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27 Results
American experience. Earth days
DVD
2010
1 available of 1 items

"[This program] looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement -- from its post-war rustlings in the 1950s and the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson's incendiary bestseller 'Silent Spring' to...

I [heart] Huckabees
DVD
2004
8 available of 9 items

Kindhearted, but confused activist Andrew Markovski hires a pair of eccentric 'existential detectives' to help him find the meaning of life. All the while, a sexy, French author is trying to throw a wrench in their plan ...

The green new deal and beyond : ending the climate emergency while we still can —Cox, Stan, author.
Book
2020
3 available of 3 items

"The prospect of a Green New Deal--sustainable energy, and justice for all Americans--has instilled millions of people with a sense of hope. To make it happen, the plan will require a national mobilization on a scale not...

Paris to Pittsburgh
DVD
2019
1 available of 1 items

Witness the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States' energy future and the decision to ...

Grassroots rising : a call to action on climate, farming, food, and a green new deal —Cummins, Ronnie, author.
Book
2020
6 available of 7 items

"Grassroots Rising is a wake-up call, an agronomic and political blueprint, and a call to action for America and the global body politic to address the challenge of climate change. The best-kept secret in the world today...

A fierce green fire the battle for a living planet
DVD
2012
1 available of 1 items

Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought, and succeeded, against enormous odds.

World made by hand —Kunstler, James Howard.
Book
2008
0 available of 1 items

In the wake of global catastrophes that have destroyed industrial civilization, the inhabitants of Union Grove, a small New York town, do anything they can to get by, as they struggle to deal with a new way of life over ...

Oil and honey : the education of an unlikely activist —McKibben, Bill.
Book
2013
7 available of 7 items

"Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that's where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years...

Oil and honey the education of an unlikely activist —McKibben, Bill.
Book On CD
2013
1 available of 1 items

Bestselling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet.

Engineering Eden : the true story of a violent death, a trial, and the fight over controlling nature —Smith, Jordan Fisher, author.
Book
2016
3 available of 3 items

"The fascinating story of a trial that opened a window onto the century-long battle to control nature in the national parks. When twenty-five-year-old Harry Walker was killed by a bear in Yellowstone Park in 1972, the ci...

A climate of crisis : America in the age of environmentalism —Allitt, Patrick, author.
Book
2014
1 available of 1 items

"Few issues today excite more passion or alarm than the specter of climate change. In A Climate of Crisis, historian Patrick Allitt shows that our present climate of crisis is far from exceptional. Indeed, the environmen...

Let's celebrate Earth Day. —Roop, Connie.
Book
2 available of 2 items

On a farther shore the life and legacy of Rachel Carson —Souder, William, 1949-
Electronic Resource
2012

Rachel Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, began work on her seminal book Silent Spring in the late 1950s, when a dizzying array of synthetic pesticides had come into use. Leading this chemical onslaugh...

A contract with the Earth —Gingrich, Newt.
Book
2007
1 available of 1 items

Rooted in the earth reclaiming the African American environmental heritage —Glave, Dianne D.
EBook
2010

With a basis in environmental history, this groundbreaking study challenges the idea that a meaningful attachment to nature and the outdoors is contrary to the black experience. The discussion shows that contemporary Afr...

Inherit the holy mountain : religion and the rise of American environmentalism —Stoll, Mark R, 1954-
Book
2015
1 available of 1 items

In Inherit the Holy Mountain, historian Mark Stoll introduces us to the religious roots of the American environmental movement. Religion, he shows, provided environmentalists both with deeply-embedded moral and cultural ...

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