Earth Sciences, Environment & Nature

Environment and Natural History

New and forthcoming books from the MIT Press

Mussolini's Nature

An Environmental History of Italian Fascism

Marco Armiero, Roberta Biasillo, Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, James Sievert

December 13, 2022

Educating for the Anthropocene

Schooling and Activism in the Face of Slow Violence

Peter Sutoris

November 1, 2022

The Anthropocene Cookbook

Recipes and Opportunities for Future Catastrophes

Zane Cerpina, Stahl Stenslie

October 18, 2022

Beyond Climate Breakdown

Envisioning New Stories of Radical Hope

Peter Friederici, Kathleen Dean Moore

October 11, 2022


An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Future

Saul Griffith

October 4, 2022

The Pentagon, Climate Change, and War

Charting the Rise and Fall of U.S. Military Emissions

Neta C. Crawford

October 4, 2022

Seed Activism

Patent Politics and Litigation in the Global South

Karine E. Peschard

October 4, 2022


A Cultural History

Jan E. Dizard, Mary Zeiss Stange

October 4, 2022

A World in a Shell

Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions

Thom van Dooren

September 13, 2022

They Knew

The US Federal Government's Fifty-Year Role in Causing the Climate Crisis

James Gustave Speth, Julia Olson, Philip Gregory

August 23, 2022

Tomorrow's Parties

Life in the Anthropocene

Jonathan Strahan

August 23, 2022

Care-Centered Politics

From the Home to the Planet

Robert Gottlieb

August 2, 2022

Discard Studies

Wasting, Systems, and Power

Max Liboiron, Josh Lepawsky

May 24, 2022

From Big Oil to Big Green

Holding the Oil Industry to Account for the Climate Crisis

Marco Grasso

May 3, 2022

Monsoon Economies

India's History in a Changing Climate

Tirthankar Roy

April 12, 2022

Atlas of Perfumed Botany

Jean-Claude Ellena, Erik Butler

April 5, 2022


The Radical New Science of Ecological Recovery: The Illustrated Edition

Paul Jepson, Cain Blythe

April 5, 2022

Sexus Animalis

There Is Nothing Unnatural in Nature

Emmanuelle Pouydebat, Erik Butler

March 15, 2022

Natura Urbana

Ecological Constellations in Urban Space

Matthew Gandy

March 8, 2022

Certifying China

The Rise and Limits of Transnational Sustainability Governance in Emerging Economies

Yixian Sun

February 22, 2022