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Readings about climate change effects

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13 Must-Read Books on the Environment and Climate Change. Earth Day


15 Essential Reads for the Climate CrisisIdeas.TED.


Bookshelf: Options for Your 2021 End-of-summer Climate Change Reading. Yale Climate Connections


The 10 Best Books On Climate Change, According to Climate Activists. EcoWatch


16 Essential Books About Environmental Justice, Racism and Activism. EcoWatch


New Climate Books Stress We are Already Far Down the Road to a Different Earth. Minnesota Public Radio


Ackerman, F., & Stanton, E. A. (2013). Climate economics: The state of the art. New York: Routledge.


Aykut, S. C. (2016). Taking a wider view on climate governance: Moving beyond the “iceberg,” the “elephant,” and the “forest.” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 7(3), 318-328.


Alaimo, S. (2016). Exposed: Environmental politics and pleasures in posthuman times. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press


AMAP (2015). AMAP Assessment 2015: Methane as an Arctic climate forcer


Baldwin, A. (2017). Climate change, migration, and the crisis of humanism. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 8(3)


Barnosky, A. D., & Hadly, E. A. (2016). Tipping point for planet earth: How close are we to the edge? New York: Thomas Dunne Publishers.


Bedford, D. & Cook, J. (2017). Climate change: Examining the facts. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.


Biello, D. (2016). The unnatural world the race to remake civilization in earth's newest ageNew York: Simon & Schuster.


Black, B. C. (Ed.). (2013). Climate change: An encyclopedia of science and history. ABC-CLIO.


Brady, A., & Isen, T. (Eds.). (2022). The world as we knew It: Dispatchers from a changing climate. Penguin.


Climate Reality. (2016). The 12 questions every climate activist hears and what to say. Author (free download book).


Dunker, A. (2021). Rediscovering earth: Ten dialogues on the future of nature. OR Books.


Dunlap, J., & Cohen, S. A. (Eds.). (2016). Coming of age at the end of nature: A generation faces living on a changed planet. Washington, DC: Trinity University Press.


Flannery, T. (2013). The weather makers: The future. Amazon.


Freeman, J. (Ed.). (2021) Tales of two planets  Stories of climate change and inequality in a divided world. OR Books.


Gertner, J. (2015). The secrets in Greenland's ice sheets. The New York Times.


Gettelman, A., & Rood, R. B. (2016). Demystifying climate models: A users guide to earth systems models. New York: Springer. free download book


Ghosh, A. (2106). The great derangement: Climate change and the unthinkable. New York: Allen Lane.


Gillard, R., Gouldson, A., Paavola, J., & Van Alstine, J. (2016). Transformational responses to climate change: Beyond a systems perspective of social change in mitigation and adaptation. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 7. DOI: 10.1002/wcc.384


Global Systems Science. Ecosystems change. Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley.


Goodell, J. (2015). Obama takes on climate change: The Rolling Stone interview. Rolling Stone


Grinspoon, D. (2016). Earth in human hands: Shaping our planet's future. New York: Hatchette 


Hansen, J. (2016).  Regional Climate Change and National Responsibilities. Huffpost Green


Howe, J. (2014). Behind the curve: Science and the politics of global warming. Seattle: University of Washington Press


Hulme, M. (2009). Why we disagree about climate change: Understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity. Cambridge University Press.


Jahren, H. (2020). The story of more: How we got to climate change and where to go from here. New York: Penguin


Jamail, D. (2019). Climate disaster if upon us. The Nation.


Karelas, A. (2020). Climate courageHow tackling climate change can build community, transform the economy, and bridge the political divide in America. Beacon Press.


Kiehl, J. T. (2016). Facing climate change: An integrated path to the future. New York: Columbia University Press


Klein, N. (2015). This changes everything: Capitalism vs. the climate. Simon & Schuster.


Klein, N. (2019). On fire: The case for the Green New Deal. Simon & Schuster.


Klein, N. (2015). Climate change is a crisis we can only solve together. The Nation.


Kolbert, E.  (2015). The sixth extinction? The New Yorker


Kolbert, E. (2016). Unnatural Selection: What will it take to save the world’s reefs and forests? The New Yorker


Kolbert, E. (2006/2015). Field notes from a catastrophe: Man, nature, and climate change. Bloomsbury.


Kolbert, R. (2021). Under a white sky:  The nature of the future. Penguin.


Leiserowitz, A., Carman, J., Buttermore, N., Neyens, L., Rosenthal, S., Marlon, J., Schneider, J., & Mulcahy, K. (2022). International Public Opinion on Climate Change, 2022. New Haven, CT: Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and Data


Leonard, C. (2019). Kochland: The secret history of Koch Industries and corporate power in America. New York: Simon & Schuster.


Lynas, M. (2020). Our final warning: Six degrees of climate emergency. HarperCollins


McKibben review of Our Final Warning.docx

Mann, M. E., &  Kump, L. R. (2015). Dire predictions: Understanding climate change. London: DK Publishers


Mann, M. E. & Toles, T. (2016). The madhouse effect: How climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy. New York: Columbia University Press.  Chapter from The Madhouse Effect on Geoengineering


Mann, M. E. (2021). The new climate war: The fight to take back our planet. Public Affairs


McGraw, S. (2016). Betting the farm on a drought: Stories from the front lines of climate change. Austin: University of Texas Press.


McKibben, B. (2012). Global warming's terrifying new math. Rolling Stone


McKibben, B. (2013). Obama and climate change: The real story. Rolling Stone


McKibben, B. (2019). FALTER: Has the human game begun to play itself out?  New York: Henry Holt


National Academies Press. (2016). Next generation earth system prediction: Strategies for subseasonal to seasonal forecasts. Author.

National Academies Press. (2016). Enhancing participation in the U.S. global change research program. Author


National Academies Press. (2016). Attribution of extreme weather events in the context of climate change. Author.


National Academies Press. (2016). Characterizing risk in climate change assessments: Proceedings of a workshop. Author.


National Academies Press. (2017). Valuing climate damages: Updating estimation of the social cost of carbon dioxide. Author.


National Geographic issue, Cool Iton climate change


Norgaard, K. M. (2011). Living in denial: Climate change, emotions, and everyday life.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Marshall, G. (2015). Don't even think about it: Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change. Bloomsbury.


Mann, M. E., & Kump, L. R. (2015). Dire predications: Understanding climate change, 2nd ed. DK Penguin/Random House.


Moore, K. D., & Nelson, M. P. (Eds.).  (2011). Moral ground: Ethical action for a planet in peril. Trinity University Press.


NOAA. (2014). Climate literacy: The essential principles of climate literacy. Author


Orr, D. W. (2016). Dangerous years: Climate change, the long emergency, and the way forward. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Parenti, C. (2012). Tropic of chaos: Climate change and the new geography of violence. Nation Books


Pepermans, Y., & Maeseele, P. (2016). The politicization of climate change: Problem or solution?  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change


Pope-Weidemann, M. (2015). Food sovereignty offers possible path toward climate justice. New Internationalist Blog, Truthout.


Rand, T. (2014). Waking the frog: Solutions for our climate change paralysis. Toronto, CA: ECW Press.


Remnick, D., & Finder, H. (Eds.). (2020). The fragile earth: Writing from The New Yorker on climate change. HarperCollins


Rich, B. (2018). Losing earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. The New York Times Magazine


Romm, J. (2015). Climate change: What everyone needs to know. New York: Oxford University Press.


Schneider, R. O. (2015). Managing the climate crisis: Assessing our risks, options, and prospects. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO


Seddon, A. W. R., Marc Macias-Fauria, M., Long, P. R., Benz, D., & Willis, K, J. (2016). Sensitivity of global terrestrial ecosystems to climate variability. Nature


Serreze, M. C. (2018). Brave new arctic: The untold story of the melting north. Princeton: Princeton University Press


Sneideman, J., & Twamley, E. (2015). Climate change: discover how it impacts spaceship earth. Nomad Press


Stern, N. (2015). Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press


Stokes, B., Wike, R., & Carle, J. (2015). Global concern about climate change, broad support for limiting emissions U.S., China less worried; partisan divides in key countries. Washington, DC: Pew Research Center


Taylor & Francis: Readings related to climate change


Tessum, C. W., Paolella, D. A., Chambliss, S. E., Apte, J. S., Hill, J. D., & Marshall, J. D. (2021). Polluters disproportionately and systemically affect people of color in the United States. Science Advances, 7(18).


Trumper, K., Bertzky, M., Dickson, B., van der Heijden, G., Jenkins, M., & Manning, P. (2009). The natural fix? The role of ecosystems in climate mitigation. A UNEP rapid response assessment. Cambridge, UK: United Nations Environment Programme (free download book)


U. S. Global Change Research Program (2016). The impacts of climate change on human health in the United States: A scientific assessment. Author.


U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2016). Climate change indicators. Author.


Voorhar, R., & Myllyvirta, L. (2013). Point of no return: The massive climate threats we must avoid. Greenpeace International.


Vose, J. M., Clark, J. S., Luce, C. H., & Patel-Weyn, T. (Eds.). (2016). Effects of drought on forests and rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive science synthesis. United States Forest Service.


Wagner, G., & Weitzman, M. L. (2015). Climate shock: The economic consequences of a hotter planet. Princeton University Press.

Wapner, P., & Elver, H. (Eds.). (2016). Reimagining climate change. New York: Routledge


Wibeck, V. (2013). Enhancing learning, communication and public engagement about climate change: Some lessons from recent literature. Environmental Education Research20(3), 387-411.


Wikipedia (2015). Law of the Rights of Mother Earth. 


Williams, M. et al. (2016), The Anthropocene: a conspicuous stratigraphical signal of anthropogenic changes in production and consumption across the biosphere. Earth’s Future, 4.


Wilson, E. O. (2016). Half-earth: Our planet's fight for life. New York: W. W. Norton 


Woodwell, G. M. (2016). A world to live in: An ecologist's vision for a plundered planet. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.








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