Sustainability @ Lasell

Library Resources

Brennan Library at Lasell College is full of great resources related to the environment and sustainability. Here is a list of some of the notable holdings:


The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert

The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery

Storm Worlds: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle over Global Warming by Chris Mooney

Planet U: Sustaining the World, Reinventing the University by Michael R. M'Gonigle

Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving the Environmental Track Record of Universities, Colleges, and Other Institutions by Sarah Hammond Creighton

Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change by Peggy F. Barlett

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough

Global Warming: The Complete Briefing by John Houghton

The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook: 77 Essential Skills To Stop Climate Change by David de Rothschild

Why the Wind Blows: A History of Weather and Global Warming by Matthys Levy

The End of Nature by Bill McKibben

Fight Global Warming Now: The Handbook for Taking Action in Your Community by Bill McKibben

The Revenge of Gaia: Earth's Climate Crisis and the Fate of Humanity by James Lovelock

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Reason for Hope by Jane Goodall

Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating by Jane Goodall

The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth by E.O. Wilson

The Diversity of Life by E.O. Wilson

Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming by Bjørn Lomborg

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Environmental Issues, Expanded by Thomas A Easton

Environmental Issues: An Introduction to Sustainability by Robert L. McConnell

Degrees That Matter: Climate Change and the University by Ann Rappaport

Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century by Alex Steffen

Plan B: 3.0 by Lester Brown


Planet Earth - The Complete BBC Series (2007)

11th Hour (2008 release) (DVD)

Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

King Corn (2008 release)

An Inconvenient Truth


Environmental Sustainability Committee

The following members of the campus community have been invited to serve on the 2008-2009 Environmental Sustainability Committee:

Michael Daley Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Committee Chair
Stephen Sarikas Professor of Biology, Green Campus Task Force Chair
Aaron Toffler Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Ben Bailey Assistant Director of Plant Operations, Lasell Village
Linda Williams Administrative Assistant Plant Operations and Public Safety, Class '06
Maireed VanHeest General Manager Dining Service/Sodexho
Amy Greene Student Program Coordinator CCBL
Scott Lamphere Director of Residential Life
Molly Fawcett Senior, Psychology
Amanda Giglio Junior, Fashion and Retail Merchandising
Samantha Crisman Freshman, Entrepreneurship
Kayla McKenna Senior, Graphic Design
Laura Notorangelo Senior, Fashion and Retail Merchandising
Stephen Petrin Sophomore, Entrepreneurship


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