Category: Books

Book: The revenge of Gaia

Book: The revenge of Gaia. Why the earth is fighting back – and how we can still save humanity. James Lovelock. Penguin books / Allen lane. This...

Book: The Transition Handbook

Book: The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience (Transition Guides) by Rob Hopkins This is the main text for the Transition Movement. The issues of...

Book: The long emergency

The long emergency; surviving the converging catastrophies of the 21st century. James Kunstler Atlantic Books. The second book I read on this topic. It recaps the peak...

Book: The party is over

The Party’s Over   ; oil, war and the fate of industrial societies. Richard Heinberg    Clairview. This is the first book I read three years ago that introduced...

Book: The hot topic

The Hot Topic Bloomsbury. Gabrielle walker and Sir David King. Ex chief scientist with scientific exploration of global warming and personal action. The book is not written...

Book: Plants for a Future

Plants for a Future. Edible and useful plants for a healthier world. Ken Fern. Permanent Publications. A structured book from this aptly named author. It takes a...

Book: Food for Free

Food for Free. Richard Mabey, Collins Natural History. A short and well illustrated book with colour pictures of the many plants to be found in the English...

Book: The Black Swan

The Black Swan. Penguin. Nassim Nicholas Taleb The impact of the highly improbable. A financial trader who bucked trends followed by market and predicted the crash. Non...

Book: The Gods that Failed

The Gods that Failed. Bodley Head. Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson. Two financial journalists rip into a polemic on how blind faith in Markets has cost us...

Book: Eat your heart out

Eat your heart out. Penguin. Felicity Lawrence. Why the food business is bad for the planet and your health. This book is written by a newspaper journalist...