Friday, April 22, 2011

Earth Day Reading

There are so many books out now focusing on some aspect of the environment, including climate change, sustainability, green business initiatives, and many other concerns. Please share any books you've recently read in the Comments that relate to Earth Day or the environment.

In case you're looking for something to read, here are a few titles relating to the environment that I'd recommend:

Unbowed by Wangari Maathai

Unbowed is compelling the story of Nobel Peace Prize winner and Green Belt founder Wangari Maathai's devotion to natural balance and sustainability.

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In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

Food may not come to mind immediately when considering Earth Day topics, but Pollan's messsage is as much about ecological sustainability as it is about nutrition.

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Fruitless Fall by Rowan Jacobsen

Fruitless Fall explores the perilous state of honey bees, which in recent years have been dying at unprecedented levels.


When Santa Turned Green by Victoria Perla

When Santa Turned Green is a timely and urgent holiday story for children that begins with a drop of water falling on Santa's head and him realizing that the North Pole is melting.


The End of Oil by Paul Roberts

The End of Oil provides a compelling analysis of the current oil and coal dominated energy industry and a stark preview of the looming energy revolution.


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