Recently reviewed

By Earthbound Books

By Earthbound Books

Books recently featured on The Earthbound Report, covering climate and environment, social justice and consumerism. 

Unbowed: My Autobiography

Wangari Maathai

£8.99 £8.36

The remarkable story of Wangari Maathai, the first African women to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

Five Rules for Rebellion: Let's Change the World Ourselves

Sophie Walker

£7.99 £7.43

Sophie Walker introduces inspirational women and their advice on activism as a way of life.

The Case for a Four Day Week

Anna Coote, Aidan Harper, et al.

£9.99

A short introduction to the arguments for shorter work time.

Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides

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.

The New Age of Empire: How Racism and Colonialism Still Rule the World

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.

Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

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?

Making Climate Policy Work

Danny Cullenward and David G. Victor

£15.99

Investigating why and how market-based climate solutions go wrong. (In a word, politics)

Empathy: Why It Matters, And How To Get It

Roman Krznaric

£8.99 £8.36

Highly readable guide to seeing through the eyes of others, and its transformative power.

Back to Nature: How to Love Life - and Save It

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.

Manifesto: How a maverick entrepreneur took on British energy and won

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.

Meltdown: Stories of nuclear disaster and the human cost of going critical

Joel Levy

£8.99 £8.36

Stories of nuclear accident retold in dynamic and occasionally morbid fashion.

A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow

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.

The Case for Degrowth

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.

Diversifying Power: Why We Need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership on Climate and Energy

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.

The Age of Low Tech: Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

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.

Hope in Hell: A decade to confront the climate emergency

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.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

William Kamkwamba

£8.99 £8.36

The inspiring story of William Kamkwamba, who built his own wind turbine as a teenager in Malawi.

Is Wildness Over?

Paul Wapner

£35.00

Wildness is not gone, but displaced to the global scale and onto others, argues Wapner in this thought-provoking and imaginative theory.

Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World

Jason Hickel

£14.99 £13.94

Hickel blows open the idea of degrowth in this bold, multi-disciplinary and highly readable book.

The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming

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.

How Are We Going to Explain This?: Our Future on a Hot Earth

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.

Bunker: What It Takes to Survive the Apocalypse

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.

#futuregen: Lessons from a Small Country

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.

Riders on the Storm: The Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being

Alastair McIntosh

£9.99 £9.29

A powerful plea for community and belonging as a solution to the climate emergency.

The Future We Choose: The Stubborn Optimist's Guide to the Climate Crisis

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.

Our House is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

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.

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

Merlin Sheldrake

£20.00 £18.60

Extraordinary insights into the world of fungi, written with flair by a true enthusiast.

A Guide to Eco-Anxiety: How to Protect the Planet and Your Mental Health<br>

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.