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There are many resources out there to help you learn more about the global environment and humanity’s effect upon it.  Below you will find a list of books, movies and articles that we have found beneficial in expanding our understanding of this important issue.  We hope to add to this list across this year as we widen our search.

Books
  • An Inconvenient Truth, by Al Gore
    Rodale Press, 2006
  • Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson (40th Anniversary edition)
    Houghton Mifflin, 2002
  • A Gap in Nature, by Tim Flannery, Peter Schouten (Illustrator)
    William Heinemann, 2001
  • Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, by Jared Diamond
    Penguin, 2004
  • The Ecology of Commerce: A declaration of sustainability, by Paul Hawken
    Harper Collins, 1993
 Articles
  • “Hurricanes Intensify Global Warming Debate”
    Discover Magazine, January 2006
  • “Counting Carbons”
    Discover Magazine, January 2005
  • “Land Development as a Cause of Global Warming”
    Discover Magazine, Januray 2004
  • Global Warming and the Next Ice Age
    Science Magazine, 16 April 2004
  • Global Climate Data and Models: A Reconciliation
    Science Magazine, 14 August 1998
  • Global Warming is rapidly Raising Sea Levels, studies warn
    National Geographic News, 23 March 2006
  • Global Warming: How Hot? How Soon?
    National Geographic News, 27 July 2005
  • Global Warming Unstoppable for 100 Years, study says
    National Geographic News, 17 March 2005
 Movies
  • An Inconvenient Truth, 2006
  • The Corporation, 2003
Have you read or seen something about global warming and the environment that you would like to recommend?  Please email recommendations to outreach@uuflb.org