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Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

Population

Charles C. Mann

2005

A Civil Action

Pollution: water pollution

Jonathan Harr

1996

A Contract with the Earth

Environmental protection and restoration

Newt Gingrich and Terry L. Maple 2007

A Nature Conservation Review (2 volumes)

Nature conservation

Derek Ratcliffe

1977

A Sand County Almanac

Nature conservation

Aldo Leopold

1949, reprinted 1966

A Short History of Progress

Environmental history

Ronald Wright

2004

A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World

Energy

Peter Tertzakian

2007

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

An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming"

Global warming

Nigel Lawson

2008

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

An Essay on the Principle of Population

Population

Thomas Robert Malthus

1798

An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems

Glenn Beck

2008

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It

Al Gore

2006

An Introduction to Sustainable Development

Peter P. Rogers, with Kazi F. Jalal 2007 and John A. Boyd

AP 42 Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors

Pollution: air pollution

1968

Aqueous Wastes from Petroleum and Petrochemical Plants

Waste: petrochemical waste

Milton R. Beychok

1967

Atlas of Our Changing Environment

Climate change

United Nations Environment Programme

Babylon's Ark, The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

Wildlife conservation

Lawrence Anthony

Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

Energy

Kenneth S. Deffeyes

2006

Beyond the Limits

Population

Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jorgen Randers

1992

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future

Pollution

Jeff Goodell

2006

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

Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming

Environmentalism

Paul Hawken

2007

Blueprint for Survival

Survival

Edward Goldsmith

1972

Bountiful Harvest

Anti-environmentalism

Thomas R. DeGregori

2002

Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Energy Security

Amory Lovins

1982

Canadas Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System

Various themes

Jim Harding

2008

Challenging the Chip

Waste: electronic waste Ted Smith

2006

Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England

Land and water: hunting William Cronon and fishing

1983

Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change

Climate change

L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen 2011

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Climate Code Red: The Case for Emergency Action

Global warming

James E. Hans et al.

2008

Coal River: How a Few Brave Americans Took on a Powerful Companyand the Federal Governmentto Save the Land They Love

Mining: mountain removal mining

Michael Shnayerson

2008

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Various themes Succeed

Jared Diamond

2005

Confessions of an Eco-Warrior

Eco-terrorism

Dave Foreman

1991

Contesting the Future of Nuclear Power: A Critical Global Assessment of Atomic Energy: nuclear energy Benjamin K. Sovacool Energy

2011

Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming

Global warming

Bjrn Lomborg

2007

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

Michael Braungart

2002

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

Edward Abbey

1968

Diagnosis Mercury: Money, Politics and Poison

Toxic waste

Jane Hightower

2008

Dreamland: A Self-Help Manual for a Frightened Nation

Energy: hydropower

Andri Snr Magnason

2006

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Climate change

Bill McKibben

2010

Earth from the Air

Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit

Al Gore

1992

Eating Animals

Food industry

Jonathan Safran Foer

2009

Eco-Imperialism: Green Power, Black Death

Various themes

Paul Driessen

2003

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

Ecotage!

Eco-terrorism

Sam Love

1972

Encounters with the Archdruid

John McPhee

1977

Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation

Wildlife conservation

Alison J. Stattersfield, Michael J. Crosby, Adrian J. Long and David 1998 C. Wege

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Endgame (two volumes)

Derrick Jensen

2006

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

2007

Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

K. Eric Drexler

1986

Entropy: A New World View

Resource conservation

Jeremy Rifkin and Ted Howard

1980

Enviro-Capitalists: Doing Good While Doing Well

Free-market environmentalism

Terry Lee Anderson and Donald R. Leal

1997

Environmental Principles and Policies: An Various themes Interdisciplinary Introduction

Sharon Beder

2006

Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada's Oil Sands

Energy: petroleum energy

Ezra Levant

2010

Everybody Loves a Good Drought

P. Sainath

1996

Factor 5: A Convenient Truth: Increasing Wealth and Reducing Resource Use

Resource efficiency

a team of authors and contributors led by Professor Ernst von Weizsacker

2009

Fallout: An American Nuclear Tragedy

Radiation exposure:

Philip L. Fradkin

1989

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s) nuclear weapon tests

Author(s)

Year(s)

Famine 1975! America's Decision: Who Will Survive?

Overpopulation: food security

William and Paul Paddock

1967

Fateful Harvest: The True Story of a Small Waste: toxic waste Town, a Global Industry, and a Toxic recycled in fertilizer Secret

Duff Wilson

2001

Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Climate change: causes Elizabeth Kolbert and effects

2006

Flotsametrics and the Floating World: How One Man's Obsession with Runaway Sneakers and Rubber Ducks Revolutionized Ocean Science

Curtis Ebbesmeyer and Eric Scigliano

2009

Food Inc.: A Participant Guide: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and PoorerAnd What You Can Do About It

Food industry

2009

Free Market Environmentalism

Environmental economics

Terry L. Anderson and Donald R. Leal

Garbage and Recycling: Opposing Viewpoints

Garbage and recycling

2009

Genethics: The Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values

Genetic engineering

David Suzuki and Peter Knudtson 1990

Global Spin: The Corporate Assault on

Anti-environmentalism and free-market

Sharon Beder

1997, 2000,

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s) environmentalism

Author(s)

Year(s)

Environmentalism

2002

Global Warming: Opposing Viewpoints (2002)

Global warming

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

Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions Energy: renewable of Energy Independence energy

Robert Bryce

2008

Half Gone: Oil, Gas, Hot Air and the Global Energy Crisis

Energy

Jeremy Leggett

2005

Heaven and Earth: Global Warming The Missing Science

Global warming

Ian Plimer

2009

Hell and High Water: Global Warming the Solution and the Politics and What We Should Do

Global warming

Joseph J. Romm

2006

High and Dry: John Howard, Climate Change and the Selling of Australia's Future

Global warming

Guy Pearse

2007

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Various themes Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew

Thomas L. Friedman

2008

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

America

How to Live a Low-Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Stopping Climate Change

Consumerism

Chris Goodall

2007

Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an Ecologically Sustainable Future

Mark Diesendorf and Clive Hamilton

1997

It's a Matter of Survival

Survival

Anita Gordon and David Suzuki

1991

Killer Company: James Hardie Exposed

Asbestos in construction: fibrosis

Matt Peacock

2009

Klima Macht Geschichte: Menschheitsgeschichte als Abbild der Klimaentwicklung

Climate change

Kenneth J. Hsu

2000

Last Chance to See

Wildlife conservation

Douglas Adams

1990

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder

Nature deficit disorder

Richard Louv

2005

Living in the Hothouse: How Global Warming Affects Australia

Climate change

Ian Lowe

2005

Making Peace with the Planet

Barry Commoner

1990

Man and Nature

Environmental degradation

George Perkins Marsh

1864

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Managing Urban America

Urban planning

David R. Morgan and Robert E. England

1979

Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition

Megaprojects

Bent Flyvbjerg, Nils Bruzelius, and Werner Rothengatter

2003

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

Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World(book companion to series of videos)

David Maybury-Lewis

1992

Moving Mountains: How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice From Big Mining: coal mining Coal

Penny Loeb

2007

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

Ecosystem services: full Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and cost accounting Hunter Lovins

1999

Non-Nuclear Futures: The Case for an Ethical Energy Strategy

Energy

Amory B. Lovins and John H. Price

1975

Nourishing the Planet

Agriculture: sustainable agriculture

Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth

Buckminster Fuller

1969, 2008

Our Angry Earth: A Ticking Ecological Bomb

Various themes

Isaac Asimov and Frederik Pohl

1991

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

Climate change

Al Gore

2009

Our Green Book

Consumerism

annually since 2009

Our Plundered Planet

Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr.

1948

Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of Biotechnology the Biotechnology Revolution

Francis Fukuyama

2002

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

1994

Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil

Energy

David Goodstein

2004

Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

Various themes

Lester R. Brown

2006

Plows, Plagues and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate

Various themes

William Ruddiman

2005

Power Down: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World

Energy

Richard Heinberg

Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green"

Energy

Robert Bryce

2010

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future

Power, Profit and Protest: Australian Social Movements and Globalisation

Verity Burgmann

2003

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

Reaction Time: Climate Change and the Nuclear Option

Various themes

Ian Lowe

2007

Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment

Environmentalism

James Gustave Speth

2004

Reflections in Bullough's Pond: Economy and Ecosystem in New England

Agriculture and fossil fuels

Diana Muir

2000

Renewable Electricity and the Grid: The Challenge of Variability

Energy

Godfrey Boyle

2007

Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change

Climate change: climate Clive Hamilton change denial

2010

Risk Governance: Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World

Ortwin Renn

2008

Sammy & Sue Go Green Too!

Lifestyle

Suzanne Corso

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Science Under Siege: The Politicians' War on Nature and Truth

Todd Wilkinson

1998

Scorched: South Africa's Changing Climate

Climate change

Leonie Joubert

2007

Secrets and Lies

Anti-environmentalism

Nicky Hager and Bob Burton.

1999

Selling Solar: The Diffusion of Renewable Energy Energy in Emerging Markets

Damian Miller

2009

Siberia, Siberia

Environmental degradation

Valentin Rasputin

1991, English translation 1996

Silence of the Songbirds

Various themes

Bridget Stutchbury

2007

Silent Spring

Pesticides

Rachel Carson

1962

Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet

Climate change

Mark Lynas

2007

Small Is Beautiful: Economics As If People Various themes Mattered

E. F. Schumacher

1973

Small is Profitable: The Hidden Economic Benefits of Making Electrical Resources the Right Size

Amory Lovins

2002

State of the World (book published

Worldwatch Institute

annually since

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

annually)

1984

State of the World 2008: Innovations for a Sustainable Economy

Worldwatch Institute

2008

State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability

Sustainability and consumerism

lead author: Erik Assadourian

2010

Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Global warming Battle Over Global Warming

Chris Mooney

2007

Storms of My Grandchildren

Climate change: fossil fuels

James Hansen

2009

Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions

Various themes

Joseph J. Romm

2010

Struggle for the Land: Native North American Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide and Colonization

Various themes

Ward Churchill

1993, 1999, 2002

Surviving the Century: Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges

Various themes

Herbert Girardet

2007

Taken By Storm

Global warming

Christopher Essex and Ross McKitrick

Tasmania's Wilderness Battles: A History

Wilderness conservation

Greg Buckman

2008

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Ten Technologies to Save the Planet (first edition) orTen Technologies to Fix Energy Various themes and Climate(second edition)

Chris Goodall

(first edition) 2008; (second edition) 2009

The Blue Economy

Technology: biomimetics

Gunter Pauli

2010

The Carbon War: Global Warming and the Global warming End of the Oil Era

Jeremy Leggett

1999

The Chilling Stars

Climate change: cosmic Henrik Svensmark and Nigel rays Calder

2002; updated 2007

The Clean Tech Revolution: The Next Big Clean technology Growth and Investment Opportunity

Ron Pernick andClint Wilder

2007

The Coal Question

Coal: peak coal

William Stanley Jevons

1865

The Coming Global Superstorm

Global warming

Art Bell and Whitley Strieber

1999

The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists

Consumerism

Michael Brower and Warren Leon 1999

The Control of Nature

Geoengineering

John McPhee

1989

The Deniers: The world-renowned scientists who stood up against global warming hysteria, political persecution, and fraud

Global warming: denial

Lawrence Solomon

2008

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

The Dirty Energy Dilemma: Whats Energy Blocking Clean Power in the United States

Benjamin K. Sovacool

2008

The Economical Environmentalist

Climate change: effects Prashant Vaze of climate change

The End of Energy Obesity: Breaking Today's Energy Addiction for a Prosperous and Secure Tomorrow

Energy

Peter Tertzakian

2009

The End of Nature

Global warming

Bill McKibben

1989

The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World

Energy

Paul Roberts

2004

The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat

Overfishing

Charles Clover

2004 (UK), 2006 (US)

The Everglades: River of Grass

Nature conservation

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

1947

The Evolution of the Conservation Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 (collection of books movement and other publications)

The Fate of the Earth

Jonathan Schell

1982

The Fitness of the Environment: An Inquiry into the Biological Significance of the Properties of Matter

Lawrence Joseph Henderson

1913 (reissued 1970)

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development

Genetically modified organisms

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

2006

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

The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management

Various themes

Pat Hutchings, Mike Kingsford and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

2008

The Green Bible

Religion

2008

The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems

Economics

Van Jones

The Green Crusade

Environmentalism

Charles T. Rubin

1998

The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate and the Corruption of Science

Climate change

Andrew Montford

2010

The Human Farm

Agriculture: sustainable Katie Smith Milway (as Katie farming Smith)

1994

The Hundred Year Lie: How Food And Medicine Are Destroying Your Health

Food industry

Randall Fitzgerald

2006

The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate

Climate change

Joseph J. Romm

2004

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

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

The Legacy of Luna

Forest conservation

Julia Butterfly Hill

2000

The Limits to Growth

Population

Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jrgen Randers, and William W. Behrens III

1972

The Living Soil

Organic farming

Lady Eve Balfour

1943

The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twentyfirst Century

Various themes

James Howard Kunstler

2005

The Navajo People and Uranium Mining

Mining: uranium mining

Doug Brugge, Timothy Benally, and Esther Yazzie-Lewis

2006

The New Green Consumer Guide

Consumerism

Julia Hailes

2007

The Omnivores Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Food industry

Michael Pollan

2003

The Party's Over: Oil, War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies

Energy

Richard Heinberg

2003

The Pesticide Question: Environment, Economics and Ethics

Pesticides

David Pimentel and Hugh Lehman (editors)

1993

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

The Phoenix Project: Shifting from Oil To Hydrogen

Energy

Harry Braun

The Population Bomb

Population

Paul R. Ehrlich

1968

The Real Global Warming Disaster (Is The Obsession With 'Climate Change' Turning Global warming Out To Be the Most Costly Scientific Blunder In History?)

Christopher Booker

2009

The Revenge of Gaia: Why the Earth is Fighting Back - and How we Can Still Save Humanity

Various themes

James Lovelock

2007

The Riverkeepers: Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment as a Basic Human Right

Pollution: water pollution

John Cronin and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (foreword by Al Gore)

1997

The Sacred Balance

Various themes

David Suzuki

The Shamba Raiders: Memories of a Game Warden

Wildlife conservation

Bruce Kinloch

1972, 1988, and 2004

The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World

Various themes

Bjrn Lomborg

2001

The Ultimate Resource

Resources

Julian Lincoln Simon

1981

The Unfinished Twentieth Century

Energy: nuclear energy Jonathan Schnell

2001

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization

Various themes

Thomas Homer-Dixon

2006

The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change

Climate change

Tim Flannery

2005

The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes From a Climate-Changed Planet

Climate change

Heidi Cullen

2010

The Windward Road

Conservation: wildlife conservation

Archie Carr

1956

The World Without Us

Alan Weisman

2007

Trading Up: Consumer and Environmental Environmental Regulation in a Global Economy regulation

David Vogel

1995

Voices from the Gathering Storm: The Web of Ecological-Societal Crisis

18 contributors

2005

Walden

Lifestyle

Henry David Thoreau

1854

When Corporations Rule the World

David Korten

1995

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Various themes Manifesto

Stewart Brand

2008

Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Climate change Understanding Controversy, Inaction and

Mike Hulme

2006

Title

Theme(s) and subtheme(s)

Author(s)

Year(s)

Opportunity

Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice

Environmental justice

Cormac Cullinan

2003

Wild Solutions: How Biodiversity is Money Biodiversity in the Bank

Andrew Beattie and Paul R. Ehrlich

2001

Wildlife Wars: My Fight to Save Africa's Natural Treasures

Wildlife conservation

Richard Leakey

Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovation for Profits, Jobs and Security

Energy

Amory Lovins

2005

Wintergreen

Logging

Robert Michael Pyle

1987

Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up & Waste management Maintain a Worm Composting System

Mary Appelhof

revised 2007