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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 42 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book What We Need to Do Now: For a Zero Carbon Future by Chris Goodall
    What We Need to Do Now: For a Zero Carbon Future - by Chris Goodall

    £9.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781788164719 | ISBN 10: 1788164717

    A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats.  The UK has declared a 'climate emergency' and pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. So how do we get there? Drawing on actions ... more

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  • Cover image of book End Of The End Of The Earth: Essays by Jonathan Franzen
    End Of The End Of The Earth: Essays - by Jonathan Franzen

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008299262 | ISBN 10: 0008299269

    A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections.  In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case for the Green New Deal by Ann Pettifor
    The Case for the Green New Deal - by Ann Pettifor

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788738156 | ISBN 10: 1788738152

    What is the Green New Deal and how can we afford it?  To protect the future of life on earth, we need to do more than just reimagine the economy — we have to change everything. One of the seminal thinkers of the program that helped ignite t ... more

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  • Cover image of book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
    21 Lessons for the 21st Century - by Yuval Noah Harari

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708283 | ISBN 10: 1784708283

    **THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**  The future is here. Learn to live in it.  In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.  How can we protect ourselves from nucl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth by Guy Standing
    Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth - by Guy Standing

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780141990620 | ISBN 10: 0141990627

    We are losing the commons. Austerity and neoliberal policies have depleted our shared wealth; our national utilities have been sold off to foreign conglomerates, social housing is almost non-existent, our parks are cordoned off for private events and ... more

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  • Cover image of book There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years by Mike Berners-Lee
    There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years - by Mike Berners-Lee

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781108439589 | ISBN 10: 1108439586

    Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics, plastics - the list of concerns seems endless. But what is most pressing, what are the knock-on effects of our actions, and what should we do first? Do we all need to become vegetarian? Ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence by James Lovelock
    Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence - by James Lovelock

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241399361 | ISBN 10: 024139936x

    James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time, has produced an astounding new theory about future of life on Earth. He argues that the anthropocene - the age in which humans acquired planetary-scale ... more

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  • Cover image of book Save the World: There is No Planet B - Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet by Louise Bradford
    Save the World: There is No Planet B - Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet - by Louise Bradford

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787830349 | ISBN 10: 1787830349

    Together, we can change the world.  There is little doubt that our beautiful planet is now under huge threat; our weather is more extreme, plastic litters our oceans, industrial production and farming methods wreak havoc on the environment and ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Humankind: Solidarity with Non-Human People by Timothy Morton
    Humankind: Solidarity with Non-Human People - by Timothy Morton

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788731003 | ISBN 10: 178873100x

    A radical call for solidarity between humans and non-humans.   What is it that makes humans human? As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timel ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene by Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin
    The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene - by Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241280881 | ISBN 10: 0241280885

    An engrossing exploration of the science, history and politics of the Anthropocene, one of the most important scientific ideas of our time, from two world-renowned experts.  Meteorites, methane, mega-volcanoes and now human beings; the old fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Will Big Business Destroy Our Planet? by Peter Dauvergne
    Will Big Business Destroy Our Planet? - by Peter Dauvergne

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509524013 | ISBN 10: 1509524010

    Walmart. Coca-Cola. BP. Toyota. The world economy runs on the profits of transnational corporations. Politicians need their backing. Non-profit organizations rely on their philanthropy. People look to their brands for meaning. And their power continu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rights Of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World by David R. Boyd
    The Rights Of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World - by David R. Boyd

    £13.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781770412392 | ISBN 10: 1770412395

    An important and timely recipe for hope for humans and all forms of life.   Palila v Hawaii. New Zealand’s Te Urewera Act. Sierra Club v Disney. These legal phrases hardly sound like the makings of a revolution, but beyond the headlines port ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Sustainable Future: 12 Key Areas of Global Concern by Klaus Wiegandt (Editor)
    A Sustainable Future: 12 Key Areas of Global Concern - by Klaus Wiegandt (Editor)

    £12.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910376737 | ISBN 10: 1910376736

    On subjects as diverse yet interrelated as the Earth’s water resources, 21st-century energy supply, climate change, the demise of diversity in plant and animal life, overpopulation and malnutrition, A Sustainable Future collects and accessibly expl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being Ecological by Timothy Morton
    Being Ecological - by Timothy Morton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241274231 | ISBN 10: 0241274230

    Why is everything we think we know about ecology wrong? Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'? Does this mean we even have a future?   Don't care about ecology? This book is for you. Timothy Morton, who has been called ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Myth of Human Supremacy by Derrick Jensen
    The Myth of Human Supremacy - by Derrick Jensen

    £17.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609806781 | ISBN 10: 1609806786

    In this impassioned polemic, radical environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen debunks the near-universal belief in a hierarchy of nature and the superiority of humans. Vast and underappreciated complexities of nonhuman life are explored in detail — ... more

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  • Cover image of book Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace by Vandana Shiva
    Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace - by Vandana Shiva

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783607747 | ISBN 10: 1783607742

    A leading voice in the environmental movement, Vandana Shiva has played a key role in bringing the struggles for social and ecological justice to international attention.   Earth Democracy remains one of her key works, in which she addresses ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Food Activist Handbook by Ali Berlow
    The Food Activist Handbook - by Ali Berlow

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781612121802 | ISBN 10: 1612121802

    One person really can make a difference.   From starting neighborhood kitchens to connecting food pantries with local family farms, Ali Berlow offers a variety of simple and practical strategies for improving your community’s food quality a ... more

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  • Cover image of book NoNonsense Renewable Energy: Clean, Fair, Democratic by Danny Chivers
    NoNonsense Renewable Energy: Clean, Fair, Democratic - by Danny Chivers

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262437 | ISBN 10: 1780262434

    Few people doubt the threat of climate change and the urgent need to conquer fossil fuel addiction. But can renewable sources of energy ever be sufficient to provide modern societies with a decent quality of life? This book is clear they can, coverin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi by Mark Boyle
    Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi - by Mark Boyle

    £10.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781856232432 | ISBN 10: 1856232433

    Drinking Molotov Cocktails With Gandhi attacks the very roots of the worlds crises and reframes our understanding of how to solve them. It is eloquent, visionary and beautifully wrought a turning point in our journey towards an ecological society. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature
    The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation - by Fred Pearce

    £6.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848318342 | ISBN 10: 1848318340

    Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine natural ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Rough Ride to the Future by James Lovelock
    A Rough Ride to the Future - by James Lovelock

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241961414 | ISBN 10: 0241961416

    In A Rough Ride to the Future, James Lovelock - the great scientific visionary of our age - presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system   James Lovelock, who has been hailed as 'the man who concei ... more

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  • Cover image of book Loving This Planet: Leading Thinkers Talk About How to Make a Better World by Helen Caldicott
    Loving This Planet: Leading Thinkers Talk About How to Make a Better World - by Helen Caldicott

    £15.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781595588067 | ISBN 10: 159558806x

    Ever since quitting her job as a pediatrician at Harvard Medical School in 1980, Helen Caldicott has worked tirelessly for a safe, sustainable, nuclear-free planet, most recently by hosting a weekly radio show featuring environmentalists and leading ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here on Earth: A New Beginning by Tim Flannery
    Here on Earth: A New Beginning - by Tim Flannery

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241950739 | ISBN 10: 0241950732

    Sometimes it's hard to be an optimist. In an ever more crowded and complex world, new challenges continue to confront us. It would be tempting to give up hope. Tim Flannery is here to offer us a change of perspective. And he is here to insp ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Better World is Possible by Bruce Nixon
    A Better World is Possible - by Bruce Nixon

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846945144 | ISBN 10: 1846945143

    This book is about the global environmental and economic crisis. It challenges the whole global economic system and its underlying beliefs, assumptions and values. We need a complete system transformation, a paradigm shift. This requires holistic and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deep Green Resistance: Strategies to Save the Planet by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith and Aric McBay
    Deep Green Resistance: Strategies to Save the Planet - by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith and Aric McBay

    £15.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781583229293 | ISBN 10: 1583229299

    For years, Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, "Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?" No one ever says yes.   Deep Green Resistance starts where the environmental move ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Borrowed Earth: Lessons from the Fifteen Worst Environmental Disasters Around the World by Robert Emmet Hernan
    This Borrowed Earth: Lessons from the Fifteen Worst Environmental Disasters Around the World - by Robert Emmet Hernan

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230619838 | ISBN 10: 0230619835

    Over the last century mankind has irrevocably damaged the environment through the unscrupulous greed of big business and our own willful ignorance.   Here are the strikingly poignant accounts of disasters whose names live in infamy: Chernobyl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning by James Lovelock
    The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning - by James Lovelock

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141039251 | ISBN 10: 0141039256

    James Lovelock described his previous book, The Revenge of Gaia, as 'a wake-up call for humanity'. Stark though it was in many respects, in The Vanishing Face of Gaia Lovelock says that even though the weather seems cooler and pollution lessens as th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chaos Point: The World at the Crossroads by Ervin Laszlo
    The Chaos Point: The World at the Crossroads - by Ervin Laszlo

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780749940256 | ISBN 10: 0749940255

    We have a choice: Breakdown or Breakthrough. In The Chaos Point revered author and systems theorist Ervin Laszlo tells us that we are at a critical juncture in history, a 'decision-window' where we face both the danger of global collapse and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why The World Needs A Green Revolution by Thomas Friedman
    Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why The World Needs A Green Revolution - by Thomas Friedman

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141036663 | ISBN 10: 0141036664

    Thomas Friedman's phenomenal The World is Flat helped millions of people see globalization in a new way. Now he takes a fresh, provocative look at the biggest challenge facing us today - our hot, flat and crowded world.  Climate change and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art, Community and Environment by Edited by Glen Coutts and Timo Jokela
    Art, Community and Environment - by Edited by Glen Coutts and Timo Jokela

    £26.50   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781841502571 | ISBN 10: 184150257x

    Art, Community and Environment investigates wide-ranging issues raised by the interaction between art practice, community participation, and the environment, both natural and urban.  This volume brings together a distinguished group of contri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Environmental Responsibility Reader by Edited by Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith
    The Environmental Responsibility Reader - by Edited by Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith

    £19.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848133174 | ISBN 10: 1848133170

    The Environmental Responsibility Reader is a collection of classic and contemporary environmental works that offer a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in environmental responsibility, steering the reader through each development in thoug ... more

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  • Cover image of book The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends by Dan Smith
    The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends - by Dan Smith

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844075737 | ISBN 10: 1844075737

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night.  * The world's car population has grown ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blubberland: The Dangers of Happiness by Elizabeth Farrelly
    Blubberland: The Dangers of Happiness - by Elizabeth Farrelly

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780262562362 | ISBN 10: 0262562367

    Welcome to Blubberland--a world of quadruple-garaged mansions, vast malls, gated communities, stretch limos, and posh resorts. Blubberland is a place, but it is also a state of mind: we expect to be happy (trophy house, SUV in the driveway, home ente ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World without Us by Alan Weisman
    The World without Us - by Alan Weisman

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780753513576 | ISBN 10: 0753513579

    How would the world change if human beings vanished from the earth right now, for good? What would the planet be like in a day, a week, a month...a millennium? Just how long will our greatest achievements and our biggest mistakes last after we are go ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change a Planet?  95 Articles for Comfort, Security and Survival by Tony Juniper
    How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change a Planet? 95 Articles for Comfort, Security and Survival - by Tony Juniper

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847243713 | ISBN 10: 1847243711

    The human world sits on the brink of potentially catastrophic environmental change. If we do not drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and start that process now, then it is projected that by 2050 the cost of climate damage will exceed global ... more

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  • Cover image of book A New Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations by Clive Ponting
    A New Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations - by Clive Ponting

    £11.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099516682 | ISBN 10: 0099516683

    Like Jared Diamond's Collapse, Clive Ponting's book studies the relationship between the environment and human history. It examines world civilizations from Sumeria to ancient Egypt, from Easter Island to the Roman Empire and it argues that human bei ... more

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  • Cover image of book Green Political Thought by Andrew Dobson
    Green Political Thought - by Andrew Dobson

    £33.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780415403528 | ISBN 10: 0415403529

    This highly acclaimed introduction to green political thought is now available in a new edition, having been fully revised and updated to take into account the areas which have grown in importance since the third edition was published. New to thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Revenge of Gaia by James Lovelock
    The Revenge of Gaia - by James Lovelock

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141025971 | ISBN 10: 0141025972

    For millenia humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. Now, as the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the Earth is beginning to fight back. James Lovelock, one of the giants of environmental thinking, argues pa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Sky At Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment by James Gustave Speth
    Red Sky At Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment - by James Gustave Speth

    £16.00   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780300107760 | ISBN 10: 0300107765

    In this remarkable book, a renowned environmental leader warns that despite all the international negotiations of the past two decades, efforts to protect Earth's climate and environment are not succeeding. He explains why this is so and presents eig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greenpeace to Amchitka: An Environmental Odyssey by Robert Hunter
    The Greenpeace to Amchitka: An Environmental Odyssey - by Robert Hunter

    £16.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781551521787 | ISBN 10: 1551521784

    Greenpeace is known around the world for its activism and education surrounding environmental and biodiversity issues. With a presence in more than forty countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific, Greenpeace is undoubtedly a domina ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dancing at the Dead Sea by Alanna Mitchell
    Dancing at the Dead Sea - by Alanna Mitchell

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903919637 | ISBN 10: 1903919630

    "Dancing at the Dead Sea is a powerful narrative on the critically important topic of the world's environmental hotspots. This is not a pessimistic tirade, but instead a factual commentary that will convince many, written by a gifted writer with an i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deep Ecology and Anarchism: A Polemic by Bookchin, Purchase, Morris and Aitchtey
    Deep Ecology and Anarchism: A Polemic - by Bookchin, Purchase, Morris and Aitchtey

    £3.50   paperback   (1992) - ISBN 13: 9780900384677 | ISBN 10: 0900384670

    Two of the essays in this volume deal with the ideas of the 'father' of Deep Ecology, the octagenarian Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess: one favourably, the other critically. The third essay is a full-frontal attack on Murray Bookchin, one of the lea ... more

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