This Earth Day, we at Beacon Press are featuring titles that showcase individuals and organizations taking a stand for our home and encourage readers to take the stand with them.
Congregations that have long worked on clean-water projects as an obligation to the poor in places like Haiti are now also tackling water sustainability back home—helping their communities use less and pollute less.
Just in time for this Sunday's People's Climate March, here are five essential titles that raise awareness about impending climate change.
Today is World Water Day, which is observed every year on March 22. We recommend six titles that focus on the many ways access to water affects our lives, and uncover how the lack of collaboration by individuals, corporations, and government agencies has put us on a perilous path towards international water shortages.
Our Earth Day roundtable concludes with Cynthia Barnett, author of Blue Revolution.
Anita Hill spoke with the Takeaway about some of the remarkable women profiled in her book, Reimagining Equality. You can also listen to her read a chapter from Reimagining Equality at Vanity Fair. Jay Wexler talks about The Odd Clauses...
Win a Beacon Press water bottle and a copy of Cynthia Barnett's Blue Revolution.
Americans see water as abundant and cheap-- most don't realize our freshwater sources are in deep trouble.
Fred Pearce, Amy Seidl, Cynthia Barnett, and Steven Hawley look at today's most pressing environmental concerns.