Forests at Risk
Climate Change and the Future of the American West

Climate change poses a huge threat to the West. The current mountain pine beetle epidemic with over 50 million acres of dying trees in western North America has created a powerful “teachable moment” across the region.


37 pages

30 photos, 15 illustrations

Climate and Conservation
Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action

Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of leading-edge projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity...

392 pages
7 x 10
43 photos and illustrations

Cooler Smarter
Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living

How can each of us live Cooler Smarter? While the routine decisions that shape our days—what to have for dinner, where to shop, how to get to work—may seem small, collectively they have a big effect on global warming. But which...

336 pages
6 x 9
34 photos and illustrations

Vital Signs 2012
The Trends that are Shaping Our Future

Just as people schedule regular check-ups with physicians, our planet needs regular check-ups to catch issues as early as possible, before they become more serious and harder to heal. That is the much-needed service provided on a global scale by...

136 pages
7 x 9.25

Saving a Million Species
Extinction Risk from Climate Change

Edited by Lee Hannah; Foreword by Thomas Lovejoy

The research paper "Extinction Risk from Climate Change" published in the journal Nature in January 2004 created front-page headlines around the world. The notion that climate change could drive more than a million species to...

432 pages
6 x 9
98 illustrations

The Case for a Carbon Tax
Getting Past Our Hang-ups to Effective Climate Policy

There's a simple, straightforward way to cut carbon emissions and prevent the most disastrous effects of climate change-and we're rejecting it because of irrational political fears. That's the central argument of The Case for a Carbon Tax...

248 pages
6 x 9
3 illustrations

Edited by David E. Naugle; Foreword by Mark S. Boyce

Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America offers a road map for securing our energy future while safeguarding our heritage. Contributors show how science can help craft solutions to conflicts between wildlife...

344 pages
6 x 9
23 illustrations

Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

“Cities are green” is becoming a common refrain.  But Calthorpe argues that a more comprehensive understanding of urbanism at the regional scale provides a better platform to address climate change.  In this groundbreaking...

176 pages
7 x 10
Three 8-page color inserts

Climate Savvy
Adapting Conservation and Resource Management to a Changing World

Climate change demands a change in how we envision, prioritize, and implement conservation and management of natural resources. Addressing threats posed by climate change cannot be simply an afterthought or an addendum, but must be integrated...

256 pages
7 x 10
60 illustrations

Foundations of Environmental Physics
Understanding Energy Use and Human Impacts

Foundations of Environmental Physics is designed to focus students on the current energy and environmental problems facing society, and to give them the critical thinking and computational skills needed to sort out potential solutions. From its...

432 pages
7 x 10
66 illustrations


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