Miracle Country

06 February 2017 | By Kendra Atleework | Filed in: environment.

Kendra Atleework grew up in Swall Meadows, in the Owens Valley of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, where annual rainfall averages five inches and in drought years measures closer to zero Kendra s family raised their children to thrive in this harsh landscape, forever at the mercy of wildfires, blizzard

Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

13 September 2019 | By Michael Shellenberger | Filed in: environment.

Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades He helped save the world s last unprotected redwoods He co created the predecessor to today s Green New Deal And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a s

The Overstory

20 June 2017 | By Richard Powers | Filed in: environment.

The 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

Migrations

23 July 2017 | By Charlotte McConaghy | Filed in: environment.

Migrations is a novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world s last birds and her own final chance for redemption n nFranny Stone has always been a wanderer By following the ocean s tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life.

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

15 June 2017 | By Greta Thunberg | Filed in: environment.

n 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

Unsheltered

02 August 2017 | By Barbara Kingsolver | Filed in: environment.

The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to exp

A Children's Bible

03 October 2018 | By Lydia Millet | Filed in: environment.

Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet s sublime new novel her first since the National Book Award long listed Sweet Lamb of Heaven follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion n nContemptuous of their parents, who pass their

Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life

19 January 2018 | By Lulu Miller | Filed in: environment.

A wondrous debut from an extraordinary new voice in nonfiction, Why Fish Don t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and possibly even murder David Starr Jordan was a taxonomist, a man possessed with bringing order to the natural world In time, he would be cred

The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here

09 May 2018 | By Hope Jahren | Filed in: environment.

From the bestselling author of Lab Girl comes a slim, urgent missive on the defining issue of our time here is Hope Jahren on climate change, our timeless pursuit of , and how the same human ambition that got us here can also be our salvation A Vintage Original n nHope Jahren is an award winnin

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

20 January 2018 | By David Wallace-Wells | Filed in: environment.

It 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

Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

13 September 2019 | By Michael Shellenberger | Filed in: environment.

Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades He helped save the world s last unprotected redwoods He co created the predecessor to today s Green New Deal And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a s

Ålevangeliet

19 October 2019 | By Patrik Svensson | Filed in: environment.

Hur mycket kan man veta om en l Eller om en m nniska n levangeliet r en bok om v rldens mest g tfulla fisk En fisk som gett upphov till ett alldeles eget mysterium inom naturvetenskapen, det som kallas lfr gan En fisk som alla fr n Aristoteles till Sigmund Freud f rs kt f rst sig p , utan

The End of the Ocean (Klimakvartetten, #2)

12 November 2017 | By Maja Lunde | Filed in: environment.

From the author of the 1 international bestseller and Indie Next Pick The History of Bees, a captivating new standalone novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter n nIn 2019, seventy year old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross an

Our House Is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

24 February 2019 | By Malena Ernman | Filed in: environment.

An extraordinary account of how one family rose, with unshakable moral clarity, to the tremendous responsibility of being alive at the moment when our immediate collective decisions will determine the fate of life on Earth They share their story of courage not because they want our accolades, but