List of 258 Books With Environmental Themes

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Title Author Published Genre
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus Charles C. Mann 2005 History, Non Fiction, Literature, Anthropology, Science
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created Charles C. Mann 2011 Biography, History, Non Fiction, Literature, Anthropology, Science
A Civil Action Jonathan Harr 1995 Novel, Biography, Legal Story
A Sand County Almanac Aldo Leopold 1949 Non-fiction
A Short History of Progress Ronald Wright 2004 Non-fiction
A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World Peter Tertzakian 2006 Non-fiction, Economics, Business, Science
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think Peter Diamandis, Steven Kotler 2012 Self-help book
All We Can Save Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine Wilkinson 2020 Nonfiction, Environment, Environment, Climate Change, Science, Feminism
An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming Nigel Lawson 2008 Science, Climate Change, Nonfiction, Economics, Politics
An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems Glenn Beck 2007 Humour, Non-fiction, History
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It Al Gore 2006 Non-fiction, Science, Environment, Politics
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Barbara Kingsolver 2007 Biography, Autobiography, Cookbook
Babylon's Ark, The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence 2007 Nonfiction, Animals, History, War, Nature, Biography
Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak Kenneth S. Deffeyes 2005 Peak Oil, Economics, Nonfiction, Science, Politics, Environment
Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World - Told from Inside by the Man Who Ran It Ken Alibek 1999 Science, Nonfiction, History, Medical, Disease
Black Faces, White Spaces Carolyn Finney 2014 Nonfiction, Environment, Race, Environment, Nature, Social Movements, Social Justice
Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza Gloria Anzaldúa 1987 Poetry, Essay, Biography
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Robin Wall Kimmerer 2013 Biography, Nonfiction, Nature, Science, Environment,Autobiography, Memoir, Spirituality
Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation Silvia Federici 1998 Feminism, History, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Politics, Philosophy, Theory,Gender, Economics, Sociology, Womens
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists and the Ecology of New England William Cronon 1983 Dissertation, Travel literature, Nonfiction
Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet Michael Bloomberg, Carl Pope 2017 Non-fiction, Environmental science
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Jared Diamond 2004 History, Nonfiction, Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Environment, Politics, Economics
Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming Bjørn Lomborg 2007 Non-fiction, Environment, Politics, Economics, Climate Change, Science
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things Michael Braungart, William McDonough 2002 Recycling, Industrial management, Environmentalism
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness Edward Abbey 1968 Autobiography, Nonfiction, Travel, Environment, Adventure
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist Kate Raworth 2017 Economics, Nonfiction, Business, Politics
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet Bill McKibben 2010 Self-help book, Nonfiction, Environment, Science, Ecology, Politics
Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit Al Gore 1992 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Politics, History
Eating Animals Jonathan Safran Foer 2009 Non-fiction, Environment, Philosophy, Animals, Health, Science
Ecology: From Individuals to Ecosystems Michael Begon, Colin R. Townsend, John L. Harper 1986 Textbook
Encounters at the Heart of the World Elizabeth A. Fenn 2014 History, Nonfiction, Anthropology, Historical, Female Authors, Native Americans
Encounters with the Archdruid John McPhee 1971 Fiction, Nature writing
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Merlin Sheldrake 2020 Autobiography, Nonfiction, Science, Ecology, History
Everybody Loves a Good Drought P. Sainath 1996 Non-fiction, Economics, Politics, History
Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat Philip Lymbery, Isabel Oakeshott 2014 Cookbook, Nonfiction, Environment, Science, Animals
Feral: Searching for enchantment on the frontiers of rewilding George Monbiot 2013 Autobiography, Nonfiction, Science, Ecology, Environment, Politics
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change Elizabeth Kolbert 2006 Non-fiction, Science, Environment, Politics, History
Food Inc.: A Participant Guide: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer—And What You Can Do About It Karl Weber 2009 Nonfiction, Health, Science, Environment, Health, Nutrition, Politics
God is Red: A Native View of Religion Vine Deloria Jr. 1973 Religion, Nonfiction, History, Philosophy, Spirituality, Theology, Race, Native Americans, Anthropology, Politics
Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism Ozzie Zehner 2012 Fiction
Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage Daniel C. Esty 2006 Environment, Nonfiction, Economics, Business
Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World Charles, Prince of Wales, Tony Juniper, Ian Skelly 2010 Biography, Nonfiction, Environment, Nature, Philosophy, Science, History, Science, Agriculture, Politics
Heaven and Earth: Global Warming — The Missing Science Ian Plimer 2009 Science, Nonfiction, Environment, Climate Change, Politics
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—And How It Can Renew America Thomas L. Friedman 2008 Nonfiction, Environment, Politics, Economics, Science, Business, History
Last Chance to See Douglas Adams, Mark Carwardine 1990 Autobiography, Travel literature, Nonfiction, Science
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder Richard Louv 2005 Parenting, Nonfiction, Environment, Nature, Education, Science
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway 2010 Science, Nonfiction,Politics, History, Environment
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, Hunter Lovins 1999 Nonfiction, Economics, Environment, Sustainability, Business, Politics
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Greta Thunberg 2019 Nonfiction, Environment, Politics, Science
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent Eduardo Galeano 1971 History, Nonfiction, Politics, Economics, Historical, Social Justice
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth Buckminster Fuller 1969 Philosophy, Nonfiction, Science, Design, Architecture, Environment, Sustainability, History, Ecology
Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis Al Gore 2009 Environment, Economic
Our Stolen Future Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, John Peterson Myers 1996 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Health, Science, Biology, Medical
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World Kevin Kelly 1994 Nonfiction, Science, Technology, Philosophy, Economics, Business
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Annie Dillard 1974 Nonfiction, Biography, Nature writing
Plows, Plagues and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate William Ruddiman 2005 History, Science, Nonfiction, Dissertation
Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters Kate Brown 2013 History, Nonfiction, Dissertation, Science
Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future Robert Bryce 2010 Energy
Prosperity Without Growth Tim Jackson 2009 Environment, Social Issues, Politics, Economics
Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place Terry Tempest Williams 1991 Memoir, Creative nonfiction, Nature writing
Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change Clive Hamilton 2010 Nonfiction, Climate Change,Science, Environment, Politics, Philosophy, Biology, Ecology, Sustainability
Silent Spring & other writings on environment Rachel Carson 2018 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Anthologies
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet Mark Lynas 2007 Nonfiction, Science, Environment
Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered E. F. Schumacher 1973 Economics, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Politics, Environment
Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene Donna Haraway 2016 Philosophy, Nonfiction, Feminism, Anthropology, Environment, Science, Nature
Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity James Hansen 2009 Science, Nonfiction, Environment, Climate Change, Politics
The Coming Global Superstorm Art Bell, Whitley Strieber 1999 Nonfiction, History, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Environment, Nature
The Control of Nature John McPhee 1987 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Nature, History
The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution Carolyn Merchant 1980 Feminism, Nonfiction, History, Science, Philosophy, Environment, Nature, Ecology
The End of Nature Bill McKibben 1989 Environment, Nonfiction, Science, Climate Change, Nature, Sustainability, Politics
The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World Paul Roberts 2004 Nonfiction, Politics, Economics, Science, Environment, History, Business
The End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat Charles Clover 2004 Nonfiction, Food, Science, Environment, Conservation
The Everglades: River of Grass Marjory Stoneman Douglas 1947 Nonfiction, Environment, Nature, History, Science, Ecology, Travel
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World Steven Berlin Johnson 2006 History, Nonfiction, Science, Health, Medicine, Medical, Historical
The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable Amitav Ghosh 2016 Nonfiction, Climate Change, Environment, Science, Politics, History
The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems Van Jones 2008 Nonfiction, Economics, Environment, Politics, Business
The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines Michael E. Mann 2012 Science, Nonfiction, Environment, Climate Change, Politics, History
The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate and the Corruption of Science Andrew Montford 2010 Environment, Climate Chang, Science, Politics
The Hundred Year Lie: How Food And Medicine Are Destroying Your Health Randall Fitzgerald 2006 Health, Nonfiction, Food, Science, History, Sustainability
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World Andrea Wulf 2015 Nonfiction, Science, History, Biography, Nature, Environment, Natural History
The Legacy of Luna Julia Butterfly Hill 2000 Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir, Environment, Nature, Biography, Social Issues, Activism
The Limits to Growth Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jørgen Randers, William W. Behrens III 1972 Nonfiction, Economics, Science, Politics, Environment, Sustainability, Philosophy
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century James Howard Kunstler 2003 Nonfiction, Environment, Politics, Economics, Science
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels Alex Epstein 2014 Nonfiction,Politics, Economics, Science, Philosophy, Environment, Climate Change, Business
The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins Anna Tsing 2015 Nonfiction, Anthropology, Science, Environment, Nature, Politics, Economics
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Michael Pollan 2006 Nonfiction, Food, Science, Health, History, Nutrition, Environment
The Population Bomb Paul R. Ehrlich 1968 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Sociology
The Real Global Warming Disaster (Is The Obsession With 'Climate Change' Turning Out To Be the Most Costly Scientific Blunder In History?) Christopher Booker 2009 Science, Politics, Environment, Climate Change, Nonfiction
The Sea Around Us Rachel Carson 1951 Nonfiction, Nature writing
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Elizabeth Kolbert 2014 Nonfiction, Science, History, Environment
The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World Bjørn Lomborg 1998 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Economics, Politics, Geography
The World Without Us Alan Weisman 2007 Nonfiction, Science, Environment, Nature, History
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate Naomi Klein 2014 Nonfiction, Politics, Environment, Science, Economics, Business
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation Dan Fagin 2013 Nonfiction, Science, History, Environment, Politics, Health
Unbowed: A Memoir Wangari Maathai 2006 Autobiography
Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years Siegfried Fred Singer, Dennis T. Avery 2006 Science, Nonfiction, Politics, Environment
Walden Henry David Thoreau 1854 Memoir, Autobiography, Classics, Nonfiction, Philosophy
Wave: Life and Memories after the Tsunami Sonali Deraniyagala 2013 Nonfiction, Memoir, Biography, Cultural, History, Adult
Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto Stewart Brand 2009 Science, Nonfiction, Environment, Politics, Sustainability, Climate Change, Economics
Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up & Maintain a Worm Composting System Mary Appelhof 1982 Nonfiction, Science, Reference, Gardening

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