Books tagged: Environmental Policy

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A Good War

By Seth Klein

 

“This is the roadmap out of climate crisis that Canadians have been waiting for. ” — Naomi Klein, activist and New York Times bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine

  • One of Canada’s top policy analysts provides the first full-scale blueprint ... Read more

Back to the Well

By Marq de Villiers

Shortlisted for the Donner Prize and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award

"This book will ruffle some feathers as well as open some minds, but for anyone who cares about the earth's most precious resource, it is worth the read. " — Publishers Weekly

Droughts. Floods. Contamination. ... Read more

Boiling Point

By Maude Barlow

Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians

We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world’s fresh water — water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, ... Read more

Health Care and Politics

By David Levine

Drawing on forty years running many Canadian health care institutions, David Levine shares his experience on how to manage in this very complex environment. His career includes implementing one of the first Local Community Health Centres (CLSCs) in Montreal in the 1970s, involvement ... Read more

The Environmentalist's Dilemma

By Arno Kopecky

 

For readers of Ronald Wright, Rebecca Solnit, and Yuval Noah Harari, comes a compelling inquiry into our relationship with humanity’s latest and greatest calamity

In The Environmentalist’s Dilemma, award-winning journalist Arno Kopecky zeroes in on the core predicament ... Read more

The Rights of Nature

By David R. Boyd

An important and timely recipe for hope for humans and all forms of life

Palila v Hawaii. New Zealand’s Te Urewera Act. Sierra Club v Disney. These legal phrases hardly sound like the makings of a revolution, but beyond the headlines portending environmental catastrophes, a ... Read more

Veiled Sun, The

By Paul Schaffer
Translated by Vivian Felsen
Introduction by Simone Veil

The Veiled Sun is a Holocaust memoir written in a highly literate style. Paul Schaffer spent his teenage years on the run from the Nazis in Austria, Belgium and France, and then in Auschwitz from 1942 to 1945. He survived to become a successful industrialist who was honoured ... Read more

Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

By Maude Barlow

 

“Maude Barlow is one of our planet’s greatest water defenders. ” — Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine

“This book is a blueprint for communities around the world to take back that responsibility and maintain water as a ... Read more