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Five Books for the Environmentally Aware Reader
Dive deeper into environmental issues with these five Alberta books, which provide an introduction to urban sustainability, responsible energy transition, the fate of our glaciers, and other related topics.
by Noel Keough with Geoff Ghitter
Dominated by the fossil fuel industry, Calgary has long struggled to turn sustainability rhetoric into reality. Through close examination of the city’s setbacks and successes on the path toward sustainability, Noel Keough and Geoff Ghitter provide an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of urban sustainability.
Published: Sep 15, 2021 by University of Calgary Press
ed. Eveline Kolijn
Calgary-based writer and printmaker Eveline Kolijn uses the arts to promote energy literacy, awareness, and discussion about responsible energy transition. In her latest collection, set to release in April 2023, she connects writers, poets, and artists with experts from the Canadian Energy Futures Lab to envision the challenges and opportunities that the world faces in decarbonizing society.
Eveline Kolijn , Alice Major , Larry Kapustka
Published: Apr 30, 2023 by Durvile Publications
STORIES OF ICE
by Lynn Martel
With the state of global ice constantly in the news, mountain journalist Lynn Martel examines Canada’s glaciers to uncover their secrets and their future. Accompanied by gorgeous images by some of the country’s best outdoor photographers, Stories of Ice shares the excitement, the mystery, and the wonder of Canadian glaciers.
MEMORY AND LANDSCAPE
ed. Kenneth L. Pratt and Scott A. Heyes
The North is changing at an unprecedented rate as industrial development and the climate crisis disrupt not only the environment but also long-standing relationships to the land and traditional means of livelihood. Memory and Landscape explores the ways in which Indigenous peoples in the Arctic have adapted to challenging circumstances, including past cultural and environmental changes.
Published: Oct 31, 2022 by Athabasca University Press
THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION AT NORTH AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES
by Naomi Krogman, with Apryl Bergstrom
This collection explores sustainability education in the North American academy. The authors advocate for a more integrated approach to teaching sustainability in order to help students address the most pressing problems of the world, embrace experimentation, and foster more meaningful involvement with the communities in which universities are located.