Earth Month 2020 Reading List

Let’s get things started this April with our Earth Month reading list! Here are a few titles that the UGL team really enjoyed and we hope you will too. Check out Nashville Public Library for information on how to borrow these titles OR support a local bookstore like Parnassus Books or The Bookshop which are now offering book delivery and more!

Drawdown edited by Paul Hawken

The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world.

The Fate of Food by Amanda Little

In the fascinating story of the sustainable food revolution, an environmental journalist and professor asks the question: Is the future of food looking bleak—or better than ever?

Biomimicry by Janine M. Benyus

A book exploring the beauty of studying nature to find solutions for everything from energy sources to food production.

Cradle to Cradle by Micheal Braungart & William McDonough

The authors provide a new way of looking at technological progress and strive for eco-friendly and accessible options for consumers and businesses today.

Understanding Food and Climate Change by The Center for Ecoliteracy

A FREE interactive guide for educators, students, and advocates that explores how food systems and our changing climate interact, and how personal choices can make a difference.

Inconspicuous Consumption by Tatiana Schlossberg

New York Times climate change writer, Schlossberg, focuses on the environmental impact we don’t know we have. She provides a compelling look at how climate change is entangled in everything we use, wear, eat, and how we get around.

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