Feasible Living

A book review of Feasible Living: Dealing with Ecological Anxiety While Adapting to Our Changing World by Ken Kroes Stars: **** 1779671 Alberta Inc. (2019)Environmental Science312 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: No matter which way we turn today, trends… Read More »

Solar Dividends

A book review of Solar Dividends: How Solar Energy Can Generate a Basic Income for Everyone on Earth by Robert Stayton Stars: **** Sandstone Publishing (2019) Future Studies 124 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Imagine a world where poverty has… Read More »

Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg

Stars: ***** Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Originally 1990, Updated 2011)Picture Book48 pages Summary: When it comes to the environment, young Walter is not an enlightened individual. He’s a litterbug who believes sorting trash is a big waste of time. What’s more, he thinks his friend’s birthday present, a tree, is the most ridiculous gift he’s ever… Read More »

Green Books Campaign – Meet the Teacher: How to Help Your Child Navigate Elementary School

This review is part of the Green Books campaign.Today 200 bloggers take a stand to support books printed in an eco-friendly manner by simultaneously publishing reviews of 200 books printed on recycled or FSC-certified paper. By turning a spotlight on books printed using eco- friendly paper, we hope to raise the awareness of book buyers… Read More »

Backpacker: Predicting Weather – The Great Camping Event – Day 9

It’s Day 9! Time to talk weather…. BACKPACKER: Predicting Weather: Forecasting, Planning & Preparing by Lisa Densmore Stars: **** Summary: The basics of forecasting the weather when out on the trail and what to do to manage in that weather. This book is made for backpackers but a good portion of it is helpful to… Read More »

Books with an Environment Theme

Earth Hour is tomorrow at 8:30pm. Don’t forget to turn off your lights and electronics for at least a on hour span to help conserve energy and make a statement! In honour of Earth Hour, I wanted to highlight some environmentally friendly or environment related books I’ve reviewed here. Observing/Learning About our EarthEarth from Above:… Read More »

Earth From Above for Young Readers by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, text by Robert Burleigh

Stars: **** Summary: Soar above the earth. Look down – what do you see? Water and land, trees and buildings, people and animals. And more, so much more. Let the remarkable aerial photographs of Yann Arthus-Bertrand take you to a whole new world of discovery and adventure. Mr. Bertrand goes up in a helicopter around… Read More »