Films to watch. Books to read. Websites with information on climate change and climate activism.


Climate Solutions 101 Film series by Project Drawdown

Climate Change –The Facts  David Attenborough (1h 15m)

Don’t Look Up (2 hr 25min) Feature film using the analogy of a comet about to strike earth to satirize society’s response to climate change

Joint Declaration of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Strategy Group Scientists explain how it is possible for the world to move quickly to 100% renewable energy. (1hr 13min) Free on YouTube.

Paris to Pittsburgh National Geographic (1hr 17m) Shines a light on many forgotten communities affected by climate change in the United States. 

Before the Flood  National Geographic (1hr 35m) Follow Leonardo DiCaprio as he travels around the globe to witness first hand the devastating effects of climate change and what can be done to solve the climate crisis.

End of Meat (35m) Reveals the hidden impact of meat consumption; explores the opportunities and benefits of a shift to a more compassionate diet.

Kiss the Ground (1h 24m) A cure for climate change lies right under our feet. Features Big Picture Ranch in Ojai.

Ice on Fire (1h 28m) Explores the many ways we can reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere, including kelp forest restoration and urban farming.

Hope in a Changing Climate (29m) Inspiring and hopeful John D. Liu documentary on large-scale land restoration. Free on YouTube.

Gasland (1h 4m) Director Josh Fox travels across America to document the environmental and health damage caused by fracking.

Recommended Reading

TitleAuthorPublic LibraryBookstore LinkWebsite
Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One GenerationPaul HawkenSBPLat Chaucer's BooksWebsite
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global WarmingPaul HawkenSBPLat Chaucer's Books
Ministry for the FutureKim Stanley Robinson
SBPLat Chaucer's BooksPublisher's Website
Fourth National Climate AssessmentU.S. Global Change Research Program
The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet Michael MannSBPLat Chaucer's Books
Caring for Creation: A Call for Ecological ConversionPope Francisat Chaucer's Books
The Future EarthEric HolthausSBPLat Chaucer's BooksPublisher's Website
All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate CrisisAyana Johnson & Catharine WilkinsonSBPLat Chaucer's Books
Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Rachel MaddowSBPLat Chaucer's BooksAuthor Webpage