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12 Environmental Novels We’re Reading This Fall

12 Environmental Novels We’re Reading This Fall

By John R. Platt The collective unconscious is telling us something… These days more and more artists are turning their feelings about climate change, environmental justice and the extinction crisis into powerful creative works. It’s easy to see why. These issues affect just about everybody — a new recent study found that about 85% of […]

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    26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

    26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

    By Amanda Fong Food Tank is highlighting 26 books that help show young people that food can be a universal language. These stories illuminate the ways that food is used to show love, bring together communities, pass on traditions, and teach lessons. And their authors show that no matter a person’s background and culture, nutritious […]

    12 Great Books on Climate and Environment to Gift This Holiday

    12 Great Books on Climate and Environment to Gift This Holiday

    By Michael Svoboda, Ph.D. Looking for climate-oriented gifts that can be purchased, delivered, and enjoyed under COVID-safe, socially-distanced conditions? Look no further. For this year’s holiday gift guide, Yale Climate Connections has gathered celebrated anthologies, deep-dives into climate-related science and solutions, inspiring books from or about spiritual leaders, and visionary works of climate fiction. All […]

    The 10 Hottest Climate Change Books of Summer

    The 10 Hottest Climate Change Books of Summer

    By John R. Platt This has already been one of the hottest summers on record, and things are only going to get worse. Unless we do something about it. So … let’s do. We can’t really go to the beach in these final few weeks of summer — too many potential disease vectors walking around […]

    12 Books for ‘Virtual’ Summer Travels

    12 Books for ‘Virtual’ Summer Travels

    By Michael Svoboda The enduring pandemic will make conventional forms of travel difficult if not impossible this summer. As a result, many will consider virtual alternatives for their vacations, including one of the oldest forms of virtual reality – books. Two kinds of books meet this challenge while telling stories about climate change. The first […]

    Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

    Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

    By Danielle Nierenberg and Alonso Diaz With record high unemployment, a reeling global economy, and concerns of food shortages, the world as we know it is changing. But even as these shifts expose inequities in the health and food systems, many experts hope that the current moment offers an opportunity to build a new and […]

    14 Inspiring New Environmental Books to Read During the Pandemic

    14 Inspiring New Environmental Books to Read During the Pandemic

    By John R. Platt When things get tough, many of us often turn to books for new information, inspiration or simple entertainment. Well, we’ve got you covered on all three counts, with 14 great new environmental books coming out this month. The list includes books for eco-interested kids, dedicated activists and everyone in between. The […]

    Climate Change Literature That Made Waves in 2019

    Climate Change Literature That Made Waves in 2019

    By Rob Moore As the planet heated up to record-breaking levels, the seas continued to rise and wildfires, storms, floods or other manifestations of climate change made headlines every single day, the stream of climate change literature turned into a deluge. The quantity and quality of research, journalism and fiction writing that revolved around climate […]