Tagged: Environmental Issues

That creeping feeling

That creeping feeling

Fiction that lazily predicts a dystopian, ecologically decimated world is doomed to fail; instead novelists must engage on a new level with the climate crisis... Read more

The burning question

The burning question

The climate emergency isn’t a terrifying future trajectory to be found in manifestos from tech magnates or the pages of cli-fi novels. It’s right here,... Read more

Small minds: why a growth mindset is anathema to solving the climate crisis

Small minds: why a growth mindset is anathema to solving the climate crisis

The time for a business-as-usual approach to the climate has long since passed, argues author, academic and activist Timothy Morton, and urgent steps need to... Read more

The Greta effect

The Greta effect

Those who market and publicise books on climate change for children can make a vast difference by keeping messaging positive—and by collaborating. Read more

Closing the loop

Closing the loop

In order to make a substantial lasting change to the sustainability of the trade, we must create a circular economy focused on book reuse and... Read more

Emission invisible

Emission invisible

Received wisdom may suggest that digital books are a lower-emission option than print, but the truth is far more complex—and must be scrutinised... Read more

Outside the boxes

Outside the boxes

With consumers now insisting businesses do the heavy lifting for sustainability, this is the time for firms to really analyse their green credentials  ... Read more

How one indie publisher is reducing its carbon imprint

Sales and marketing director Julie Atkins of outdoor sports publisher Vertebrate talks to The Bookseller about its first carbon negative book.  ... Read more

Cycle couriers help Wenner’s bookshops become Germany’s first climate-neutral bookseller

The move to use cycle couriers four years ago has led a pair of German bookshops to pursue a climate-neutral certification.  ... Read more

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