Each month, the Office for Sustainability invites everyone in the AU community to join them for an informal discussion of that month's book. Books cover a range of topics related to sustainability, including water scarcity, ocean pollution, and urban farming.
RSVP to join us. Participants are invited to bring their lunch.
Hot, Hungry Planet: The Fight to Stop a Global Food Crisis in the Face of Climate Change by Lisa Palmer
November 16, Noon-1 p.m.
The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth's Newest Age by David Biello
January 25, Noon-1 p.m.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
February 22, Noon-1 p.m.
Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life by Edward O. Wilson
March 22, Noon-1 p.m.
Big World Small Planet: Abundance Within Planetary Boundaries by Johan Rockstrom and Mattias Klum
April 19, Noon-1 p.m.
- Strangers in Their Own Land: Arlie Russell Hochschild
- Climate Change: What everyone needs to know by Joseph Romm
- Greenthink by Rick Fedrizzi
- Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert
- This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
- The Upcycle by William McDonough
- Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
- Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World by Bill Nye
- Water 4.0 by David Sedlak
- Cooked by Michael Pollen
- Blessed Unrest: How the largest movement in the world came into being and why no one saw it coming by Paul Hawken
- Plastic Ocean by Capt. Charles Moore
- The Farm on the Roof by Anastasia Cole Plakias
- A Window on Eternity: A biologist's walk through Gorongosa National Park by E.O. Wilson
- Unbowed by Wangari Maathai
- The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and our Energy Future by Gretchen Bakke
- Happy City: Transforming our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery