Nourished Planet
Sustainability in the Global Food System

Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Columbia: Every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. But current practices are undermining both human and environmental health,...

304 pages
7 x 10
30 photos, 65 figures, 20 boxes, 5 tables

Three Revolutions
Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future

For the first time in half a century, real transformative innovations are coming to our world of passenger transportation. The convergence of new shared mobility services with automated and electric vehicles promises to significantly reshape...

280 pages
6 x 9
25 photos and illustrations

Energy Democracy
Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions

A global energy war is underway. It is man versus nature, fossil fuel versus clean energy, the haves versus the have-nots, and, fundamentally, an extractive economy versus a regenerative economy. The near-unanimous consensus among climate...

288 pages
6 x 9
23 photos, 8 illustrations

The Community Resilience Reader
Essential Resources for an Era of Upheaval

Edited by Daniel Lerch

The sustainability challenges of yesterday have become today’s resilience crises. National and global efforts have failed to stop climate change, transition from fossil fuels, and reduce inequality. We must now confront these and other...

336 pages
6 x 9

Firestorm
How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

"Comprehensive and compelling." —Booklist"A powerful message." —Kirkus"Should be required reading." —Library Journal  For two months in the spring of...

272 pages
6 x 9
26 photos

Energy Sprawl Solutions
Balancing Global Development and Conservation

Over the next several decades, as human populations grow and developing countries become more affluent, the demand for energy will soar. Parts of the energy sector are preparing to meet this demand by increasing renewable energy production, which...

192 pages
6 x 9
15 photos, 40 illustrations

Resilient Cities, Second Edition
Overcoming Fossil Fuel Dependence

What does it mean to be a resilient city in the age of a changing climate and growing inequity? As urban populations grow, how do we create efficient transportation systems, access to healthy green space, and lower-carbon buildings for all...

264 pages
6 x 9
16 photos, 22 illustrations

Our Renewable Future by Richard Heinberg and David Fridley | An Island Press book
Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy

One of GreenBiz's Six Best Sustainability Books of 2016  The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century (and perhaps sooner), we will shift from...

248 pages
6 x 9
14 photos, 33 illustrations

The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

What we make and buy is a major indicator of society’s collective priorities. Among twenty-four key trends, Vital Signs Volume 22 explores significant global patterns in production and consumption. The result is a fascinating...

152 pages
7 x 9.25
7 photos, 91 illustrations

Great Plains Regional Technical Input Report

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Great Plains Regional Technical Input Report is the result of a collaboration among numerous local, state, federal, and...

224 pages
8 x 10
20 photos, 33 illustrations

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