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Climate Crisis and Consciousness: Re-imagining Our World and Ourselves

Climate Crisis and Consciousness: Re-imagining Our World and Ourselves

by Sally Gillespie

  • Paperback £28.99

Climate crisis disrupts the beliefs, values and behaviors of contemporary societies, sparking potential for radical changes in culture and consciousness. Drawing upon her experience as a Jungian... (more)

Earth Spirit: Confronting the Crisis - Essays and Meditations on Eco-Spirituality

Earth Spirit: Confronting the Crisis - Essays and Meditations on Eco-Spirituality

by David Sparenberg

  • Paperback £6.99

If the human species has an evolutionary purpose that purpose is delight. Aren't we constituted to experience and express conscious delight in the immensity and intimacy of creation, the diversity,... (more)

To Know the World: A New Vision for Environmental Learning

To Know the World: A New Vision for Environmental Learning

by Mitchell Thomashow

  • Paperback £29.00

Summary

Why environmental learning is crucial for understanding the connected challenges of climate justice, tribalism, inequity, democracy, and human flourishing.

How can we respond to the... (more)

The World We Once Lived In

The World We Once Lived In

by Wangari Maathai

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

From the Congo Basin to the traditions of the Kikuyu people, the lucid, incisive writings in The World We... (more)

We Belong to Gaia

We Belong to Gaia

by James Lovelock

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

James Lovelock's We Belong to Gaia draws on decades of wisdom to lay out the history of our remarkable... (more)

Uncanny and Improbable Events

Uncanny and Improbable Events

by Amitav Ghosh

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

In this personal and wide-ranging exploration of how our collective imaginations fail to grasp the scale of... (more)

The Most Dammed Country in the World

The Most Dammed Country in the World

by Dai Qing

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

The courageous, unflinching speeches and writings collected in The Most Dammed Country in the World detail... (more)

The Last Tree on Easter Island

The Last Tree on Easter Island

by Jared Diamond

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

This is Jared Diamond's haunting account of visiting the mysterious stone statues of Easter Island, showing... (more)

An Idea Can Go Extinct

An Idea Can Go Extinct

by Bill McKibben

  • Paperback £4.99

An Idea Can Go Extinct is Bill McKibben's impassioned, groundbreaking account of how, by changing the earth's entire atmosphere, the weather and the most basic forces around us, 'we are ending... (more)

Food Rules

Food Rules

by Michael Pollan

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

Food Rules, Michael Pollan's wise and witty critique of the western industrialised diet, distils the wisdom... (more)

Every Species is a Masterpiece

Every Species is a Masterpiece

by Edward O. Wilson

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

Every Species is a Masterpiece brings together some of Edward O. Wilson's most profound and significant... (more)

The Dragonfly Will Be the Messiah

The Dragonfly Will Be the Messiah

by Masanobu Fukuoka

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

In The Dragonfly Will Be the Messiah, the celebrated pioneer of the 'do-nothing' farming method reflects on... (more)

The Clan of One-Breasted Women

The Clan of One-Breasted Women

by Terry Tempest Williams

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

With honesty, passion and heart, Terry Tempest Williams's essays explore the impact of nuclear testing, the... (more)

Hot Money

Hot Money

by Naomi Klein

  • Paperback £4.99

In twenty short books, Penguin brings you the classics of the environmental movement.

In Hot Money Naomi Klein lays out the evidence that deregulated capitalism is waging war on the climate, and... (more)

The Crisis of Climate Change: Weather Report

The Crisis of Climate Change: Weather Report

Edited by Ravi Agarwal, Omita Goyal

  • Paperback £34.99

This volume outlines the specific conditions and responses to climate change in India. It discusses various aspects of the planetary crisis that have acquired widespread global urgency: global... (more)

Learning to Live with Climate Change: From Anxiety to Transformation

Learning to Live with Climate Change: From Anxiety to Transformation

by Blanche Verlie

  • Hardback £44.99

This imaginative and empowering book explores the ways that our emotions entangle us with climate change and offers strategies for engaging with climate anxiety that can contribute to social... (more)

Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-Ecological Change

Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-Ecological Change

Edited by Leigh Price, Heila Lotz-Sistka

  • Paperback £36.99

Southern Africa, where most of these book chapters originate, has been identified as one of regions of the world most at risk of the consequences of environmental degradation and climate change. At... (more)

COVID-19 and Emerging Environmental Trends: A Way Forward

COVID-19 and Emerging Environmental Trends: A Way Forward

by Joystu Dutta

  • Hardback £49.99

The extensive safety restrictions imposed globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic have brought significant changes to almost all environmental parameters. The largest pandemic of the century has left... (more)

Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism

Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism

by Karen Bell

  • Paperback £34.99

This book discusses how to develop green transitions which benefit, include and respect marginalised social groups.

Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism explores the challenge of taking... (more)

The Roots of Modern Environmentalism

The Roots of Modern Environmentalism

by David Pepper

  • Paperback £28.99

Originally published in 1984, The Roots of Modern Environmentalism provides a historical, philosophical and ideological background to environmentalism.

Topics covered include, the roots of... (more)

Climate Change Ethics for an Endangered World

Climate Change Ethics for an Endangered World

by Thom Brooks

  • Hardback £44.99

This innovative book will be of great interest to students and scholars of climate change, climate justice, environmental policy and environmental ethics. (more)

Political Responsibility for Climate Change: Ethical Institutions and Fact-Sensitive Theory

Political Responsibility for Climate Change: Ethical Institutions and Fact-Sensitive Theory

by Theresa Scavenius

  • Paperback £39.99

This book offers new perspectives on how social and political institutions can respond more effectively to climate change.

Theresa Scavenius presents a concept of moral responsibility that does... (more)

Climate and Crises: Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse

Climate and Crises: Magical Realism as Environmental Discourse

by Ben Holgate

  • Paperback £39.99

The book argues that, in the era of climate change when humans are facing the prospect of species extinction, new ideas and new forms of expression are required to address what the novelist Amitav... (more)

Inequality in a Context of Climate Crisis after COVID: A Complex Realist Approach

Inequality in a Context of Climate Crisis after COVID: A Complex Realist Approach

by David Byrne

  • Paperback £34.99

This book uses a complex realist frame of reference to understand the character of social-cultural-economic-political-ecological systems. (more)

Climate Realism

Climate Realism

by Lynn Badia

  • Paperback £34.99

This book sets forth a new research agenda for climate theory and aesthetics for the age of the Anthropocene. (more)

A Theory of Environmental Leadership: Leading for the Earth

A Theory of Environmental Leadership: Leading for the Earth

by Mark Manolopoulos

  • Paperback £39.99

By rigorously analyzing and leveraging this polarity, this book outlines an innovative theory of eco-leadership together with some of its confronting-but-necessary measures. (more)

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