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Question of the Week: What books have you read that influenced your thinking about the environment?

2009 June 1

Henry David Thoreau, Rachel Carson, Aldo Leopold – many authors have inspired us to think deeply about protecting the environment. Share which books you’ve read.

What books have you read that influenced your thinking about the environment?

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  1. Kavita permalink
    June 15, 2009

    The Silent Spring – Rachel Carson
    Small is Beautiful – Schumacher
    Limits to Growth – Meadows
    His Dark Materials – Phillip Pullman, climate change is one of the themes used in this fantasy trilogy so wouldn’t say prompted to think – rather i made the connection there

  2. Sarah permalink
    June 16, 2009

    River of Grass – Marjory Stoneman Douglas

  3. Michelle permalink
    June 17, 2009

    All of Frank Ackerman’s books- especially Why do we Recycle and Poisened for Pennies
    Our Stolen Future by Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, John Peter Meyers

  4. Little Miss Save the Earth permalink
    June 20, 2009

    Along with many of the previously listed books, I have recently read “Green Kingdom Come” by Joe Grabill. It’s a great new perspective on the green movement.

  5. us of a permalink
    July 6, 2009

    glenn beck’s an inconvenient book…go read!

  6. Addi permalink
    September 15, 2009


  7. permalink
    February 4, 2010

    given name of the books are really usefull…….thnx

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