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

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Striving for Equity Through Community-Driven Design

In the United States, people of color are disproportionally more likely to live in environments with poor air quality, in close proximity to toxic waste, and in locations more vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events.  ...

240 pages
6 x 9
one 8-page color insert, 45 photos and illustrations

Twenty Years of Life
Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity

In Twenty Years of Life, Suzanne Bohan exposes the disturbing flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by your zip code. The strain of living in a poor neighborhood, with sub?par schools, lack of parks, fear...

272 pages
6 x 9
32 photos

Lyme
The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into areas where it was once too cold for them to live. The first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, the disease infects half a million people in the US and Europe...

256 pages
6 x 9

How to Feed the World

Edited by Jessica Eise and Ken Foster

By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How can we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of experts from Purdue University break down this crucial...

256 pages
6 x 9
11 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

Replenish
The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity

"Nothing is more important to life than water, and no one knows water better than Sandra Postel. Replenish is a wise, sobering, but ultimately hopeful book." —Elizabeth Kolbert"Clear-eyed treatise......

328 pages
6 x 9
15 illustrations

Whitewash
The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

"Reads like a mystery novel as Gillam skillfully uncovers Monsanto's secretive strategies."—Erin Brockovich"A damning picture...Gillam expertly covers a contentious front." —Publishers Weekly...

272 pages
6 x 9

Design for Good
A New Era of Architecture for Everyone

"I can't recommend John Cary's book, Design for Good, highly enough. His argument...is clear and revolutionary." —Melinda Gates “That’s what we do really: we do miracles,” said Anne-...

280 pages
8 x 10
200 color photos

Natural Defense
Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health

For more than a century, we have relied on chemical cures to keep our bodies free from disease and our farms free from bugs and weeds. We rarely consider human and agricultural health together, but both are based on the same ecology, and both are...

200 pages
6 x 9

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