A regular feature calling attention to important books and articles that CHN staff, board, and collaborating scholars are reading and recommend. Quot libros, quam breve tempus.
Peter G. Brown and Jeremy J. Schmidt, eds., Water Ethics: Foundational Readings for Students and Professionals (Island Press, 2010).
Robert H. Carlson, Biology Is Technology: The Promise, Peril, and New Business of Engineering Life (Harvard University Press, 2010).
Eva Jablonkia and Marion J. Lamb, Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life (MIT Press, 2006).
Warwick Fox, A Theory of General Ethics: Human Relationships, Nature, and the Built Environment (MIT Press, 2006).
Michel Serres, The Natural Contract (University of Michigan Press, 1995).
Juliet B. Schor, Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth (Penguin Press, 2010).
Juliet B. Schor and Betsy Taylor, eds., Sustainable Planet: Solutions for the Twenty-First Century (Beacon Press, 2002).
Wendy Wheeler, The Whole Creature: Complexity, Biosemiotics and the Evolution of Culture (Lawrence and Wishart, 2006).
E.O. Wilson, The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth (W.W. Norton, 2006).