CLIMATE DISRUPTION AND CLIMATE ACTION STRATEGIES
- Book: Kate Aronoff, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen, and Thea Riofrancos, A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal (Verso, 2020). A powerful new statement of the younger generation’s views on what’s both urgently necessary and politically feasible.
- Book: David Wallace-Wells, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming (Duggan Books / Penguin, 2019). A searing vision of an entirely possible future.
- Book: Nathaniel Rich, Losing Earth: A Recent History (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019). A series of short articles from the New York Times on the rising challenge and recent efforts to confront it.
- Book: Winona LaDuke, Winona LaDuke Chronicles: Stories from the Front Lines in the Battle for Environmental Justice (Spotted Horse Press, 2016).
- Book: Paul Hawken, ed., Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming (Penguin, 2018). Describes dozens of ways to reduce, halt, or reverse the effects of human activities that contribute to the warming of the climate.
- Book: Paul Hawken, Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World (Penguin, 2007). An encouraging global survey of movements and organizations that are working to reduce climate change.
- Book: Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (Bloomsbury, 2014). An outstanding and vividly written survey of accelerating loss of biodiversity.
Please see the Earthcare Committee webpage for more information about the Meeting’s efforts for environment and climate justice.