Best Sellers, Environmental Science, February 28, 2013

May 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale
Wilber, Tom
Cornell University
2012. ISBN 9780801450167. $27.95

2) On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson
Souder, William
2012. ISBN 9780307462206. $30

3) How To Think Seriously About the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism
Scruton, Roger
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199895571. $29.95

4) Living in a Dangerous Climate: Climate Change and Human Evolution
Hetherington, Renée
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9781107017252. $90

5) The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964
Turner, James Morton
University of Washington Press
2012. ISBN 9780295991757. $39.95

6) River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers
McCool, Daniel
Columbia University Press
2012. ISBN 9780231161305. $34.50

7) America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy
Speth, James Gustave
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300180763. $30

8) Wild Hope: On the Front Lines of Conservation Success
Balmford, Andrew
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226035970. $26

9) Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World
Broome, John
W.W. Norton
2012. ISBN 9780393063363. $23.95

10) Crabgrass Crucible: Suburban Nature and the Rise of Environmentalism in Twentieth-Century America
Sellers, Christopher C.
University of North Carolina Press
2012. ISBN 9780807835432. $42

11) Planet Without Apes
Stanford, Craig B.
Belknap Harvard
2012. ISBN 9780674067042. $25.95

12) The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples from Hernando De Soto to Hurricane Katrina
Morris, Christopher
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780195316919. $35

13) The Carbon Crunch: How We’re Getting Climate Change Wrong—and How To Fix It
Helm, Dieter
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300186598. $35

14) Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism
Zehner, Ozzie
University of Nebraska Press
2012. ISBN 9780803237759. $29.95

15) Observation and Ecology: Broadening the Scope of Science to Understand a Complex World
Sagarin, Rafe
Island Press
2012. ISBN 9781597268257. $60

16) The Beach Book: Science of the Shore
Hobbs, Carl H.
Columbia University Press
2012. ISBN 9780231160544. $60

17) Roots of Ecology: Antiquity to Haeckel
Egerton, Frank N.
University of California Press
2012. ISBN 9780520271746. $75

18) The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States
Vogel, David
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691124162. $39.50

19) Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World
Kellert, Stephen R.
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300176544. $32.50

20) An Environmental History of Ancient Greece and Rome
Thommen, Lukas
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9781107002166. $60

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