Global Warming

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Ecological Footprint

Managing Our Biocapacity Budget

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present, using more than Earth can replenish. Like any such scheme, this works for a … ; 290 View

Facing the Climate Emergency

How to Transform Yourself With Climate Truth

As the climate crisis accelerates toward the collapse of civilization and the natural world, people everywhere are feeling deep pain about ecological destruction and their role in it. Yet we are … ; 162 View

Getting to Zero

Canada Confronts Global Warming

In this book, long-time social and environmental activist Tony Clarke provides hard-to-find information and analysis about what Canada is and is not doing as of 2018 to get to zero emissions. He … 248 View

Oil’s Deep State

How the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming — in Alberta, and in Ottawa

This book addresses the question of democratic governments failed to take serious steps to reduce carbon emissions despite dire warnings and compelling evidence of the profound and growing threat … 256 View

Renewal of Life

How Nature Awakens Our Creativity Compassion and Joy

Why spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? In learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection with nature, we can also regenerate the … 210 View

Resilient Agriculture

Cultivating Food Systems for A Changing Climate

Climate change presents an unprecedented challenge to the productivity and profitability of agriculture in North America. More variable weather, drought and flooding create the most obvious … 370 View

The Big Stall

How big oil and think tanks are blocking action on climate change in Canada

This book traces the origins of the Trudeau government’s climate change plan back to the energy sector itself — in particular Big Oil. It shows how, in the last fifteen years, Big Oil … 304 View

Thirty Years of Failure

Understanding Canadian Climate Policy

Thirty years ago, Canada was a climate leader, designing policy to curb rising emissions and demanding the same of other countries. But in the intervening decades, Canada has become more of a … 192 View
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Introduction

From: Getting to Zero

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Identifies how the 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray should cause Canada to confront climate change. Discusses how oil sand production has increased and why this needs to change for Canada to … 7 $0.70 Add
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Footprint: Why?

From: Ecological Footprint

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Forging an Emotional Bond With Nature

From: Renewal of Life

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In the Introduction, the author describes how an exploration and willingness to be aware of nature can lead to a multifaceted improvement in one’s wellbeing 4 $0.40 Add
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An unwitting experiment

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft provides an unique and personal view on the hold oil companies have on our democratic institutions. He goes on to provide a brief history of … 14 $1.40 Add
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Prologue

From: Facing the Climate Emergency

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This section contains the prologue and a brief introduction. ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Sustaining Agriculture in a Changing Climate

From: Resilient Agriculture

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This chapter provides a brief history of agricultural practices and outlines the different crops and livestock that are cultivated in different environments. The chapter goes on to discuss how … 40 $4.00 Add
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Area as Currency

How Much Biocapacity Does a Person Need?

From: Ecological Footprint

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A deeper introduction to the Footprint, explaining the underlying physical principles and idea of accounting. ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Big Oil Takes Control

From: The Big Stall

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Analyzes the rise of neo-liberalism think tanks in Canada and their impact on energy policy through the 1970s and 1980s. Trudeau’s Keynesian interventions such as the NEP and Petro Canada … 18 $1.80 Add