Most widely held works about Bill McKibben
Most widely held works by Bill McKibben
The end of nature by Bill McKibben ( Book )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 3,089 libraries worldwide
'Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth. This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies. McKibben's argument that the survival of the globe is dependent on a fundamental, philosophical shift in the way we relate to nature is more relevant than ever. McKibben writes of our earth's environmental cataclysm, addressing such core issues as the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and the depletion of the ozone layer. His new introduction addresses some of the latest environmental issues that have risen during the 1990s. The book also includes an invaluable new appendix of facts and figures that surveys the progress of the environmental movement. More than simply a handbook for survival or a doomsday catalog of scientific prediction, this classic, soulful lament on Nature is required reading for nature enthusiasts, activists, and concerned citizens alike.'From publisher's description.
Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future by Bill McKibben ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
An impassioned call for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives. In this manifesto, journalist McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. For the first time in human history, he observes, "more" is no longer synonymous with "better"--indeed, they have become almost opposites. McKibben puts forward a new way to think about the things we buy, the food we eat, the energy we use, and the money that pays for it all. Our purchases, he says, need not be at odds with the things we truly value. McKibben's animating idea is that we need to move beyond "growth" as the paramount economic ideal and pursue prosperity in a more local direction, with regions producing more of their own food, generating more of their own energy, and even creating more of their own culture and entertainment.--From publisher description.
American Earth : environmental writing since Thoreau ( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
As America and the world grapple with the consequences of global environmental change, the author, a writer and activist offers this anthology gathering the best and most significant American environmental writing from the last two centuries. "Each advance in environmental practice" in our nation's history, he observes in his introduction, "was preceded by a great book." In this work are the words that made a movement. Classics of the environmental imagination, the essays of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and John Burroughs; Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac; Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, are set alongside an emerging activist movement, revealed by newly uncovered reports of pioneering campaigns for conservation, passages from landmark legal opinions and legislation, and searing protest speeches. Throughout, some of America's greatest and most impassioned writers take a turn toward nature, recognizing the fragility of our situation on earth and the urgency of the search for a sustainable way of life. The anthology includes essays on overpopulation, consumerism, energy policy, and the nature of "nature" join ecologists' memoirs and intimate sketches of the habitats of endangered species, as well as a detailed chronology of the environmental movement and American environmental history.
Eaarth : making a life on a tough new planet by Bill McKibben ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
McKibben's earliest warnings about global warming went largely unheeded. In this book, he argues that we can meet the challenges of a new "Eaarth"--still recognizable but suddenly and violently out of balance--by building the kind of societies and economies that can hunker down, concentrate on essentials, and create the type of community that will allow us to weather trouble on an unprecedented scale.
Enough : staying human in an engineered age by Bill McKibben ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
The author issues a warning about the dangers and limitations of technology, delving into the latest research in genetic engineering, robotics, and nanotechnology to map a future where humans will be made rather than born.
The age of missing information by Bill McKibben ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
Earth under fire : how global warming is changing the world by Gary Braasch ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
"In 1999, photojournalist Gary Braasch began a journey around the world to observe and document environmental changes resulting from the warming of our planet. In this book, he brings us along to witness firsthand what he saw as he crossed both the Antarctic and Arctic Circles, trekked above 15,000 feet in the Andes, dove on damaged coral reefs, and followed scientists into the field on four continents." "Alongside Braasch's words and images, essays by eminent scientists discuss the impacts of climate change on the oceans, biodiversity, fresh water, mountain cultures, plants and animals, and our health. Earth Under Fire offers an account of how we can reduce our dependence on fossil fuel - and lesson the consequences of that dependence - using technologies, energy sources, and efficiencies already on hand."--BOOK JACKET.
Fight global warming now : the handbook for taking action in your community by Bill McKibben ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
"The escalating symptoms of global warming are startling: Hurricane Katrina, a rapidly disappearing Arctic, severe droughts and wildfires. Meanwhile, the leading expert at NASA warns that we have only ten years to reverse climate change, and the British government estimates that the financial impact will be greater than the Great Depression and both world wars - combined. It's no longer time to debate global warming, it's time to fight it." "Drawing on the experience of 1,400 Step It Up organizers in all fifty states, Bill McKibben - the author of the first major book on global warming, The End of Nature - and the Step It Up team explain how you can build the fight in your community college, or place of worship. Fight Global Warming Now offers the tools for your involvement in the mighty new movement that is confronting the most urgent challenge facing us today."--Jacket.
Maybe one : a case for smaller families by Bill McKibben ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
"The father of a single child himself, McKibben maintains that bringing one, and no more than one, child into this world will hurt neither your family nor our nation - indeed, it can be an optimistic step toward the future. Maybe One is not just an environmental argument but a highly personal and philosophical one. McKibben cites new and extensive research about the developmental strengths of only children; he finds that single kids are not spoiled, weird, selfish, or asocial, but pretty much the same as everyone else." "McKibben recognizes that the transition to a stable population size won't be easy or painfree but ultimately is inevitable. Maybe One provides the basis for provocative, powerful thought and discussion that will influence our thinking for decades to come."--BOOK JACKET.
Hope, human and wild : true stories of living lightly on the earth by Bill McKibben ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
In Katrina's wake : portraits of loss from an unnatural disaster by Chris Jordan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
"In this collaborative project, photographer Chris Jordan and writers Bill McKibben and Susan Zakin combine their perspectives on the causes and consequences of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster. Victoria Sloan Jordan's poems touch the emotional terrain with a spareness that echoes the austere visual landscape. Taken together, these four viewpoints bear witness to the profound tragedy and raise challenging questions about the cultural conditions that contributed to its unprecedented severity."--BOOK JACKET.
The Bill Mckibben reader : pieces from an active life by Bill McKibben ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Hundred dollar holiday : the case for a more joyful Christmas by Bill McKibben ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
"McKibben offers some suggestions on how to rethink Christmastime, so that our current obsession with present-buying becomes less important than the dozens of other possible traditions and celebrations."--Jacket.
The return of the wolf : reflections on the future of wolves in the Northeast ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Wandering home : a long walk across America's most hopeful landscape, Vermont's Champlain Valley and New York's Adirondacks by Bill McKibben ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Offers an account of the author's walk from his home in Vermont to his former home in the Adirondacks, reflecting on the wonders of the natural world, what it means to be truly wild, and the impact of human intervention as he describes the Champlain Valley of Vermont and vast Adirondack wilderness.
Long distance : a year of living strenuously by Bill McKibben ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
The comforting whirlwind : God, Job, and the scale of Creation by Bill McKibben ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Look at the land : aerial reflections on America by Alex S MacLean ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Birch browsings : a John Burroughs reader by John Burroughs ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Hamish Fulton : walking journey by Hamish Fulton ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
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