Books written by Courtney White

The Age of Consequences: A Chronicle of Concern and Hope

January 12, 2016 | 256 pages
Our planet is approaching a critical environmental juncture. Across the globe we continue to deplete the five pools of carbon - soil, wood, coal, oil, and natural gas - at an unsustainable rate. We’ve burned up half the planet’s known reserves of oil - one trillion barrels - in less than a... More Info

Two Percent Solutions for the Planet

Chelsea Green Publishing Company | September 23, 2015 | 240 pages
Two Percent Solutions for the Planet profiles fifty innovative practices that soak up carbon dioxide in soils, reduce energy use, sustainably intensify food production, and increase water quality. The “two percent” refers to: the amount of new carbon in the soil needed to reap a wide variety of... More Info

The Age of Consequences

Counterpoint | January 1, 2015 | 256 pages
A former archaeologist and Sierra Club activist explores potential, real-world responses to what he believes to be a critical environmental juncture of dangerously low energy sources, drawing on personal experience to outline specific actionable ideas.  More Info

Grass, Soil, Hope

March 24, 2017 | 272 pages
This book tackles an increasingly crucial question: What can we do about the seemingly intractable challenges confronting all of humanity today, including climate change, global hunger, water scarcity, environmental stress, and economic instability? The quick answers are: Build topsoil. Fix creeks.... More Info