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How to Live a Low-Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Stopping Climate Change

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Being green Book reviews

Being green

Sustainability Area

The Sustainability Area in the Brotherton Library West Building includes book reviews, displays, event posters, maps and leaflets.

Here you will find information about:

  • books and electronic resources on sustainability
  • university sustainability-related research
  • what's happening across the university
  • related events and groups.

Environmental impact

Find out how you can minimise your environmental impact when you are in the Library.

Book reviews

Write a review of a sustainability book! Why did you find it inspirational? Has it changed how you think?

  • Write about half a page (200-400 words)
  • Write for a non-specialist audience
  • Email your review to the Library Green Team.
  • Include your name and email address, and tell us whether you want your full name or just your first name included on the review.

Reviews will be published on the Library Sustainability blog, and edited highlights may also be shown on a noticeboard in the Sustainability Area.