Booklist recently announced its 2010 list of the Top Ten Books on the Environment.
All reviewed over the past 12 months, these well-researched books focus on the “increasingly obvious impacts of climate change and the public’s growing awareness of the need for environmentally sound manufacturing, agriculture, and energy”.
The titles include Al Gore’s Our Choice: A plan to solve the climate crisis, Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals and The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America by Douglas Brinkley.
The 7 other titles recognized by Booklist are:
Eaarth: Making a life on a tough new planet by Bill McKibben
Water: The epic struggle for wealth, power and civilization by Steven Solomon
The Wild Marsh: Four Seasons at home in Montana by Rick Bass
All titles are available through the Newton Free Library.