Environmental Book Club

Palisades Library

Environmental Book Club

Last date: Thursday, June 12, 2014 (All day) (see all dates)

The Environmental Book Club meets every second Thursday. 

Book Cover of Thw World Without US
April 10
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman

How would our planet respond without the human presence?
Book Cover of Darwin's ArmadaMay 8
Darwin's Armada by Iain McCalman

Cultural historian Iain McCalman steps back in time and recounts the lives and scientific discoveries of Charles Darwin, Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley and Alfred Wallace.
Book cover "The Ocean Life" by Callum RobertsJune 12
The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea by Callum Roberts. 

Putting our exploitation of the seas into historical context, Callum Roberts offers an account of the impact of modern fishing techniques, pollution, and climate change, and reveals what it would take to steer the right course while there is still time.