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Earth Day - GCC Library - April 2023

Books on Display at GCC Library

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All about birds : California
Are We Screwed?
Beloved Beasts: Fighting For Life In An Age of Extinction
Better Buses, Better Cities : How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit
The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world
A Brief History of Earth : Four Billion Years In Eight Chapters
Buzz, Sting, Bite : Why We Need Insects
Can I Recycle This?: A Guide to Better Recycling and how to Reduce Single-use Plastics
The Carbon Footprint of Everything
Choked : Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution
Climate Stewardship: Taking Collective Action to Protect California
The Conscious Closet : The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good
The Day the World Stops Shopping : How Ending Consumerism Saves the Environment and Ourselves
The Deep : The Hidden Wonders Of Our Oceans And How We Can Protect Them
Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
Fen, Bog & Swamp : A Short History of Peatland Destruction and its Role in the Climate Crisis
Finding the Mother Tree : Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Flight Behavior : a Novel
Food From the Radical Center : Healing Our Land and Communities
Full Spectrum Resistance Vol 1: Building Movements and Fighting to Win
Full Spectrum Resistance Vol 2: Actions & Strategies for Change
Global Meat : Social and Environmental Consequences of the Expanding Meat Industry
The Green New Deal : Why The Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse By 2028, And The Bold Economic Plan To Save Life On Earth
Hope Matters: Why Changing the Way We Think Is Critical to Solving the Environmental Crisis
How To Give Up Plastic : A Guide To Changing The World, One Plastic Bottle At A Time
Hurricane Lizards And Plastic Squid : The Fraught And Fascinating Biology Of Climate Change
Inconspicuous Consumption : The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have
The Nature of Nature : Why We Need The Wild
Oryx and Crake : A Novel
Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
Parable of the Sower
Photo Ark Wonders
Planetary Health : Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves
The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth
Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine : Sorting Out The Recycling System
Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet
The Rescue Effect : The Key to Saving Life On Earth
Rescuing the Planet : Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth
Science Denial: Why It Happens and What to Do About It
The Secret Wisdom of Nature : Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance Of All Living Things : Stories from Science and Observation
The Sixth Extinction : An Unnatural History
Small Is Necessary : Shared Living On A Shared Planet
Standing with Standing Rock : Voices From the #NoDAPL Movement
A Terrible Thing to Waste : Environmental Racism and its Assault on the American Mind
Toxic Communities : Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility
Under the Sky We Make : How to Be Human in a Warming World
Youth to Power: Your Voice and How to Use It

Additional Library Books & Films Recommended by GCC Faculty

National Geographic: Before the Flood

Before the Flood (film)

Recommended by Jamshid Hassanzadeh, Oceanography

Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

Recommended by Piper Rooney, English

Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming

Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Recommended by Rachel Ridgway, Oceanography

The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

Recommended by Vita Watkins, English

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Recommended by Alex Pivovaroff, Biology

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