A groundbreaking new book, From Enemies to Partners: Vietnam, the U.S. and Agent Orange, addresses the ongoing environmental and health problems still lingering today across Vietnam as a result of American forces using Agent Orange to eliminate forest cover there four decades ago.
Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency and Cultural Production is the essential reader for today’s creative leaders and cultural practitioners, including original contributions by artists, scholars, activists, critics, curators and writers who examine the historical precedent of South Africa; the current cultural boycott of Israel; freedom of speech and self-censorship; and long-distance activism. It is about consequences and causes of cultural boycott.
Wisdom for the Ages: E.O. Wilson Continues to Inspire…
Sounds and Tastes A Review of Noisy Bug Sing-Along by John Himmelman and What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes
A Review of Noisy Bug Sing-Along by John Himmelman and What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes
The Green Movement’s Meat Dilemma A Review of This Is Hope: Green Vegans and the New Human Ecology by Will Anderson
In This Is Hope: Green Vegans and the New Human Ecology (Earth Books), author Will Anderson, founder of greenvegans.org, lays out the hard numbers: 67 billion farm animals used to produce meat; 700 million people worldwide depending on farmed animals for much of their income; 1.5 planets’ worth of resources being used by humankind. He […]
The Efficiency Nightmare A Review of The Efficiency Trap: Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future by Steve Hallett
“What if the virtuous Prius driver consumes more energy than the jerk in the Hummer?” asks Steve Hallett in his book The Efficiency Trap…
Behind The “Hockey Stick” A Review of Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Michael Mann
The “hockey stick” is a line graph that’s become a superstar. The diagram is embedded at the center of the war between climate change believers and deniers. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines (Columbia University Press) is the story of the graphic told by one of the scientists who […]
A Review of the Book: The Inquisition of Climate Science by James Lawrence Powell