Books about climate change

Collage of climate change books

There are many many books about climate change and solutions. Here are a few that we think are useful. Yes, we will add a search function to this page.

Bond P, 2012. Politics of climate justice: paralysis above, movement below, University of Kwazulu-Natal Press.

Brand U, Bullard N, Lander E & Mueller T, 2009. Contours of climate justice: ideas for shaping new climate and energy politics, Transnational Institute.

Burgmann V & Baer H, 2012. Climate politics and the climate movement in Australia, Melbourne University Publishing.

Cook M & Garrett D, 2015. Green home building: money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, New Society Publishers.

CSIRO, 2009. The CSIRO home energy saving handbook: how to save energy, save money and reduce your carbon footprint, Pan Macmillan Australia.

CSIRO, 2011. Climate change: science and solutions for Australia, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.

Department of Industry, 2013. Your home: Australia’s guide to environmentally sustainable homes, 5th edition.

Diamond J, 2013. Collapse: how societies choose to fail or survive, Penguin Books, London.

Diesendorf M, 2007. Greenhouse solutions with sustainable energy, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.

Dumanoski D, 2009. The end of the long summer: why we must remake our civilization to survive on a volatile Earth, Crown Publishers.

Dyer G, 2010. Climate wars: the fight for survival as the world overheats, Scribe Publications.

Flannery T, 2008. The weather makers: the history and future impact of climate change, Text Publishing, Melbourne. (First published 2005)

Flannery T, 2015. Atmosphere of hope: searching for solutions to the climate crisis, Text Publishing, Melbourne.

Friedman TL, 2008. Hot, flat and crowded: why we need a green revolution – and how we can renew our global future, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.

Goodall C, 2007. How to live a low-carbon life: the individual’s guide to stopping climate change, Earthscan/Routledge, London.

Goodall C, 2008. Ten technologies to fix energy and climate, Profile Books, London.

Gore A, 2006. An inconvenient truth: the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it, Rodale, New York.

Gore A, 2009. Our choice: a plan to solve the climate crisis, Bloomsbury, New York.

Gore A, 2009. Our choice: a plan to solve the climate crisis, Young reader’s edition, Viking Childrens Books.

Hargroves K & Smith MH (Eds.), 2005. The natural advantage of nations: business opportunities, innovation and governance in the 21st century, Earthscan, London.

Hartmann T, 2009. The last hours of ancient sunlight: waking up to personal and global transformation, Hodder & Stoughton.

Houghton J, 2015. Global warming: the complete briefing, 5th edn., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Johnson B, 2016. Zero waste home: the ultimate guide to simplifying your life, Penguin.

Klein N, 2014. This changes everything: capitalism vs the climate, Simon and Schuster, New York.

Kolbert E, 2014. The sixth extinction: an unnatural history, A&C Black.

Lovell B, 2009. Challenged by carbon: the oil industry and climate change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Lynas M, 2007. The carbon calculator: easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint, Collins.

Lynas M, 2009. Six degrees: our future on a hotter planet, HarperCollins, UK.

Lynas M, 2011. The god species: how humans really can save the planet…, Harper Collins.

MacKay D, 2009. Sustainable energy – without the hot air, UIT.

Marshall G, 2015. Don’t even think about it: why our brains are wired to ignore climate change, Bloomsbury.

McDonough W & Braungart M, 2002. Cradle to cradle: remaking the way we make things, North Point Press, New York.

McKibben B, 2014. The end of nature, Random House Publishing Group.

Meredith S & Rojo S, 2014. Why should I bother about the planet?, junior non-fiction, Usborne.

Oppenlander RA, 2011. Comfortably unaware: global depletion and food responsibility… what you choose to eat is killing our planet, Langdon Street Press.

Oreskes N & Conway EM, 2011. Merchants of doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming, A&C Black.

Pielke R, 2010. The climate fix: what scientists and politicians won’t tell you about global warming,

Rawson J & Whitmore J, 2015. The handbook: surviving and living with climate change, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.

Sachs JD, 2015. The age of sustainable development, Columbia University Press.

Sneideman J, Twamley E & Crosier M, 2015. Climate change: discover how it impacts Spaceship Earth, junior non-fiction, Nomad Press.

Squarzoni P, 2014. Climate changed: a personal journey through the science, graphic novel, Harry N Abrams.

Stager C, 2011. Deep future: the next 100,000 years of life on earth, St Martin’s Press.

Steffen W, Burbidge AA, Hughes L, Kitching R, Lindenmayer D, Musgrave W, Stafford Smith M & Werner PA, 2009. Australia’s biodiversity and climate change, CSIRO Publising, Collingwood.

Tokar B, 2014. Toward climate justice: perspectives on the climate crisis and social change, New Compass Press.

Ward PD, 2009. Under a green sky: global warming, the mass extinctions of the past, and what they can tell us about our future, Harper Collins.

Ward PD, 2012. The flooded earth: our future in a world without ice caps, Basic Books.

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