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The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last decade in response to the perceived failure of the political...
Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope. Who will stop the planet...
In Nature's Allies, Larry Nielsen uses the inspiring stories of conservation pioneers to show that through passion and perseverance we can each make a difference. They exposed polluting practices and fought for social justice.
In over 40 years as a senior captain for Greenpeace International, Peter Willcox has been in the vanguard of the international environmentalist movement. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Guardian.This is his story.
By David Howell
The energy world is dangerously divided between fossil fuel producers and environmentalists. A vicious head-on fight that affects everything - world poverty, governments, environmental catastrophe, big business. David Howell - Lord Howell of Guidlford - outlines the how we got here and the way ahead
New Perspectives in Climate Change is a unique collection of articles that discuss key areas of research among academics in the field. These include the following: - Climate change adaptation - Vulnerability to and mitigation of climate change This collection provides an unparalleled insight into the subject of climate change
By Ruedi Suter
In six years among the Penan people, Manser witnessed the wholesale destruction of one of the world's most diverse ecosystems through rapid deforestation. He swore to do everything he could to stop it.
Nature's Fortune shows how viewing nature as green infrastructure allows for breakthroughs not only in conservation, protecting water supplies; enhancing the health of fisheries; making cities more sustainable, liveable, and safe; and dealing with unavoidable climate change, but in economic progress, as well.
By Niamh Moore
In its careful account of eco/feminist activism in Clayoquot Sound in the early 1990s, The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism confounds prevailing stories about eco/feminism, feminism, and Clayoquot itself.
By David Cotton
Iif we are to limit the long term global temperature rise to just 1°C above the current level, then we need to take urgent action. By 2050 the world must be producing seven times the amount of renewables we use today . We have to act now - this is...