Climate Change: A Reading List

One of the big topics in the news over the last week has been climate change, after the new administration placed gag orders on the National Parks Service from sharing information related to climate change.  If you’re looking for information about climate change, we’ve put together an in-house display and a reading/viewing list to help you stay up-to-date with the latest news.  Click on a cover or a title to place a hold.



Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution –  and How it Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman
363.7052 FRIEDMAN

Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth of Global Warming by Mark Bowen
363.7387 BOWEN

The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations by Brian Fagan
363.7387 FAGAN

Atmosphere of Hope: Searching For Solutions to the Climate Crisis by Tim Flannery
363.7387 FLANNERY

The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery
363.7387 FLANNERY


An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore
363.7387 GORE

Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis by Al Gore
363.7387 GORE

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein
363.7387 KLEIN

Fight Global Warming Now: The Handbook for Taking Action In Your Community by Bill McKibben
363.7387 MCKIBBEN

Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World by Bill Nye
363.7387 NYE


Air Quality in America: A Dose of Reality on Air Pollution Levels, Trends, and Health Risks by Joel M. Schwartz
363.7392 SCHWARTZ

Science 101: Weather by Trudy E. Bell
551.5 BELL

Air: The Restless Shaper of the World by William Bryant Logan
551.5 LOGAN

Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future by Adam Sobel
551.552 SOBEL

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett
551.577 BARNETT


Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate Change: How Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives by Elizabeth Austin, Ph.D
551.6 AUSTIN

Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, and Future by Lauren Redniss

The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes From a Climate-Changed Plane by Heidi Cullen
551.63 CULLEN

Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and the Weather of the Future by Climate Central
577.22 GLOBAL

On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear by Richard Ellis
599.786 ELLIS



Last Call at the Oasis
DVD 333.91 LAST

Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown
DVD 363.7387 BILL

An Inconvenient Truth

Too Hot Not to Handle
DVD 363.7387 TOO

What’s Up With the Weather?
DVD 363.7387 WHAT’S


Glaciers and Ice Caps: The Melting

Chasing Ice
DVD 551.5253 CHASING

Six Degrees Could Change the World
DVD 551.6425 SIX

Grainger’s World: On Thin Ice