Suggested Reading

We encourage you to read more into environmental issues and the importance of sustainability. 

We have suggested reading divided up into books and journals.

Do you have any suggestions?  Please email us!  sustainability@southernct.edu

BOOKS

 Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire. Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York, 1968.

Andersen, Tom. This Fine Piece of Water:  An Environmental History of Long Island Sound.  Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002.

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, 1962.

Cronon, William. Changes in the Land. Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, New York, 1983.

Davidson, Eric A. You Can't Eat GDP. Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, 2000. 

Hawken, Paul. The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability. Harper Collins, New York, 1993.

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac. Oxford University Press, 1949

Leopold, Aldo. Round River. Oxford University Press, 1953.

McDonough, William, and Braungart, Michael. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. North Point Press, New York, 2002.

Orr, David. Earth in Mind. Island Press, Washington, D.C., 2004.

Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. Penguin Books, New York, 2006.

Royte, Elizabeth. Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash. Back Bay Books, Boston, 2005.

Speth, James Gustave. Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment: A Citizen's Agenda for Action. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004.

Speth, James Gustave. A Bridge at the Edge of the World. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2008.

Walker, Brian, and Salt, David. Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World. Island Press, Washington, D.C., 2006.

Wessels, Tom. The Myth of Progress: Toward a Sustainable Future. University of Vermont Press, Lebanon, NH, 2006.