Books and DVDs

Books

The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth’s Climate
David Archer

One of the world’s leading climatologists compares the global warming projection for the next century to natural climate changes of the distant past and looks to the future for truths of climate in the long-term.

Green Greener Greenest: A Practical Guide to Making Eco-Smart Choices a Part of Your Life
Lori Bongiorno

Bongiorno decodes the often misleading labels that come with many products and recommends environmentally sound choices in products adults and children use and consume.

The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from The Union of Concerned Scientists
Michael Brower and Warren Leon

The authors present statistics, describe solutions and recommend steps for readers to take to live more ecologically-based lifestyles without worrying about insignificant things.

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

Flannery discusses climate change from a historical perspective and ways it has shaped our planet’s evolution, offering suggestions for action for both lawmakers and individuals.

Low Carbon Diet: A 30 Day Program to Lose 5,000 Pounds
David Gershon

The book guides participants through a month-long process of behavioral change. The average U.S. household emits 55,000 pounds of carbon dioxide annually. The goal is to reduce that amount bit by bit.

Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity
James Hansen

Climatologist James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and an internationally renowned global-warming expert, explains the dynamics and politics of global warming.

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World and Global Warming
Sally McFague

A New Climate for Theology traces the distorted notion of unlimited desire that fuels our market system and paints an alternative idea of what a just and sustainable economy might mean.

DVDS

Chasing Ice
Diamond Docs 2013
James Balog combines art and science to document overwhelming evidence of what we’re doing to the environment by recording glacial history in time-lapse photography every hour during daylight.


Ending the Silence on Climate Change
Moyers & Company, 2013
Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, specialist in the psychology of risk perception and director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, describes what it takes for people to change their behavior

The End of Suburbia
The Electric Wallpaper Company 2004
This film examines the issue of world oil peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels in the context of the American dream of living in suburbia.

 Inconvenient Truth
Participant Productions, 2006
Oscar and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore presents a wide array of facts and information about global climate change.

Six Degrees Could Change the World
National Geographic, 2008
The National Geographic special combines stock footage with computer-generated imagery to explore the experiences and predictions regarding a climate tipping point beyond which there is no return