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Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis: Neoliberal Exceptionalism and the Culture of Uncare

Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis: Neoliberal Exceptionalism and the Culture of Uncare

by Sally Weintrobe

  • Paperback £19.79 (RRP : £21.99 save £2.20)

Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis tells the story of a fundamental fight between a caring and an uncaring imagination. It helps us to recognise the uncaring imagination in politics, in... (more)

Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety: Sustainable Action for Your Mental Health and the Planet

Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety: Sustainable Action for Your Mental Health and the Planet

by Megan Kennedy-Woodard, Patrick Kennedy-Williams

  • Paperback £14.99

It's hard to watch the news, scroll through social media, or listen to the radio without hearing or seeing something disturbing about the climate emergency. This can trigger all sorts of emotions:... (more)

Wild Earth, Wild Soul: A Manual for an Ecstatic Culture

Wild Earth, Wild Soul: A Manual for an Ecstatic Culture

by Bill Pfeiffer

  • Paperback £13.99

Humankind has the capacity and know-how to create Earth-honoring cultures in a new way for new times. Through tapping into ancestral memories, taking what's best from the human potential movement,... (more)

Touching the Jaguar

Touching the Jaguar

by John Perkins

  • Paperback £13.99

This eloquent book inspires us to create a new reality of what it means to be human on this magnificent planet, "Deepak Chopra"

When New York Times bestselling author John Perkins was a young... (more)

A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters

A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters

by Andrew H. Knoll

  • Hardback £18.99

How well do you know the ground beneath your feet? Odds are, where you're standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava, crushed by a towering sheet of ice, rocked by a nearby meteor strike,... (more)

Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

by Isabella Tree

  • Paperback £9.99

'A poignant, practical and moving story of how to fix our broken land, this should be conservation's salvation; this should be its future; this is a new hope' - Chris Packham

In Wilding,... (more)

Your Guide to Forest Bathing (Expanded Edition): Experience the Healing Power of Nature Includes 50 Practices Plus Space for Journal Entries and Reflections

Your Guide to Forest Bathing (Expanded Edition): Experience the Healing Power of Nature Includes 50 Practices Plus Space for Journal Entries and Reflections

by M. Amos Clifford

  • Paperback £12.99

The bestselling guide to forest bathing with a new section of hands-on forest bathing practices and space for journal entries and reflections. Simply being present in the natural world, with all of... (more)

The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

by Kyle Harper

  • Paperback £14.99

How devastating viruses, pandemics, and other natural catastrophes swept through the far-flung Roman Empire and helped to bring down one of the mightiest civilizations of the ancient world. Here is... (more)

Climate Change and Youth: Turning Grief and Anxiety into Activism

Climate Change and Youth: Turning Grief and Anxiety into Activism

by Linda Goldman

  • Paperback £29.99

Climate Change and Youth is a pioneering book that opens the door to understanding the profound impact climate change has on the mental health of today's young people. Chapters provide... (more)

Environmental Ethics: From Theory to Practice

Environmental Ethics: From Theory to Practice

by Professor Marion Hourdequin

  • Paperback £25.99

Environmental Ethics offers an up-to-date and balanced overview of environmental ethics, focusing on theory and practice. Written in clear and engaging prose, the book provides an historical... (more)

Environmental Politics and Policy

Environmental Politics and Policy

by John McCormick

  • Paperback £34.99

This book provides systematic coverage of the key concepts in the study of environmental politics; the evolution of environmental thinking; the national and international actors involved in... (more)

Rewilding: The Radical New Science of Ecological Recovery

Rewilding: The Radical New Science of Ecological Recovery

by Cain Blythe, Paul Jepson

  • Paperback £8.99

Rewilding is the first popular book on the ground-breaking science behind the restoration of wild nature.

As ecologists Paul Jepson and Cain Blythe show, rewilding is a new and progressive... (more)

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate

by Peter Wohlleben

  • Paperback £9.99

Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings?

In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben makes the case that the forest is a... (more)

Racing Green: How Motorsport Science Can Save the World

Racing Green: How Motorsport Science Can Save the World

by Kit Chapman

  • Hardback £20.00

Racing Green is the story of how advances in motorsport science are changing the world, helping it become smarter and more environmentally friendly. Motor racing is already one of the most... (more)

The Pivotal Generation: Why We Have a Moral Responsibility to Slow Climate Change Right Now

The Pivotal Generation: Why We Have a Moral Responsibility to Slow Climate Change Right Now

by Henry Shue

  • Hardback £22.00

An eminent philosopher explains why we owe it to future generations to take immediate action on global warming.

Climate change is the supreme challenge of our time. Yet despite growing... (more)

The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

by Amitav Ghosh

  • Hardback £20.00

The history of the nutmeg is one of conquest and exploitation - of both human life and the natural environment - and the origin of our contemporary climate crisis. Tracing the threats to our future... (more)

The Burning House: A Buddhist Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency

The Burning House: A Buddhist Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency

by Shantigarbha

  • Paperback £9.99

We are living in an age of climate and ecological emergency. Buddhist teacher and Nonviolent Communication trainer Shantigarbha suggests practical ways to make a difference. With personal stories,... (more)

The Environmentalist Dilemma: Promise and Peril in an Age of Climate Crisis

The Environmentalist Dilemma: Promise and Peril in an Age of Climate Crisis

by Arno Kopecky

  • Paperback £14.95

In The Environmentalist's Dilemma, award-winning journalist Arno Kopecky zeroes in on the core predicament of our times: the planet may be dying, but humanity's doing better than ever. To acknowledge... (more)

A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us About the Destiny of the Human Species

A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us About the Destiny of the Human Species

by Rob Dunn

  • Hardback £25.00

Over the past century, our species has made unprecedented technological innovations with which we have sought to control nature. From river levees to enormous one-crop fields, we continue to try to... (more)

How to Think about the Climate Crisis: A Philosophical Guide to Saner Ways of Living

How to Think about the Climate Crisis: A Philosophical Guide to Saner Ways of Living

by Graham Parkes

  • Paperback £21.99

Coping with the climate crisis is the greatest challenge we face as a species. We know the main task is to reduce our emissions as rapidly as possible to minimise the harm to the world's population... (more)

Footprints

Footprints

by David Farrier

  • Paperback £9.99

A Times Book of the Year and A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year.

A profound meditation on climate change and the Anthropocene and an urgent search for the fossils - industrial, chemical,... (more)

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: A Frontline Report on Climate Change

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: A Frontline Report on Climate Change

by Elizabeth Kolbert

  • Paperback £10.99

Elizabeth Kolbert's environmental classic Field Notes from a Catastrophe first developed out of a groundbreaking, award-winning three-part series in The New Yorker. She expanded it into a... (more)

Silent Spring

Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson, Shackleton

  • Paperback £9.99

Now recognized as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, Silent Spring exposed the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. Rachel Carson's Silent Spring... (more)

Air Pollution and Climate Change: The Basics

Air Pollution and Climate Change: The Basics

by John K. Pearson, Richard Derwent

  • Paperback £16.99

This book identifies four key forms of air pollution: indoor, urban, regional and global. It discusses how these four types of pollution are manifest in today's society and examines the scientific... (more)

Earth Spirit: Healthy Planet - Global meltdown or global healing

Earth Spirit: Healthy Planet - Global meltdown or global healing

by Fred Hageneder

  • Paperback £15.99

Healthy Planet offers a clear and concise overview of the global ecological crisis that humanity has brought upon itself, and what options we still have to save a benevolent climate, to restore... (more)

Earth Spirit: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Hope - Relearning Environmental Connectiveness

Earth Spirit: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Hope - Relearning Environmental Connectiveness

by James T. Powers

  • Paperback £7.99

For 14,000 years, the Indigenous people of Southern New England survived and thrived despite experiencing extreme and dramatic climate and environmental changes. Like our present and near future,... (more)

Climate: Soul of the Earth

Climate: Soul of the Earth

by Dennis Klocek

  • Paperback £30.00

In this original book, Dennis Klocek considers climate to be an expression of Gaia, and presents climate as the soul of Earth within which human beings live and develop. The cosmic destiny of Earth,... (more)

Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet

Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet

by Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin

  • Paperback £12.99

Can capitalism survive climate change? Can humanity? The environmental crisis under way is unique in human history. It is a true existential crisis. Those alive today will decide the fate of... (more)

Go Lightly: How to travel without hurting the planet

Go Lightly: How to travel without hurting the planet

by Nina Karnikowski

  • Hardback £14.99

This sustainable travel handbook inspires readers to explore our fascinating planet without causing it further harm. Ten chapters help you go lightly, including how to choose the least impactful... (more)

No. More. Plastic: What you can do to make a difference

No. More. Plastic: What you can do to make a difference

by Martin Dorey

  • Paperback £7.99

Discover what you can do to save the planet from plastic.

Start now. All it takes is 2 minutes of your time. Once, plastic was the miracle material. Now it's the monster. We all need to cut... (more)

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