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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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  • Worlds Apart Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment

    This is a small, short book of essays based on speeches at Yale's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Read more »

  • War Hospital War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival

    This is an important, gripping book about doctors in wartime. Read more »

  • Unconquerable World The Unconquerable World

    This is Jonathan Schell's most ambitious book. It is an elegant, extended essay that argues essentially that modern war is obsolete. Read more »

  • Health and Community Design

    Health and Community Design lays some of the essential groundwork for the growing field of health and the built environment. Read more »

  • Power Trip: U.S. Unilateralism and Global Strategy After September 11

    This book is part of an encouraging, broader trend among American progressives to better present, market, and articulate their ideas and policies so that ordinary Americans might actually understand and appreciate them. Read more »

  • The Discovery of Global Warming

    The Discovery of Global Warming should offer hope to humanity as well as persuasive proof to policy makers and pundits that climate change is real, is caused by humans, and deserves action. Read more »

  • Boiling Point

    The cover of Ross Gelbspan’s new climate book, Boiling Point, has a quote from noted environmental writer Bill McKibben that implores: “Please read this book.” Read more »

  • Book Review: Poisoned Profits Poisoned Profits

    The title of their recent book, Poisoned Profits: the Toxic Assault on Our Children, makes clear that Philip and Alice Shabecoff have strong opinions about chemicals in our environment. Read more »

  • Field Notes from a Catastrophe

    On the burgeoning shelf of cautionary but occasionally alarmist books warning about the consequences of dramatic climate change, Kolbert's calmly persuasive reporting stands out for its sobering clarity. Read more »

  • Americans at Risk

    Dr. Redlener’s topic is “mega-disasters”: a flood like Katrina, a major earthquake in Seattle or San Francisco, a toxic chemical release during a tornado, or an attack by a nuclear terrorist. Read more »

  • Plan B 2.0

    Lester Brown offers us a well-referenced and emotionally moving treatise on the decline of the global environment as well as a plan for dealing with the limits of the natural resources on earth. Read more »

  • Nuclear Terrorism

    "One can puzzle with dismay that the industrialized nations are not leading the pack in the quest for nuclear abolition...Their long-range security is categorically undermined by the spread of nuclearism.... Read more »

  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma

    When is a hamburger not a hamburger? Michael Pollan might answer, “When it is the final product of the industrial food chain, responsible for the cornification of the food system. Your burger is really a thinly disguised pile of corn.” Read more »

  • Book Review: Bomb Scare Bomb Scare

    Bomb Scare is a "must read" for all Americans especially since we have forgotten the incredible power of nuclear weapons and their indiscriminant destruction with lasting radiation effects. Read more »

  • Book Review: A Poisonous Affair A Poisonous Affair

    An important read for anyone concerned with the proliferation and use of weapons of mass destruction, A Poisonous Affair opens up a new chapter in the history of chemical weapon use and development in the Iran-Iraq War. It is likely that a core purpose of this book is to influence today’s policy makers, by arguing that it is possible for, and the responsibility of, powerful nations (like the United States) to take a stronger stand in the international arena against the use of weapons of mass destruction in warfare. Read more »

  • Book Review: Life in the Balance Life in the Balance

    Book Review: Life in the Balance: A Physician's Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss with Parkinson's Disease and Dementia Read more »

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