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Climate Books To Read

Top Climate Books To Read

  • The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

  • The Future We Choose: Surviving The Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres & Tom Rivett-Carnac

  • The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

  • All We Can Save by Dr. Ayana Elizabeth & Katharine Wilkinson

  • Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken

  • How To Avoid A Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

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

  • On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal by Naomi Klein

Environmental Equalities

  • Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger by Julie Sze

  • Frontlines by Nick Meynen

  • Black Faces, White Spaces by Carolyn Finpe

  • African American Environmental Thought by Kimberly Smith

  • Black on Earth by Kimberly Ruffin

Pollution Waste

  • Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility by Dorceta Taylor

  • Unearthing Justice: How to Protect Your Community From the Mining Industry by Joan Kuyek

  • Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint. Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation by Candy J. Cooper & Marc Aronson

Climate Justice

  • Youth to Power by Jamie Margolin

  • Climate Change From the Streets by Michael Méndez

  • Climate Justice by Mary Robinson

  • The Ethics of Climate Change by James Garvey

Food Systems

  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

  • Freedom Farmers by Moniça M. White

  • Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability by Alison Hope Alkon

  • Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply by Vandana Shiva

Indigenous Teachings

  • As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization on Standing Rock by Dina Gilio-Whitaker

  • Indigenous Environmental Justice by Karen Jarratt-Snider and Marrianne O. Nielsen

  • Native Defenders of the Environment by Vincent Schilling

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