List of environmental books

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This page is a list of environmental books.

In this context they are notable books that describe, as a major theme, the effects of human activity on the environment.


Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact. This presentation may be accurate or not; that is, it can give either a true or a false account of the subject in question. However, it is generally assumed that the authors of such accounts believe them to be truthful at the time of their composition.

Title Theme(s) and subtheme(s) Author(s) Year(s) ISBN(s)
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus Population Charles C. Mann 2005 ISBN 978-1-4000-4006-3
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think Various themes Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler 2012 ISBN 978-1-4516-1421-3
Agricultural Involution: The Processes of Ecological Change in Indonesia Agriculture Clifford Geertz 1963
Alternative Energy: Political, Economic, and Social Feasibility Energy Christopher A. Simon 2006 ISBN 0-7425-4908-9;
ISBN 978-0-7425-4908-1;
ISBN 0-7425-4909-7;
ISBN 978-0-7425-4909-8
AP 42 Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors Pollution: air pollution 1968
An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming Global warming Nigel Lawson 2008 ISBN 978-0-7156-3786-9 (UK);
ISBN 978-1-59020-084-1 (US)
Aqueous Wastes from Petroleum and Petrochemical Plants Waste: oil refinery and
petrochemical wastewaters
Milton R. Beychok 1967
Atlas of Our Changing Environment Climate change United Nations Environment Programme 2005–
Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada Wildfires: in Canada Stephen J. Pyne 2007
Babylon's Ark, The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo Wildlife conservation Lawrence Anthony and Graham Spence
Beyond the Limits Population Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jorgen Randers 1992 ISBN 0-930031-62-8
Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak Energy Kenneth S. Deffeyes 2006
Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future Pollution Jeff Goodell 2006 ISBN 978-0-618-87224-4
A Big Fix: Radical Solutions for Australia's Environmental Crisis Various themes Ian Lowe 2005
Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World - Told from Inside by the Man Who Ran It Ken Alibek 1999 ISBN 0-385-33496-6
Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming Environmentalism Paul Hawken 2007 ISBN 978-0-670-03852-7
The Blue Economy Technology: biomimetics Gunter Pauli 2010 ISBN 978-0-912111-90-2
A Blueprint for Survival Survival Edward Goldsmith and Robert Allen 1972
Bountiful Harvest Anti-environmentalism Thomas R. DeGregori 2002 ISBN 1-930865-31-7
Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security Energy Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins 1982 ISBN 0-931790-28-X
Canada's Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System Various themes Jim Harding 2007
The Carbon War: Global Warming and the End of the Oil Era Global warming Jeremy Leggett 1999
Catastrophe: Risk and Response Various themes Richard Posner 2004 ISBN 978-0-19-530647-7
Challenging the Chip Waste: electronic waste Ted Smith (environmentalist), David A. Sonnenfeld, and David Naguib Pellow 2006 ISBN 1-59213-330-4 (paperback);
ISBN 1-59213-330-4 (e-book)
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists and the Ecology of New England Land and water: hunting and fishing William Cronon 1983 ISBN 0-8090-0158-6
The Chilling Stars Climate change: cosmic rays Henrik Svensmark and Nigel Calder 2003;
2007 (updated)
ISBN 1-84046-815-7
A Civil Action Pollution: water pollution Jonathan Harr 1996 ISBN 0-679-77267-7
The Clean Tech Revolution: The Next Big Growth and Investment Opportunity Clean technology Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder 2007 ISBN 0-06-089623-X
Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change Climate change L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen 2011 ISBN 978-0-8090-3473-4
Climate Change and Global Energy Security: Technology and Policy Options Climate change mitigation and global energy security Marilyn A. Brown and Benjamin K. Sovacool 2011 ISBN 978-0-262-01625-4
Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand Climate change denial Haydn Washington and John Cook; foreword by Naomi Oreskes 2011 ISBN 978-1-84971-336-8
Climate Code Red: The Case for Emergency Action Global warming David Spratt and Philip Sutton 2008 ISBN 1-921372-20-6
Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet Global Warming and Sustainable Cities Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope 2017 978-1-250-14207-8
The Coal Question Coal: peak coal William Stanley Jevons 1865
Coal River: How a Few Brave Americans Took on a Powerful Company–and the Federal Government–to Save the Land They Love Mining: mountain removal mining Michael Shnayerson 2008
Coexisting On Earth: Homo sapiens Quagmire Various themes, but mainly focuses on Homo sapiens lost connection with nature Michael C.Clark 2018
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Various themes Jared Diamond 2005 ISBN 0-14-303655-6
The Coming Global Superstorm Global warming Art Bell and Whitley Strieber 1999 ISBN 0-671-04190-8
Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture Agriculture: agricultural hydrology International Water Management Institute and Earthscan 2007
Confessions of an Eco-Warrior Eco-terrorism Dave Foreman 1991
The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists Consumerism Michael Brower and Warren Leon 1999 ISBN 0-609-80281-X
Contesting the Future of Nuclear Power: A Critical Global Assessment of Atomic Energy Energy: nuclear energy Benjamin K. Sovacool 2011 ISBN 978-981-4322-75-1
A Contract with the Earth Environmental protection and restoration Newt Gingrich and Terry L. Maple 2007 ISBN 978-0-8018-8780-2
The Control of Nature Geoengineering John McPhee 1989 ISBN 0-374-12890-1
Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming Global warming Bjørn Lomborg 2007 ISBN 978-0-307-26692-7
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things Michael Braungart and William McDonough 2002 ISBN 0-86547-587-3
Deep Future Curt Stager 2009
The Deniers: The world-renowned scientists who stood up against global warming hysteria, political persecution, and fraud Global warming: denial Lawrence Solomon 2008 ISBN 978-0-9800763-1-8
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness Edward Abbey 1968 ISBN 978-0-345-25021-6
Diagnosis Mercury: Money, Politics and Poison Toxic waste Jane Hightower 2008
The Dirty Energy Dilemma: What's Blocking Clean Power in the United States Energy Benjamin K. Sovacool 2008
The Discovery of Global Warming Global warming: history of scientific discoveries Spencer R. Weart 2003 ISBN 0-674-03189-X
Dreamland: A Self-Help Manual for a Frightened Nation Energy: hydropower Andri Snær Magnason 2006 ISBN 978-0-9551363-2-0
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet Climate change Bill McKibben 2010 ISBN 978-0-8050-9056-7
Earth from the Air Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit Al Gore 1992 ISBN 0-395-57821-3;
ISBN 0-618-05664-5;
ISBN 1-85383-743-1;
ISBN 978-1-59486-637-1 (paperback, Rodale Press, 2006)
Eating Animals Food industry Jonathan Safran Foer 2009 ISBN 0-316-06990-6
Ecodefense: A Field Guide To Monkeywrenching Eco-terrorism Dave Foreman 1985
Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900 Introduced species: epidemics Alfred Crosby 1986
Ecology: From Individuals to Ecosystems Michael Begon, Colin R. Townsend, and John L. Harper 2006 ISBN 978-1-4051-1117-1
The Economical Environmentalist Climate change: effects of climate change Prashant Vaze
Ecotage! Eco-terrorism Sam Love 1972 ISBN 0-671-78180-4
Encounters with the Archdruid John McPhee 1971 ISBN 0-374-51431-3
The End of Energy Obesity: Breaking Today's Energy Addiction for a Prosperous and Secure Tomorrow Energy Peter Tertzakian 2009 ISBN 978-0-470-43544-1
The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat Overfishing Charles Clover (journalist) 2004 (UK);
2006 (US)
ISBN 0-09-189780-7 (UK hardcover 1st ed.);
ISBN 1-59558-109-X (US hardcover 1st ed.);
ISBN 0-09-189781-5 (UK 2005 rev. ed.);
ISBN 0-520-25505-4 (US 2008 reprint 1st ed.)
The End of Nature Global warming Bill McKibben 1989 ISBN 0-8129-7608-8
The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World Energy Paul Roberts (author) 2004 ISBN 978-0-618-23977-1
Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation Wildlife conservation Alison J. Stattersfield, Michael J. Crosby, Adrian J. Long, and David C. Wege 1998 ISBN 0-946888-33-7
Endgame (two volumes) Derrick Jensen 2006 ISBN 1-58322-730-X;
ISBN 1-58322-724-5
Energy and American Society: Thirteen Myths Energy Benjamin K. Sovacool and Marilyn A. Brown (editors) 2007
Energy Autonomy: The Economic, Social & Technological Case for Renewable Energy Energy Hermann Scheer 2006 ISBN 1-84407-355-6
The Energy Construct Energy: renewable energy, nuclear energy, and clean fossil energy Ben Cipiti 2007
Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology Nanotechnology K. Eric Drexler 1986 ISBN 0-385-19973-2
Entropy: A New World View Resource conservation Jeremy Rifkin and Ted Howard 1980 ISBN 0-670-29717-8
Enviro-Capitalists: Doing Good While Doing Well Free-market environmentalism Terry Lee Anderson and Donald R. Leal 1997 ISBN 978-0-8476-8382-6
Environmental Principles and Policies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction Various themes Sharon Beder 2006 ISBN 978-1-84407-404-4
An Essay on the Principle of Population Population Thomas Robert Malthus 1798
Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada's Oil Sands Energy: petroleum energy Ezra Levant 2010 ISBN 0-7710-4641-3
The Everglades: River of Grass Nature conservation Marjory Stoneman Douglas 1947
Everybody Loves a Good Drought P. Sainath 1996 ISBN 0-14-025984-8
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850–1920 (collection of books and other publications) Conservation movement
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines Various themes Paul Fleischman 2014 ISBN 978-0-7636-7545-5
Factor 5: Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Increase in Resource Productivity Resource efficiency Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and others 2009 ISBN 978-0-8165-1086-3
Fallout: An American Nuclear Tragedy Radiation exposure: nuclear weapon tests Philip L. Fradkin 1989 ISBN 978-0-8165-1086-3
Famine 1975! America's Decision: Who Will Survive? Overpopulation: food security William Paddock and Paul Paddock 1967
Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat Agriculture: industrial livestock production and industrial fish farming Philip Lymbery and Isabel Oakeshott 2014
The Fate of the Earth Jonathan Schell 1982
Fateful Harvest: The True Story of a Small Town, a Global Industry, and a Toxic Secret Waste: toxic waste recycled in fertilizer Duff Wilson 2001
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change Climate change: causes and effects Elizabeth Kolbert 2006 ISBN 1-59691-125-5
Food Inc.: A Participant Guide: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer—And What You Can Do About It Food industry 2009
The Frankenfood Myth: How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution Agriculture: genetically modified food Henry I. Miller and Gregory Conko 2004
Free Market Environmentalism Environmental economics Terry L. Anderson and Donald R. Leal
Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion
(4th edition)
Pollution: air pollution: atmospheric dispersion modeling Milton R. Beychok 2005 ISBN 0-9644588-0-2
The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development Genetically modified organisms Sakiko Fukuda-Parr 2006
Genethics: The Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values Genetic engineering David Suzuki and Peter Knudtson 1990
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World Pollution: water pollution Steven Berlin Johnson 2006 ISBN 1-59448-925-4
Global Spin: The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism Anti-environmentalism and free-market environmentalism Sharon Beder 1997;
ISBN 978-1-890132-12-5
The God Species: Saving the Planet in the Age of Humans Various themes Mark Lynas 2011
The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management Various themes Pat Hutchings, Mike Kingsford, and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg 2008
The Green Bible Religion 2008 ISBN 978-0-06-162799-6
The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems Economics Van Jones 2008 ISBN 978-0-06-165075-8
The Green Crusade Environmentalism Charles T. Rubin 1998 ISBN 0-8476-8817-8
Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism Consumerism and renewable energy Ozzie Zehner 2012 ISBN 978-0-8032-3775-9
Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage Daniel C. Esty 2006
Greenhouse Solutions with Sustainable Energy Energy Mark Diesendorf 2007 ISBN 978-0-86840-973-3
"Ground Zero Wars: The Fight to Reveal the Lies of the EPA in the Wake of 9/11 and Clean Up Lower Manhattan" Environmental disaster of 9/11 Jenna Orkin 2017 ISBN 978-1-5464-5325-3
Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of Energy Independence Energy: renewable energy Robert Bryce 2008 ISBN 978-1-58648-321-0
Half Gone: Oil, Gas, Hot Air and the Global Energy Crisis Energy Jeremy Leggett 2005
Hard Choices: Climate Change in Canada Climate change: effects in Canada Harold Coward and Andrew J. Weaver 2004 ISBN 978-0-88920-442-3
Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World Climate change and agriculture Charles, Prince of Wales, with Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly 2010 ISBN 0-06-173135-8
Heaven and Earth: Global Warming — The Missing Science Global warming Ian Plimer 2009 ISBN 0-7043-7166-9
Hell and High Water: Global Warming — the Solution and the Politics — and What We Should Do Global warming Joseph J. Romm 2006 ISBN 0-06-117212-X
High and Dry: John Howard, Climate Change and the Selling of Australia's Future Global warming Guy Pearse 2007
High Tide Mark Lynas 2004
The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines Climate change: hockey stick controversy Michael E. Mann 2012 ISBN 0-231-15254-X
The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate and the Corruption of Science Climate change Andrew Montford 2010 ISBN 978-1-906768-35-5
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—And How It Can Renew America Various themes Thomas L. Friedman 2008
How to Live a Low-Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Stopping Climate Change Consumerism Chris Goodall 2007 ISBN 978-1-84407-426-6
Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an Ecologically Sustainable Future Mark Diesendorf and Clive Hamilton 1997
The Hundred Year Lie: How Food And Medicine Are Destroying Your Health Food industry Randall Fitzgerald 2006 ISBN 0-525-94951-8
The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate Climate change Joseph J. Romm 2004 ISBN 1-55963-703-X;
ISBN 1-55963-704-8
The Improving State of the World: Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives On a Cleaner Planet Environmental skepticism Indur M. Goklany 2007 ISBN 1-930865-98-8
An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems Glenn Beck 2007 ISBN 1-4165-5219-7
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It Al Gore 2006 ISBN 1-59486-567-1
An Introduction to Sustainable Development Peter P. Rogers, with Kazi F. Jalal and John A. Boyd 2007 ISBN 978-1-84407-521-8
It's a Matter of Survival Survival Anita Gordon and David Suzuki 1991 ISBN 0-674-46970-4
Kick The Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World Renewable energy: solar energy, wind power, geothermal energy, and more Tom Rand 2010
Killer Company: James Hardie Exposed Asbestos in construction: fibrosis Matt Peacock 2009 ISBN 978-0-7333-2580-9
Last Chance to See Wildlife conservation Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine 1990
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder Nature deficit disorder Richard Louv 2005 ISBN 978-1-56512-605-3
The Legacy of Luna Forest conservation Julia Butterfly Hill 2000 ISBN 0-06-251658-2
Life in 2050 Various themes Ulrich Eberl 2011 ISBN 978-3-407-75357-1
The Limits to Growth Population Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jørgen Randers, and William W. Behrens III 1972 ISBN 0-87663-165-0
Living in the Hothouse: How Global Warming Affects Australia Climate change Ian Lowe 2005
The Living Soil Organic farming Lady Eve Balfour 1943
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century Various themes James Howard Kunstler 2005
Making Peace with the Planet Barry Commoner 1990 ISBN 978-0-394-56598-9
Man and Nature Environmental degradation George Perkins Marsh 1864
Managing Urban America Urban planning David R. Morgan, Robert E. England, and John Peter Pelissero 1979 ISBN 1-56643-065-8 (5th ed. paperback);
ISBN 1-56802-930-6 (6th ed.)
Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition Megaprojects Bent Flyvbjerg, Nils Bruzelius, and Werner Rothengatter 2003 ISBN 0-521-80420-5
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming Global warming Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway 2010 ISBN 978-1-59691-610-4
Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World (book companion to series of videos) David Maybury-Lewis 1992
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels Energy: fossil fuels Alex Epstein 2014 ISBN 978-1-59184-744-1
Moving Mountains: How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal Mining: coal mining Penny Loeb 2007
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution Ecosystem services: full-cost accounting Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and Hunter Lovins 1999 ISBN 978-0-316-35316-8
A Nature Conservation Review (2 volumes) Nature conservation Derek Ratcliffe 1977 ISBN 0-521-21159-X
The Navajo People and Uranium Mining Mining: uranium mining Doug Brugge, Timothy Benally, and Esther Yazzie-Lewis 2006 ISBN 978-0-8263-3778-8
The New Green Consumer Guide Consumerism Template:Julia 2007 ISBN 978-0-7432-9530-7
Non-Nuclear Futures: The Case for an Ethical Energy Strategy Energy Amory B. Lovins and John H. Price 1975 ISBN 0-88410-603-9
Nourishing the Planet Agriculture: sustainable agriculture
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Food industry Michael Pollan 2006 ISBN 978-1-59420-082-3
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth Buckminster Fuller 1968
Our Angry Earth: A Ticking Ecological Bomb Various themes Isaac Asimov and Frederik Pohl 1991 ISBN 0-312-85252-5
Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis Climate change Al Gore 2009
Our Plundered Planet Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr. 1948
Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution Biotechnology Francis Fukuyama 2002 ISBN 0-374-23643-7 (hardcover);
ISBN 0-312-42171-0 (paperback)
Our Synthetic Environment Pesticides Murray Bookchin (pseudonym "Lewis Herber") 1962
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World Various themes Kevin Kelly (editor) 1994 ISBN 978-0-201-48340-6
Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil Energy David Goodstein 2004 ISBN 0-393-05857-3
The Party's Over: Oil, War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies Energy Richard Heinberg 2003 ISBN 0-86571-482-7
The Pesticide Question: Environment, Economics and Ethics Pesticides David Pimentel and Hugh Lehman (editors) 1993 ISBN 978-0-412-03581-4
The Phoenix Project: Shifting from Oil to Hydrogen Energy Harry Braun
Plows, Plagues and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate Various themes William Ruddiman 2005
Political Animals and Animal Politics Animal welfare: animal ethics and environmental politics Marcel Wissenburg and David Schlosberg 2014 ISBN 978-1-137-43461-6
The Population Bomb Population Paul R. Ehrlich 1968 ISBN 1-56849-587-0
Population Control: Real Costs, Illusory Benefits Population Steven W. Mosher 2008 ISBN 978-1-4128-0712-8
Power Down: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World Energy Richard Heinberg 2004 ISBN 978-0-86571-510-3
Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future Energy Robert Bryce 2010 ISBN 978-1-58648-789-8
Power, Profit and Protest: Australian Social Movements and Globalisation Verity Burgmann 2003
Prosperity Without Growth Environmental economics Tim Jackson (economist) 2009
Putting biodiversity on the map: priority areas for global conservation Biodiversity conservation C. J. Bibby, N. J. Collar, M. J. Crosby, M.F. Heath, Ch. Imboden, T. H. Johnson, A. J. Long, A. J. Stattersfield, and S. J. Thirgood 1992 ISBN 0-946888-24-8
Reaction Time: Climate Change and the Nuclear Option Various themes Ian Lowe 2007 ISBN 978-1-86395-412-9
The Real Global Warming Disaster (Is The Obsession With 'Climate Change' Turning Out To Be the Most Costly Scientific Blunder In History?) Global warming Christopher Booker 2009 ISBN 1-4411-1052-6
Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment Environmentalism James Gustave Speth 2004 ISBN 0-300-10232-1
Reflections in Bullough's Pond: Economy and Ecosystem in New England Agriculture and fossil fuels Diana Muir 2000 ISBN 0-87451-909-8
Renewable Electricity and the Grid: The Challenge of Variability Energy Godfrey Boyle 2007 ISBN 978-1-84407-418-1
Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change Climate change: climate change denial Clive Hamilton 2010 ISBN 978-1-84971-081-7
The Revenge of Gaia: Why the Earth is Fighting Back - and How we Can Still Save Humanity Various themes James Lovelock 2007 ISBN 0-14-102597-2
Risk Governance: Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World Ortwin Renn 2008
River of Renewal: Myth and History in the Klamath Basin Various themes Stephen Most 2006
The Riverkeepers: Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment as a Basic Human Right Pollution: water pollution John Cronin (environmental author) and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (foreword by Al Gore) 1997 ISBN 0-684-83908-3
The Sacred Balance Various themes David Suzuki ISBN 978-1-55054-548-7
Sammy & Sue Go Green Too! Lifestyle Suzanne Corso
A Sand County Almanac Nature conservation Aldo Leopold 1949;
1966 (reprinted)
ISBN 0-19-500777-8
Science Under Siege: The Politicians' War on Nature and Truth Todd Wilkinson 1998
Scorched: South Africa's Changing Climate Climate change Leonie Joubert 2007
Scorcher: The Dirty Politics of Climate Change Climate change: Kyoto Protocol and Australian politics Clive Hamilton 2007 ISBN 978-0-9775949-0-0
Secrets and Lies Anti-environmentalism Nicky Hager and Bob Burton 1999 ISBN 0-908802-57-9
Selling Solar: The Diffusion of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets Energy Damian Miller 2009
The Shamba Raiders: Memories of a Game Warden Wildlife conservation Bruce Kinloch 1972;
A Short History of Progress Environmental history Ronald Wright 2004 ISBN 0-88784-706-4
Siberia, Siberia Environmental degradation Valentin Rasputin 1991;
1996 (English translation)
ISBN 978-0-8101-1575-0;
ISBN 5-94535-067-2 (Russian ed.)
Silence of the Songbirds Various themes Bridget Stutchbury 2007 ISBN 978-0-8027-1609-5
Silent Spring Pesticides Rachel Carson 1962
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet Climate change Mark Lynas 2007 ISBN 978-0-00-720905-7
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Extinction: human activities Elizabeth Kolbert 2014 ISBN 978-0-8050-9299-8
The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World Various themes Bjørn Lomborg 2001 ISBN 0-521-01068-3
Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered Various themes E. F. Schumacher 1973 ISBN 978-0-06-091630-5
Small Is Profitable: The Hidden Economic Benefits of Making Electrical Resources the Right Size Amory Lovins and others 2002
State of the World (book published annually) Worldwatch Institute 1984–
See article
State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability Sustainability and consumerism Erik Assadourian and others 2010
Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming Global warming Chris Mooney (journalist) 2007 ISBN 978-0-15-101287-9
Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity Climate change: fossil fuels James Hansen 2009 ISBN 978-1-60819-200-7
Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions Various themes Joseph J. Romm 2010 ISBN 1-59726-716-3
Struggle for the Land: Native North American Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide and Colonization Various themes Ward Churchill 1993;
Surviving the Century: Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges Various themes Herbert Girardet
Taken By Storm: The Troubled Science, Policy and Politics of Global Warming Global warming Christopher Essex and Ross McKitrick 2002 ISBN 1-55263-212-1
Tasmania's Wilderness Battles: A History Wilderness Greg Buckman 2008 ISBN 978-1-74175-464-3
Ten Technologies to Save the Planet (first edition) or Ten Technologies to Fix Energy and Climate (second edition) Various themes Chris Goodall 2008 (1st ed.);
2009 (2nd ed.)
ISBN 978-1-84668-868-3
This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India Environmental history: use of natural resources in India Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha 1992;
ISBN 978-0-19-807744-2
A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World Energy Peter Tertzakian 2007 ISBN 978-0-07-149260-7
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation Pollution: cancer cluster Dan Fagin 2013 ISBN 978-0-553-80653-3
Trading Up: Consumer and Environmental Regulation in a Global Economy Environmental regulation David Vogel (professor) 1995
Twisted: The Distorted Mathematics of Greenhouse Denial Climate change: environmental skepticism Ian G. Enting 2007 ISBN 978-0-646-48012-1
The Ultimate Resource Resources Julian Lincoln Simon 1981 ISBN 0-691-00381-5 (1996 paperback revision)
The Unfinished Twentieth Century Energy: nuclear energy Jonathan Schell 2001 ISBN 978-1-85984-780-0
Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years Global warming: natural causes Siegfried Fred Singer and Dennis T. Avery 2006 ISBN 978-0-7425-5117-6
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization Various themes Thomas Homer-Dixon 2006 ISBN 978-0-676-97722-6
Voices from the Gathering Storm: The Web of Ecological-Societal Crisis 18 contributors 2005 ISBN 978-1-59571-101-4
Walden Lifestyle Henry David Thoreau 1854 ISBN 978-0-345-80431-0
Wave: Life and Memories after the Tsunami Natural disaster: 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami Sonali Deraniyagala 2013 ISBN 978-0-345-80431-0
The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change Climate change Tim Flannery 2005 ISBN 1-920885-84-6
The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes From a Climate-Changed Planet Climate change Heidi Cullen 2010 ISBN 978-0-06-172688-0
When Corporations Rule the World David Korten 1995 ISBN 1-887208-00-3
Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto Various themes Stewart Brand 2009 ISBN 978-0-670-02121-5
Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity Climate change Mike Hulme 2009 ISBN 978-0-521-72732-7
Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice Environmental justice Cormac Cullinan 2003 ISBN 0-9584417-8-2;
ISBN 1-903998-35-2
Wild Solutions: How Biodiversity is Money in the Bank Biodiversity Andrew Beattie (author) and Paul R. Ehrlich 2001
Wildlife Wars: My Fight to Save Africa's Natural Treasures Wildlife conservation Richard Leakey and Virginia Morell 2001 ISBN 0-330-37240-8
The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on Remote Caribbean Shores Conservation: wildlife conservation Archie Carr 1956 ISBN 978-0-8130-0639-0
Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovation for Profits, Jobs and Security Energy Amory Lovins 2005
Wintergreen Logging Robert Michael Pyle 1987
The World Without Us Alan Weisman 2007 ISBN 0-312-34729-4 (10);
ISBN 978-0-312-34729-1 (13)
Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up & Maintain a Worm Composting System Waste management Mary Appelhof 1997 (revised) ISBN 978-0-942256-10-9
Silent Spring & other writings on environment Environment Science Rachel Carson 2018 ISBN 978-1-5985-3560-0


Title Theme(s) Author(s) Year(s) ISBN(s)
Antarctica Nature conservation Kim Stanley Robinson 1997 ISBN 0-00-225359-3
The Appeal Pollution: water pollution John Grisham 2008 ISBN 978-0-385-51504-7
The Back of the Turtle Defoliants Thomas King (novelist) 2014 ISBN 978-1-4434-3162-0
Blockade Logging Derek Hansen 1998 ISBN 0-7322-6466-9
The Caretaker Trilogy (series) Nature conservation David Klass 2006;
The Cool War Energy: fossil fuel depletion Frederick Pohl 1981 ISBN 0-394-29383-5
The Earthquake in Chile Earthquakes Heinrich von Kleist 1807
Earthquake Terror Earthquakes Peg Kehret
Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston Various themes Ernest Callenbach 1975 ISBN 0-553-34847-7
Ecotopia Emerging Various themes Ernest Callenbach 1981 ISBN 0-9604320-4-3 (hardback);
ISBN 0-9604320-3-5 (paperback)
Flight Behavior Climate change Barbara Kingsolver 2012 ISBN 978-0-06-212427-2
The Forgotten Enemy Climate change Arthur C. Clarke 1949
Freedom Various themes Jonathan Franzen 2010 ISBN 0-374-15846-0
A Friend of the Earth Various themes T. Coraghessan Boyle 2000 ISBN 0-670-89177-0
The Green Brain Ecosystems: insects almost extinguished Frank Herbert 1966
Hoot Wildlife conservation Carl Hiaasen 2002 ISBN 0-330-41529-8
The Lorax Various themes Dr. Seuss 1971 ISBN 0-394-82337-0
Make Room! Make Room! Population Harry Harrison (writer) 1966
The Mockery Bird Symbiosis and Lazarus taxa Gerald Durrell 1981
The Monkey Wrench Gang Eco-terrorism Edward Abbey 1975 ISBN 0-397-01084-2 (hardback)
Mother of Storms Climate change: giant hurricane caused by nuclear explosion John Barnes (author) 1994 ISBN 0-312-85560-5
Old MacDonald Had a Farm Genetically engineered animals Mike Resnick 2001
A Planet for the President Various themes Alistair Beaton 2004 ISBN 0-297-84776-7
Process of Elimination
Rainforest Jenny Diski 1987
State of Fear Various themes Michael Crichton 2004 ISBN 0-00-718159-0
Zodiac Toxic waste Neal Stephenson 1988 ISBN 0-87113-181-1
(1st ed., paperback)

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