Environmentalist Thought & Ideology


"Gaia's Garden"

A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture

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With 40 b&w illustrations. Paperback, 260 pages. Size: 252 x 210 mm. Weight: 604g.
Author:  Hemenway, Toby
ISBN:  1890132527
Publisher:  Chelsea Green Publishing Co
Date:  2001  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Ban the Plastic Bag"

A Community Action Plan for a Carrier Bag Free World

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Plastic bag litter is lethal, killing over 100,000 seabirds, dolphins, seals, whales and turtles every year. In May 2007, Modbury in South Devon became Britain's first plastic bag free town. This book uses the Modbury story as a call to action, entreating every village, town and city in the country to follow Modbury's example. Paperback, 240 pages. Weight: 69g.
Author:  Hoskins, Rebecca
ISBN:  1906136165
Publisher:  Alastair Sawday Publishing
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"The Enemy of Nature"

The End of Capitalism Or the End of the World?

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We live in and from nature, but the way we are doing this is about to destroy us. We are beginning to realise the depth of the crisis and the kind of transformation which will have to occur to ensure our survival. This book argues against claims that we can achieve a better environment through the Western 'way of being'. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 352 pages. Size: 198 x 126 mm. Weight: 386g.
Author:  Kovel, Joel
ISBN:  1842778714
Publisher:  Zed Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Undergraduate Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Green Imperative"

In Celebration of 40 Years of Resurgence Magazine

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A collection of articles, which discuss the state we're in - and how to get out of it. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 200 x 140 mm. Weight: 194g.
Author:  Kumar, Satish Poklewski, Sophie (Howarth, Lorna, ed.)
ISBN:  1900322234
Publisher:  Green Books
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"An Appeal to Reason"

A Cool Look at Global Warming

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Examines the science, the economics, the politics, and the ethics of the global warming issue. This book outlines the form a rational response to global warming should take, and explains why the mistaken conventional wisdom has become the quasi-religion, and the dangers that this presents. Hardback, 144 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 294g.
Author:  Lawson, Nigel
ISBN:  071563786X
Publisher:  Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Natural Experiments"

Ecosystem-Based Management and the Environment

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"American and Comparative Environmental Policy" series; Scholars, scientists, and policymakers have hailed ecosystem-based management (EBM) as a remedy for the perceived shortcomings of the centralized, top-down, expert-driven environmental regulatory framework. This title provides an assessment of whether EBM delivers in practice the environmental benefits it promises in theory. With 7 maps. Paperback, 416 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 434g.
Author:  Layzer, Judith
ISBN:  0262622149
Publisher:  Mit Press Ltd
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Gaia"

A New Look at Life on Earth

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Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence with which to support a new and radically different model of our planet. With 1 halftone, 8 line drawings. New ed. Paperback, 168 pages. Size: 196 x 129 mm. Weight: 134g.
Author:  Lovelock, James
ISBN:  0192862189
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"The Revenge of Gaia"

Why the Earth is Fighting Back - and How We Can Still Save Humanity

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For millennia, humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. As the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the Earth is beginning to fight back. This book presents an argument, that, although global warming is inevitable, we are not late to save at least part of human civilization. With col. illustrations. Paperback, 240 pages. Weight: 1858g.
Author:  Lovelock, James
ISBN:  0141025972
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"The Revenge of Gaia"

Why the Earth is Fighting Back - and How We Can Still Save Humanity

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Illustrated with examples drawn from his experiences around the world, the author draws conclusions, an advocacy of nuclear energy. He argues that a way for humankind to come to terms with Gaia, and have a chance of surviving, is to embrace science and technology, not reject them. With illustrations. Hardback, 192 pages. Weight: 370g.
Author:  Lovelock, James
ISBN:  0713999144
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"The End of Nature"

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Looks at what we are doing to damage nature and what this will mean for our collective futures. This book argues that our view of nature, its role in our lives and consciousness, has irretrievably altered. It states that if the world is to survive, we have to rethink this relationship. It shows how much has changed - both for better and for worse. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 219g.
Author:  McKibben, Bill
ISBN:  0747561869
Publisher:  Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Best of Didymus"

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Includes multi-layered meanderings brimful of insight, humour and candour. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 200 x 140 mm. Weight: 179g.
Author:  Moat, John
ISBN:  1900322226
Publisher:  Green Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Energy Beyond Oil"

Could You Cut Your Energy Use By Sixty Per Cent?

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In order that you can share the argument, this book explores the issues in detail. The data. The trends. The projections. The possible outcomes. Hopefully, at the end of this process, you will be able to understand what it is we are facing, and perhaps find your own resolution to the potential difficulties we will all face over the years. With b&w illus. Paperback, 204 pages. Size: 235 x 155 mm. Weight: 386g.
Author:  Mobbs, Paul
ISBN:  1905237006
Publisher:  Troubador Publishing
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"Weed Science"

Principles and Practices

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Recent developments - including an increased usage of low-till crop systems; environmental concerns; and the need for better weed control - have all combined to create a need for a revision of the text. This edition brings the previous text up to date with current principles and practices. With illustrations. 4 rev ed. Hardback, 688 pages. Size: 241 x 161 mm. Weight: 1049g.
Author:  Monaco, Thomas J. Weller, Steve C. Ashton, Floyd M.
ISBN:  0471370517
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2002  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"My First Summer in the Sierra"

The Journal of a Soul on Fire

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The name John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in both America and Britain. Muir's writings of his summer in what would become the great national park of Yosemite in California's Sierra valley raise a close awareness of nature to a spiritual dimension. New ed. Paperback, 736 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 169g.
Author:  Muir, John
ISBN:  1841957585
Publisher:  Canongate Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

"The Lazy Girl's Guide to Green Living"

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Shows you not only how it's easier than you think to live an eco-friendly life but also how you can contribute to the world's wellbeing by making simple choices that can and will affect the environment for the better. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 180 x 156 mm. Weight: 217g.
Author:  Naik, Anita
ISBN:  0749928263
Publisher:  Piatkus Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

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