Reading to Address Climate Change

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now the effects of climate change are already here. One thing you can do right now is to educate yourself by reading climate change books.
 

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250178268
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 16th, 2019

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525576709
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 19th, 2019

There’s a reason why it feels slightly futile, if you’re thinking about climate change, to turn off your lights when you leave the room, or keep your heat low. The changes needed to reverse climate change are needed at a fundamentally higher level of society and government. In his necessarily and intentionally alarming book, David Wallace-Wells writes that “individual lifestyle choices do not add up to much, unless they are scaled by politics” and that “climate change is what a theorist calls “a ‘hyperobject’ —a fact so large and complex that, like the internet, it can never be properly comprehended.” In his very first paragraph, he lays out the rationalizations we hear all the time—climate change has been going on since the Ice Ages, that the burning of fossil fuels is the cost of economic growth—but then he points out “more than half of the carbon exhaled into the atmosphere...has been emitted in just the past three decades.” We are already experiencing the effects of climate change and, at this point, there is no possible way it is not going to get worse. We missed the window in which to turn this ship; the iceberg was spotted in 1967, when the term “global warming” was coined. We need to be very alarmed.
--Jenny Lyons


This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451697391
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2015

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming Cover Image
By Paul Hawken (Editor), Tom Steyer (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780143130444
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Published: Penguin Books - April 18th, 2017

The End of Nature Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812976083
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 13th, 2006

Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know(r) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780190866105
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2018

Field with a View: : Science and Faith in a Time of Climate Change Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781849526418
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Published: Wild Goose Publications - February 1st, 2019

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (Berlin Family Lectures) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226526812
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Published: University of Chicago Press - July 24th, 2017

Losing Earth: A Recent History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374191337
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Published: MCD - April 9th, 2019

The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620972342
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Published: New Press - January 15th, 2019

Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781509530571
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Published: Polity Press - November 12th, 2018

The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change: Second Edition Cover Image
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Published: American Meteorological Society - February 15th, 2019

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571313676
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Published: Milkweed Editions - June 12th, 2018

Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781108439589
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Published: Cambridge University Press - February 28th, 2019

What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781524786151
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018

A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541724105
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Published: PublicAffairs - January 8th, 2019

The Climate Swerve: Reflections on Mind, Hope, and Survival Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620973479
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Published: New Press - October 10th, 2017

Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
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Published: City Lights Books - September 12th, 2017

Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet Cover Image
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Published: National Geographic - October 7th, 2008

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620409886
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 3rd, 2015

Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608195022
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - December 21st, 2010

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316260206
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 7th, 2018

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy Cover Image
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Published: Columbia University Press - June 26th, 2018

Below Freezing: Elegy for the Melting Planet Cover Image
By Donald Anderson, Aritha Van Herk (Foreword by)
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - September 15th, 2018

Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World Cover Image
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 11th, 2018

No Immediate Danger: Volume One of Carbon Ideologies Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - April 9th, 2019

No Good Alternative: Volume Two of Carbon Ideologies Cover Image
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Published: Viking - June 5th, 2018

This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America Cover Image
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - September 25th, 2018

Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North Cover Image
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 17th, 2018

Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 4th, 2018

Climate Change: The Science of Global Warming and Our Energy Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780231172837
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Published: Columbia University Press - October 30th, 2018

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