​Environmental Resources Library

Located at the Center for Environmental and Urban Studies, the Environmental Resource Library offers titles covering a wide array of topics in sustainability. Whether you are looking for material to supplement your degree program or would like more information about green career paths, the ERL is the place to look! Here you will find a current inventory of titles available for checkout to current Santa Monica College Students. Please be sure to have your student ID available in order to checkout books from the CEUS.

Book TitleAuthor(s)
136 Best Ways to Save On Your Home EnergySunset Bk. Editors
15 Simple Things Californians Can Do To RecycleThe Earth Works Groups
2010 Pure Seed BookBaker Greek Heirloom Seeds
30 Ways to Shine As A New EmployeeDenise Bissonnette
365 Days to Live GreenDiane McDilda
50 Simple Things Your Business Can Do To Save The EarthThe Earth Works Groups
50 Ways To Save the OceanDavid Helvarg
A Fierce Green LifeShabecoff, Phillip
A Sand County AlmanacAldo Leopold
Almanac of the EnvironmentValerie Harms
American EarthBill Mc Kibben
American WastelandBloom, Jonathan
America's National ParksPaul Schullery
Animal, Vegetable, MiracleBarbara Kingsolver
Backyard CompostingHarmonious Technologies
Beyond EcophobiaDavid Sobel
Beyond RecyclingKathy Stein
Big CoalJeff Goodell
BiomicryJanine M. Benyos
Blue FrontierDavid Helvarg
Blue GoldMaude Barlow
Blueprint for a Green SchoolJayni Chase
Careers in Renewable EnergyGregory McNamee
Careers in The EnvironmentMike Fasulo and Paul Walker
Cities as Sustainable EcosystemsPeter Newman
City of QuartzMike Davis
Confessions of a Radical IndustrialistRay C. Anderson
Cooking with SunshineLorraine Anderson
Cosmetic IngredientsRuth Winter
Cradle to CradleWilliam McDonough
Crimes Agains NatureRobert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Cultural GeographyRichard H. Jackson
Deep EcologyBill Devall
Deep EconomyMcKibben, Bill
Deforesting the EarthMichael Williams
Degrees that Matter - Climate Change and the UniversityAnn Rappaport
Earth Community Earth EthicsLarry Rsmussen
Earth DemocracyVandana Shiva
Earth FirstMartha Lee
Earth In the BalanceAl Gore
Ecological Literacy - Educating our childrenMichael Stone
Ecological Literacy - Education & The Transition to a Post Modern WorldDavid Orr
Ecology of FearMike Davis
EcomindLappe, Francis Moore
Edens Lost and FoundJoseph D'Agnese
Education for the EarthPetersons Guides
Emissions TradingTH Tietenbert
Environmental Audit of SMC 2005-2006Santa Monica College
Environmental Careers in the 21st CenturyThe Environmental Org.
Environmental EthicsJoseph DesJardins
Environmental PoliticsSwitzer
Environmental Science: Sustaining the EarthMiller, Tyler
Environmental Science: Working with the EarthMiller, Tyler
Everything Green Living BookDiane McDilda
ExposedMark Schapiro
Finding the Sweet SpotDave Pollard
Food Not LawnsHC Flores
Forces of Nature: The Unlikely Story of Walmart’s Green RevolutionHumes, Edward
Fostering Sustainable BehaviorDoug McKenzie-Mohr
Freakonomics: A Rogue EconomistSteven D. Levitt
Gaias Garden: A Guide to Home-scale PermacultureHemenway, Toby
Garbage LandElizabeth Royte
Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with TrashHumes, Edward
Generation GreenSimon Pulse
Getting into Smart Growth IISmart Growth Net
Global RenaissanceSteven Hackin
Global Warming Survival HandbookRothschild, David
Global WarningPaul Brown
Gone TomorrowHeather Rogers
Good WorkE.F Schumacher
Good, Green JobsJoel Makower
Great Jobs For Environmental Studies MajorsJulie Degalan & Bryon Middlekauff
Green Festival ReaderPoli Point Press
Green From the Ground UpDavid & Scott Gibson
Green Is the New BlackTamsin Blanchard
Green Jobs: A Guide Eco-Friendly EmploymentA. Bronqyn Llewellyn
Green Urbanism: Learning from European CitiesTimothy Beatley
Greening PhilosophyAmber L. Katherine
Greening the Ivory TowerSarah Creighton
Greenopia: The Urban Dweller's Guide to Green Living Vol. and 2Greenopia
GreenSourceMcGraw Hill Construction
Grow OrganicDK Books
Guns, Germs and StealJared Diamond
Hands-On NatureVermont Institute of Natural Science
High Tech TrashElizabeth Grossman
Higher Education and the Change of SustainabilityPeter Blaze Corcoran
Hope, Human and WildBill McKibben
Hot, Flat and CrowdedThomas L. Friedman
How Green Is Your City?Karlenzing, Marquardt
It's All For SaleJames Ridgeway
Junkyard PlanetMinter, Adam
Let My People Go SurfingYvon Chouinard
Living Green: A Practical Guide To Simple SustainabilityGreg Horn
Living Like ED: A Guide to the Eco-Friendly LifeED Begley, Jr.
Living on the EarthAlicia Bay Laurel
Losing GroundMark Dowie
Major Problems in American Environmental HistoryCarolyn Merchant
Making A Difference College & Graduate GuideMiriam Weinstein
Making Sustainability WorkMarc J. Epstein
Management Recycling and Reuse of Waste CompositesVannessa Goodship
Meditations of John MuirChris Highland
Mid-Course CorrectionRay C. Anderson
Natural CapitalismPaul Hawken
Nature In a Nutshell for KidsJean Potto
Not Just a Pretty FaceStacy Malken
Ocean Friendly GardensDouglas Kent
One Makes The DifferenceJulia Butterfly Hill
Our Ecological FootprintMathis Wackernagel
Paper or PlasticDaniel Imhoff
People, Penguins, and Plastic TreesDonald VanDeVeer
Physical GeographyE. Willard Miller
Plan B 3.0Lester R. Brown
Planet EarthAlastair Fothergill
Planet of SlumsMike Davis
Planet UMichael M'Gonigle & Justine Starke
Plastic: A Toxic Love StoryFreinbel, Susan
Plows, Plagues, & PetroleumWilliam F. Ruddiman
Plug-In HybridsSherry Boschert
Plundering AppalachiaDouglas r. Tompkins
Profiting From Clean EnergyRichard W. Asplund
Radical simplicityJim Merkel
Reason for HopePhillip Berman
Rebuild The DreamVan Jones
Santa Monica ReviewSanta Monica College
Save the EarthJonathan Porrit
Sharing Nature's InterestNicky Chambers
Silent Spring (40th Anniversary Edition)Rachel Carson
Silent Spring (The Classic Edition)Rachel Carson
Six DegreesMark Lynas
Small is BeautifulSchumachder, E.F.
SolarIan McNewman
State Of The WorldThe Worldwatch Institute
Stolen HarvestVandana Shiva
Successful Beginnings for College TeachingAngela Provitera McGlynn
Successful Beginnings for College TeachingMcGlynn, Provitera
Superbia!Dan Chiras
Sustainability on CampusPeggy F. Barlett
Sustainable Energy on CampusBartlett, Reggy
Sustainable Energy without the Hot AirMackay, David
Sustainable UrbanismDouglas Farr
Sustainable ValueChris Laszlo
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Environmental IssuesEaston, Thomas
Teaming with MicrobesLowenfels, Jeff
The Assault On ReasonAl Gore
The Better World HandbookEllis Jones
The Business Guide To SustainabilityDarcy Hitchcock
The Carbon-Free HomeStephen & Rebekah Hren
The China StudyColin Campbell
The Clean Tech RevolutionRon Pernick
The Company We KeepJohn Abrams
The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental ChoicesMichael Brower
The Deluge and the ArkDale Peterson
The Eco Guide to Careers that Make a DifferenceThe Environmental Org.
The Ecology of CommercePaul Hawken
The Ecology of Invations by Animals and PlantsCharles Elton
The Economics of WasteRichard Porter
The Economy of NatureWilliam Ashworth
The Elements of Moral PhilosophyJames Rachels
The Empty OceanRicahard Ellis
The Environmental Ethics and Policy BookDonald VanDeVeer
The Great DisruptionGilding, Paul
The Green BookE. Rogers & T.M Kostigen
The Green Collar EconomyVan Jones
The Green EncyclopediaIrene Franck & David Brownstone
The Green RevolutionKirkpatrick Sale
The Hockey Stick and Climate WarsMann, Michael
The Key To Sustainable CitiesGwendolyn Hallsmith
The Kids Nature BookA. Milford
The Lazy EnvironmentalistJosh Dorfman
The Little Earth BookJames Bruges
The Live Earth Global Warming Survival HandbookDavid De Rothschild
The Making of a ContinentRon Redfern
The Man Who Planted TreesGreen, Chelsea
The Monkey Wrench GangEdward Abbey
The Natural Shade GardenKen Druse
The Natural Step For BusinessBrian Nattrass
The Natural Step For BusinessBrian Nattrass
The Natural Step storyKarl-Henrik Robert
The Nature PrincipleLouv, Richard
The New School: College of Environmental Design at Cal Poly PomonaCraig Hammond
The Smart OfficeA.K. Townsend
The Story of StuffAnnie Leonard
The Sustainability HandbookWilliam R. Blackburn
The Sustainability RevolutionAndres R. Edwards
The Tipping PointMacolm Gladwell
The Transition HandbookRob Hopkins
The Travels of a T-shirt In The Global EconomyPietra Rivoli
The Triple Bottom LineAndrew W. Savitz
The Urban/Suburban ComposterMark Cullen, Lorraine Johnson
The War Against The GreensDavid Helvarg
The Web of LifeJohn H. Storer
Toward Sustainable CommunitiesJeb Brugmann
Toward Sustainable SettlementsDepartment of Housing
True Green @ WorkKim McKay, Jenny Bonnin
Urban Sprawl and Public HealthHoward Frumkin, Lawrence Frank
Vanishing BordersHilary French
Visualizing Environmental ScienceLinda R. Berg
Voluntary Carbon MarketsRicardo Bayon
Wake Up and Smell the PlanetBranglen Davis, Kathrine Wroth
Walden Henry David ThoreauWalden Henry
Waste and WantSusan Strasser
Water and the Shaping of CaliforniaSue McClurg
Water WarsVandana Shiva
Water: The Fate Of Our Most Precious ResourceMarq De Villiers
Western Garden BookSunset
What's In This Stuff?Patricia Thomas
What's Mine Is YoursRachel Botsman, Roo Rogers
When The Rivers Run ByBeacon Piere
Whole Food RecipesVitamix
Wild EarthTom Butler
World Changing: A User’s Guide for the 21st CenturyAl Gore
Zero Waste HomeJohnson, Bea