New books on environmental topics arrive every week at your library! Check these out for inspiration and information.
Eco Amazons: 20 Women Who Are Transforming the World by Dorka Keehn
An inspirational and motivating collection of stories of some of the women who are transforming, healing and protecting our world including L. Hunter Lovins, Annie Leonard and Alice Waters.
How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything by Mike Berners-Lee
Read this book and get a sense for how our carbon footprint adds up – from text messaging to transatlantic flights and everything in between. (Then use this knowledge to help inform your choices). This book is humourous, engaging and very readable, despite all the numbers.
Climate Capitalism by L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen
Through hundreds of case studies from international corporations, small businesses, NGOs, and municipalities, Lovins and Cohen show that energy efficiency and renewable resources of a low carbon economy lead to increased profits and economic growth, whether you believe climate science, or not.
The Young Activists’ Guide to Building A Green Movement and Changing the World by Sharon J. Smith
Learn how to turn your ideas for a greener community, country and planet into action through youth success stories and advice from Sharon J. Smith, program advisor of Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards.