Best Sellers: Environmental Science, May 31, 2012

August 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Eruptions That Shook the World
Oppenheimer, Clive
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9780521641128. $30

2) The Very Hungry City: Urban Energy Efficiency and the Economic Fate of Cities
Troy, Austin
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300162318. $28

3) Our Dying Planet: An Ecologist’s View of the Crisis We Face
Sale, Peter F.
University of California Press
2011. ISBN 9780520267565. $34.95

4) Indra’s Net and the Midas Touch: Living Sustainably in a Connected World
Thiele, Leslie Paul
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262016094. $29.95

5) Plato’s Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology
Ophuls, William
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262015905. $27.95

6) The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World
Rifkin, Jeremy
Palgrave Macmillan
2011. ISBN 9780230115217. $27

7) Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us About Ethics, Virtue, and Sustainable Living
Lane, Melissa
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691151243. $29.95

8) DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide That Changed the World
Kinkela, David
University of North Carolina Press
2011. ISBN 9780807835098. $39.95

9) The Theory of Ecology
Scheiner, Samuel M.
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226736853. $120

10) Unlocking Energy Innovation: How America Can Build a Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Energy System
Lester, Richard K.
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262016773. $24.95

11) A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth
Rolston, Holmes, III
2012. ISBN 9780415884839. $100

12) Windfall: Wind Energy in America Today
Righter, Robert W.
University of Oklahoma Press
2011. ISBN 9780806141923. $19.95

13) Water: Asia’s New Battleground
Chellaney, Brahma
Georgetown University Press
2011. ISBN 9781589017719. $29.95

14) The Crisis in Energy Policy
Deutch, John M.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674058262. $24.95

15) Climate Policy After Copenhagen: The Role of Carbon Pricing
Neuhoff, Karsten
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107008939. $99

16) But Will the Planet Notice? How Smart Economics Can Save the World
Wagner, Gernot
Hill & Wang: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2011. ISBN 9780809052073. $27

17) Ocean Acidification
Gattuso, Jean-Pierre
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199591084. $135

18) A People’s History of Environmentalism in the United States
Montrie, Chad
2011. ISBN 9781441116727. $100

19) Climate and the Oceans
Vallis, Geoffrey K.
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691144672. $80

20) Environmental Economics: A Very Short Introduction
Smith, Stephen
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199583584. $11.95

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