A regular feature calling attention to important books and articles that CHN staff, board, and collaborating scholars are reading and recommend. Quot libros, quam breve tempus.
John R. Ehrenfeld, Sustainability by Design: A Subversive Strategy for Transforming Our Consumer Culture (Yale University Press, 2008).
Eric T. Freyfogle, Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground (Yale University Press, 2006).
Tara Lohan, ed., Water Consciousness: How We All Have to Change to Protect Our Most Critical Resource (AlterNet Books, 2008).
Bill McKibben, ed., American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau (Library of America, 2008).
Robert Glennon, Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It, (Island Press, 2009).
Ben Minteer, The Landscape of Reform: Civic Pragmatism and Environmental Thought in America (MIT Press, 2006).
Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger, Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility (Houghton Mifflin, 2007).
Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan, Into the Cool: Energy Flow, Thermodynamics, and Life (University of Chicago Press, 2006).
Laura Westra, Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations (Earthscan, 2006).