Recommended Reading

These are some of my favourite books. I will be adding more as they emerge.

Agriculture | Climate Crisis | Communication | De-funding the Police | Ecocide | Economics | Environment | Epigenetics | Equity, Diversity & Inclusion | First Nations, Inuit & Metis | Food Security | Future | Government | Leadership | Politics | Psychology | Self Help | Teamwork.

TitleAuthor
Agriculture
Dirt to Soil: One Family’s Journey into Regenerative AgricultureGabe Brown
For the Love of Soil: Strategies to Regenerate Our Food Production SystemsFor the Love of Soil: Strategies to Regenerate Our Food Production SystemsNicole Masters 
Climate Crisis
Good War, A: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate EmergencyA Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate EmergencySeth Kline
Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way ForwardDangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency and the Way ForwardDavid W Orr
Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change:  Marshall, George: 9781620401330: Books - Amazon.caDon’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate ChangeGeorge Marshall
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by [Paul Hawken, Tom Steyer]Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global WarmingPaul Hawken
Encyclical Letter Laudato Si' of the Holy Father Francis: On Care for Our Common HomeEncyclical Letter Laudato Si’ of the Holy Father Francis: On Care for Our Common HomePope Francis 
Internationalism or ExtinctionInternationalism or ExtinctionNoam Chomsky
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Climate ChangeErik M Conway, Naomi Oreskes
The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate CrisisThe Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate CrisisChristiana Figueres , Tom Rivett-Carnac 
The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our PlanetThe New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our PlanetMichael E. Mann
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryThe Sixth ExtinctionElizabeth Kolbert
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingThe Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingDavid Wallace-Wells
Communication
Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible CommunicationCommunicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible CommunicationAndy Stanley
De-funding the Police
The End of PolicingThe End of PolicingAlex S. Vitale
Ecocide
Dare to Be Great: Unlock Your Power to Create a Better World Kindle EditionDare to Be Great: Unlock Your Power to Create a Better WorldPolly Higgins
Earth Is Our Business: Changing the Rules of the Game Kindle EditionEarth is Our Business: Changing the Rules of the Game Polly Higgins
Eradicating Ecocide 2nd edition: Laws and Governance to Stop the Destruction of the Planet Kindle EditionEradicating Ecocide 2nd edition: Laws and Governance to Stop the Destruction of the PlanetPolly Higgins
Polly Higgins: The Earth’s LawyerPolly Higgins: The Earth’s LawyerMrs Juliana Muniz Westcott
Economics
Bullshit Jobs: A TheoryBullshit Jobs: A TheoryDavid Graeber 
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century EconomistDoughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century EconomistKate Raworth
The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's EconomyThe Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s EconomyStephanie Kelton
Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal WorldUtopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal WorldRutger Bregman
Environment
Silent SpringSilent SpringRachel Carson
The Overstory: A NovelThe OverstoryRichard Powers
Rachel Carson: The Sea Trilogy (LOA #352): Under the Sea-Wind / The Sea Around Us / The Edge of the SeaThe Sea Trilogy: Under the Sea-Wind / The Sea Around Us / The Edge of the SeaRachel Carson
Epigenetics
The Biology of Belief 10th Anniversary Edition: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & MiraclesThe Biology of BeliefBruce H. Lipton
The Honeymoon Effect: The Science of Creating Heaven on EarthThe Honeymoon Effect: The Science of Creating Heaven on EarthBruce H. Lipton
The Wisdom of Your Cells: How Your Beliefs Control Your BiologyThe Wisdom of Your Cells: How Your Beliefs Control Your BiologyBruce H. Lipton
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Acadian Driftwood: One Family and the Great ExpulsionAcadian Driftwood: One Family and the Great ExpulsionTyler LeBlanc
In the Black: My LifeIn the Black: My LifeB. Denham Jolly
There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black CommunitiesThere’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black CommunitiesIngrid R G Waldron
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About RacismWhite Fragility: Why it is So Hard for White People to Talk About RacismDr. Robin DiAngelo
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About RaceWhy I’m No Longer Talking to White People About RaceReni Eddo-Lodge
First Nations, Inuit & Metis
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples RealityBob Joseph
Five Little Indians: A NovelFive Little IndiansMichelle Good
All Our Relations: Finding the Path ForwardAll Our Relations: Finding the Path ForwardTanya Talaga
By Robin Wall Kimmerer - Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of PlantsBraiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of PlantsRobin Wall Kimmerer
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North AmericaInconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North AmericaThomas King
Indian HorseIndian Horse: A NovelRichard Wagamese
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern CitySeven Fallen FeathersTanya Talaga
Seven TruthsSeven TruthsTanya Talaga
Food Security
Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about ItDiet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It Anna Lappe
Eating AnimalsEating AnimalsJonathan Safran Foer 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's ManifestoIn Defence of FoodMichael Pollan
The Botany of DesireThe Botany of DesireMichael Pollan
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four MealsOmnivore’s DilemmaMichael Pollan
World Peace Diet, The (Tenth Anniversary Edition): Eating for Spiritual Health and Social HarmonyThe World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social HarmonyWill Tuttle Ph.D.
Future
How Soon is Now?: A Handbook for Global ChangeHow Soon is now?: The Handbook for Global ChangeDaniel Pinchbeck
The Green New Deal: Why the Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse by 2028, and the Bold Economic Plan to Save Life on EarthThe Green New Deal: Why Fossil Fuel will Collapse by 2028 and the Bold Economic Plan to Save Life on EarthJeremy Rifkin
The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First CentThe Long EmergencyJames Howard Kunsler
The Wizard and the Prophet cover artThe Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Duelling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s WorldCharles C. Mann
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the ClimateThis Changes EverythingNaomi Kline
Government
How Government Really Works: A field guide to bureaucracies in CanadaHow Government Really Works: a field guide to bureaucracies in CanadaJane Allt & Angela Poirier
Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground UpTear Down:Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground UpDave Meslin
The Effective Citizen: How to Make Politicians Work for YouThe Effective Citizen: How to Make Politicians Work for YouGraham Steele
What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise-and Collapse-of Nova Scotia's NDP GovernmentWhat I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise & Collapse of Nova Scotia’s NDP GovernmentGraham Steele
Leadership
Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead ProgrammersHerding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead ProgrammersHank Rainwater
Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don'tLeaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’tSimon Sinek
Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic WorldLeadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic WorldMargaret J. Wheatley
Love as a Business Strategy: Resilience, Belonging & Success by [Mohammad F.  Anwar, Frank E.  Danna, Jeffrey F.  Ma, Christopher J.  Pitre]Love as a Business Strategy: Resilience, Belonging & SuccessMohammad F. Anwar,
Frank E. Danna,
Jeffrey F. Ma,
Christopher J. Pitre
The Infinite GameThe Infinite GameSimon Sinek
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving OrganizationDave Logan , John King , Halee Fischer-Wright 
Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They HappenUpstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They HappenDan Heath
Politics
Get Out the Vote: How to Increase Voter TurnoutGet Out the Vote: How to Increase Voter TurnoutDonald P. Green and Alan S. Gerber
Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change EverythingRules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change EverythingZack Exley , Becky Bond 
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ReligionThe Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ReligionJonathan Haidt
What Does Green Mean?: The History, People, and Ideas of the Green Party in Canada and AbroadWhat Does Green MeanJames Marshall
Psychology
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQEmotional Intelligence, 10th EditionDaniel Goleman
How the Mind WorksHow the Mind WorksSteven Pinker
Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We AreInnate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We AreKevin J. Mitchell
Self Help
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top MindsTalk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top MindsCarmine Gallo
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and BusinessThe Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Charles Duhigg
Teamwork
Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don't Agree with or Like or TrustCollaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don’t Agree with or Like or TrustAndrew Kahane