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Earth Day books (and a video)

by Jonathan Bloy on 2017-04-18T10:14:00-05:00

Book cover: Silent SpringApril 22nd is Earth Day, which supports environmental protection.  In addition to the library resources below, watch for Edgewood College Earth Week events posted on Wingra Weekly, or EC Today.


We honor Rachel Carson for her ground-breaking work, reversing national policy and leading to the creation of the EPA, in spite of fierce and relentless opposition from the chemical industry.


Book Cover: Down to Earth Guide to Global Warming


An action-packed resource for young people:



Book Cover; Good Food Revolution



After retiring from his career in professional basketball and 2 major corporations, Will Allen bought a couple of green houses near Milwaukee’s largest public housing project.  His organization also works with the Center for Resilient Cities, 501 E. Badger Rd. in Madison.


DVD cover: Erin Brockovich


And for your viewing pleasure:

Erin Brockovich is a legal clerk who was instrumental in building a successful lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for contaminating drinking water.


Carolyn De Luna
Environmental Science Librarian


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