Adam William M. Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in the Third World. London: Routledge, 1990. Provides an overview of sustainable development, poverty, and environmental activism in the developing countries.
Anderson Terry L., and Donald R. Leal. Free Market Environmentalism. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1991. Starts with a treatment of free-market environmentalism and challenges its limits. It emphasizes the possibility for resource management that is rationable from an economic and environmental perspective.
Arms Karen. Environmental Science. Fort Worth, TX: Saunders, 1994. Provides a concise treatment of the main environmental problems and discusses their solutions.
Bramwell Anna. Ecology in the 20th Century: A History. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989. Contains insightful examination of the political and spiritual origins of the ideas behind the growth of the environmental movement from 1880 to the 1980s. It proposes that today's environmental movement emerged from a politically radicalized environmentalism, predicated on the shift from mechanistic to vitalistic philosophy in the late nineteenth century.
Brown Lester R., et al. State of the World. New York: Norton, 1998; yearly. Provides an annual environmental picture of the world. The distinguished global environmental research team of the Worldwatch Institute analyzes