Summary: "The 2016 election left many people who are concerned about the environment fearful that progress on climate change would come screeching to a halt. But not Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope. Bloomberg, an entrepreneur and former mayor of New York City, and Pope, a lifelong environmental leader, approach climate change from different perspectives, yet they arrive at similar conclusions. Without...
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 BLO
Summary: "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousandsof homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL
Summary: "In 1971, Frances Moore Lappe's Diet for a Small Planet sparked a revolution in how we think about hunger, alerting millions to the hidden environmental and social impacts of our food choices. Now, nearly four decades later, her daughter, Anna Lappe, picks up the conversation. In her new book, the younger Lappe exposes another hidden cost of our food system: the climate crisis." "While you may...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.19 LAP
Summary: "Chicago suffered the worst heat disaster in U.S history in 1995, when 739 residents--mostly elderly and black--died over the course of one week. As Cooked links the deadly heat wave's devastation back to the underlying manmade disaster of structural racism, it delves deep into one of our nation's biggest growth industries: Disaster Preparedness. Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020