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A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781538719985
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 6th, 2020

*Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Science & Technology Book of the Year* 

In this scientifically informed account of the changes occurring in the world over the last century, award-winning broadcaster and natural historian shares a lifetime of wisdom and a hopeful vision for the future.

 
See the world. Then make it better.


Is It Really Green?: Everyday Eco Dilemmas Answered Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780744024319
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Published: DK - January 5th, 2021

Find clarity on everyday green-living dilemmas to maximize your sustainability

Are paper bags always more environmentally friendly than plastic? How much better for the planet are electric cars? What saves more water - using the dishwasher or washing up by hand?


National Geographic The Photo Ark Limited Earth Day Edition: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals Cover Image
By Joel Sartore, Harrison Ford (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426221583
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Published: National Geographic - March 24th, 2020

The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541758230
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Published: PublicAffairs - January 12th, 2021

A renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet.

Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told can slow climate change.


Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Merlin Sheldrake’s marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth’s marvels. . . . Wondrous.”—Time 


Underland: A Deep Time Journey Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358094
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 18th, 2020

National Bestseller • New York Times "100 Notable Books of the Year" • NPR "Favorite Books of 2019" • Guardian "100 Best Books of the 21st Century" • Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award

"Mesmerizing…Underland is a portal of light in dark times." —Terry Tempest Williams, New York Times Book Review


All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593237069
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Published: One World - September 22nd, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.

“A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?”—The New York Times

 


What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786151
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018

Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet.


The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780525563389
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2020

“Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for.” —Nature

“A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet within ten light years, written in a brilliantly sardonic and conversational style.” —E. O. Wilson


What Can I Do?: My Path from Climate Despair to Action Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593296226
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Published: Penguin Press - September 8th, 2020

A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change and equipping us with the tools we need to join her in protest

"This is the last possible moment in history when changing course can mean saving lives and species on an unimaginable scale. It's too late for moderation."


Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063009332
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Published: Harper - November 3rd, 2020

"Dazzling. . . . In glittering prose, Momaday recalls stories passed down through generations, illuminating the earth as a sacrosanct place of wonder and abundance. At once a celebration and a warning, Earth Keeper is an impassioned defense of all that our endangered planet stands to lose."  — Esquire


How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
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Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical—and accessible—plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.


The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525576716
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - March 17th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon

With a new afterword


The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062883162
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Published: HarperOne - June 30th, 2020

The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades.


The Fragile Earth: Writing from The New Yorker on Climate Change Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063017542
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A New York Times New & Noteworthy Book

One of the Daily Beast’s 5 Essential Books to Read Before the Election


Hello, Earth!: Poems to Our Planet Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Miren Asiain Lora (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780802855282
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - February 9th, 2021

We walk on Earth's surface every day, but how often do we wonder about the incredible planet around us? From the molten cracks below to the shimmering moon above, Hello, Earth explores the wonders of the natural world. This playful journey across our puzzle-piece continents does not hesitate to ask questions--even of the Earth itself


Weird Earth: Debunking Strange Ideas about Our Planet Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781684350612
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Published: Red Lightning Books - July 14th, 2020

Aliens. Ley lines. Water dowsing. Conspiracies and myths captivate imaginations and promise mystery and magic. Whether it's arguing about the moon landing hoax or a Frisbee-like Earth drifting through space, when held up to science and critical thinking, these ideas fall flat.


The Ultimate Book of Planet Earth Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9791027605620
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Published: Twirl - August 27th, 2019

Learn all about our planet's geology, geography, atmosphere, weather, and more: Magma erupts from a volcano, turbines harness the power of wind... Best of all, lots of flaps, popups, pull-tabs, and rotating wheels bring mountain ranges, continents, and oceans to life.


Does Earth Feel?: 14 Questions for Humans Cover Image
By Marc Majewski, Marc Majewski (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063021532
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 16th, 2021

A stunning and timely picture book asks fourteen critical questions to encourage active thinking and discussion about our one and only planet. 

Does Earth feel calm?
Does Earth feel curious?
Does Earth feel hurt?
Does Earth feel heard?


Tales of Two Planets: Stories of Climate Change and Inequality in a Divided World Cover Image
By John Freeman (Editor)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133926
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Published: Penguin Books - August 4th, 2020

Building from his acclaimed anthology Tales of Two Americas, beloved writer and editor John Freeman draws together a group of our greatest writers from around the world to help us see how the environmental crisis is hitting some of the most vulnerable communities where they live.


The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781604699029
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Published: Timber Press - March 3rd, 2020

“An informative and celebratory resource.” —Booklist 

In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring women.


Losing Earth: A Recent History Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250251251
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Published: Picador - March 17th, 2020

By 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 it was too late. Losing Earth is their story, and ours.


Tom Brown's Guide to Healing the Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425257388
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Published: Berkley - November 26th, 2019

As a child he was taught to respect nature by an Apache elder he called Grandfather, now as a bestselling author and master tracker Tom Brown, Jr., shares his secrets for nurturing and saving our planet.


Hacking Planet Earth: How Geoengineering Can Help Us Reimagine the Future Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593187548
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Published: TarcherPerigee - March 24th, 2020

An exploration of the cutting-edge technology that will enable us to confront the realities of climate change.


Precious Planet: A User's Manual for Curious Earthlings Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9783899558371
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Published: Little Gestalten - October 15th, 2019

Discover the essential ways that we are connected to the earth in Precious Planet, and learn what you can do to take care of our planet. How amazing is the home we all share, planet Earth It's home to millions and billions of animals and plants, but have you ever wondered how everything is connected?


The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By Michio Kaku (Editor), Jaime Green (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358074298
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Published: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020

A collection of the best science and nature writing published in North America in 2019, guest edited by New York Times best-selling author and ground-breaking physicist Dr. Michio Kaku.

“Scientists and science writers have a monumental task: making science exciting and relevant to the average person, so that they care,” writes renowned American physicist Michio Kaku.


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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780544938328
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 25th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller!

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals—her friends—who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green.


Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transform


A New Green Day Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444885
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 14th, 2020

If you listen, nature speaks. Explore nature through evocative riddles and bold imagery that take the reader from day to night and back again in this perfect read aloud.

From the author of the Sibert Honor-winning title Hey, Water! comes a book of poetic riddles that encourage young readers to explore the natural world.


Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet  Cover Image
By Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin, C.J. Polychroniou (Contributions by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781788739856
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Published: Verso - September 22nd, 2020

Climate change: watershed or endgame?

In this compelling new book, Noam Chomsky, the world’s leading public intellectual, and Robert Pollin, a renowned progressive economist, map out the catastrophic consequences of unchecked climate change—and present a realistic blueprint for change: the Green New Deal.


Eat Your Greens!: 22 Ways to Cook a Carrot and 788 Other Delicious Recipes to Save the Planet Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9783899559996
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Published: Gestalten - April 28th, 2020

Be kind to yourself and the environment with this book of tasty and simple vegetable-based recipes to prepare at home. If you're not a fan of eating your greens and struggling to hit your five a day, this collection of recipes will transform you into a veggie believer.


The Green Burial Guidebook: Everything You Need to Plan an Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Burial Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608685233
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Published: New World Library - May 15th, 2018

Funeral expenses in the United States average more than $10,000. And every year conventional funerals bury millions of tons of wood, concrete, and metals, as well as millions of gallons of carcinogenic embalming fluid. There is a better way, and Elizabeth Fournier, affectionately dubbed the "Green Reaper," walks you through it, step-by-step.


We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
#1 New York Times Bestseller

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption
a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.


Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change Cover Image
By Jim Antal, Bill McKibben (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781538110690
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - February 19th, 2018

Climate Church, Climate World argues that climate change is the greatest moral challenge humanity has ever faced. Hunger, refugees, poverty, inequality, deadly viruses, war-climate change multiplies all forms of global social injustice.


Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781335218469
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Published: Hanover Square Press - November 17th, 2020

"This impassioned account is ideal for readers well versed in current climate change activism, especially efforts spearheaded by Greta Thunberg."--Library JournalFrom the voice of the beloved world religious leader comes an eye-opening manifesto that empowers the generation of today to step up, take action and save our environment.


Wonder Walkers Cover Image
By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593109649
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 30th, 2021

Micha Archer's gorgeous, detailed collages give readers a fresh outlook on the splendors of nature.


Climate Action: What Happened and What We Can Do Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062943309
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Published: HarperCollins - February 23rd, 2021

Meet the young activists who are using their voices and minds to fight climate change.

Did you know that the past five years have been the hottest ever recorded? Or that over seven million people participated in the global Climate Strike? We’re facing a very real problem, but there’s hope.


Climate Change and How We'll Fix It: The Real Problem and What We Can Do to Fix It Cover Image
By Andrés Lozano (Illustrator), Alice Harman
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454942771
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - March 2nd, 2021

Children wonder: why aren't adults doing more about climate change? This clear, to-the-point, and fully illustrated guide answers kids' questions--and shows how they can play an important role in solving the problem.


Climate Emergency Atlas: What's Happening - What We Can Do Cover Image
By Dan Hooke, Jamie Margolin (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780744021837
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Published: DK Children - October 6th, 2020

Becoming a Good Creature Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358252108
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

School is not the only place to find a teacher. In this beautiful picture booklearn the many surprising lessons animals have to teach us about friendship, compassion, and how to be a better creature in the world.


Sy Montgomery has had many teachers in her life: some with two legs, others with four, or e


This Pretty Planet Cover Image
By Tom Chapin, John Forster, Lee White (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534445321
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Based on the touching song “This Pretty Planet” by Tom Chapin and John Forster, this hopeful and whimsically illustrated picture book celebrates the pretty planet we call home.

Winds blow. Tides flow.
Shooting stars descend.


Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories (Art of the Story) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063041028
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Published: Ecco - September 1st, 2020

A debut short story collection in the tradition of writers like Kelly Link, Aimee Bender, and George Saunders—strange, imaginative, and refreshingly originalnow back in print as part of Ecco’s “Art of the Story” Series, and with a new introduction from the author


Life on Earth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780008368357
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Published: William Collins - January 14th, 2020

A new, fully updated edition of David Attenborough's groundbreaking Life on Earth.

David Attenborough's unforgettable meeting with gorillas became an iconic moment for millions of television viewers.


Life on Earth: The Story of Evolution Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358108443
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

Millions of plants and animals live on Earth, but why do some species survive while others go extinct? A young readers guide to evolution with full-color cut-paper illustrations.

There are millions of different kinds of plants and animals living on the earth, and millions more have lived here in the past. Where did they all come from?


A Year with Mama Earth Cover Image
By Rebecca Grabill, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802855053
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

National Geographic Kids Photo Ark Limited Earth Day Edition: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781426372070
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Published: National Geographic Kids - March 24th, 2020

One Earth Cover Image
By Eileen Spinelli, Rogério Coelho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781546015390
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Published: WorthyKids - March 3rd, 2020

Celebrate our planet and discover easy ways to take care of it with this picture book that's perfect for budding environmentalists and nature lovers.


Love the Earth Mad Libs Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593224137
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Published: Mad Libs - March 30th, 2021

Go COLOR and help save the NOUN by celebrating the Earth with Mad Libs. Perfect for Earth Day, EXCLAMATION!


The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth Puzzle: Ecosystems of the World 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle and Poster : Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults and Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593135020
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Published: Clarkson Potter - March 3rd, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science comes a colorful and informative 500-piece puzzle celebrating planet Earth and its stunning ecosystems--perfect for science lovers, students, gamers, and more.