2 Pro Tips to Store Books Properly

The Environmental Blog

Books are undoubtedly the most sentimental thing we have in our houses. It is often a problem for avid readers that they have a heap of books in their small, personal library, and it becomes challenging to store them. Our emotions are the core of the problem behind book storage.

20 must-read books about food systems

GreenBiz

20 must-read books about food systems. The book highlights agrobiodiversity initiatives in Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey, featuring research from the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Project (BFN) of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. Books.

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Paul Polman on his new book and 'courageous companies'

GreenBiz

An icon of sustainable business says that most companies, including the one he led, are thinking holistically about what it means to be "net-positive

My new pandemic book is coming soon

GatesNotes

I’ve written a book about how we can make sure the world never suffers through something like COVID-19 again

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5 great books for the summer

GatesNotes

I loved all of them and hope you’ll find something you enjoy too

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5 books I loved reading this year

GatesNotes

Lately, I’ve found myself drawn to the kinds of books I would’ve liked as a kid

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Book Review: Net Zero: How we stop causing climate change by Dieter Helm

Terra Infirma

I haven’t read a Sustainability book for some time, so when my partner handed me a copy of Dieter Helm’s Net Zero at an Alpkit outdoors store of all places, I thought, yes, I really should give this a go. Uncategorised book review net zero

books about a planet in peril

Fairsnape

Within FutuREstorative I included a list of books that have inspired me on my sustainability journey. Scranton served in Iraq as a private in the US army and he draws on that experience in trying to understand the implications of climate crisis for himself and his loved ones: the result is a book that is fiercely urgent and deeply poignant. By the time you finish this book you will have become an Extinction Rebellion activist.

Book Review: Rummage by Emily Cockayne

Terra Infirma

As it stepped back through the eras Memento-style, Cockayne’s book really made me think about the parallels between recycling/reuse historically and today. The post Book Review: Rummage by Emily Cockayne appeared first on Terra Infirma.

Book Review: Value(s) by Mark Carney

Terra Infirma

As with much of the rest of the book, I struggled to keep abreast of where I was in all the lists nested within lists within lists, but then I realised that this was maybe kind of the point. The post Book Review: Value(s) by Mark Carney appeared first on Terra Infirma.

ESG Book aims to shape the future of sustainability data

Eco-Business

ESG Book', created by data firm Arabesque, aims to standardise multiple corporate disclosures from around the world Heavyweight financial institutions are backing a public database to simplify access to corporate sustainability data.

Greta Thunberg to release 'The Climate Book' this fall

Inhabitant

Penguin will publish "The Climate Book," a new work by climate activist Greta Thunberg, this coming autumn. Over 100 people contributed to the book, which provides an overview of how Earth's many crises connect

Gas Utility Sends Kid-Friendly Activity Books to Oregon Schools

DeSmogBlog

and to “make a poster, rap song, mini-book, or oral presentation” about one of the booklet’s “natural gas science facts or safety tips.”. The post Gas Utility Sends Kid-Friendly Activity Books to Oregon Schools appeared first on DeSmog.

A business book I’d actually recommend

GatesNotes

Unlike most books on leadership, this one is worth your time

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Gorgeous new photography book celebrates flamingos

Inhabitant

Biologist and Photographer Claudio Contreras Koob talked to Inhabitat about his gorgeous new coffee table book "Flamingos," which has just been published by teNeues They’ve been called pink unicorns and their likenesses adorn lawns all across the U.S. We’re talking about flamingos, those elusive and vibrant birds that have earned a cult following.

Top 6 Books On Green Living

Green Living Guy

Here are 6 books which will provide you with. The post Top 6 Books On Green Living appeared first on Green Living Guy. Leading a sustainable lifestyle is becoming increasingly important as we attempt to care for and protect our planet.

What If … book review & notes

Fairsnape

Fast forward to Rob’s latest book, What If …From What Is To What If … What if we had undertaken that construction re-skilling back then? book review sustainability FutuREstorative Living Building Challenge Rob Hopkins specifi Transition Handbook transition towns What IfWhat if we lived in a time when the human imagination flourished and anything felt possible. It was back in 2008 when I first came across Rob Hopkins through his Transition Handbook.

LA Chapter Book Club – Doughnut Economics 7/21/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Join the WCS Los Angeles Chapter’s discussion on Kate Raworth’s book, “Donut Economics: 7 Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist.”. In her book, Kate offers a new model for economics, based around the concept of the ‘doughnut’. July 21, 2022. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PST. Virtual Event.

5 books to enjoy this winter

GatesNotes

The five books on my end-of-year list will help you start 2020 on a good note

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INTERSOLAR EUROPE 2022: 80 PERCENT ALREADY BOOKED!

altenergymag

Following the top-class Restart event of the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry that took place in a compact format in October 2021, the next regular event will be held from May 11–13, 2022, in Munich

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LA Chapter Book Club – Doughnut Economics 7/21/22 Copy

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Join the WCS Los Angeles Chapter’s discussion on Kate Raworth’s book, “Donut Economics: 7 Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist.”. In her book, Kate offers a new model for economics, based around the concept of the ‘doughnut’. July 21, 2022. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PST. Virtual Event.

Indie comic book characters are brought to life as unique cardboard cutouts

Inhabitat - Innovation

After creating a life-size board game out of cardboard, Luanga ‘Lue’ Nuwame has combined his love of cardboard crafting with another passion — rare comic book action figures

This book taught me a lot about the Spanish Flu

GatesNotes

Barry’s 2004 book has never been more relevant John M.

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Story book of timber designed for University of Arkansas

Inhabitat - Innovation

Developed to bolster the university’s role as a leader in mass timber advocacy, the $16 million applied research center will be a “story book of timber” promoting timber and wood design initiatives Dublin-based Grafton Architects and Fayetteville-based Modus Studio have won an international design competition for the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation at the University of Arkansas’ Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

New travel book "Around the World in 80 Spiritual Places"

Inhabitant

I frequently visit cemeteries, but was especially excited to be at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn last month. This historic cemetery is an enormous greenspace, fronted by gothic arches and full of birds, prairie dogs, flowering trees and interesting monuments to people ranging from obscure to celebrities. I was drawn to a pyramid-shaped tomb with a huge gold sculpture of animals leaning on the grassy hill below it

"Clean(ish)" book outlines simple steps for big changes

Inhabitant

Bestselling author Gin Stephens set out to make the task easier with her newest book "CLEAN(ISH): Eat (Mostly) Clean, Live (Mainly) Clean, and Unlock Your Body's Natural Ability to Self-Clean Tackling change can be overwhelming.

Save the Date: LA Chapter Book Club – Doughnut Economics 7/21/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

The post Save the Date: LA Chapter Book Club – Doughnut Economics 7/21/22 appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability. July 21, 2022. 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST. Virtual Event. Coming Soon.

Kids are hungry for books about eco-activists, in what publishers call 'the Greta effect'

Inhabitat - Innovation

Publishers coin the new trend the “Greta Thunberg Effect” and are turning around children’s book about climate change in record time. Publishers have pumped out books across a range of topics related to the environment, from endangered species to climate change, and sales have doubled in the last year, according to Nielsen

My new climate book is almost here

GatesNotes

Everything you need to know about avoiding the worst climate outcomes

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We Earthlings: Do This Before Recycling Your Hardback Books

AGreenLiving

If you have an old hardback book that you no longer want and are unable… The post We Earthlings: Do This Before Recycling Your Hardback Books appeared first on Earth911. Here is the original: We Earthlings: Do This Before Recycling Your Hardback Books. Eco and-are before before-recycling books bringing-climate climate-literacy climate-science earth911 hardback-books inspire & motivate longer-want old-hardback understand-what you-have

Gorgeous new photography book celebrates flamingos

AGreenLiving

Biologist and Photographer Claudio Contreras Koob talked to Inhabitat about his gorgeous new coffee table book “Flamingos,” which has just been published by teNeues. Inhabitat: Tell us a little bit about your book. Gorgeous new photography book celebrates flamingos.

5 good books for a lousy year

GatesNotes

In a year like this, sometimes you want to go deep on a tough issue. Other times you need a break

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5 summer books and other things to do at home

GatesNotes

Whether you’re looking for a distraction or just spending a lot more time at home, you can’t beat reading a book

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This new book documents a permaculture hotspot in Berlin

Inhabitant

Hidden away in Berlin’s historical bohemian district of Rixdorf in Neukölln is a special garden and restaurant called Café Botanico. When Architectural Photographer Liz Eve stumbled upon the café, she was immediately hooked. She used her camera to document the people, plants, philosophy and permaculture methods throughout the seasons

Q&A with Eric Pasi, author of new book “Clean Wave”

Solar Power World

Eric Pasi, chief development officer at Minnesota solar installation company IPS Solar, recently published CleanWave: A Guide to Success in the Green Recovery, a book about the past, present and future of cleantech with interviews, stories and advice for green career seekers.

This book helped me understand modern politics better

GatesNotes

is a fascinating look at human psychology

Book review—Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century

Charged

Considering the massive media coverage of Tesla over the last decade, it may seem surprising that there aren’t more books about the company. For true followers of the Tesla story, there’s a lot to like in this book. Some parts of the book read like an Elon Musk tweet.

10 Books to Counter Consumerism

AGreenLiving

We are constantly bombarded by messages that tell us we … The post 10 Books to Counter Consumerism appeared first on Earth911.com. See original here: 10 Books to Counter Consumerism.

New book tells the story of Tesla from its founding to the present

Charged

When I undertook to write a comprehensive history of the company in 2014, I knew I would have to update it from time to time, and that’s one reason I opted to publish it exclusively as an e-book. I’ve updated every section and reorganized the entire book, adding four new chapters and several additional photos. The most exclusive sections of the book are based on personal interviews with Tesla co-founders Marc Tarpenning and Ian Wright.

How to write a Sustainability book

Terra Infirma

I’ve written five books on business and Sustainability , all of which I’m pretty proud of, and I know first hand how much effort goes in to putting a book together. I’m constantly on the lookout for new books on the subject to expand my thinking, open up new possibilities and inspire me. And every so often, a publisher will get in touch to ask whether I’d review a new book for them. Uncategorised book review

Wander through columns of books at this bookstore in China

Inhabitant

With books rising into the darkness above glossy floors, the Dujiangyan Zhongshuge bookstore by X+Living in Chengdu, China is an achievement of inspirational design. Panda themes blend with weather-themed natural elements throughout to create the impression of a forest of bamboo shoots that comprise rolling arches and spires of bookshelves many stories tall

New book says car science can save the world

Inhabitant

A new book by Kit Chapman, "Racing Green: How Motorsport Science Can Save the World," explained the technology behind the vroom NASCAR might conjure up images of speed-mad rednecks waving flags. However, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes in the world of racing cars, much of it environmentally-friendly.

How to build a flood resilient future

GreenBiz

A new book shows how we can adapt the built and natural environment to be more flood resilient in the face of climate change. Books Disaster Recovery resilience Risk & Resilience Weather GreenBiz Reads