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Thunberg, Greta

Summary: "The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations. In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement, inspiring millions of students to go on strike...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 THU

Fournier, Elizabeth

Summary: "A funeral home director discusses the environmental impact of common burial practices and provides ecologically sound alternatives that minimize the use of chemicals and non-biodegradable materials; also covers the financial and legal aspects of green burial methods"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 393 FOU

Schlossberg, Tatiana

2 holds 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jiménez, Vita

Summary: Every day we throw things away, but is everything we throw out really garbage? Can it be reused or made into something different? Learn how to "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" in this catchy song from the Me, My Friends, My Community series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 Jim

Mannarino, Melanie

Summary: "A practical guide on how to go "almost zero waste," featuring 100 tips on how to reduce waste in your everyday life, at home, and in your community"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 640.28 MAN

Summary: Taproot Magazine is an ad-free, independent print publication celebrating food, farm, family, and craft. Our mission is to build and support the vibrant community of people participating in both the practical and fine arts, to craft handmade lives, by producing quality, unique, beautiful, positive, and heartfelt print media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

6 available in Magazine, Call number: 2019-Issue 36 Wear
Call number: 2020-Issue 37 Spark
Call number: 2020-Issue 38 Forage
Call number: 2020-Issue 39 Tides
Call number: 2020-Issue 41 Extend
Call number: 2020-Issue 42 Calm

Ghigna, Charles.

Summary: Simple rhyming text follows a child who loves to play in the park and picks up the litter to help keep it clean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: E Ghi

Roth, Megan E.

Summary: Making planet-healthy choices that are simple and feel natural to you is all it takes to get on the green track, and taking those first healthy steps is as easy as picking up this book.--From publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sweetwater Press 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.72 Roth 2009

Summary: Explores the indelible footprint that humans have left on this planet, and the catastrophic effects of environmental neglect and abuse, and calls for restorative action through a reshaping of human activity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 0000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 304.282 DVD 11th 2008

Bridgewater, Alan

Summary: This exciting project book for children aged 7-14 combines creative play with eco-awareness, while supporting STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, art, maths). Thirty fun ideas range from building a wind turbine and a go-kart to creating light, growing vegetables, making green gifts, and more. By cleverly combining creativity with eco-awareness, this timely book encourages children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Happy Fox Books, an imprint of Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 BRI

Veron, J. E. N. (John Edward Norwood)

Contents: The big picture -- The Great Barrier Reef : an overview -- Corals and reefs : controls and processes -- The state of the Great Barrier Reef -- Mass extinctions and reef gaps -- Messages from deep time -- The Cenozoic roller-coaster -- Australia adrift -- The ice ages -- The last glacial cycle -- Many origins -- Stone age utopia -- An enhanced greenhouse world -- Temperature and mass bleaching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 578.77 VER

Goleman, Daniel.

Summary: Both individuals and companies suffer from collective self-deception and blind spots in their thinking about the environment and their impact upon it. Goleman explains the role of psychology in these decision making processes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 333.7 GOL

Summary: In 1986 Carlo Petrini, dispirited by the rapid rise of global fast food chains and the homogenizing effects of corporate restaurant cuisine, launched Slow Food, an international anti-fast-food resistance movement to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Pennybacker, Mindy.

Summary: Presents green decision making in bite-size pieces, with simple choose it or lose it comparisons throughout, from how drinking filtered water can help save oil to how skipping red meat at least one day a week can reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 PEN

Uliano, Sophie.

Summary: In Gorgeously Green, Sophie offers a simple eight-step program that is an easy and fun way to begin living an earth-friendly life. Each chapter covers topics from beauty to fitness, shopping to your kitchen--even your transportation. Whether it's finding the right lipstick, making dinner, buying gifts, or picking out a hot new outfit, finally, there is a book that tackles your daily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72082 ULI

Sachs, Jeffrey.

Summary: Offers a diagnosis of the country's economic ills and argues that Americans can restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 SAC

Vallianatos, E. G.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.73 VAL

Summary: Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7 DVD No 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Lomborg, Bjørn

Contents: The short story: higher temperatures -- Global warming: the many worries -- The politics of global warming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

O'Neill, Katie

Summary: Unable to rely on the adults in her storm-ravaged seaside town, a young girl must protect a colony of magical seahorse-like creatures she discovers in the coral reef... A heartfelt story about learning to be a guardian to yourself and those you love. When Lana and her father return to their seaside hometown to help clear the debris of a big storm, Lana remembers how much she's missed the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press, an Oni Press Publication 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ONE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 ONE

Nielsen, Ron.

Summary: Provides a definitive overview of the environmental problems and challenges confronting the planet due to the rapidly expanding human population, an analysis of the social and political repercussions of these critical global trends, and a close up look at the scientific and technological advances that hold the potential to provide for a sustainable future. Published for the first time in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Berry, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 BER

Goleman, Daniel.

Summary: The bestselling author of "Emotional Intelligence" and "Primal Leadership" reveals the hidden environmental consequences of what societies make and buy, and how that knowledge can drive the changes necessary to save the planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2009

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

Challenger, Melanie.

Summary: How do we think about the things we have lost? How can we use what we know about extinctions - cultural, biological and industrial - to reconnect with nature? When the gigantic bones of mammoths were first excavated from the Siberian permafrost in the eighteenth century, scientists were forced to consider a terrifying possibility: many species that had once flourished on the Earth no longer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576.84 CHA

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