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HOT OFF THE PRESS New Society books are "ahead of the curve" and relevant to the world we live in. We bring you the latest tips, tools, and insight from leading experts in sustainable building, homesteading, climate change, environment, and more—positive solutions for troubled times.

The Better World Shopping Guide: 7th Edition

The Better World Shopping Guide, 7th Edition, rates hundreds of products and services from A to F so you can quickly tell the "good guys" from the "bad guys." Drawing on decades of meticulous research, and with a greater emphasis on climate impacts, this updated seventh edition shows who actually "walks the talk".

The Better World Shopping Guide: 7th Edition

Paperback $14.99
ebook available


Resilient Agriculture, Second Edition

Resilient Agriculture, Second Edition explores the latest science on climate risk and resilience through the adaptation stories of award-winning farmers and ranchers to explore the powerful solutions offered by agriculture and food systems designed to restore the natural, human, and social resources that sustain us.

Resilient Agriculture, Second Edition

Paperback $34.99
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Making Shift Happen

Making Shift Happen teaches you how to use the same behavioral strategies corporations use to sell you stuff you don’t need – but to help the planet instead. Learn what drives human decision-making, and how to design and implement effective behavior change strategies that move people to take environmental action.

Making Shift Happen

Paperback $49.99
ebook available


Being the Change (Audiobook)

‣ How a climate scientist and suburban father cut his climate impact down to one tenth the US average and became happier because of it. Being the Change merges science, spirituality, and practical knowledge to offer a deeply optimistic message: living without fossil fuels is not only possible, it can be better.

Being the Change (Audiobook)

Audiobook $24.99
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Engage, Connect, Protect (Audiobook)

Engage, Connect, Protect highlights the need to recognize the work of environmental champions in communities of color, and create opportunities for business, educators, and policymakers to engage with diverse youth as the next generation of environmental stewards through culturally relevant learning and career opportunities.

Engage, Connect, Protect (Audiobook)

Audiobook $22.99
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Power

Power traces how humans have come to overpower the earth's natural systems and to oppress one another, with catastrophic consequences. We must rapidly re-learn the lessons of power self-limitation rooted in evolution and human history if we are to stave off ecological and social collapse and enjoy a thriving future.

Power

Paperback $24.99
ebook and audiobook available


Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle reveals the carbon cost of everything we do and shows how to slash your own carbon footprint by 80% to 2.5 tonnes per year by choosing a life of quality over quantity, and sufficiency over efficiency, as we race to save our only home from catastrophic heating.

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle

Paperback $19.99
ebook and audiobook available


We're All Climate Hypocrites Now

We're All Climate Hypocrites Now reimagines what it means to be a "good environmentalist." Moving past carbon footprints, self-confessed eco-hypocrite Sami Grover takes a tongue-in-cheek approach, skewering those pointing fingers, celebrating those trying, and offering practical pathways to actually make a difference.

We’re All Climate Hypocrites Now

Paperback $19.99
ebook available


Growing Figs in Cold Climates

Growing Figs in Cold Climates is a complete full-color, illustrated guide to growing figs in cold climates. Written by gardening expert Lee Reich, coverage includes pruning techniques, cultivar selection for different climates, overwintering, pests, harvesting, and small-scale commercial production.

Growing Figs in Cold Climates

Paperback $24.99
ebook available


A Brief History of the Earth's Climate

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate is an accessible, illustrated, myth-busting guide to the natural evolution of the Earth's climate over 4.6 billion years, how and why human-caused global warming and climate change is different and more dangerous, and how to counter skeptics and deniers with sound science.

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate

Paperback $19.99
ebook and audiobook available


What's Up With White Women?

What's Up with White Women? is a guide for white women to strengthen their anti-racism practices. A powerful model using self-reflection and real-life stories of white women's experiences with sexism and white privilege gives them the tools to cultivate genuine partnerships with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

What's Up with White Women?

Paperback $19.99
ebook and audiobook available


Civilizing the State

Civilizing the State explores the disintegration of the liberal state in the face of rising polarization and corporate power. Drawing on international examples of democratic citizen-powered alternatives, it offers a vision of a partner state that could enable equity and economic democracy, driven by civil society.

Civilizing the State

Paperback $19.99
ebook and audiobook available


Essential Green Roof Construction

Essential Green Roof Construction is a comprehensive, in-depth guide to building simple green roofs for houses and small buildings. Packed with detailed photos, illustrations, case studies, and code compliance advice, it offers clear step-by-step instructions necessary to create your own living roof.

Essential Green Roof Construction

Paperback $39.99
ebook and audiobook available


Essential Rainwater Harvesting (Audiobook)

Essential Rainwater Harvesting covers complete home-scale rainwater harvesting system design including goal setting, system planning, site assessment, calculations, and material selection and sizing for all climates.

Essential Rainwater Harvesting (Audiobook)

Audiobook $39.99
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Soil Science for Gardeners (Audiobook)

Soil Science for Gardeners is an easy-to-read, practical guide to the science behind a healthy soil ecosystem and thriving plants. The book debunks common myths, explains soil science basics, and provides the reader with the knowledge to create a personalized soil fertility improvement program for better plants.

Soil Science for Gardeners (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
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Indigenomics (Audiobook)

Indigenomics lays out the tenets of the emerging Indigenous economy, built around relationships, multigenerational stewardship, and care for all. Includes voices of leading First Nations business leaders. Powerful reading for business leaders, policymakers, and economists.

Indigenomics (Audiobook)

Audiobook $31.99
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Building Your Permaculture Property (Audiobook)

Building Your Permaculture Property combines an engineer and a farmer's professional and practical experience in ecological consulting and regenerative agriculture to lead you - the land steward - through a clear five-step process to design and develop a resilient and abundant property anywhere in the world.

Building Your Permaculture Property (Audiobook)

Audiobook $49.99
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Think Like a Commoner (Audiobook)

‣ One of the great scandals of our time is the theft of our shared wealth by elites feasting on our broken market-state. Fortunately, the surging paradigm of the commons is pioneering bold, practical responses. Think Like a Commoner introduces the people, projects and vision now spawning a global movement.

Think Like a Commoner (Audiobook)

Audiobook $22.99
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Common Threads (Audiobook)

‣ Using simple techniques, Common Threads shows how to engage communities in re-purposing green waste and invasive species into beautiful works of art or environmental remediation. This unusual guide combines detailed, hands-on instructions with guidelines for successful process and an inspirational overview of completed projects.

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Common Threads (Audiobook)

Audiobook $31.99
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The Web of Meaning (Audiobook)

‣ Integrating modern science with traditional wisdom, The Web of Meaning investigates humanity's age-old questions—Who am I? Why am I? How should I live?—from a fresh perspective, laying down the foundation for a new worldview of interconnectedness that could foster sustainable flourishing on a thriving Earth.

The Web of Meaning (Audiobook)

Audiobook $39.99
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The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils

The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils is a full-color, illustrated guide to growing, foraging, and pressing over 40 nut and seed crops to produce high-quality oils for culinary and other uses. Coverage includes growing, harvesting, processing, pressing methods and equipment, storage, and use.

The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils

Paperback $29.99
ebook available


The Book of Nature Connection

The Book of Nature Connection is packed with fun activities for using our senses to connect to nature in a deep and nourishing way. From "extenda-ears" and acorn whistles to camouflage games and scent scavenger hunts, enjoy over 70 diverse and incredible sensory nature activities for all ages.

The Book of Nature Connection

Paperback $24.99
ebook and audiobook available


The Berry Grower

The Berry Grower is an innovative guide for small-scale growing and marketing of organic fruits and berries. Covers planning and strategy, organic soil care, profiles of profitable small fruits, cultivar selection, planting, organic weed and pest management, marketing strategies, and interviews with successful growers.

The Berry Grower

Paperback $39.99
ebook available


The Web of Meaning

‣ Integrating modern science with traditional wisdom, The Web of Meaning investigates humanity's age-old questions—Who am I? Why am I? How should I live?—from a fresh perspective, laying down the foundation for a new worldview of interconnectedness that could foster sustainable flourishing on a thriving Earth.

The Web of Meaning (Paperback)

Paperback $24.99
ebook available


Coppice Agroforestry

Coppice Agroforestry is a comprehensive guide to resprout silviculture – coppicing, pollarding, shredding, and pleaching hardwood trees for firewood, building materials, furniture, basketry, and more. Covers coppice history, biology, ecology, products, woodland economics, and agroforestry system design and management.

Coppice Agroforestry

Paperback $59.99
ebook available


Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle (Audiobook)

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle reveals the carbon cost of everything we do and shows how to slash your own carbon footprint by 80% to 2.5 tonnes per year by choosing a life of quality over quantity, and sufficiency over efficiency, as we race to save our only home from catastrophic heating.

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
print and ebook available


Plant Science for Gardeners

Plant Science for Gardeners is the key to growing better plants. This easy introduction to plant biology and chemistry gives you the knowledge and confidence to analyze problems, find solutions, and make better decisions in the garden to optimize plant health and productivity. Learn the science and ditch the rules!

Plant Science for Gardeners

Paperback $22.99
ebook available


Weapons of Mass Instruction (Audiobook)

‣ Compulsory schooling cripples imagination, critical thinking, and strips youth of their best qualities, producing a nation of employees. Weapons of Mass Instruction shows how to escape this trap and help develop more meaningful lives.

Weapons of Mass Instruction (Audiobook)

Audiobook $22.99
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Permaculture for the Rest of Us (Audiobook)

‣ Jenni Blackmore presents a highly personal, entertaining account of how permaculture can be practiced in adverse conditions. Permaculture for the Rest of Us describes how to retrofit even the smallest homestead, illustrating the fundamental principles of this sometimes confusing concept in a humorous, reader-friendly way.

Permaculture for the Rest of Us (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
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The Edible Ecosystem Solution (Audiobook)

The Edible Ecosystem Solution explores how humans benefit from edible ecosystem abundance, the immense opportunities in society for landscape change, and how anyone can build their own 25-square-foot edible ecosystem as a launch pad for community land transition and cultural transformation.

The Edible Ecosystem Solution (Audiobook)

Audiobook $44.99
print and ebook available


A Brief History of the Earth's Climate (Audiobook)

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate is an accessible, illustrated, myth-busting guide to the natural evolution of the Earth's climate over 4.6 billion years, how and why human-caused global warming and climate change is different and more dangerous, and how to counter skeptics and deniers with sound science.

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
print and ebook available


Civilizing the State (Audiobook)

Civilizing the State explores the disintegration of the liberal state in the face of rising polarization and corporate power. Drawing on international examples of democratic citizen-powered alternatives, it offers a vision of a partner state that could enable equity and economic democracy, driven by civil society.

Civilizing the State (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
print and ebook available


Human Permaculture (Audiobook)

Human Permaculture is a forward-thinking guide that adapts permaculture principles for complete life redesign to align with the planet's available resources. Offering step-by-step instructions, it explores permaculture concepts, personal niches, efficient teamwork, and our vital links with the natural world.

Human Permaculture (Audiobook)

Audiobook $31.99
print and ebook available


Essential Green Roof Construction (Audiobook)

Essential Green Roof Construction is a comprehensive, in-depth guide to building simple green roofs for houses and small buildings. Packed with detailed photos, illustrations, case studies, and code compliance advice, it offers clear step-by-step instructions necessary to create your own living roof.

Essential Green Roof Construction (Audiobook)

Audiobook $39.99
print and ebook available


The Book of Nature Connection (Audiobook)

The Book of Nature Connection is packed with fun activities for using our senses to connect to nature in a deep and nourishing way. From "extenda-ears" and acorn whistles to camouflage games and scent scavenger hunts, enjoy over 70 diverse and incredible sensory nature activities for all ages.

The Book of Nature Connection (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
print and ebook available


What's Up with White Women? (Audiobook)

What's Up with White Women? is a guide for white women to strengthen their anti-racism practices. A powerful model using self-reflection and real-life stories of white women's experiences with sexism and white privilege gives them the tools to cultivate genuine partnerships with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

What's Up with White Women? (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
print and ebook available


Power (Audiobook)

Power traces how humans have come to overpower the earth's natural systems and to oppress one another, with catastrophic consequences. We must rapidly re-learn the lessons of power self-limitation rooted in evolution and human history if we are to stave off ecological and social collapse and enjoy a thriving future.

Power (Audiobook)

Audiobook $34.99
print and ebook available


Farm The City (Audiobook)

Farm the City is an introduction to the principles, methods, and realities of starting an urban farm derived from the success of Sole Food Street Farms, one of the largest urban agricultural enterprises in North America. Covers navigating regulations and finding land, to crop planning, fundraising, marketing, and more.

Farm The City (Audiobook)

Audiobook $24.99
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Inside Out

Inside Out provides a road map for organizational change. Written for leaders championing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in their workplace, its adaptive approach outlines the crucial steps towards dismantling institutional racism. An invaluable resource packed with practical tools and strategies.

Inside Out

Paperback $24.99
ebook available


Earth for All

Earth For All is an antidote to despair. Combining the global economy, population, inequality, food, and energy in a state-of-the art computer model, a leading group of scientists and economists present a plan of five system-shifting steps to achieve prosperity for all within planetary limits in a single generation.

Earth for All

Paperback $19.99
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Practical No-Till Farming

Practical No-Till Farming is the ultimate guide to getting started with organic no-till growing methods. Coverage includes pros and cons of different no-till methods, customizing no-till for your farm, detailed how-to for each method, relative costs, handling pernicious weeds, and boosting soil health and crop yield.

Practical No-Till Farming

Paperback $34.99
ebook available


Wild Plant Culture

Wild Plant Culture covers the ecological restoration of native edible and medicinal plant communities with a focus on Eastern North America. Integrating restoration practices, foraging, herbalism, rewilding, and permaculture, it provides tools to engage with wild plant communities in mutually beneficial relationships.

Wild Plant Culture

Paperback $39.99
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Snuneymuxw History Written in Places and Space

‣ This booklet seeks to promote appreciation of the history and culture of Snuneymuxw First Nation on Gabriola Island. In the spirit of syeyutsus (walking together), Traditional Knowledge Keeper and Snuneymuxw Elder Geraldine Manson, C'tasi:a, offers a deeper understanding of the Nation's ongoing relationship to the land.

Snuneymuxw History Written in Places and Space

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Earth for All (Audiobook)

Earth For All is an antidote to despair. Combining the global economy, population, inequality, food, and energy in a state-of-the art computer model, a leading group of scientists and economists present a plan of five system-shifting steps to achieve prosperity for all within planetary limits in a single generation.

Earth for All (Audiobook)

Audiobook $29.99
print and ebook available