LJ Best Books 2016

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Environmental Science, February 2017 | Best Sellers

May 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

  1. State of the World; 2016: Can a City Be Sustainable?
    Worldwatch Institute
    Island Press
    2016. ISBN 9781610917551. $25
  2. How Population Change Will Transform Our World
    Harper, Sarah
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780198784098. $24.95
  3. Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Decisions in an Age of Climate Change
    Pilkey, Orrin H.
    Columbia University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780231168441. $29.95
  4. Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China
    Kahn, Matthew E.
    Princeton University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780691169361. $32.95
  5. The Five Horsemen of the Modern World: Climate, Food, Water, Disease, and Obesity
    Callahan, Daniel
    Columbia University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780231170024. $35
  6. Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World
    Schwartz, Judith D.
    St. Martin’s Press
    2016. ISBN 9781250069917. $26.99
  7. Getting to Green: Saving Nature; A Bipartisan Solution
    Rich, Frederic C.
    W.W. Norton
    2016. ISBN 9780393292473. $26.95
  8. Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present
    Newman, Richard S.,
    Oxford University Press
    2016. ISBN 9780195374834. $29.95
  9. Tipping Point for Planet Earth: How Close Are We to the Edge?
    Barnosky, Anthony D.
    St. Martin’s Press
    2016. ISBN 9781250051158. $25.99
  10. Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: Fifteen Contentious Questions
    Sovacool, Benjamin K.
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    2016. ISBN 9781421418971. $34.95
  11. Why Ecology Matters
    Krebs, Charles J.
    University of Chicago Press
    2016. ISBN 9780226318011. $75
  12. The Birth of the Anthropocene
    Davies, Jeremy
    University of California Press
    2016. ISBN 9780520289970. $29.95
  13. Environmentalism of the Rich
    Dauvergne, Peter
    MIT Press
    2016. ISBN 9780262034951. $26.95
  14. The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters
    Muir-Wood, Robert
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2016. ISBN 9780465060948. $29.99
  15. The Unnatural World: The Race To Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age
    Biello, David
    Scribner
    2016. ISBN 9781476743905. $26
  16. Cities That Think Like Planets: Complexity, Resilience, and Innovation in Hybrid Ecosystems
    Alberti, Marina
    University of Washington Press
    2016. ISBN 9780295996660. $45
  17. The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt, a Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History
    Lunde, Darrin
    Crown
    2016. ISBN 9780307464309. $28
  18. Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future
    Shetterly, Caitlin
    Putnam
    2016. ISBN 9780399170676. $28
  19. The New Ecology: Rethinking a Science for the Anthropocene
    Schmitz, Oswald J.
    Princeton University Press
    2017. ISBN 9780691160566. $35
  20. Complexity: The Evolution of Earth’s Biodiversity and the Future of Humanity
    Burger, William C.
    Prometheus
    2016. ISBN 9781633881938. $26
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