Books

Check out these great books that AHT has featured in past events.

Books

 

These books help us to educate and connect with growing numbers of friends and fans in our communities to help us strengthen the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow. Use them to inspire more people to work with us to pass laws and policies that prevent harm to our health from toxic chemicals.

  • Chemicals without Harm by Ken Geiser (2015) A review of current US and international chemicals policies and market with a proposed policy framework focused on developing and adopting safer alternatives to hazardous substances.
  • Little Changes by Kristi Marsh (2012) An autobiographical journey through breast cancer, motherhood, and environmental health activism of an Easton, MA mom.
  • Living Downstream by Sandra Steingraber (2010) Poet, biologist, and cancer survivor, Steingraber uses all three kinds of experience to investigate the link between cancer and environmental toxins.
  • Slow Death By Rubber Duck By Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie (2010) Smith and Lourie absorb themselves in everyday products like shampoos, soaps and cleaners to find out what kind of damage might be done to their health.
  • Not Just a Pretty Face by Stacy Malkan (2007) (co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics) The compelling story of the national movement to shift the $50 billion beauty industry away from harmful chemicals and toward safer products, as told by a co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson (1962) Recognized as a catalyst of the modern environmental movement and “a text that changed the world,” Silent Spring documents the devastating effects on the environment caused by DDT.