Eco-Feminism & Environmentalism

Most books can be ordered online at News from Nowhere Radical and Community Bookshop, which is run by a women’s cooperative. When available we have linked to NFN and otherwise to Other booksellers are available.


Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution by Mary Robinson 

Powerful and deeply humane, Climate Justice is a stirring manifesto on one of the most pressing humanitarian issues of our time, and a lucid, affirmative, and well-argued case for hope.

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 

This book exposed the hazards of the pesticide DDT, eloquently questioned humanity’s faith in technological progress and helped set the stage for the environmental movement. Carson, a renowned nature author and a former marine biologist was uniquely equipped to create so startling and inflammatory a book.


Unbowed: My Autobiography by Wangari Maathai 

in 1977, tMaathai established the Green Belt Movement, which spread from Kenya across Africa, and which helps restore indigenous forests while assisting rural women by paying them to plant trees in their villages. Eventually her achievement was internationally recognized in the Nobel Peace Prize, awarded in recognition of her ‘contribution to sustainable development, human rights, and peace’.