A concise presentation of dominant environmental ideas in the West and a knowledgeable critique of them. Pepper challenges the mainstream assumptions by situating each ideas social and historical origins.
Yearley discusses the problems related to the universalizing discourse of globalization and its impact on the environment. He shows how inequality in wealth and power structures our discourse and leaves the most vulnerable to suffer.
Plagues and Peoples, William H. McNeill, Anchor Books Doubleday, 1977, pp. 365, ISBN 0-385-12122-9 Professor William McNeill’s career spanned the latter half of the 20th century and was devoted to macrohistorical explanations of change. He is most widely known for his work The Rise of the West in which he
A terrifying true story about the origins and spread of different filo-viruses and people tasked with preventing it. Preston tells the story of a contained outbreak of Ebola in Reston, Virginia in 1989 and 1990.
Food or War, Julian Cribb, Cambridge University Press, 2019, pp. 336, ISBN 978-1-108-71290-3 Paul R. Ehrlich claims to have understood overpopulation intellectually for a long time before the publications of his The Population Bomb in 1968. In the first chapter of the bestseller, Ehrlich recounts how he came to understand