Looking for the best books on sustainability? Then you've come to the right place! We can't avoid living more consciously, more resource-efficiently and simply more sustainably. Fortunately, positive changes in life often start with an inspiring book that gives us new perspectives on the world and teaches us exactly what we need to know.
In this article, I would therefore like to introduce you to the best non-fiction books and even novels that will raise your environmental awareness and help you lead a more sustainable life. Let's go!
1. Unsere Welt neu denken
by Maja Göpel
We must learn to use the earth's resources sustainably. Political economist Maja Göpel shows with her book "Unsere Welt neu denken – Eine Einladung"how exactly Combining economic growth and sustainability let
An absolute MUST for all environmentally conscious people who want to Actively shaping sustainable change want.
2. Nachhaltig leben für Einsteiger
by Christoph Schulz
Live sustainably is easy to say. It is often the practical implementation that fails. With the book "Nachhaltig leben für Einsteiger" you will gain valuable knowledge about the Environmental problems of our time to the hand. You will also learn how to in your everyday life as part of their solution will.
My personal book recommendation for anyone who has not been involved with sustainability for so long and get to know many practical tips as quickly as possible want.
by Hans Rosling
Surely you know the depressing Feeling that the state of the world is always getting worse. Author Hans Rosling proves in his Book "Factfulness" using decisive facts to show why the absolute opposite is actually the case.
A highly recommended book for all those who want to think and learn positively, to see the world as it really is.
4. Zero Waste
by Shia Su
In their Book "Zero Waste – Weniger Müll ist das neue Grün" Shia Su shows in an astonishing way how she declares war on the throwaway mentality - and in the end so effectively avoids wastethat it fits into a tiny preserving jar at the end of the year.
A sustainable book for anyone who wants to significantly reduce their waste in the future and natural resources spare want.
5. Das Klima Buch
by Greta Thunberg
In order to global warming and achieve the targets set out in the Paris Climate Agreement, we have to listen to science. In her "Klima Buch", climate activist Greta Thunberg presents the current status with the collaboration of the world's leading scientists.
The book is a MUST for all of us who love the Preserving the planet for future generations would like to
6. Das Minimalismus-Projekt
by Christof Herrmann
Author Christof Herrmann explains in his Book "Das Minimalismus Projekt" once again how you can make changes in your own life with really simple measures, Gain time, money and satisfaction.
A great book for anyone who wants to concentrate on the really important things in life and structure.
7. Vegan ist Unsinn!
by Niko Rittenau, Ed Winters and Patrick Schönfeld
At Book "Vegan ist Unsinn!" nutritionist Niko Rittenau, in collaboration with animal rights activists Ed Winters and Patrick Schönfeld, confronts countless misconceptions and popular arguments against the vegan diet.
An absolute recommendation for all those who love animals or still prejudiced against the Veganism have
8. Die Geschichte der Bienen
by Maja Lunde
In her novel "Die Geschichte der Bienen" author Maja Lunde shows impressively and from three different perspectives what happens when bees disappear from the earth.
A book tip for all those who like in the form of a written narrative more about Sustainability want to find out more.
9. Utopien für Realisten
by Rutger Bregman
The Dutch author Rutger Bregman provides you with his book "Utopien für Realisten" new, inspiring perspectives for a better future - and shows how problems such as climate change or the World hunger - can be solved.
I can recommend this book to you above all because it Hope for a sustainable future makes.
10. Der große Weg hat kein Tor
by Masanobu Fukuoka
The first German version of "Der Große Weg hat kein Tor" was published in 1983. Nevertheless, the book by Japanese builder Masanobu Fukuoka is more than up to date, as it contains, among other things Directly applicable methods of natural farming and the appreciative handling of food mediated.
A sustainable book for all those whoLiving in harmony with nature and perhaps even want to grow their own food.
11. Kochen fürs Klima
by Christoph Schulz and Julian Hölzer
Many people find it difficult to switch to a more sustainable diet because they are not motivated or creative enough. In the Book "Kochen fürs Klima" you will therefore learn both the social and economic consequences our eating behavior, as well as practical ones, delicious recipes from the climate-friendly kitchen.
A book for all those who Contribute to climate protection with sustainable nutrition want.
12. Fünf Hausmittel ersetzen eine Drogerie
In the book "Fünf Hausmittel ersetzen eine Drogerie", you will learn about the many possible uses of Baking soda, soda ash, vinegar, citric acid and curd soap in the household. Over 300 applications and 33 recipes will help you to make dozens of drugstore products superfluous.
A sustainable book for all those who want to Mastering the household naturally and also money and Saving plastic waste want.
13. Tiere essen
by Jonathan Safran Foer
In the book "Tiere essen", author Jonathan Safran Foer the question of why we eat animals. To answer them and reveal the truth behind the closed doors of the Factory farming he does his own research.
A book for anyone who wants to learn more about the ethical background of veganism and are not sure why they still consume animal-based foods.
14. Das geheime Leben der Bäume
by Peter Wohlleben
Many people are living less sustainably because they are increasingly losing touch with nature. With his book "Das geheime Leben der Bäume" sharpens the forester Peter Wohlleben on the other hand, the awareness of nature - and lets you, the reader, immerse yourself in the hidden world of the forest.
A book for all those who want to live more environmentally consciously and Discovering the needs and communication of trees want.
15 What if we just save the world?
by Frank Schätzing
With "Was, wenn wir einfach die Welt retten?", you are reading a remarkably engaging non-fiction book that, in eight chapters, gives you an unmistakable insight into the current state of the world. State of the global climate, the Threats from the climate crisis and the logical Consequences of ignorance of our society.
My absolute book recommendation for all those who finally live more climate-friendly want.
Read and use the best books on sustainability
Now you have learned about some of the most recommended books for living as sustainably as possible. You also know where you can get them. You should of course also read all the books mentioned in used condition at MediMops* or at reBuy* find. Then they are even cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
Whether new, used or summarized at Blinkist*: Every line that you read and internalize can a step towards more mindfulness and appreciation for our environment be
I sincerely hope that this overview will be of great help to you in Environmental awareness and make your everyday life more sustainable.
Do you have any questions, suggestions or do you know of any other books on sustainability that are worth reading and should not be missing from this list? Then I look forward to your comment.
Stay sustainable and inquisitive,
PS: Reading book summaries is one way to consume knowledge from books more quickly. Which Speedreading tricks You can find out what else can help you next in the linked blog article.