Topic: "Climate Change"

Global warming, greenhouse gas emissions, and pollution; Clean water and food scarcity; Biodiversity loss, natural resource depletion, weather patterns, and the planet of the future.

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Bill McKibben
Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we’ve waited too long, and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already […]

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Jaw-Dropping: James Balog’s Time-lapse Proof of Extreme Ice Loss

Jaw-Dropping: James Balog’s Time-lapse Proof of Extreme Ice Loss

This is one of the most vivid and stunning displays of climate change produced by TED, where the images do all the talking. Watch a series of time-lapse images captured by a photographer displaying alarmingly accelerating glacial decay, from monumental glaciers all around the world.

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Vote on the First New Earth Archive Booklist!

Vote on the First New Earth Archive Booklist!

Developed by students at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and supported by Paul Hawken and other leading public environmental figures, the New Earth Archive is a resource network of powerful, inspiring books on climate change, sustainability, social justice, and human nature. You can contribute your ideas for books that will help students change the world by voting on this year’s booklist.

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

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

James C. Hansen. In Storms of My Grandchildren, Dr. James Hansen—the nation’s leading scientist on climate issues—speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: The planet is hurtling even more rapidly […]

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The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning

The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning

by James Lovelock
Celebrities drive hybrids, Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize, and supermarkets carry no end of so-called “green” products. And yet the environmental crisis is only getting worse. In The Vanishing Face of Gaia, the eminent scientist James Lovelock argues that the earth is lurching [...]

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Whole Earth Discipline: an Ecopragmatist Manifesto

Whole Earth Discipline: an Ecopragmatist Manifesto

Stewart Brand
According to Stewart Brand, a lifelong environmentalist who sees everything in terms of solvable design problems, three profound transformations are under way on Earth right now. Climate change is real and is pushing us toward managing the planet as a whole. Urbanization-half the […]

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Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse

Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse

David W. Orr
“The real fault line in American politics is not between liberals and conservatives…. It is, rather, in how we orient ourselves to the generations to come who will bear the consequences, for better and for worse, of our actions.”

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