The Consumer's Guide To Effective Environmental Choices

The first comprehensive look at the full range of modern consumer activities, identifying those that cause the most environmental damage and those that cause the least. By Michael Brower and Warren Leon. Three Rivers Press, 1999. 304 pp.

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Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

"Challenging the prevailing wisdom that the goal of economies should be unlimited growth, McKibben (The End of Nature) argues that the world doesn't have enough natural resources to sustain endless economic expansion." (Editorial Review on

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

"Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, this book (released May 2007) tells the story of how our family was changed by one year of deliberately eating food produced in the place where we live."-Kingsolver

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

"Pollan examines what he calls 'our national eating disorder' (the Atkins craze, the precipitous rise in obesity) in this remarkably clearheaded book. It's a fascinating journey up and down the food chain, one that might change the way you read the label on a frozen dinner, dig into a steak or decide whether to buy organic eggs. You'll certainly never look at a Chicken McNugget the same way again. Read More »

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