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Erwin H. Ackerknecht, Rudolf Virchow: Doctor, Statesman, Anthropologist, Univ. Wisconsin, 1953, reprinted 1981.

Jonathan Adler, Environmentalism at the Crossroads: Green Activism in America, Washington D.C. Capital Research Center, 1995.

John Addison, Save Gas, Save the Planet, Optimark, 2009

Oliver E. Allen, “Kettering,” American Heritage of Invention and Technology, Fall 1996.

Richard Alley, The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future, Princeton, 2003

American Petroleum Industries Committee, Victor H. Scales, Publicity Director, “Economic Aspects of Alcohol-Gasoline Blends,” API, May 1, 1933

American Petroleum Industries Committee, “A Reply to The Deserted Village, No. 6 of the Chemical Foundation,” 1935.

American Petroleum Industries Committee, “Economic and technical aspects of Alcohol-gasoline mixtures,” Oct. 15, 1935.

American Petroleum Institute, “Analysis of Technical Aspects of Alcohol Gasoline Blends,” API Special Technical Committee, No. 216, April 10, 1933.

American Petroleum Institute, “What French Motorists Say about Alcohol-Gasoline Motor Fuel Blends,” Washington, D.C.: American Motorists Association, Dec. 15, 1933.

American Petroleum Institute, Power Alcohol: History and Analysis, Washington DC, API, c.1939.

Terry L. Anderson, Political environmentalism : going behind the green curtain Hoover Institution Press, 2000

• Peter Annin, Great Lakes Water Wars, Island Press, 2007

Stephen  Ansolabehere,  Public attitudes toward America’s energy options: Insights for nuclear energy, June 2007.

John Ashton, The History of Bread from Prehistoric to Modern Times, London: The Religious Tract Society, St. Paul’s Churchyard, 1904.

• Peter Asmus, Reaping the Wind. How Mechanical Wizards, Visionaries, and Profiteers Helped Shape Our Energy Future, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 2001.


Babbitt, Harold E., Sewerage and Sewage Treatment, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1922.

Frances Backhous, Owls of North America, Firefly Books, 2008

Paul Ballonoff, The best energy policy is no policy at all, Washington: Cato Institute, 1997.

Baldwin, D. The Quiet Revolution: Grass Roots of Today¹s Wilderness Preservation Movement. Boulder, Colo: Pruett Publishing Co., 1972.

Rocky Barker, Scorched Earth, How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America, Island Press, 2005

Charles Barnard, “The New Housekeeping: Industrial Alcohol in the Home,” Harpers, Oct. 3, 1908.

Barros, James, 1974, and and Douglas M. Johnston, The International Law of Pollution, NY: The Free Press.

Patrick Beach, A Good Forest for Dying: The tragic death of a young man on the front lines of the environmental wars, Doubleday, 2004

Sharon Beder, Global Spin. The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism. 2nd ed. White River Junction: Chelsea Green Publishing Company

David Beerling, The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth’s History, Oxford University Press, 2007

Silas Bent, “Tetraethyl Lead Fatal to Makers,” New York Times, June 22, 1925.

W. Behrend, Spiritus contra Petroleum, (Berlin: Derlagsbuchandlung Paul Parey, 1906).

Janine M. Benyus, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, Harper Perennial, 2002

Bernstein, S. 1984. The Rise of Air Pollution as a National Political Issue: A Study of Issue Development. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Auburn University.

•• Joseph Borkin, The Crime and Punishment of I.G. Farben (New York: Free Press, 1978).

• Hal Bernton, William (Bill) Kovarik, Scott Sklar, The Forbidden Fuel: A History of Alcohol Fuel, Lincoln, NE, 2010

Douglas Bevington, The Rebirth of Environmentalism: Grassroots Activism from the Spotted Owl to the Polar Bear, 2009

Bocking, Stephen, 1959 Ecologists and environmental politics : a history of contemporary ecology New Haven : Yale University Press

John Ross Edward Bliese, The greening of conservative America Westview Press, 2001

Borland, H. 1975. The History of Wildlife in America. Washington, D.C: National Wildlife Federation.

Borth, Modern Chemists and Their Work, New York: Bobbs-Merrill,

Bowles, S. 1865. Across the Continent. New York: Hurd and Houghton.

T.A. Boyd, Professional Amateur (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1957)

T.A. Boyd, “Pathfinding in Fuels and Engines.” Society of Automotive Engineers Transactions, April 1950, pp. 182-183.

T.A. Boyd, “Motor Fuel From Vegetation,” Journal of Industrial and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 13, no. 9, Sept. 1921, pp. 836 – 841.

• A. Bramwell, Ecology in the 20th Century: A History. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 1989.

W. Brasch, Forerunners of Revolution: Muckrakers and the American Social Conscience. Lanham, Md: University Press of America, 1990.

John K. Brachvogel, Industrial Alcohol: Its Manufacture and Use, (New York: Munn & Co., 1907).

Bradford, Travis. 2006. Solar Revolution: The Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

• Gary Braasch, How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming, Dawn Publications, 2008

Scott R. Brennan, Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories, Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, 2004

•• Peter Brimblecombe, The Big Smoke, London:, Routledge, 1988.

•• Jacob Bronowski, Science and Human Values, New York: J. Massner, 1956.

Jacob Bronowski, The Ascent of Man, Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1973.

• Lester Brown, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save CivilizationW.W. Norton & Company, 2008

Lester Brown, Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth, W.W. Norton, 2001

Lester R. Brown, Christopher Flavin, Sandra Postel, Saving the planet : how to shape an environmentally sustainable global economy W.W. Norton, 1991

• Michael Brown and John May, The Greenpeace Story New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1991

Bunyan Bryant, Environmental Advocacy. Concepts, Issues and Dilemmas. Ann Arbor: Caddo Gap, 1990.

A.A.M. Bryer, The Empire of Trebizond and the Pontos, London, 1980.

Gary C. Bryner, Blue skies, green politics : the Clean Air Act of 1990, CQ Press , 1993

Robert J Brulle, Agency, Democracy, and Nature. The U.S. Environmental Movement from a Critical Theory Perspective. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000.

Vannevar Bush, Modern Arms and Free Men: A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy(New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949), p. 5.

•• Ken Butti and John Perlin,  A Golden Thread: 2500  Years of Solar Architecture and Technology(Palo Alto, Calif.:  Cheshire Books, 1979).

R.K. Byers and E.E. Lord, “Lead Poisoning,” Pediatrics, 23, (1959), pp. 583-603.

Emilie Buchwald, Toward the Livable City, Milkweed Editions, 2003

Frederick Buell, From Apocalypse to Way of Life: Environmental Crisis in the American Century, Routledge, 2004

• Robert D. Bullard The Quest For Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution, Sierra Club Books, 2005

•• Robert D. Bullard, Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality. Boulder: Westview, 1990.

William James Burroughs, Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos, Cambridge University Press, 2005

Alan Burdick, Out of Eden : An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005


Helen Caldicott, Nuclear Power is Not the Answer, New Press , 2006

•• Helen Caldicott, If You Love this Planet, Norton, 2009 (updated)

J. Baird Callicott and Michael P. Nelson, The Great New Wilderness Debate, University of Georgia, 1998

H.L.Calendar, Capt.RO King, Lt. C.J. Sims,“Dopes & Detonation,”Engineering, April 9,1926p.475.

Carey, G. C. 1959. Exposure to Low Concentrations, National Conference on Air Pollution. U.S. Public Health Service. November 18-20, 1958. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office

Carr, D. E. 1965.The Breath of Life. New York: W.W. Nortion.

Kim Carlson, Green Your Work: Boost Your Bottom Line While Reducing Your Carbon Footprint, Adams Media, 2009

•• Rachel Carson, Silent Spring. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1962.

Cassedy, Edward S., 2000, Prospects for Sustainable Energy: A Critical Assessment, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press Chapman, J., ed. 1982.

Angela Cassar, Noemi Nemes, Water as a Human Right, World Conservation Union, 2005

Wild Mammals of North America: Biology and Economics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Chase, A. 1987.

Playing God in Yellowstone: The Destruction of America’s First National Park. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich.

Steve Chase, ed. Defending the Earth. A Dialogue Between Murray Bookchin and Dave Foreman. Boston: South End Press, 1991.

Chass, R. L. 1959. Extent to Which Available Control Techniques Have Been Utilized by Communities–Los Angeles County. Proceedings of the National Conference on Air Pollution, November 18-20, 1958. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Christoffel, T., 1982, Health and the Law. New York: The Free Press.

Bill Christofferson, The Man From Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Gaylord Nelson, U. of Wisconsin Press, 2005

Cohen, M. 1988. History of the Sierra Club. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

• Cohen, M. 1984. The Pathless Way: John Muir and American Wilderness. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

• Marla Cone, Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning Of The Arctic, Grove Press, 2005

Clements, K. A. 1979. Politics and the Park: San Francisco¹s Fight for Hetch Hetchy, 1908-1913. Pacific Historical Review. 48: 184-215.

Kevin Clemens, The Crooked Mile: Through Peak Oil, Biofuels, Hybrid Cars, and Global Climate Change to Reach a Brighter Future, Demontreville Press, 2009

Cooper, W.S. 1959. Solving Interstate Air Pollution Problems. Proceedings of the National Conference on Air Pollution, November 18-20, 1958. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Building Blocks for Emerging Environmental Non-Profit Organizations: Lessons from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Annapolis: BaySaver Institute

Karen Christensen, The Armchair Environmentalist: 3 Minute a Day Action Plan to Save the World M Q Publications, 2004

William C. Church, “John Ericsson ,” Scribners Monthly,
April 1879,  835-859; also by Church, “The Sun Motor,” Manufacturer
and Builder, 10 October 1888, 232. 

William C. Church, The Life of John Ericsson, New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1890, also 1906.

Ward Churchill and Winona LaDuke. “Native North America. The Political Economy of Radioactive Colonialism.” The State of Native America. Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance. Ed. Annette Jaimes. Boston: South End Press, 1992: 241-266.

Georges Claude, Liquid Air, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Philadelphia, PA: P. Blakiston’s Son & Co., 1913.

Jason Clay, World Agriculture and the Environment, Island Press, 2004

Congress des Applications de L’Alcool Denature, 16 au 23 Dec., 1902, Automobile-Club de France, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Md.

Jacqueline K. Corn, Responses to Occupational Health Hazards: A Historial Perspective (NY: Van Nostrand Rienhold, 1992).

John D. Cox, Climate Crash: Abrupt Climate Change and What It Means for Our Future, Joseph Henry Press, 2007

Gwyneth Cravens, Power to Save the World: The Truth About Nuclear Energy, Knopf, 2007

•• William Cronon and David Stradling, eds, Conservation in the Progressive Era, University of Washington Press, 2004

William Cronon, Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature, Norton, 1996

William Cronon, Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West, New York: Norton,1992

William Cronon, A Place for Stories: Nature, History and Narrative. The Journal of American History. (March): 1347-1376. 1992.

William Cronon, Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. New York: Hill and Wang, 1985.

Alfred W. Crosby, Children of the Sun: A History of Humanity’s Unappeasable Appetite for Energy. W.W. Norton 2006.

Alfred W. Crosby, Germs, Seeds & Animals : Studies In Ecological History, 1994

Alfred W. Crosby, Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Alfred W. Crosby, The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492. Greenwood Press 1972, Praeger Publishers 2003.

Cumbler, J.T. The Early Making of an Environmental Consciousness: Fish, Fisheries Commissions and the Connecticut River. Environmental History Review. 15:4 (Winter): 73-91, 1991.

•• Cummins, Lyle, Internal Fire, Warrenton, Pa.: Society of Automotive Engineers, 1989.

Current Opinion, Science Forsees the Day when Coal and Wood will be Exhausted, Aug 1920; VOL. LXIX, No. 2.


Gretchen C. Daily and Katherine Ellison, The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable, Island Press, 2003

Kevin Danaher, Jason Mark and Shannon Biggs, Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots, Polipoint Press, 2007

• Osha Gray Davidson, Fire in the Turtle House: The Green Sea Turtle and the Fate of the Ocean PublicAffairs, 2003

Brangien, Wake Up and Smell the Planet: The Non-Pompous, Non-Preachy Grist (magazine) Guide to Greening Your Day, Mountaineers Books, 2007

• Devra Davis, The Secret History of the War on Cancer, Basic , 2007

Devra Davis, When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution, Basic Books, 2002

•• Farrington Daniels, Direct Use of the Sun’s Energy(New Haven, Ct., Yale University Press, 1964)

Joel Darmstatder and Robert W. Fry, “Interconnections between Energy and the Global Environment,” and Stephen Meyers and Lee Schipper, “World Energy Use in the 1970s and 1980s,” both in Jack M. Hollander, ed.,  Annual Review of Energy and the Environment(Palo Alto, Calif., Annual Reviews Inc., 1992).

Joan DeBardeleben, To breathe free : Eastern Europe’s environmental crisis, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991

Bill DeBuys The Walk, Trinity University Press, 2007

Dave Dempsey On the Brink: The Great Lakes in the 21st Century Island Press, 2004

Ludwell Denny, We Fight For Oil (NY: Knopf, 1928).

Dewey, Scott H., 2000 Don’t breathe the air : air pollution and U.S. environmental politics, 1945-1970 College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press

Darrell M. Dodge, “Illustrated History of Wind Power Development,” Web publication

• Jared M. Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, Penguin Press, 2005

Jared M. Diamond, Guns, Germs and Steel, Norton, 1999

Sergio Diaz-Briquets, Conquering nature : the environmental legacy of socialism in Cuba, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998

Dickens, Charles, 1851. Bleak House. New York: New American Library 1980 (reprint)

Dilsaver, L. M. and W. C. Tweed. 1990. Challenge of the Big Trees. Three Rivers, Calif.: Sequoia Natural History Association.

Harold B. Dixon, “Researches on Alcohol as an Engine Fuel,” SAE Journal, Dec. 1920, p. 521.

Josh Dorfman, The Lazy Environmentalist: Your Guide to Easy, Stylish, Green Living, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2007

Dow, C. M. 1921. Anthology and Bibliography of Niagara Falls. Albany, N.Y: State of New York.

Drake, Douglas C., 1973, “Herbert Hoover, Ecologist: The Politics of Oil Pollution Control, 1921-1926,” Mid-America 55, July 1973: 214.

John Duffield, Over a Barrel: The Costs of U.S. Foreign Oil Dependence, Stanford Law Books, 2007

Dunlap, T. R. 1988. Saving America¹s Wildlife. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Alan Thein Durning, Guardians of the land : indigenous peoples and the health of the earth Worldwatch Institute, 1992


Gregg Easterbrook, The Progress Paradox: How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse, Random House, 2003

Eric Eckholm, The Other Energy Crisis: Fuelwood(Washington, Worldwatch Institute, 1975).

Graham Edgar, “The Manufacture and use of Tetraethyl lead,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Dec. 1939, Vol. 31, p. 1439-1446.

Graham Edgar, “Tetraethyl lead” American Chemical Society, Sept. 3, 1951.

Andres R. Edwards, The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait Of A Paradigm Shift, New Society Publishers, 2005

Edith Efron, The Apocalyptics. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984.

Anne B.W. Effland, “New riches from the soil: the chemurgic ideas of Wheeler McMillen.” 22 March 1995 Agricultural History 288 Vol. 69, No. 2.

Frank N. Egerton, Roots of Ecology: Antiquity to Haeckel.  University of California Press, 2012.

Gustav Egloff Motor Fuel Economy of Europe (Washington, D.C.: American Petroleum Institute, Dec. 1940).

Gustav Egloff and J.C. Morrell, Symposium on Motor Fuels: Alcohol-Gasoline as a Motor Fuel , reprint from Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Sept. 1936 by Universal Oil Products Co. Chicago, Ill.

Gustav Egloff, PM Van Arsdell, “Substitute Fuels as a War Economy,” Journal of the Institute of Petroleum, 28:223, 115-132, July 1942.

Richard Ellis, Empty Ocean, Island Press, 2004

SB Ely, Air Pollution in Pittsburgh. AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 3 (January): 44-47, 1951.

Kerry Emanuel, What We Know About Climate Change, Boston Review Books, 2007

•• Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Complete Works, Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1904.

•• John Ericsson, Contributions to the Centennial Exhibition,New York: the Nation press, 1876.

Gretel Ehrlich, John Muir: Nature’s Visionary National Geographic Society, 2000

Paul and Anne Erlich, Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment, Island Press, 2008

• Paul and Anne Erlich, One with Nineveh, Island Press, 2004

Paul Erlich, Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect, Penguin, 2002

Paul Erlich, Betrayal of Science and Reason: How Anti-Environmental Rhetoric Threatens Our Future, Island Press, 1998

Paul and Anne Ehrlich, Healing the planet : strategies for resolving the environmental crisis, Addison-Wesley, 1991

Paul Erlich, The Population Explosion, Touchstone, 1991

•• Paul Erlich, The Population Bomb, 1968

Estes, D. C. 1985. The Rival Sporting Weeklies of William T. Porter and Thomas Bangs Thorpe. American Journalism. 2: 135-143.

Daniel C. Esty, Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage, Yale University Press, 2006

Estrada, H. M. 1996. Carbon Monoxide Strikes Again. Star Tribune. (14 January): 1B-2B.

Ethyl Corp., The Story of Ethyl Gasoline, pamphlet (New York: Ethyl Gasoline Corp., 1927), American Petroleum Institute Library, Washington, D.C.

Ethyl Corp., “It All Began When,” clipping from unk. publication (possibly American Chemical Society) in tribute to Thomas Midgley, American Petroleum Institute Library, c. 1944.

Ethyl Corp., “The Trail of the Arbutus,” pamphlet (unsigned, probably published either by Ethyl Corp. or General Motors), Aug. 29, 1951, GMI, Flint, Mich.

Ethyl Corp. et al v. US Environmental Protection Agency, 176 U.S. App. D.C. 373; 541 F.2d 1; 1976 U.S. App. LEXIS 12309; 8 ERC (BNA) 1785; 6 ELR 20267

Export Council for Renewable Energy, “Renewable Energy for the World,” Washington DC, 1990


• Daniel Faber, Environment under fire : imperialism and the ecological crisis in Central America, Monthly Review Press, 1993

Brian Fagan, The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850, Basic, 2001

James David Fahn, A Land on Fire: The Environmental Consequences of the Southeast Asian Boom, Westview Press, 2005

Brett Fairbairn, Democracy in the Undemocratic State: The German Reichstag Elections of 1898 and 1903(Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997).

Farm Chemurgic Council, Proceedings of the Third Dearborn Conference, Farm Chemurgic Journal, Dearborn, Mich., 1937.

Fausold, M. L. 1961. Gifford Pinchot: Bull Moose Progressive. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

Flader, S. L. 1974. Thinking Like a Mountain: Aldo Leopold and the Evolution of an Ecological Attitude Toward Deer, Wolves and Forests. Columbia, Mo.: University of Missouri Press.

• Christopher Flavin, Beyond the Petroleum Age: Designing a Solar Economy,(Washington: Worldwatch, 1990)

Flagg, S.B. 1912. City Smoke Ordinances and Smoke Abatement, Bulletin 49. U.S. Bureau of Mines. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Fitter, R.S.R. 1946 London’s Natural History, London: Collins.

Samuel C. Florman, “Small is Dubious,” Harpers magazine, November 1977, p. 5.

Findley, R.W. and D. Farber. 1988. Environmental Law. 2nd ed. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing.

Franz Fischer, “Liquid Fuels from Water Gas,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 17:6, p. 574, June 1925.

• Kristin Shrader-Frechette, Environmental Justice: Creating Equality, Reclaiming Democracy Oxford University Press, 2005 ª•

• Barbara Freese, Coal A Human History (London: 2005 Random House)

Robert Friedel, Edison’s Electric Light: Biography of an Invention (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1987)

• Robert Friedel, A Culture of Improvement: Technology and the Western Millennium, Boston: MIT Press, 2007.

Foss, F. O., ed. 1971. Conservation in the United States: A Documentary History-Recreation. New York: Chelsea House.

Dave Foreman Confessions of an Eco-Warrior, 1991

•• John Fowler, Energy and the Environment, McGraw Hill, 1984.

Homer S. Fox, “Alcohol Motor Fuels,” Supplementary Report to World Trade in Gasoline, Minerals Division, Bureau of Domestic & Foreign Commerce, Trade Promotion Series Monograph No. 20 (Washington, D.C.: Dept. of Commerce, May 15, 1925).

Fox, S. 1981. John Muir and His Legacy: The American Conservation Movement. Boston: Little, Brown.

H. Bruce Franklin, The most important fish in the sea, Island Books, 2007

E.C. Freeland and W.G. Harry, “Alcohol Motor Fuel from Molasses,” Industrial and Chemical Engineering News, Part I, June 1925; Part II, July 1925.

E.C. Freeland, “The determination of ether in alcohol-ether mixtures,” Louisiana Planter and Sugar Manufacturer, XIX:6, Aug. 5, 1922.

•• Fuller, R. Buckminster, Utopia or oblivion: the prospects for humanity (Toronto, New York, Bantam Books 1969).

Archon Fung, Bradley Karkkainen, Charles Sabel, Beyond Backyard Environmentalism, Beacon Press, 2002


•• Glacken, Clarence J, 1973, Traces on the Rhodian shore; nature and culture in Western thought from ancient times to the end of the eighteenth century (Berkeley: University of California Press).

Glick, Thomas F., 1980, “The Great Stink of 1858,” in Lester J. Bilsky, ed., Historical Ecology: Essays on Environment and Social Change (Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press, 1980): 122.

• Ross Gelbspan, Boiling Point: How politicians, big oil and coal, journalists and activists have fueld the climate crisis — and what we can do to avert disaster, Basic Books, 2004

David Gershon, Low Carbon Diet: A 30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds–Be Part of the Global Warming Solution!, Empowerment Institute, 2006

• Lois Gibbs, Dying from Dioxin: A Citizen’s Guide to Reclaiming Our Health and Rebuilding Democracy, 1997

Paul H. Giddens, Standard Oil Company (Indiana): Oil Pioneer of the Middle West, New York: Appleton Century Crofts Inc. 1955.

Augustus W. Giebelhaus, “Resistance to Long-Term Energy Transition: The Case of Alcohol Fuels,” paper to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, August 1980.

Augustus W. Giebelhaus, Business and Government in the Oil Industry: A Case Study of Sun Oil, 1876 – 1945, Greenwich CT: JAI Press Inc., 1980.

Gary Ginsberg and Brian Toal, What’s Toxic, What’s Not, Berkeley Trade, 2006

Paul Gipe, Wind Energy Comes of Age, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1995.

Chellis Glendinning, Off the Map: An Expedition Deep into Imperialism, the Global Economy and Other Earthly Whereabouts, 1999

Chellis Glendenning When Technology Wounds: The Human Consequences of Progress, 1992

Linda K. Glover, Sylvia A. Earle, Defying Ocean’s End: An Agenda for Action Island Press, 2004

J. Goldmark, 1953. Impatient Crusader: Florence Kelly’s Life Story. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Maurice Goldsmith, “Popularisation of Science,” Nature, 250: 751-753, Aug. 30, 1974.

Eban Goodstein, Fighting for Love in the Century of Extinction: How Passion and Politics Can Stop Global Warming Vermont, 2007

• Al Gore, Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis, Rodale, 2009

Al Gore, The Assault on Reason, Penguin, 2007

•• Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It, Rodale, 2006

Al Gore, Earth in the balance : ecology and the human spirit Plume, 1993

Robert Gottlieb, Reinventing Los Angeles: Nature and Community in the Global City, MIT Press, 2007

• Robert Gottlieb, Forcing The Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1993.

Roger S. Gottlieb, A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and our Planet’s Future, Oxford Univesity Press, 2006

William Graebner, “Hegemony through Science: Information Engineering and Lead Toxicology, 1925 – 1965,” in David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, eds., Dying For Work: Workers Safety and Health in 20th Century America, (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1989).

William Graebner, “Ethyl in Manhattan: A Note on the Science and Politics of Leaded Gasoline,” New York History, 57:4, Oct. 1986, 436-43.

Graham, F., Jr. 1971. Man¹s Dominion. New York: Lippincott.

Grainger, D. 1978. Animals in Peril. Toronto: Dutton.

R.B. Gray, “On the Use of Alcohol-Gasoline Mixtures as Motor Fuels,” unpublished, USDA, April 1933, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Md.

•• Greeley, Horace. 1964. An Overland Journey. New York: Knopf. Originally published in 1860.

Alan Green, Animal Underworld: Inside America’s Black Market for Rare and Exotic Species, PublicAffairs

Tom Griffiths and Libby Robin, Ecology and Empire: Environmental History of Settler Societies (University of Washington Press, 1998)

Peter Grose, Power to People, Island Press, 2007

RH Grove, Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens and the Origins of Environmentalism, 1600-1860. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

•• Ramachandra Guha, Environmentalism: A Global History, Longman, 2000


Habusch, E. 1980. Fair Game: A History of Hunting, Shooting, and Animal Conservation. New York: Arco Publishing.

John Burdon Sanderson (J.B.S.) Haldane, “Daedlus: or, Science and the Future,” Paper to the Heretics, Cambridge, February 4th, 1923.

Haines, A.L. 1977. The Yellowstone Story. vols. I-II. Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Library and Museum Association.

Halliday, E.C. An Historical Review of Atmospheric Pollution. In Air Pollution. New York: World Health Organization / Columbia University Press, 1961.

Stephen Halliday, The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazelgette and the clensing of the Victorian metropolis, Sutton, 2001

Karlson Hargroves and Michael H. Smith, The Natural Advantage of Nations: Business Opportunities, Innovation and Governance in the 21st Century, Earthscan, 2006

Hallock, C. 1913. An Angler¹s Reminiscences. Cincinnati: Sportsmen¹s Review Publishing Company.

•• Alice Hamilton, Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D. Northeastern University Press, 1985. (reprint from Little, Brown, 1943).

Alice Hamilton, “Nineteen Years in the Dangerous Trades,” Harpers Magazine, Oct 1929.

Alice Hamilton, Paul Reznikoff and Grace Burnham, “Tetra Ethyl Lead,” Journal of the American Medical Association, May 16, 1925, pp. 1481-1486.

Alice Hamilton, “What Price Safety? Tetraethyl Lead Reveals a Flaw in Our Defenses,” The Survey Mid-Monthly, June 15, 1925.

Alice Hamilton, “The Growing Menace of Benzene (Benzol) Poisoning in American Industry, Journal of the American Medical Association, 78:9, March 4, 1922.

Allen L. Hammond, “Methanol at MIT: Industry Influence Charged in Project Cancellation,” Science 190, Nov. 21, 1975, 761-763.

Hampton, H.D. 1971. How the U.S. Cavalry Saved Our National Parks. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press.

Hansen, A., ed. 1993. The Mass Media and Environmental Issues. New York: Leicester University Press.

Hapgood, N. 1930. The Changing Years. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

•• Jonathan Harr, A Civil Action, Knopf Publishing Group, 1995

Mark Harris, Grave Matters: A Journey through the modern funeral industry to a natural way of burial, Scribner, 2007

Samuel P. Hays, “The Role of Values in Science and Policy,” in Herbert Needleman, Ed., Human Lead Exposure, Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1992

•• Samuel P. Hays, 1959. Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency. Cambridge: Harvard University Press..

Samuel P. Hays, Explorations in Environmental History: Essays by Samuel P. Hays, Univ. of Pittsburgh, 1998

Samuel P. Hays, Beauty, Health, and Permanence: Environmental Politics in the US, 1955-1985

Paul Hawken, How the Largest Movement in the World Came Into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming, Viking, 2007

Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins , L. Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, Back Bay, 2000

S. B. Heath, “Smoky City Gets Its Face Cleaned Up,” Pittsburgh Post Dispatch, 1940.

Horst Hardenberg, Samuel Morey and his Atmospheric Engine (Warrendale, Pa.: Society of Automotive Engineers, Feb. 1992), SP922.

H. Richard Heede, Richard E. Morgan, Scott Ridley, The Hidden Costs of Energy(Washington: Center for Renewable Resources, 1985).

Ivor van Heerden, The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina–the Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist, Penguin, 2006

David Helvarg, Ocean and coastal conservation guide, Island Press, 2005

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