(Print titles may be available in public libraries.)
A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions
Katharine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley
Hachette Digital, Inc., 2009
A Christian perspective on climate change, but informative for people of all faiths.
Historical Perspectives on Climate Change
James Rodger Fleming
Oxford University Press, 2005
How man’s understanding of climate has changed from ancient times to the present.
History of Climate Science
Spencer R. Weart
http://www.aip.org/history/climate/index.htm (American Institute of Physics)
A detailed history of climate science from the 1800s until today. More detailed than the author’s print book of the same title.
Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World
John R. McNeill
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000.
A general view of human influences on the environment, including past effects of geoengineering.
The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses
Oxford University Press; 3rd edition, 2013
An introduction to environmental politics that examines the use of language to discuss environmental issues and analyzes the various approaches that have dominated the field over the last three decades.