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Book Review: Frackopoly: The Battle For The Future Of Energy And The Environment

By Wenonah Hauter

The New Press, June 2016, 346 pages, $27.95

Book review by Tammy Reiss

Every registered American voter should read Frackopoly because nothing scares corrupt corporations, lobbyists, and politicians more than a well-informed voter. Frackopoly is full of fearlessly exposed history and detailed information. It can enlighten any […]

Book Review: The Madhouse Effect

How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

By Michael E. Mann and Tom Toles, Columbia University Press, 2016, 186 pages, $24.95

Book review by N.R. Mallery

I just want to start with saying that I wish everyone I know (or don’t know) would read this book, before […]

G.E.T.’s Recommended Reading:

NEW for 2016! Reinventing Green Building, by Jerry Yudelson. New Society Publishers, 2016. See the book review on page 26. This is a must-read for everyone interested in green building. Reinventing Green Building is an insider’s unique critique of why certified green buildings are failing to provide large-scale carbon reduction. It is a […]

Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey Through Carbon Country

By Courtney White (Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2014, 272 pages, Paperback $19.95)

Book Review by Jennifer Highland

When was the last time you saw a book about climate change that featured the word “hope”? That alone is good reason to read this book and share it with everyone you know. Author Courtney White is so […]

LIGHTS OUT:

A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath.

By Ted Koppel

Crown Publishers, New York, 262 pages

Book Review by Tammy Reiss

Virtually all our civilian infrastructure – including telecommunications, water, sanitation, transportation, healthcare, oil and natural gas pipelines – depends on three aging electrical power grids. On a daily basis our […]

What We’re Fighting For Now Is Each Other

Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice

By Wen Stephenson, Beacon Press (October 6, 2015), 256 pages, $24.95 hard cover

An urgent, on-the-ground look at some of the “new American radicals” who have laid everything on the line to build a stronger climate justice movement

The science is clear: catastrophic climate change, by any […]

Pope Francis Speaks Out on Climate Change

On Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si)

POPE FRANCIS ENCYCLICAL LETTER

by Pope Francis, Melville House Publishing, 2015, 165 pages, paperback, $14.95

Book review by Tammy Reiss, with quotes from the text.

Stock markets and economists are closely watching how consumers will respond to the landmark encyclical letter from Pope Francis, ”Encyclical on Climate […]

A Consumer’s Guide to Solar

Empowering people to make informed choices

By Matthew Myshkin, 33 pages, available online, $4.99

Book Review by George Harvey

This is a small book. The Kindle edition is only 49 pages. The pdf edition has only 33. It has many illustrations. I read slowly, but I could finish it during a coffee […]

Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

By Grady Klein and Yorum Bauman, Ph.D., the world’s first and only stand-up economist

Island Press, Paperback, 206 pages, $16

Book Review by N.R. Mallery

This is a great book with a different approach to explain climate change — the whys and what it’s all about, as well as solutions. The […]

Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future

By Philip Warburg, 226 pages, hardbound, Beacon Press, $27.95

Book review by N. R. Mallery

After Philip Warburg’s Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability was published in 2012, he went on to take another in-depth look at a renewable energy technology. His latest work, due out […]