(Print titles may be available in public libraries.)
The Intersectional Environmentalist: How to Dismantle Systems of Oppression to Protect People + Planet
An exploration of the fundamental links between environmentalism, racism, and privilege, while seeking meaningful and inclusive change.
A Bigger Picture: My Fight to Bring a New African Voice to the Climate Crisis
Mariner Books, 2021
A Ugandan climate activist’s journey in advocating for environmental justice, while facing cultural differences, sexism, and racial inequalities.
What is Critical Environmental Justice?
David Naguib Pellow
Polity; 1st edition, 2017
An introduction to environmental justice, analyzing as a societal movement, including religious and racial perspectives.
Virginia Climate Fever
University of Virginia Press; First Printing edition, 2014
An explanation of the threat climate change poses for the state of Virginia.
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.
The Discovery of Global Warming
Harvard University Press; 2nd edition, 2008
Spencer R. Weart
A detailed history of climate science from the 1800s until today.
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.