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Further Readings on Perspectives on Teaching about Climate Change

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12 Books about Climate Change Solutions. Yale Climate Connections


12 New Books Explore Fresh Approaches to Act on Climate Change. Yale Climate Connections


15 Essential Reads for the Climate Crisis. Ideas.TED.


Accelerating Decarbonization of the U.S. Energy System. National Academies Press


People Don’t Think the Government is Doing Enough to Combat Climate Change. AP-NORC


How to Save the World in 6 Books: Top Climate Leaders Share their 2020 Reads. CBC Radio


Ayana, E., Wilkinson, K. (2020). All we can save: truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis. New York, NY. One World


Beattie, G. (2010). Why aren't we saving the planet? A psychologist's perspective. New York: Routledge.


Global Climate Panel’s Report: No Part of the Planet Will be Spared. Inside Climate News


Earth’s CO2 Hits Highest Recorded Level in Human History. The Independent


Failure to Slow Warming Will Set Off Climate ‘Tipping Points,’ Scientists Say. The New York Times


Humanity Has a "Brief and Rapidly Closing Window" to Avoid a Hotter, Deadly Future, U.N. Climate Report Says. The Washington Post


6 Aspects of American Life Threatened by Climate Change. The New York Times


Bedford, D., &  Cook, J. (2016). Climate change: Examining the facts. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO


Bloomberg, M., & Pope, C. (2017). Climate of hope. New York: St. Martins.


Boyle, G. (2012). Renewable energy: Power for a sustainable future. New York: Oxford University Press.


Carman, J., Lacroix, K., Goldberg, M., Rosenthal, S., Gustafson, A., Howe, P., Marlon, J., & Leiserowitz, A. (2022). Measuring Americans’ support for adapting to "climate change" or "extreme weather." Environmental Communication.


Climate Reality. (2019). Climate Change and Your Pet: How to Keep Your Friend Safe and Healthy in a Warming World (free download)


Damico, J. S., & Baildon, M. C. (2022). How to confront climate denial: Literacy, social studies, and climate change. Teachers College Press


Doherty, M., Klima, K., & Hellmann, J. J. (2016). Climate change in the urban environment: Advancing, measuring and achieving resiliency. Environmental Science & Policy


Franzen, J. What If We Stopped Pretending? The Climate Apocalypse Is Coming. The NewYorker


Four Arrows. (2016). Point of departure: Returning to our more authentic worldview for education and survival. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing


Funk, C., & Kennedy, B. (2016). The politics of climate. Washington, DC: Pew Research Center.


Gallagher, K., Cardwell, N., Denichaud, D., & Valve, L. (2022). The ecology of global, collaborative ethnography: Metho-pedagogical moves in research on climate change with youth in pandemic times. Ethnography and Education, 17(3), 259-274.


Gardiner, L. S. (2018). Tales from an uncertain world (free opening chapter). University of Iowa Press.


Gertner, J. (2016). Should the United States Save Tangier Island From Oblivion? It’s the kind of choice that climate change will be forcing over and over. New York Times Magazine


Hansen, J., Kharecha, P., Sato, M., Masson-Delmotte, V., Ackerman, F., & Beerling, D. J., et al. 2013). Assessing “dangerous climate change”: Required reduction of carbon emissions to protect young people, future generations and nature. PLOS ONE, 8(12), e81468


Hawken, P. (Ed.). (2017). Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. New York: Penguin.


Heinberg, R., & Lerch, D. (Eds.). (2010). The post carbon reader: Managing the 21st century's sustainability crises. Berkeley: University of California Press.


Henson, R. (2019). The thinking person’s guide to climate change, 2nd edition. Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society.


Hoffman, A. (2015). How culture shapes the climate change debate. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.


Horn, M. (2016). Rancher, farmer, fisherman: Conservation heroes of the American heartland. New York: W. W. Norton


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


Hunter (2019). The Climate Resistance Handbook. 350.org publication (free download)


Iyer, R. (2016). Green transport. Teri Press


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


Johnson, A. E., &  Wilkinson, K. K. (Eds.). (2020). All we can save: Truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis. New York: Penguin


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


Konisky, D. M., & Ansolabehere, S. (2014). Cheap and clean: How Americans think about energy in the age of global warming. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press


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

Kwauk, C., & Winthrop, R. (2021, March 26). Unleashing the creativity of teachers and students to combat climate change: An opportunity for global leadership. Brookings


Lifton, R. J. (2017). The climate swerve: Reflections on mind, hope, and survival. New York: The New Press.


Liu, S. & Roehrig, G. (2017). Exploring Science Teachers’ Argumentation and Personal Epistemology About Global Climate Change. Research in Science Education. doi:10.1007/s11165-017-9617-3


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


McKibben review of Our Final Warning.docx


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


McGrath, L. F., & Bernauer, T. (2017). How strong is public support for unilateral climate policy and what drives it?  Wiley Interdisciplinary Research, 8(6).


Morton, T. A., Rabinovich, A., Marshall, D., & Bretschneider, P. (2011). The future that may (or may not) come: How framing changes responses to uncertainty in climate change communications. Global Environmental Change, 2, 103-109.

Nijhuis, M. (2018, February 18). "I’m Just More Afraid of Climate Change Than I Am of Prison." 
The New York Times Magazine


Ohlson, K. (2014). The soil will save us: How scientists, farmers, and foodies are healing the soil to save the planet. New York: Penguin.  


O'Sullivan, M. L. (2017). Windfall how the new energy abundance upends global politics and strengthens America’s power. New York: Simon & Schuster


Otto, S. L. (2016). The war on science: Who's waging It, why it matters, what we can do about it. Minneapolis: Milkweed Press.


Panos, A., & Damico, J. (2021). Less than one percent is not enough: How leading literacy organizations engaged with climate change from 2008 to 2019. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 17(1).


Peeters, W., De Smet, A., Diependaele, L., & Sterckx, S. (2015). Climate change and Individual responsibility: Agency, moral disengagement and the motivational gap. New York: Palgrave


Pennycook, A. (2018). Posthumanist applied linguistics. New York: Routledge.


Portney, K. E. (2015). Sustainability. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Princen, T., Manno, J. P., & Martin, P. L. (Eds.). (2015). Ending the fossil fuel era. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Ranney, M. A. & Clark, D. (2016). Climate change conceptual change: Scientific information can transform attitudes. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8(1), 49-75


Robinson, K. S. (2020, May 1). The Coronavirus is rewriting our imaginations: What felt impossible has become thinkable. The NewYorker


Russell, J.K. and H. Moore (2011) Organizing cools the planet: Tools and reflections to navigate the climate crisis. PM press. (free download)


Share, J., & Beach, R. (2022). Critical media literacy analysis and production for systems thinking about climate change. Journal of Media Literacy


Titlow, B., &  Tinger, M. (2016). Protecting the planet: Environmental champions from conservation to climate change. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books


Svoboda, M. (2021, February 16). New books, reports on environmental and climate justice. Yale Climate Connections. [Web log post].


Sherman, M., Berrang-Ford, L., Lwasa, S., Ford, J., Didacus B., Namanya, D. B., Llanos-Cuentas, A., Maillet, M., Harper, S., & IHACC Research Team. (2016). Drawing the line between adaptation and development: A systematic literature review of planned adaptation in developing countries. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change


Walsh, E. M., & Tsurusaki, B. K.  (2018). “Thank you for being Republican”: Negotiating science and political identities in climate change learning. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 27(1), 8-48.


Weisäcker, E., & Ikeda, D. (2016). Knowing our worth: Conversations on energy and sustainability. Cambridge, MA. Dialogue Path Press.


Wynes, S. &  Nicholas, K. A. (2017). The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions. Environmental Research Letters, 12(7).



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