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Turned Out Nice Again: Living with the weather

Hardback, 18/02/2013, £8.99
£8.09
An exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radio 3: Changing Climates. In his trademark style, the author weaves together science, art and memoirs to show the weather's impact on our culture and national psyche. He rambles through the myths of Golden Summers and our persistent state of denial about the winter.

Ecology of Wisdom

Paperback, 07/07/2016, £10.99
£9.89

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

Paperback, 07/03/2015, £8.99
£8.09
Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better. This is a book that redefines its era.

What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow On Trees

Hardback, 10/01/2013, £9.99
£8.99
Money doesn't grow on trees. Or does it? From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, nature provides 'natural services', 24/7. This book offers impactful stories, containing both warnings (such as in the tale of India's vultures, killed off by drugs given to cattle, leading to an epidemic of rabies) and also the positive.

Uncommon Ground: A Word-Lover's Guide to the British Landscape

Hardback, 19/03/2015, £16.99
£15.29
Offers a visual glossary of the British landscape: photographs and stories which take the reader from the waterlogged fens to the white sands of the Western Isles.

Introducing Environmental Politics

7, 01/07/2000, £8.99
£8.09
Offers a range of information to help the reader understand environmental politics, from the Flood to present-day holes in the sky, and from the earthworm to Agribiz and the photobiological reactor. The book presents a portrait of our beleaguered Earth and points to sustainable alternatives.

Sustainable Self: A Personal Approach to Sustainability Education

Paperback, 17/02/2011, £20.99
£18.89
Achieving a sustainable society is the biggest issue of our time. This book presents a complete 'curriculum' for effecting a personal transformation towards sustainability, showing you how to align your personal and professional actions with your values and beliefs. It is full of activities that can be done individually or in groups.

Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles

Paperback, 19/02/2009, £8.99
£8.09
It started very small and full of hope. But its daring campaigns have placed Fairtrade goods at the heart of the supermarket shelves. From bananas and coffee beans to cotton and chocolate, Fairtrade has grown to become an important global movement that has revolutionised the way we shop.

End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World

Paperback, 10/09/2015, £16.99
£15.29
When Malthus famously outlined the brutal relationship between food and population, he never imagined the success of modern agriculture. This book is suitable for anyone concerned with what the coming decades hold for our planet and our diet if we don't take action now.

Instant Notes in Ecology 2ed

Paperback, 15/06/2001, £21.00
£18.90
This book is designed to give students rapid and easy access to key ecological material to assist learning and revision.

Handbook of Sustainability Literacy

Paperback, 03/08/2009, £14.95
£13.46
In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century.

Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £12.99
£11.69
Explores the place of women in the environment of India in particular, both as its saviors and as victims of maldevelopment. This book shows how women's efforts constitute a non-violent and humanly inclusive alternative to the dominant paradigm of contemporary scientific and development thought.

Fracking Debate

Paperback, 04/12/2013, £34.50
£31.05

How Bad are Bananas?

Paperback, 13/05/2010, £8.99
£8.09
Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon answers we need.

New North

Paperback, 19/04/2012, £9.99
£8.99
Analysing four key 'megatrends' - population growth and migration, natural resource demand, climate change and globalisation, the author projects a world that by mid-century will have shifted its political and economic axes radically to the north.

Education for Sustainability

Paperback, 01/06/1996, £29.99
£26.99
At a time when polls suggest that young British people believe that the future will offer a worse quality of life, it is becoming imperative that children are introduced to principles of sustainability through the educational system from an early age. This book provides perspectives on the philosophy and pedagogy of education for sustainability.

Shepherd's Life

Hardback, 02/04/2015, £16.99
£15.29
Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years.

Environmental Justice

Paperback, 15/12/2011, £29.99
£26.99

Harmony : A New Way of Looking at Our World

Hardback, 14/10/2010, £30.00
£27.00
A practical guide to what we have lost in the modern world, why we have lost it and how easily it is to rediscover. Harmony is a blueprint for a more balanced, sustainable world that the human race must create to survive.

Rain Four Walks in English Weather

Hardback, 03/03/2016, £12.99
£11.69
Reveals how rain is not just an essential element of the world around us, but a key part of our own identity too. In this book, the author explores our relationship with the weather as she follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, Shropshire, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor.

Environment and Food

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £27.99
£25.19
Presents an introduction to the inter-relationship of food and the environment. This title intends to bring to our attention the multiplicity of linkages and interconnections between what we eat and how this impacts on the earth's resources.

Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource

Paperback, 19/05/2015, £12.99
£11.69
The little-known story of the systems that bring us our drinking water, how they were developed, the problems they are facing, and how they will be reinvented in the near future

Mobilities

Paperback, 17/10/2007, £18.99
£17.09
Issues of movement - of people, things, information and ideas - are central to people's lives and to most organisations.

Making Sense of Nature

Paperback, 24/07/2013, £28.88
£25.99

Global change in the Holocene

Paperback, 28/01/2005, £31.20
£28.08
Excellent value paperback edition of this up-to-the minute reference on environmental change during the last 10,000 years.

Something New under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World

Paperback, 03/05/2001, £12.99
£11.69
"Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."-Washington Post Book World

Environment and Society

Paperback, 24/10/2002, £19.99
£17.99
An introduction to the sociological study of the environment. It emphasises the ways in which our conceptualisation of the relationships between environments and human societies differ historically and cross-culturally.

Climate Change Ethics

Paperback, 29/10/2012, £29.99
£26.99
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.

Hungry Spirit

Paperback, 03/09/1998, £8.99
£8.09
Analysing how materialistic capitalism is self-limiting, how efficiency may be the enemy of a cohesive society, this work examines the false certainties of science and religion. It builds a theory of meaning, based on the research for identity the role of the arts and the idea of immortality.

Cod

Paperback, 06/05/1999, £9.99
£8.99
From the Vikings to Clarence Birdseye, the author introduces the explorers, merchants, writers, chefs and fisherman, whose lives have been interwoven with the prolific fish. He chronicles the cod wars of the 16th and 20th centuries. He shows how the most profitable fish in history is faced with extinction.

Introducing Just Sustainabilities

Paperback, 09/05/2013, £18.99
£17.09
This unique and insightful text offers an exploration of the origins and subsequent development of the concept of just sustainability, with a focus on solutions-oriented policy and planning initiatives that specifically address issues of equity and justice within the context of developing sustainable communities.

Remote Sensing for Ecology and Conservation

Paperback, 08/07/2010, £36.00
£32.40
Remote sensing describes the technique of collecting information from a distance. This book describes the ways that remotely sensed data from research on biodiversity and its conservation can be captured and used, especially for evaluating human impacts on ecological systems.

Global Crisis

Hardback, 22/02/2013, £29.99
£26.99
How to account for decades of worldwide war, revolution, and human suffering in the seventeenth century? A master historian uncovers the disturbing answer.

Sustainability by Design

Paperback, 08/09/2009, £12.00
£10.80
Challenges conventional understandings of 'solving' environmental problems and offers a radically new set of strategies to attain sustainability. This book identifies problematic cultural attributes, such as the unending consumption that characterizes modern life, and outlines practical steps toward developing sustainability as a mindset.

Wilderness and the American mind

Paperback, 02/05/2014, £18.99
£17.09
Includes a preface and epilogue that brings Wilderness and the American Mind into dialogue with contemporary debates about wilderness. This is a study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements.

Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet

Hardback, 01/05/2015, £20.00
£18.00
Hard-hitting recommendations for what must be done to manage global natural capital and reverse environmental destruction

Can Science Fix Climate Change?: A Case Against Climate Engineering

Paperback, 25/04/2014, £9.99
£8.99
Climate change seems to be an insurmountable problem. Political solutions have so far had little impact. Some scientists are now advocating the so-called Plan B , a more direct way of reducing the rate of future warming by reflecting more sunlight back to space, creating a thermostat in the sky.

Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

Paperback, 30/05/2013, £9.99
£8.99
Following the tracks, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, the author discovers a lost world - a landscape of the feet and the mind, of pilgrimage and ritual, of stories and ghosts; above all of the places and journeys which inspire and inhabit our imaginations.

Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape

Paperback, 03/07/2014, £9.99
£8.99
Seeks to discover why we deny our children the freedoms of space, time and the natural world. Visiting communities as far apart as West Papua and the Arctic, as well as the UK, and delving into history, philosophy, language and literature, this book explores how children's affinity for nature is an essential and universal element of childhood.

No Way Down: Life and Death on K2

Paperback, 20/01/2011, £9.99
£8.99
K2, August 1st, 2008. Thirty climbers are attempting the summit of the most savage mountain on Earth. They make it. But before they start their descent an ice shelf collapses, sweeping away their ropes. It is dark. Their lines are gone. They are low on oxygen. And it is getting very, very cold. How many will make it down alive?

10 Billion

Paperback, 11/07/2013, £8.99
£8.09
A book about our failure: failure as individuals, the failure of business, and the failure of our politicians. It is about an unprecedented planetary emergency. It's about the future of us.

Atmosphere of Hope: Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Paperback, 08/10/2015, £7.99
£7.19
The tools required to avoid a climate disaster already exist. Between emissions cuts and emerging technologies, we can do it. This book introduces us to the innovative new solutions being developed around the world, which work with the Earth's systems to combat climate change - and could safeguard our future.

Our Common Future

Paperback, 27/04/1987, £15.99
£14.39
The Commission was created by the UN in 1983 to formulate new proposals to deal with the important issues of environmental development facing the world. The Commission's findings are presented in this book.

Banker to the Poor

Paperback, 15/06/2007, £15.99
£14.39

Europe's Long Energy Journey: Towards an Energy Union?

Hardback, 04/02/2016, £25.00
£22.50
This book explores how far the European Union can go towards its goal of forming its 28 member states into an Energy Union. It looks at the tension between liberalization and state intervention, subsidy in markets, the revolution in the electricity sector, and the need for a new market design.

Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Paperback, 27/09/2012, £39.95
£35.96
Provides a timely and wide-ranging overview of the fast expanding field of dispersal ecology, incorporating the very latest research. The causes, mechanisms, and consequences of dispersal at the individual, population, species, and community levels are considered.

 

 

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