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Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living

Americans are bombarded with conflicting advice when it comes to cutting their carbon footprint. After two years of research and analysis, we uncovered the most effective individual steps each American can take to fight global warming. Cooler Smarter challenges you to cut your carbon emissions 20 percent this year and gives you the information you need to succeed.

By Seth Shulman et al. Island Press, 2012. 328 pages. $21.95.

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Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

Written by nuclear experts in compulsively readable detail, this book takes a moment-by-moment look at what went wrong at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant. Using firsthand accounts, technical records, and media coverage, the book explores why Fukushima happened— and what it means for U.S. nuclear safety.

By Dave Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, and Susan Q. Stranahan. The New Press, February 2014.

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