingly lurking around every corner, it's impossible to prepare for every eventuality. But Junius Podrug, the author of Stop Being...

Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

by Joanna I Lewis Columbia University Press (November 20, 2012)

As the greatest coal-producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon technology...


by Richard Martin St. Martin's Press (May 08, 2012)

A riveting look at how an alternative source of energy is revoluntionising nuclear power, promising a safe and clean future for millions, and why thorium was sidelined at the height of the Cold War

In this groundbreaking...

Extreme Weather

by Bonnie Schneider St. Martin's Press (January 31, 2012)

Flash floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, mudslides, thunderstorms, and wildfires - these devastating events are happening around the world at an alarming rate. As a Meteorologist on CNN and HLN, Bonnie...

But Will the Planet Notice?

by Gernot Wagner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 27, 2011)

You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Whatever you or I do personally—eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius—the planet doesn't notice. In our confrontation with climate change, species preservation,...

How We Can Save the Planet

by Mayer Hillman, Tina Fawcett & Sudhir Chella Rajan St. Martin's Press (March 04, 2008)

An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue...

When Oil Peaked

by Kenneth S. Deffeyes Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 28, 2010)

In two earlier books, Hubbert's Peak (2001) and Beyond Oil (2005), the geologist Kenneth S. Deffeyes laid out his rationale for concluding that world oil production would continue to follow a bell-shaped curve,...

Lights Out!

by Spencer Abraham & William Tucker St. Martin's Press (July 06, 2010)

In this timely book, former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham debunks the myths that warp our current debate over energy, and offers new solutions to the real problems we face in America.

Drawing on the very...

The Last Atoll: Exploring Hawai'i's Endangered Ecosystems

by Pamela Frierson Trinity University Press (August 31, 2012)

The Last Atoll is a first-person account of journalist Pamela Frierson’s ten-year exploration of the exotic and ecologically significant small lands at the far northwestern end of the Hawaiian island chain....

This Is the Way the World Ends

by Jeff Nesbit St. Martin's Press (September 25, 2018)

Bustle's "17 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In September 2018"

"With This is the Way the World Ends Jeff Nesbit has delivered an enlightening - and alarming - explanation of the climate challenge as it exists...

Love Earth Now

by Cheryl Leutjen Mango (January 15, 2018)


How to combine environmentalism and spirituality to attain a state of eco-mindfulness and sustainable living

What can you do for the environment? Do you find yourself wondering what on Earth you...

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet

by Michelle Neff Adams Media (April 03, 2018)

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet shows you how to be more active in saving our planet every day by performing some “Simple Acts of Kindness”—for the Earth.

Treat the environment with kindness with these easy,...

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

by Paul Kingsnorth Graywolf Press (August 01, 2017)

A provocative and urgent essay collection that asks how we can live with hope in “an age of ecocide”

Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist—an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development...

The Lost City of the Monkey God

by Douglas Preston Grand Central Publishing (January 03, 2017)

NAMED A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller!

A Best Book of 2017 from the Boston Globe

One of the 12 Best Books of the Year from National Geographic


Tipping Point for Planet Earth

by Anthony D. Barnosky & Elizabeth A. Hadly St. Martin's Press (April 26, 2016)

Four people are born every second of every day. Conservative estimates suggest that there will be 10 billion people on Earth by 2050. That is billions more than the natural resources of our planet can sustain...