The Overstory

The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebThe Overstory

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

n The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations nIn August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the cliNo One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

A Children's Bible

Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet s sublime new novel her first since the National Book Award long listed Sweet Lamb of Heaven follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion n nContemptuous of their parents, who pass theirA Children's Bible

Unsheltered

The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to expUnsheltered

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

It is worse, much worse, than you think If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible In California, wildfires now rage year round, destroying thousands of homes Across the US, 500 year storms pumThe Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

Het water komt

Als er nu n verhaal verteld moet worden, dan is dat het verhaal van Johan van Veen Ingenieur Vader van het Deltaplan Een van de grootste Nederlanders aller tijden Maar vrijwel niemand die hem kent nHet verhaal van Johan is het verhaal van Nederland Een verhaal dat sinds de Watersnoodramp vanHet water komt

Wilding

Forced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of free roamiWilding

The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

Climate change it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and will bequeath to our children and to theirs n nIn The Future We Choose, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett CThe Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Growing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red dirt roads, and a fiercely loved daughter Here, in brief essays, she traces a tender and honest portrait of her complicated parents her exuberant, creative mother her steady, supportive father and of the bitterswLate Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Squirm

Some facts about Billy Dickens n He once saw a biker swerve across the road in order to run over a snake n Later, that motorcycle somehow ended up at the bottom of a canal n Billy isn t the type to let things go nSome facts about Billy s family n They ve lived in six different Florida townsSquirm

The End of the Ocean (Klimakvartetten, #2)

From the author of the 1 international bestseller and Indie Next Pick The History of Bees, a captivating new standalone novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter n nIn 2019, seventy year old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross anThe End of the Ocean (Klimakvartetten, #2)

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

The New York Times bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is now perfect for young readers When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat aThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

Silent Spring

Rachel Carson s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962 The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land,Silent Spring