Suggested Climate Crisis Resource List

Keeping Up On The Battle For And Over Climate Change

A Basic Reading List Prepared by Professor Steven A. Leibo Ph.D.

The Science


The Climate Crisis: An Introductory Guide to Climate Change
~ David Archer & Stefan Rahmstorf Cambridge University Press

John Houghton Ph.D., Global Warming: The Complete Briefing 3d Edition
Cambridge University Press

Richard B. Alley Ph.D., The Two Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future
Princeton University Press

Dow & Downing PhDs. , The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World’s Greatest Challenge
University of California Press

James Hansen Ph.D. Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity

Global Warming: The Causes, The Perils, The Solutions, The Actions: What Can You Do
Time Inc. Specials (very nice basic intro.)

Hell & High Water: Global Warming: The Solutions & the Politics Joseph Romm Ph.D.

Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and our Grandchildren edited by DiMento & Doughman Massachusetts Institute of Technology

World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental & Economic Collapse, Lester R. Brown

Regional Impacts

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States, U.S. Global Change Research Program, Thomas R. Karl, Jerry M. Melillo and Thomas C. Peterson, (eds.) Cambridge University Press, 2009

Evolving History & Politics of the Issue

The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Planet Eric Pooley

Spencer R. Weart, The Discovery of Global Warming Harvard University Press

James Hoggan, Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming Greystone Books

George E. Pataki & Thomas Vilsack, Confronting Climate Change: A Strategy for U.S. Foreign Policy Council on Foreign Relations

Military & Security Issues

Gwynne Dyer, Climate Wars (military perspective)

Confronting the Problem

Al Gore Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

Fred Krup Earth: The Sequel: The Race to Reinvent Energy & Stop Global Warming

Stewart, Kingsbury, Rudyk, Climate Finance: Regulatory and Funding Strategies for Climate Change And Global Development New York University Press

And the new movie Chasing Ice, time lapse photography showing glaciers collapsing is not to be missed. Very powerful in the extreme.

And Don’t Forget Internet Video Sources

The Asian Societies July Conference About Melting Glaciers in the Asia’s Vanishing Glaciers

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