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A Conversation with James Barilla on His Backyard Jungle

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Listen to James Barilla’s radio interview on WNPR’s Where We Live!  Ever consider getting a more exotic pet or plant than a dog or a rubber tree? James Barilla did. Author of My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and

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The True Cost of Sustainability

Saleem H. Ali, author of Treasures of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future, asks this simple question in his preface: “Would the world be a better place if human societies were somehow able to curb their desires for material goods?” and proceeds to offer his own perspective. He

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Speth brings together governors to fight climate change

U.S. Governors and top environmental officials will meet tomorrow here at Yale University to exchange ideas on how states and the federal government can combat global warming and develop a strategy for future action. The gathering, organized in part by Yale Press author Gus Speth, will also celebrate the centennial

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Congratulations Al Gore and IPCC on winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize earlier today for their efforts to increase awareness of climate change. (See a video of the announcement.) We at Yale University Press want to congratulate them on their work and their achievement. For those who

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