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Rand, Tom

Summary: "The left and right -- the business community and environmentalists, bankers and activists -- must together reclaim capitalism and force profits to align with the planet. A warming climate and a general distrust of Wall Street has opened a new cultural divide: anti-market critics from Naomi Klein to the Pope target capitalism itself as a root cause of climate change, while neo-conservatives who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9 RAN

Speth, James Gustave.

Summary: Presents an analysis of modern capitalism and its impact on the global environmental crises, and discusses how the transformation of current economic and political systems can lead to environmental sustainability.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.7 SPE

Berry, Wendell

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shoemaker & Hoard 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BER

Klein, Naomi

Summary: "For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet-and an unapologetic champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at its center. In lucid, elegant dispatches from the frontlines of contemporary natural disaster, she pens surging, indispensable essays for a wide public: prescient advisories and dire warnings...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7 KLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 KLE

Lozanova, Sarah

Summary: "Create your own unique sustainable home and life with tools, tips, and inspiration from The Humane Home. Sarah Lozanova shows us how to evaluate all the ways our lifestyle and living choices can be more sustainable, from powering our homes to the food we consume and the air we breathe. Small steps empower us to act immediately by starting an herb garden, reducing utility bills, and learning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 LOZ

Schlossberg, Tatiana

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "As we become a more digital society, the gains that have been made for the environment by moving toward a paperless world with more and more efficient devices will soon be or already have been offset by the number of devices in our lives that are always using energy. But many don't think about the impact on the environment of the "Internet of things." Whether it's a microwave connected to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 SCH

Beiser, Vince

Summary: The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world -- sand -- and the crucial role it plays in our lives. After water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other -- even more than oil. Every concrete building and paved road on Earth, every computer screen and silicon chip, is made from sand. From Egypt's pyramids to the Hubble telescope,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 620.1 BEI

Lewis, Mike

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.927 LEW

Greer, John Michael.

Summary: John Michael Greer rethinks economics, focusing on ecological rather than political concepts, and discussing how an economy centered around the raw materials that support human life can help the world achieve a more sustainable way of life and address concerns over resource depletion and pollution.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9 GRE

Saitō, Kōhei

Summary: "In SLOW DOWN, Kohei Saito delivers a bold and urgent call for a return to Marxism in order to stop climate change. Here he argues that by returning to a system of social ownership, we can restore abundance and focus on those activities that are essential for human life, effectively reversing climate change and saving the planet"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Astra House 2024

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Kovacevic, Gianni

Summary: "A weekend service call changes the life of Doc Anderson forever. Johnny, the surprisingly wealthy energy whiz-kid, introduces Doc to a compelling new investment theme, following the rise of a new spending class. As they set course on a fact-filled adventure, Doc's eyes are opened to the impact that billions of new consumers will have on our environment and how their increased participation in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332 KOV

Christman, Phil.

Summary: "What does the future hold for the Midwest? A vast stretch of fertile farmland bordering one of the largest concentrations of fresh water in the world, the Midwestern US seems ideally situated for the coming challenges of climate change. But it also sits at the epicenter of a massive economic collapse that many of its citizens are still struggling to overcome. The question of what the Midwest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Belt Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 CHR

Eisler, Riane Tennenhaus.

Summary: Social scientist Eisler shows that the great problems of our time--such as poverty, inequality, war, terrorism, and environmental degradation--are due largely to flawed economic systems that set the wrong priorities and misallocate resources. Conventional economic models fail to value and support the most essential human work--caring and caregiving--so basic human needs are increasingly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.12 EIS

Trethewey, Laura

Summary: "The dramatic and action-packed story of the last mysterious place on earth--the world's seafloor--and the deep-sea divers, ocean mappers, marine biologists, entrepreneurs, and adventurers involved in the historic push to chart it, as well as the opportunities, challenges, and perils this exploration holds now and for the future"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperWave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.46 TRE

Leonard, Annie.

Summary: The director of The Story of Stuff Project tracks the life of the "stuff" we use every day, transforming how we think about our patterns of consumption. This book is based on the author's 2007 internet film, "The Story of stuff." "With just 5 percent of the world's population, [the U.S.] is consuming 30 percent of the world's resources and creating 30 percent of the world's waste." -- Dust jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 LEO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.4 LEO

Summary: A growing number of environmentalists, ethicists, and economists believe that the needs of the "have-nots" will one day become too powerful to ignore. This program highlights that viewpoint, illustrating vast disparities between the living standards of developed and underdeveloped nations and questioning the wisdom of looking the other way. Deconstructing conventional economic notions of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Urban punks with green hair and green thumbs, the members of Tierra Viva transform toxic Mexican earth into vegetable gardens. Their actions make up one remarkable part of this wide-ranging Mexican odyssey. Depicting Michoacan farmers who are fighting the trend to move to the cities-and preserving the winter home of the monarch butterflies-the program also journeys to Magdalena Bay,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Most economists use Gross Domestic Product to measure a country's economic health. But some experts in the field of economic development consider GDP calculations to be painfully inadequate. This program explores alternative ways to define national success and productivity using not only monetary parameters but also the safety, happiness, and potential of a country's citizens and the health of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: East Africa's wild beauty may also be its greatest challenge. This program describes the ecological issues arising when a finite amount of land is needed for ever-growing human and animal populations. Where will Kenya's varied wildlife go when cities expand into age-old migration paths? How will farmers and cattle ranchers protect their land from invading animals? And how can a developing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Inhabiting a shrinking pocket of rainforest in Paraguay's Eastern Canindeyu Region, the Ache are one of South America's last hunter-gatherer societies-and in imminent danger of cultural extinction. This program presents an intimate portrait of the Ache in their natural habitat, focusing on the Gatu tribal group. Sequences filmed during extensive stays with the tribe reveal their customs and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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McKay, Kim.

Summary: Presents 100 strategies for safeguarding the environment.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4083 MCK

Morrow, Emily

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Find your Inner Crunchy without becoming that person with this helpful guide from social media star Really Very Crunchy. Are you tired of being bombarded by toxins at every turn? Do you want a more natural, "crunchy" approach to the world (with or without the beige aesthetic)? Well, grab your kombucha and join Emily Morrow on a journey to a more wholesome existence with Really Very Crunchy: A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan Books 2024

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Cline, Elizabeth L.

Summary: Evaluates the costs of low-priced clothing while tracing the author's own transformation to a conscientious shopper, a journey during which she visited a garment factory, learned to resole shoes, and shopped for local, sustainable clothing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 CLIN

Cline, Elizabeth L.

Summary: Clothing is one of the most personal expressions of who we are. In her landmark investigation Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, Elizabeth L. Cline first revealed fast fashion's hidden toll on the environment, garment workers, and even our own satisfaction with our clothes. The Conscious Closet shows exactly what we can do about it. Whether your goal is to build an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.3 CLI

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