Breanna Draxler interviews author Eric Holtaus

Breanna Draxler is the climate editor at YES! How do we get where we need to go, from where we are today? Excerpts from the interview: “The old world has fallen away, and there’s not yet a clear vision of what the new world is going to be,” “There needs to be a picture of …

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Timothy Snyder | March 2017 An idiot’s guide to tyranny: Some thoughts about Timothy’s Snyder’s ‘On Tyranny’ — The Berkshire Edge “Americans today are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism in the twentieth century. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience. Now is …

Grassroots Rising: A Call to Action on Climate, Farming, Food, and a Green New Deal

Grassroots Rising by Ronnie Cummins, founder and director of the Organic Consumers Association, will be available January 28. This is one of the most important books Chelsea Green has published, and we are offering activists and organizations the special discounts listed below. $17.95 paperback – 208 pages – ISBN 9781603589758 – Available January 28, 2020 …

Chicago Review of Books — Burning Worlds

The Man Who Coined ‘Cli-Fi’ Has Some Reading Suggestions For You by Amy Brady -- February 8, 2017 “Burning Worlds” is a new monthly column dedicated to examining important trends in climate change fiction, or “cli-fi.” It astonishes to think just how long humans have known that the Earth is getting warmer. The term “global warming” didn’t enter …

Here: Poems for the Planet

Here: Poems for the Planet is a lovesong to a planet in crisis. Summoning a chorus of over 125 diverse poetic voices—including Mary Oliver, Robert Hass, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Ross Gay, W.S. Merwin, Natalie Diaz, Kimiko Hahn, and others—this anthology approaches the impending environmental crisis with a sense of urgency and hopefulness.

Bill McKibben

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages …

Thomas Friedman

"Thank You for Being Late" An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers.Thomas Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration–and explains how to live in it.

Best Books of 2018 for a Meaningful Life

The year’s must-reads help to weather hard times and make a difference in the lives of those around us.

“The 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life”

By Karen Armstrong The Compassion Campaign of Clallam County is co-sponsoring this 2019 Compassion Winter Read As a scholar of world religions, Armstrong extends an invitation to explore the particular place of compassion in religious and ethical teachings. She specifically focuses on the Golden Rule as expressed in each one, which served as common ground …

The Madhouse Effect

Publisher's Book Description The award winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have fought at the frontlines of climate denialism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect …

Books We Love Best in 2018

Sightline staff shares their most memorable reads of the year, including fiction, sci-fi, poetry, and more. Author: Anne Christnovich (@anne_c_1234) on December 14, 2018 at 5:37 am If you or someone you know is the kind of person who calls winter “reading season,” this list is for you. If you or someone you know is …