WHE Read

Classic Reads

Slow Death by Yellow Duck

Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie 2009

Rising

Dispatches from the New American Shore
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The Ends of the World

Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions
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How to Give Up Plastic

A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time
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Storming the Wall

Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security
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The Uninhabitable Earth

Life After Warming
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Losing Earth

A Recent History
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Don’t Even Think About It

Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Frans de Waal
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Salvage the Bones

Jesmyn Ward
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Where the Water Goes

Life and Death Along the Colorado River
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This Radical Land

A Natural History of Dissent
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Merchants of Doubt

Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway
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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan
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Local authors

Pathways to Our Sustainable Future

A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh - Patricia DeMarco
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Last Chance

Preserving Life on Earth - Larry Schweiger
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Silent Spring

Rachel Carson
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Recommended Pregnancy Reading

Feeding Baby Green

The Earth Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition During Pregnancy, Childhood, and Beyond by Dr. Alan Greene
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Raising Baby Green

The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Baby Care by Dr. Alan Greene
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The Complete Organic Pregnancy

Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu
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Recommended Healthy Beginnings Reading

Raising Healthy Children in a Toxic World

Dr. Philip Landrigan
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Having Faith

An Ecologist’s Journey to Motherhood - Sandra Steingraber
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Epidemiologic evidence of relationships between reproductive and child health outcomes and environmental chemical contaminants

Published in: Journal of Toxicology & Environmental Health Part B: Critical Reviews, v. 11 no. 5, pp. 373-517 Date: 2008
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Mythbusting

Carrots, Nitrates, and Homemade Baby Food - Dr. Greene
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Environmental Justice Reading

Breathtaking

Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change - Allison Kenner
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Bridging Silos

Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities - Katrina Smith
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Farming While Black

Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land - Leah Penniman
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Amity and Prosperity

One Family and the Fracturing of America - Eliza Griswold
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Amity and Prosperity

One Family and the Fracturing of America - Eliza Griswold
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Exposure

Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer's Twenty-Year Battle Against DuPont - Robert Bilott
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What the Eyes Don't See

A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City - Mona Hanna-Attisha
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Anti-Racism Reading

My Grandmother's Hands

Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies - Resmaa Menakem
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White Fragility

Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Robin DiAngelo
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Mindful of Race

Transforming Racism from the Inside Out by Ruth King
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Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence

Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race - Derald Wing Sue
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The Everyday Language of White Racism

Lauren Hills
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Anti-Racism Resources for parents

For teenagers dealing with police shootings

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

For young children
(ages 4-8)

Something Happened in Our Town

A Child’s Story about Racial Injustice, by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard
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Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America

Jennifer Harvey
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Daddy Why Am I Brown?

A healthy conversation about skin color and family by Bedford F. Palmer
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A Terrible Thing Happened

Margaret Holmes
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May Day 2022

May 4, 2022

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – University Club

Join Us!

WHE presents Ms. Leah Thomas, author of the “The Intersectional Environmentalist” and founder of eco-lifestyle blog @greengirlleah. Ms. Thomas uses her passion for writing and creativity to explore and advocate for the critical yet often overlooked relationship between social justice and environmentalism.