Book Reviews

Many of the reviews here were originally submitted as a requirement for Andy Hoffman’s Erb Seminar Class at the University of Michigan.

They may be read by clicking on the linked titles below or by navigating to the Home Page and choosing the “Book Review” tag from the right hand menu.

A Moment On The Earth: The Coming Age Of Environmental Optimism by Gregg Easterbrook. (1995, New York, NY: Viking).
Reviewed by Nemanja Babic

Biomimicry by Janine Benyus.  (1997, New York: William Morrow and Company).
Reviewed by David Fribush

Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development by Herman Daly. (1997, Boston, MA: Beacon Press).
Reviewed by: Trip O’Shea

The Clean Tech Revolution: Discover the Top Trends, Technologies, and Companies to Watch by Ron Pernick & Clint Wilder (2008, New York, NY: Harper Collins Business)
Reviewed by: Paul Gruber

Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit by Al Gore. (1992, Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press).
Reviewed by: Tina Tam, December 2008

Earth: The Sequel
The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming
by Fred Krupp and Miriam Horn. (2008, New York, NY: W.W. Norton Company, Inc.).
Reviewed by Sean Killian

Eco-Efficiency: The Business Link to Sustainable Development, by Livio D. DeSimone and Frank Popoff. (1997, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press).
Reviewed by Laurel H. Martin

Ecocide of Native America: Environmental Destruction of Indian Lands and Peoples, by Donald A. Grinde and Bruce S. Johansen. (1995, Sante Fe, NM: Clear Light Publishers).
Reviewed by Leonore Hijazi

Ecological Identity: Becoming a Reflective Environmentalist, by Mitchell Thomashow (1996, Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press).
Reviewed by Anna Coldham

Freedom From Oil by David Sandalow. (2008, New York, NY: McGraw-Hill).
Reviewed by Evan Croen

Gardeners Of Eden, Rediscovering Our Importance to Nature by  Dan Dagget. (2005, Santa Barbara, CA: Thatcher Charitable Trust).
Reviewed by Brian Katzman

The Market for Virtue, the Potential and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility by David Vogel. (2006, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press).
Reviewed by  Gaurav Parnami

Mid-Course Correction: Toward a Sustainable Enterprise: The Interface Model by Ray C. Anderson. (1998, Atlanta, GA: Peregrinzilla Press).
Reviewed by Bryan Hogle

Natural Capitalism, by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins. (1999, New York, NY: Little, Brown and Co.).
Reviewed  by Theodore Ludwick

The New Economy Of Nature by Gretchen C. Daily and Katherine Ellison. (2002, Washington DC: Island Press).
Reviewed By Greg Buzzell

Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainability by Dexter Dunphy, Andrew Griffiths, Suzanne Benn. (2003, London and New York: Routledge Publishers). Reviewed by Ryan Whisnant

Plan B: Rescuing a Planet under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble by Lester R. Brown. (2003, New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company).
Reviewed by Nathan Springer

The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets that Change the World, by John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan (2008, Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business Press)
Reviewed by: Arthur Peterson

Steering Business Toward Sustainability, by Fritjof Capra and Gunter Pauli (1995, New York, NY: United Nations Press)
Reviewed by: Charlotte Coultrap-Bagg, December 2008

Strategies for the Green Economy by Joel Makower. (2008, New York: McGraw-Hill).
Reviewed by Nic Wetzler, December 2008

Sustainability by Design by John R. Ehrenfeld. (2008, New Haven and London, Yale University Press).
Reviewed by: Pablo Medina, December 2008

Sustainable Strategic Management, by Edward and Jean Garner Stead.(2004, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.).
Reviewed by Alanya Schofield

Sustainable Value: How the World’s Companies are Doing Well by Doing Good, by Chris Laszlo. (2008, Stanford, CA: Stanford Business Books).
Reviewed by: Jennifer Wein

Wastewater Irrigation and Health: Assessing and Mitigating Risk in Low-income Countries.  Edited by Pay Drechsel, Christopher A. Scott, Liqa Raschid-Sally, Mark Redwood and Akiça Bahri.
Reviewed by Colm Fay.

The Weather Makers, by  Tim Flannery. (2005, New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly Press).
Reviewed by Arie Jongejan


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