Keyword: climate change

    Resilient Agriculture

    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 damage, but hot summer nights, warmer winters, longer …

    related subjects: Food and Gardening
    The Big Swim

    The Big Swim

    Coming Ashore in a World Adrift

    The Big Swim puts forward the idea that personal growth arises from facing both inner tensions and threats to the biosphere. In a collection of stories that is frequently touching, surprisingly funny and always thought-provoking, author Carrie …

    related subjects: Sustainable Living
    American Exodus

    American Exodus

    Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

    Some scientists predict the sea will rise 1.5 meters before 2100, but rapidly melting polar ice caps could make the real amount much higher. In the coming century, intensifying storms will batter our coasts, and droughts and heat events will be …

    related subjects: Urban Issues
    Sacred Acts

    Sacred Acts

    How churches are working to protect Earth's climate

    by Mallory McDuff
    foreword by Bill McKibben

    Stories from across North America of contemporary church leaders, parishioners and religious activists who are working to define a new environmental movement, where honoring the Creator means protecting the planet.

    Sacred Acts documents the diverse …

    related subjects: Sustainable Living
    The Climate Challenge

    The Climate Challenge

    101 Solutions to Global Warming

    It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the urgency of global climate change. But when author Guy Dauncey assembles the world's best solutions in one place, as he does in The Climate Challenge, a vision emerges of a sustainable energy revolution. He opens …

    related subjects: Environment & Economy
    Blackout

    Blackout

    Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis

    Coal fuels about 50 percent of US electricity production and provides a quarter of the country's total energy. China and India's ferocious economic growth is based almost entirely on coal-generated electricity.

    Coal currently looks like a solution to …

    related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil
    Extreme Weather Hits Home

    Extreme Weather Hits Home

    Protecting Your Buildings from Climate Change

    We know how to prepare our homes for each seasonal change, but do we know how to prepare for climate change? Violent weather events like floods, tornadoes, ice storms and hurricanes only tell part of the story. Climate change is frequently more …

    related subjects: Green Building