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Global Warming & Climate Change
Books On The Subject
... and a few movies

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Climate Central [est. 2008] website

"Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny … " [] by James Hoggan

"Global Warming: The Complete Briefing" [] by John Houghton

"World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental … " [] by Lester R. Brown {author of the 'Plan B' books}

"Age of Global Warming" [] by Rupert Darwall

Economics of Global Warming  "The Economics of Global Warming" [1992]
by William R. Cline

Institute for Intl. Economics 9x6 pb [9/92] for $25.00
New York Univ Press hardcover [1/92] out of print/used
Global Warming / Houghton  "Global Warming: The Complete Briefing" [1994]
by John Houghton

Cambridge Univ 8¾x7 pb [3rd ed 8/2004] for $36.15
Cambridge Univ Press 9¾x6¾ pb [2nd ed 9/97] for $26.25
Cambridge Univ 7x9¾ hardcover [3rd edition 8/2004] for $100.00
Cambridge Univ Press hardcover [2nd ed 9/97] for $76.99
Earth In The Balance   "Earth In The Balance: Ecology & The Human Spirit" [1992] by Al Gore, Jr.
on the Time Magazine / Green Century Special Issue August 2002 Recommended Reading List
Plume 8x5¼ pb [1/93] out of print/many used
Houghton Mifflin 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2000] for $17.68
Plume 9¼x6¼ hardcover [1/92] out of print/hundreds used
Audio Literature ABR audio [5/2000] for $17.95
Global Warming Essential Science  "Essential Science: Global Warming (A Beginner's Guide To Our Changing Climate)" [2002] by Fred Pearce
Dorling Kindersley 7x5 pb [4/2002] for $6.95
Our Final Hour   "Our Final Hour – A Scientist's Warning: How Terror, Error, & Envi-ronmental Disaster Threaten Humankind's Future In This Century – On Earth & Beyond"
[2003] by Sir Martin Rees
[Royal Astronomer of Great Britain]
Basic Books 9½x6 pb [4/2004] for $10.50
Basic Books 8½x5¾ hardcover [3/2003] for $17.50
Discovery of Global Warming   "The Discovery of Global Warming" [2003]
by Spencer R. Weart

Harvard Univ Press 8¼x5½ pb [9/2004] for $10.17
Harvard Univ Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [9/2003] for $17.46
Meltdown / Global Warming book by Patrick J. Michaels  "Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming By Scientists, Politicians & The Media" [2004]
by Patrick J. Michaels (of the Cato Institute)
wrong-headed 'refutation' of scientific evidence - do not buy this book
Winds of Change  "The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather & The Destruction of Civilizations" [2006]
by Eugene Linden

S&S 9½x6½ hardcover [2/2006] for $16.38
author's website
Weather Makers  "The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing The Climate & What It Means For Life On Earth" [2006] by Tim Flannery
Atlantic Monthly Press 9x6½ pb [3/2006] for $15.60
Recorded Books audio CD [3/2006] for $22.04
official booksite
Climate Change  "Climate Change: Turning Up The Heat" [2006]
by A. Barrie Pittock

Earthscan 9x6 pb [3/2006] for $23.10
Man, Nature & Climate Change  "Field Notes From A Catastrophe: Man, Nature & Climate Change" [2006]
by {former New York Times reporter} Elizabeth Kolbert

Bloomsbury pb [12/2006] for $11.16
Bloomsbury 8½x6 hardcover [3/2006] for $15.61
Inconvenient Truth book  "An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming & What We Can Do About It" [2006] by Al Gore, Jr.
Rodale 9x8 pb [5/2006] for $13.17
Hell & High Water / Global Warming  "Hell and High Water: Global Warming, The Solution & The Politics – and What We Should Do" [2006] by Joseph Romm
Wm. Morrow 8¼x5½ hardcover [12/2006] for $16.47
author's website 'Climate Progress'
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming propaganda by dunderhead Christopher C. Horner  "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism" [4/2007] by Christopher C. Horner
More accurate title for this Regnery series is 'Incorrect Guide'; contains right-wing propaganda with no relation to reality – you should not buy or read this garbage.
With Speed & Violence  "With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points In Climate Change" [2007] by Fred Pearce
Beacon Press 9x6 hardcover [3/2007] for $16.47
Heat / Stop the Planet from Burning  "Heat: How To Stop The Planet From Burning" [2007]
by George Monbiot

South End Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [4/2007] for $14.96
Global Warming & Agriculture  "Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates By Country" [2007]
by William R. Cline

Peterson Institute 8¾x6 pb [6/2007] for $14.93
Climate Change 2007 by I.P.C.C.  "Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis - Working Group I Contribution To The Fourth Assessment Report of The Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change" [2007]
Cambridge Univ Press 11x8½ pb [9/2007] for $78.90
Cambridge Univ Press 11x8¾ hardcover [9/2007] for $155.00
this is the outfit that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, shared with Al Gore, Jr.
Fight Global Warming Now  
"Fight Global Warming Now: The Handbook For Taking Action In Your Community" [2007] by Bill McKibben
Holt 8x5¼ pb [10/2007] for $6.98
Unstoppable Global Warming  "Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years" [10/2007]
by S. Fred Singer & Dennis T. Avery
BUNK! – do not buy this book
Earth Under Fire / Global Warming  "Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing The World" [2007]
by Gary Braasch

Univ CA Press 10x8½ hardcover [10/2007] for $23.07
Global Warming book by the Editors of Time Magazine  "Global Warming: The Causes, The Perils, The Politics - and What It Means For You" [2007] by the Editors of Time Magazine
TIME Magazine 11¼x8½ hardcover [10/2007] for $24.95
Lies, Damned Lies, and Science book by Sherry Seethaler  "Lies, Damned Lies, and Science: How To Sort Through The Noise Around Global Warming, The Latest Health Claims, and Other Scientific Controversies" [2009] by Sherry Seethaler
F.T. Press 9x6 hardcover [1/2009] for $15.74
Diet for a Hot Planet book by Anna Lappe  "Diet For A Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis At The End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It" [2010] by Anna Lapp้, Foreword by Bill McKibben
Daughter of green food writer Frances Moore Lapp้ (1971 classic "Diet For A Small Planet") addresses the major role that industrial agriculture plays in today’s climate crisis and critiques industrial farming & its carbon costs, giving her own updated, upbeat prescription for a climate-friendly food system.
Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury USA [4/2010] for $9.39
Bloomsbury USA 8¼x5½ pb [3/2011] for $11.25
Bloomsbury USA 9¼x6½ hardcover [3/2010] for $17.46
Climate War book by Eric Pooley  
"The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and The Fight To Save The Earth" [2010] by Eric Pooley
Hyperion 9¼x6½ hardcover [6/2010] for $18.47
Great Global Warming Blunder book by dunderhead Roy W. Spencer  "The Great Global Warming Blunder: How Mother Nature Fooled The World's Top Climate Scientists" [Encounter Books 4/2010]
by dunderhead Roy W. Spencer

On the one side are highly-trained, professional climate scientists & academics from around the world; on the other side is Spencer and Limbaugh, religious creationism, 'no science', it just can't be true, 'believe right wing media propaganda because they know everything' . . . Hah!
Global Warming and Climate Change YA book by Chuck McCutcheon  "What Are Global Warming and Climate Change?: Answers For Young Readers" [2010] by Chuck McCutcheon
Univ NM Press 10¼x7 hardcover [8/2010] for $18.96
official booksite
DK Eyewitness Endangered Animals book by Ben Hoare  "D.K. Eyewitness Books: Endangered Animals" [ages 8-12; 2010]
by Ben Hoare

D.K. Children 11¼x9 library hardcover [8/2010] for $19.99
Deep Future book by Curt Stager  "Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life On Earth" [2011] by Curt Stager
the author is a 'paleo-climatologist' at Paul Smith's College in New York, and at the University of Maine's Climate Change Institute
Thomas Dunne Books hardcover [3/2011] for $14.46
author's official website
Global Weirdness / Weather of the Future book by Climate Central  "Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and The Weather of The Future" [2012] by Climate Central "The Trusted Source of Information on All Things Climate-Related"
Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [7/2012] for $11.99
Vintage 8x5 pb [5/2013] for $13.24
Pantheon 8¼x5¼ hardcover [7/2012] for $15.77
Climate Central [est. 2008] official website
What We Think About ... Global Warming book by Per Espen Stoknes  "What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming" [2015]
by Norwegian psychologist & economist Per Espen Stoknes, Foreword by Jurgen Randers

strongly & urgently recommended by Landmark Forum Leader Emeritus Randy MacNamara (2017)
Kindle Edition from Chelsea Green Publng [4/2015] for $14.72
Chelsea Green Publng 9¼x6 pb [4/2015] for $21.16
Darjeeling, the World's Greatest Tea book by Jeff Koehler  "Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of The World's Greatest Tea" [2015] by Jeff Koehler
'An illuminating history of the greatest tea on earth', a crop that is in danger
from both global politics and climate change

Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury USA [5/2015] for $10.99
Bloomsbury USA 9½x6½ hardcover [5/2015] for $20.34
An Inconvenient Sequel 2017 documentary & book by Al Gore, Jr.  "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" N.Y. Times bestseller [2017]
by Al Gore, Jr.

Kindle Edition from Rodale Books [7/2017] for $2.99
Rodale Books 9x7½ pb [7/2017] for $17.64
Simon & Schuster Audio CD w/multiple readers [7/2017] for $11.38
The Water Will Come book by Jeff Goodell  "The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and The Remaking of The  10/2017
Civilized World" [2017] Amazon bestseller by Jeff Goodell

Kindle Edition from Little, Brown/Hachette [10/2017] for $14.99
Back Bay Books pb [DUE Aug 2018] for $13.85
Little, Brown & Co. 9½x6¾ hardcover [10/2017] for $17.63

Movies On The Subject

Strange Days On Planet Earth  "National Geographic's Strange Days On Planet Earth" [airdate April 2005]
Directed by Mark Shelley; hosted by Edward Norton
National Geographic color DVD [4/2005] 2 disks for $27.99
full credits at IMDb • PBS official program site
P.B.S. Global Warming video  "Global Warming: The Signs & The Science" [P.B.S. 2005]
Hosted by Alanis Morissette

P.B.S. color DVD [1/2006] for $21.99
P.B.S. color VHS [1/2006] out of prodn/rare
bare credits at IMDb
Inconvenient Truth movie/poster  "An Inconvenient Truth" documentary feature [Paramount Classics May 2006]
Directed by Davis Guggenheim
"I did a funny thing when I came home after seeing 'An Inconvenient Truth'. I went around the house turning off the lights." — movie reviewer Roger Ebert
Paramount color DVD with update [11/2006] for $16.87
full credits at IMDb • official movie site • M.T.V. 1/2-hr special [air-date 26 May 2006]
companion book "An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming & What We Can Do About It" [2006] by Al Gore, Jr.
Rodale 9x8 pb [5/2006] for $13.17

11th Hour documentary  "The 11th Hour" documentary [Warner Independent Aug 2007]
Co-written & co-directed by Nadia Conners & Leila Conners Petersen; co-produced, co-written & hosted by Leonardo DiCaprio; footage includes Mikhail Gorbachev, Thom Hartmann, Stephen Hawking & Bill McKibben
Warner Home Video color DVD [4/2008] for $4.99
full credits from IMDb • official movie site • 11th Hour Action community forum site
An Inconvenient Sequel 2017 documentary starring Al Gore, Jr.  "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" [Participant/Paramount July 2017]
Working title 'An Inconvenient Truth II'; announced 12/2016: Paramount will debut "An Inconvenient Truth 2" at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's opening night before a regular theatrical release later in the year; received two standing ovations at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
Directed by Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk, featuring Al Gore, Jr., Barack Obama, Donald J. Trump
Paramount widescreen color Blu-ray [10/2017] for $17.99
Paramount widescreen color DVD [10/2017] for $13.99
full credits at IMDb • official movie site • movie entry at Wikipedia
watch 3/2017 official trailer [2:31] at YouTube
companion book by Al Gore, Jr. - N.Y. Times bestseller [2017]
Kindle Edition from Rodale Books [7/2017] for $2.99
Rodale Books 9x7½ pb [7/2017] for $17.64
Simon & Schuster Audio CD w/multiple readers [7/2017] for $11.38

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