The Overstory

The OverstoryThe Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

No One Is Too Small to Make a Differencen The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations nIn August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the cli

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at BreakfastSome people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity But do those of us who accept the reality of human caused climate change truly believe it If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know Will future generations d

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingIt is worse, much worse, than you think If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible In California, wildfires now rage year round, destroying thousands of homes Across the US, 500 year storms pum

Underland

UnderlandFrom the best selling, award winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet s past and future n nHailed as the great nature writer of this generation Wall Street Journal , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and

On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal

On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal1 international and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, makes the case for a Green New Deal explaining how bold climate action can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society.For than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Four Futures: Life After CapitalismAn exhilarating exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society n nPeter Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring it all tumbling down In Four Futures, Frase imagines how this post capitalist w

Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History

Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human HistoryA New York Times bestselling author explains how the physical world shaped the history of our species n nWhen we talk about human history, we often focus on great leaders, population forces, and decisive wars But how has the earth itself determined our destiny Our planet wobbles, driving changes i

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

The Death and Life of the Great LakesThe Great Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior hold 20 percent of the world s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent.

Losing Earth: A Recent History

Losing Earth: A Recent HistoryBy 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change including how to stop it Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes, risked their careers in a desperate, escalating campaign to convince the world to act before

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave DiverFrom one of the world s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth s final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than w