Hoopla Ebooks & Audiobooks: Green Living

The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change by Gleb Raygorodetsky, read by Keith Sellon-Wright (2020)

"After two decades of working with indigenous communities, Gleb Raygorodetsky shows how these communities are actually islands of biological and cultural diversity in the ever-rising sea of development and urbanization. They are an 'archipelago of hope' as we enter the Anthropocene, for here lies humankind's best chance to remember our roots and how to take care of the Earth."

 

Being the Change by Peter Kalmus (2017)

"Being the Change explores the connections between our individual daily actions and our collective predicament. It merges science, spirituality, and practical action to develop a satisfying and appropriate response to global warming."

 

The Going Green Handbook by Alice Mary Alvrez (2018)

"Grow organic, reduce waste, live toxin-free, and save money: Inside this helpful and hopeful guide, you'll find tips for greening up all the areas of your life. Learn surprising facts about your impact on the environment and change your habits with do-it-yourself ideas."

 

The Green Thoreau edited by Carol Spenard LaRusso (2012)

"What Thoreau wrote about simplicity, materialism, technology, and our troubled relationship with nature is perhaps even more relevant to our lives today than it was in the nineteenth century. In these pages, editor Carol Spenard LaRusso presents quotations by Thoreau on nature, technology, livelihood, living, possessions, time, diet and food, and aspiration."

 

The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (2016)

"Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret and previously unknown life of trees and their communication abilities; he describes how these discoveries have informed his own practices in the forest around him."

 

The Little Book of Going Green by Harriet Dyer (2019)

"The Little Book of Going Green aims to shed light on the ways humans are harming the environment, from pollution and deforestation to industrial production and farming methods...Filled with facts, theories, and tips on how we can do our bit for the planet, this is your one-stop guide to making every aspect of your life earth-friendly."

 

Live Sustainably Now by Karl Coplan (2019)

"Presenting the pros and cons of different energy, transportation, and lifestyle options, Live Sustainably Now shows that there does not have to be a trade-off between the ethical obligation to maintain a sustainable carbon footprint and the belief that life should be fulfilling and fun."

 

The Parents' Guide to Climate Revolution by Mary DeMocker (2018)

"DeMocker lays out a lively, empowering, and doable blueprint for engaging families in the urgent endeavor of climate revolution. In this book's brief, action-packed chapters, you'll learn hundreds of wide-ranging ideas for being part of the revolution"

 

Recycling by Finn Arne Jorgensen, read by Keith Sellon-Wright (2019)

"Is there a point to recycling? Is recycling even good for the environment? In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, Finn Arne Jørgensen answers: it depends...Jørgensen offers an accessible and engaging overview of recycling as an activity and as a process at the intersection of the material and the ideological."

 

Unstoppable by Bill Nye, read by the author (2015)

"In UNSTOPPABLE, Bill Nye crystallizes and expands the message for which he is best known and beloved. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our world become limitless."

 

Zero Waste by Shia Su (2018)

"Every single piece of unrecyclable garbage Shia has produced in one year fits into a mason jar-and if it seems overwhelming, it isn't! In Zero Waste, Shia demystifies and simplifies the zero waste lifestyle for the beginner, sharing practical advice, quick solutions, and tips and tricks that will make trash-free living fun and meaningful."