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Atomic Geography

by Scott Neuffer

For a book about nuclear waste cleanup, paradox and irony figure prominently—"Atomic Geography" is an intelligent, probing, and strangely poetic read. Environmental engineer Melvin Adams spent more than two decades working at the... Read More

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Dangerous Years

by Scott Neuffer

Environmental policy wonk and sustainability pioneer David W. Orr pulls the proverbial fire alarm on American complacence and apathy in his rousing new polemic, "Dangerous Years". Front and center is the physical reality of climate... Read More

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Something Survives

by Melissa Wuske

Rather than seeking to conclusively prove what cannot—at this point—be proven, Brener sets out to present possibilities and explore their viability. "Something Survives" by Milton E. Brener ponders the intriguing idea that memory and... Read More

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The Cannabis Revolution

by Anna Call

This is a balanced review of the known medical effects of and uses for a plant whose legal situation is in flux. Stephen Holt’s timely "The Cannabis Revolution" covers considerable ground when it comes to the medical future of... Read More

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A New Science

by Kristine Morris

Prasad warns against the corruption of a scientific process that must always remain free, open, and democratic. Mukesh Prasad’s A New Science: From Light to Eternity casts aside some commonly accepted theories about the universe to... Read More

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A Sugar Creek Chronicle

by Anna Call

Gentle, lyrical and personal, this firsthand account of climate change will sway skeptics and inspire believers to activism. Cornelia Mutel, an Iowan ecologist, uses "A Sugar Creek Chronicle" to detail the subtle and grand changes... Read More

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Eco Living Japan

by Anna Call

Accessible and beautiful, "Eco Living Japan" presents concepts of Japanese house design specialized for modern ecological sensibilities. With emphases on the history of Japanese construction and modern building simplicity, this book is... Read More

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