Book of the Month

Broad-ranging, well-written, and authoritative books and reports on particularly important issues.


February, 2015 Naomi Klein
What Could Change Everything?
November, 2014 Millennium Project
2013-2014 State of the Future
September, 2014 Yehezkel Dror
Humanity-Craft for New Epoch Leaders
June, 2014 CNA Military Advisory Board
National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change.
March, 2014 Ugo Bardi's Report to the Club of Rome
How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet
February, 2014 Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
The Second Machine Age
January, 2014 National Research Council
Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises
December, 2013 Mel Gurtov
Will This Be China’s Century? A Skeptic’s View
November, 2013 Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations
Now for the Long Term
October, 2013 Worldwatch Institute
SOTW 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
September, 2013 Piotr Dutkiewicz and Richard Sakwa (eds.)
22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations
August, 2013 Joseph Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor (eds.)
The Quest for Security: The Challenge of Global Governance
July, 2013 U.N. High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
A New Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
June, 2013 (Dual Selection) Richard Watson and Oliver Freeman
Futurevision: Scenarios for the World in 2040
June, 2013 (Dual Selection) The Economist
Megachange: The World in 2050
May, 2013 Alison Smith
The Climate Bonus: Co-benefits of Climate Policy
April, 2013 Al Gore
The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change
March, 2013 Daniel Moran (ed.)
Climate Change and National Security (in 19 Regions and Nations)
February, 2013 National Intelligence Council
Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds
February, 2013 Anders Wijkman and Johan Rockstrom (report to Club of Rome)
Bankrupting Nature: Denying Our Planetary Boundaries
January, 2013 Anders Wijkman and Johan Rockström
Bankrupting Nature (report to Club of Rome)
December, 2012 Maureen O’Hara and Graham Leicester
Dancing at the Edge (Persons of Tomorrow)
November, 2012 International Energy Agency
World Energy Outlook 2012
October, 2012 Philip Conkling et al.
The Fate of Greenland
September, 2012 Ross Jackson
Occupy World Street (Toward a Gaian League of Nations)
August, 2012 Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
July, 2012 Jorgen Randers (report to Club of Rome)
2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years
June, 2012 U.N. High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability
Resilient People. Resilient Planet
May, 2012 Michael T. Klare
The Race for the Last World Resources
April, 2012 (Dual Selection) Worldwatch Institute
SOTW 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity & Vital Signs 2012
March, 2012 Charles A. Kupchan
No One’s World
February, 2012 Dow and Downing
The Atlas of Climate Change
January, 2012 OECD
Future Global Shocks: Improving Risk Governance
December, 2011 Donald N. Michael
In Search of the Missing Elephant (essays)
November, 2011 Daniel Yergin
The Quest: Energy & Security
October, 2011 National Research Council
America's Climate Choices
September, 2011 Yehezkel Dror
Israeli Statecraft: National Security Challenges
August, 2011 OECD
Towards Green Growth
July, 2011 Philip Altbach et al. (eds.)
American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century (Third Edition)
June, 2011 Allenby and Sarewitz
The Techno-Human Condition
May, 2011 Clapp and Dauvergne
Paths to a Green World
April, 2011 World Economic Forum Water Initiative
Water Security
March, 2011 John Brockman (ed.)
Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?
February, 2011 Dani Rodrik
The Globalization Paradox
January, 2011 Lester R. Brown
World on the Edge
December, 2010 Karl Gerth
As China Goes
So Goes the World
November, 2010 RF/GBN
Scenarios for the Future of Technology
October, 2010 OECD
From Crisis to Recovery
September, 2010 Millennium Project
2010 State of the Future
August, 2010 PRB
2010 World Population Data Sheet
July, 2010 Nicholas Carr
The Shallows
June, 2010 J. Kirk Boyd
May, 2010 Clive Hamilton
Requiem for a Species
April, 2010 Al Gore
Our Choice
March, 2010 Joseph Stiglitz
Freefall (Initial Entry)
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