Environment

House Gods

Sustainable Buildings and Renegade Builders
By Jim Kristofic

In House Gods, Kristofic pursues the techniques of sustainable building and the philosophies of its practitioners.

Requiem for America’s Best Idea

National Parks in the Era of Climate Change
By Michael J. Yochim

A poignant and thought-provoking work, Requiem for America’s Best Idea investigates the interactions between people and nature and the world that can inspire and destroy them.

Patterns of Connection

Essential Essays from Five Decades
By Fritjof Capra

Fritjof Capra, scientist, educator, activist, and accomplished author, presents the evolution of his thought over five decades in Patterns of Connection.

Public Waters

Lessons from Wyoming for the American West
By Anne MacKinnon

Public Waters shows how, as popular hopes and dreams meet tough terrain, a central idea that has historically structured water management can guide water policy for Western states today.

At the Precipice

New Mexico's Changing Climate
By Laura Paskus

At the Precipice explores the question many of us have asked ourselves: What kind of world are we leaving to our children?

Wrenched from the Land

Activists Inspired by Edward Abbey
By ML Lincoln
Edited by Diane Sward Rapaport

The activists featured in this book are inspired by the late Edward Abbey, one of America’s uncompromising and irascible defenders of wilderness.

A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World

By John Rember

Through these ten essays, each further broken into ten smaller pieces, Rember examines the practical and ethical dilemmas of climate change, population, resource depletion, and mass extinction.

Below Freezing

Elegy for the Melting Planet
By Donald Anderson

Below Freezing is a unique assemblage of scientific fact, newspaper reports, and excerpts from novels, short stories, nonfiction, history, creative nonfiction, and poetry—a commonplace book for our era of altering climate.

Westlands

A Water Story
Photographs by Randi Lynn Beach

Showcasing California’s Central Valley, Westlands uses documentary photography to examine the danger drought and water policies represent to farming.

Behind the Carbon Curtain

The Energy Industry, Political Censorship, and Free Speech
By Jeffrey A. Lockwood

Exploring censorship imposed by corporate wealth and power, this book focuses on the energy industry in Wyoming, where coal, oil, and gas are pillars of the economy.

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