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Earth Ethics Institute Resources: Recommended Reading

Earth Ethics Institute LibGuide for resources related to EEI, GSELS, Earth Literacy, sustainability, and more!

Earth Ethics Institute recommended reading

Blogs, Journals, Magazines, etc.

  • Orion Magazine
    • Orion magazine invites readers into a community of caring for the planet. Through writing and art that explore the connection between nature and culture, Orion inspires new thinking about how humanity might live on Earth justly, sustainably, and joyously.
  • YES! Magazine
    • Through rigorous reporting on the positive ways communities are responding to social problems and insightful commentary that sparks constructive discourse, YES! Media inspires people to build a more just, sustainable, and compassionate world.
  • Grist Magazine
    • Grist’s articles cover topics including clean energy, sustainable food, livable cities, environmental justice, and a better economy. It works to elevate solutions, expose inequity, and give readers the context, knowledge, and tools to make a difference.
    • Grist magazine’s special series: Climate in the Time of Coronavirus
    • Sign up for additional Grist newsletters
  • State of the Planet
    • A blog hosted by Columbia University’s Earth Institute that provides news about climate, ecology, energy, health, sustainability and more.
  • The New York Times - Climate Fwd:
    • A weekly newsletter from the New York Times climate team, with stories and insights about climate change and tips on how to help.
  • Minding Nature
    • This seasonal (three times a year) journal produced by the Center For Humans and Nature explores the values and practices of democratic ecological citizenship through submitted essays, reflections, art, and poetry.
  • Our Climate Voices
    • Our Climate Voices is an anthology of stories that amplifies first-person climate change narratives.
  • Eco-Anxious Stories
    • Eco-Anxious Stories is a creative platform for climate and mental health storytelling, using the power of storytelling to help other people feel less alone in the midst of their shame, grief, fear, anger, and powerlessness.
  • #NotTooLate Project
    • #NotTooLate is a project to invite newcomers to the climate movement, as well as provide climate facts and encouragement for people who are already engaged but weary. Their goal is to provide useful perspectives and information and guide people from despair to possibilities.
  • The Climate Optimist
    • This monthly newsletter delivers stories of climate hope and action, with helpful tips and good news to help you stay focused on the mission to tackle climate change.
  • Gen Dread
    • A newsletter about staying sane in the climate crisis - Gen Dread is the first newsletter out there that shares wide ranging ideas for supporting emotional health and psychological resilience in the climate and wider ecological crisis. Frank writing, free delivery to your inbox.

How to Search for Books and eBooks in the Catalog

  • Go to www.mdc.edu/learning-resources/
  • Click on Advanced Library Search.
  • Narrow the Material Type to Books.                                                       
  • Type your keyword(s) in the empty box(es).
  • Click on Search.
  • Write down the "call number" (e.g. JK1021. C565 2008) for the book, to find it in the library.  Or for an eBook, click "View Online" and log in with your Borrower ID (student ID number) and PIN (last four digits of student ID number).

Sustainability Books/Resources by Topic

Books A-L

Books M-Z