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Environmental Science, June 2014 | Best Sellers

August 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World
    Nordhaus, William D.
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300189773. $30
  2. The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble Over Earth’s Future
    Sabin, Paul
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300176483. $28.50
  3. Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
    Weisman, Alan
    Little, Brown
    2013. ISBN 9780316097758. $28
  4. Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs To Know
    Simberloff, Daniel
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199922017. $74
  5. The Dynamics of Disaster
    Kieffer, Susan W.
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393080957. $25.95
  6. Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource
    Sedlak, David L.
    Yale University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780300176490. $28.50
  7. Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in the Climate Change Century
    Woodworth, Paddy
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226907390. $35
  8. By All Means Necessary: How China’s Resource Quest Is Changing the World
    Economy, Elizabeth
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199921782. $27.95
  9. Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
    Funk, McKenzie
    Penguin Press
    2014. ISBN 9781594204012. $27.95
  10. Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet
    Elton, Sarah
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226093628. $25
  11. Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science
    Thorson, Robert M.
    Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674724785. $29.95
  12. Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability
    Henn, Rebecca L.
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262019415. $54
  13. Sustainable Urban Metabolism
    Ferrão, Paulo
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262019361. $35
  14. Hydrofracking
    Prud’homme, Alex
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199311262. $74
  15. The Biology of Reefs and Reef Organisms
    Goldberg, Walter M.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226301679. $145
  16. The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society
    Peterson, M. Nils
    Johns Hopkins University
    2013. ISBN 9781421410654. $29.95
  17. US Politics & Climate Change: Science Confronts Policy
    Sussman, Glen
    Lynne Rienner
    2013. ISBN 9781588268990. $58
  18. Paleoclimate
    Bender, Michael L
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691145549. $80
  19. How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human
    Kohn, Eduardo
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520276109. $70
  20. The Once and Future World: Nature as It Was, as It Is, as It Could Be
    MacKinnon, J.B.
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    2013. ISBN 9780544103054. $25