Books recently featured on The Earthbound Report, covering climate and environment, social justice and consumerism.
Wangari Maathai£8.99 £8.36
The remarkable story of Wangari Maathai, the first African women to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
Sophie Walker£7.99 £7.43
Sophie Walker introduces inspirational women and their advice on activism as a way of life.
Anna Coote, Aidan Harper, et al.£9.99
A short introduction to the arguments for shorter work time.
Terri (CEO of the Centre for Higher Education) Givens£19.98 £18.58
Terri Givens writes about how structural inequality has affected her and her family, and how radical empathy could change society.
Kehinde Andrews£20.00 £18.60
A powerful analysis of how white supremacy continues to shape history, long after the explicit racism of slavery and empire have formally ended.
Mariana Mazzucato£20.00 £18.60
What can we learn from the state managemend of the Apollo space missions - and apply to climate change and other priorities?
Danny Cullenward and David G. Victor£15.99
Investigating why and how market-based climate solutions go wrong. (In a word, politics)
Roman Krznaric£8.99 £8.36
Highly readable guide to seeing through the eyes of others, and its transformative power.
Megan McCubbin and Chris Packham£20.00 £18.60
A celebration of British wildlife and what needs to be done to enhance and protect it.
John Robb and Dale Vince£20.00 £18.60
Dale Vince's own story, full of radical ideas, persistence, and an uncompromising commitment to what it right for the planet.
Joel Levy£8.99 £8.36
Stories of nuclear accident retold in dynamic and occasionally morbid fashion.
Joshua S. Goldstein£20.00 £18.60
Arguments for nuclear power in an age of climate change, from an International Relations professor and a Swedish nuclear engineer.
Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis, et al.£9.99
Short and straightforward explanation of what degrowth means, why it's necessary and how it might happen.
Jennie C Stephens£26.00
A short and inspiring book that describes why we need antiracist and feminist leadership, with lots of real world examples of what it looks like.
Philippe ( independent author and engineer ) Bihouix£19.98
A smart sideways look at where we are and what we call progress, from the French techno-sceptic.
Jonathon Porritt£16.98 £15.79
One of Britain's most respected environmental voices on the state of the climate and what the present moment requires.
William Kamkwamba£8.99 £8.36
The inspiring story of William Kamkwamba, who built his own wind turbine as a teenager in Malawi.
Wildness is not gone, but displaced to the global scale and onto others, argues Wapner in this thought-provoking and imaginative theory.
Jason Hickel£14.99 £13.94
Hickel blows open the idea of degrowth in this bold, multi-disciplinary and highly readable book.
Eric Holthaus£16.98 £15.79
A decade at a time, Holthaus describes the changes to come between now and 2050 with honesty, hope and compassion.
Jelmer Mommers£9.99 £9.29
A good place to start for people who haven’t read a lot about climate change and would rather not think about it.
Bradley Garrett£20.00 £18.60
An investigative journey into the people who build and commission bunkers, what they fear, and what it says about our world.
Jane Davidson£14.99 £13.94
Wales is the first country in the world to introduce a Future Generations Act, a story told here by the politician who led the campaign.
Alastair McIntosh£9.99 £9.29
A powerful plea for community and belonging as a solution to the climate emergency.
Tom Rivett-Carnac and Christiana Figueres£12.99 £12.08
One of the big climate books of the year, most useful for its insider perspective on the Paris Agreement, its promise and its shortcomings.
Greta Thunberg, Malena Ernman, et al.£9.99 £9.29
Unexpected and brutally honest in its depiction of eating disorders, depression, and family conflict, bringing powerful context to the familar territory of Greta's personal activism.
Merlin Sheldrake£20.00 £18.60
Extraordinary insights into the world of fungi, written with flair by a true enthusiast.
Anouchka Grose£12.99 £12.08
One of the first, certainly not the last, books to tackle the important subject of eco-anxiety. Tackles the subject with compassion without ever taking itself too seriously.