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I Want a Better Catastrophe

By (author) Andrew Boyd
Categories: Climate change

An existential manual for tragic optimists, can-do pessimists, and compassionate doomers

WITH GLOBAL WARMING projected to rocket past the 1.5°C limit, lifelong activist Andrew Boyd is thrown into a crisis ...

The End of This World

The climate crisis is here, and the end of this world—a world built on land theft, resource extraction, and colonial genocide—is on the horizon. In this compelling roadmap to a livable future, Indigenous ...

Le pêcheur à l'aimant

By (author) Émilie Demers
Illustrated by Catherine Petit
Categories: Rivers and lakes

Raphaël observe Paris en revenant de l’école. La Seine engloutit ce que le vent et la pluie lui apportent : bouteilles, masques, pailles… Raphaël aimerait tellement que les Parisiens prennent soin ...

Earth for All

The economic operating system keeps crashing. It’s time to upgrade to a new one.

Five decades ago, The Limits to Growth shocked the world by showing that population and industrial growth were pushing ...

Dark Days at Noon

By (author) Edward Struzik
Categories: Natural disasters

The catastrophic runaway wildfires advancing through North America and other parts of the world are not unprecedented. Fires loomed large once human activity began to warm the climate in the 1820s, leading ...

Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies

By (author) Leslie Kern
Categories: Social classes

From the author of the best-selling Feminist City, this urbanite’s guide to gentrification knocks down the myths and exposes the forces behind the most urgent housing crisis of our time.

Gentrification ...

Planktonia

When people hear the word "migration," they think of animals that move from a feeding area to a breeding area and back each year. But the greatest migration on Earth happens twice every night. The movement ...

Picking Up the Slack

By (author) Andrew Green
Categories: Geography
Series: UTP Insights

Canada has over-promised and under-delivered on climate change, setting weak goals and allowing carve-outs, exceptions, and exemptions to undermine its climate policies. Why, in an era when climate change ...

In Our Backyard

Edited by Aimée Craft & Jill Blakley
Categories: Ethnic studies

Beginning with the Grand Rapids Dam in the 1960s, hydroelectric development has dramatically altered the social, political, and physical landscape of northern Manitoba. The Nelson River has been cut up ...

Change for Good

Based on the author’s 35 years at the forefront of business and social change, Change for Good explores businesses’ new bottom line: helping to solve social problems. Featuring personal experiences ...