Apollo's Fire
Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy ignited America’s Apollo Project and sparked a revolution in space exploration. Today the New Apollo Energy Project is poised to revolutionize the production of energy and thereby save our planet. The...

416 pages
6 x 9
19 photos and illustrations

Power to People
The Inside Story of AES and the Globalization of Electricity

In the late 1990s, while Enron was flying high, a smaller power company flew under the radar. AES was founded in 1981 according to a different set of principles—fiscally conservative investment strategies paired with the belief that...

186 pages
6 x 9
10 photos

Markets and the Environment

Markets and the Environment is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to a topic of central importance in understanding a wide range of environmental issues and policy approaches. It offers a clear overview of the fundamentals of...

288 pages
5.5 x 8.75
33 photos and illustrations

Restoring Natural Capital
Science, Business, and Practice

Edited by James Aronson, Suzanne J. Milton, and James N. Blignaut; Foreword by Peter H. Raven

How can environmental degradation be stopped? How can it be reversed? And how can the damage already done be repaired? The authors of this volume argue that a two-pronged approach is needed: reducing demand for ecosystem goods and services and...

400 pages
7 x 10

A Field Guide to Conservation Finance

Finally, a comprehensive book on land conservation financing for community and regional conservation leaders. A Field Guide to Conservation Finance provides essential advice on how to tackle the universal obstacle to protecting private...

408 pages
6 x 9
65 photos and illustrations

High Tech Trash
Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health

The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture...

352 pages
6 x 9

Environmental Economics for Tree Huggers and Other Skeptics

Though many students and environmentalists shudder at even the thought of economics, a working knowledge of the basics can be a powerful ally. Economic arguments carry a great deal of weight, and putting them to work for environmental causes can...

304 pages
6 x 9

From Walden to Wall Street
Frontiers of Conservation Finance

Edited by James N. Levitt

In the absence of innovation in the field of conservation finance, a daunting funding gap faces conservationists aiming to protect America's system of landscapes that provide sustainable resources, water, wildlife habitat, and recreational...

264 pages
6 x 9

Investing in Nature
Case Studies of Land Conservation in Collaboration with Business

In 2004, U.S. consumers spent $5.2 billion purchasing bottled water while the government only invested 5 percent of that amount to purchase critical watersheds, parks, and wildlife refuges-systems vital to clean water and healthy environments...

232 pages
6 x 9

Sprawl Costs
Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development

The environmental impacts of sprawling development have been well documented, but few comprehensive studies have examined its economic costs. In 1996, a team of experts undertook a multi-year study designed to provide quantitative measures of...

224 pages
6 x 9

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