Resources

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

Films

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

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
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global WarmingHawken, PaulSBPLat Chaucer's Bookshttps://www.drawdown.org/
Fourth National Climate AssessmentU.S. Global Change Research Programhttps://nca2018.globalchange.gov/
Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us CrazyMann, Michael & Toles, Tomat Chaucer's BooksAuthor Website
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingWallace-Wells, DavidSBPLat Chaucer's Books
We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement that Restores the PlanetMartinez, XiuhtezcatlSBPLat Chaucer's Books
A Global Warming PrimerBennett, JeffreySBPLat Chaucer's Bookshttps://www.globalwarmingprimer.com/
Caring for Creation: A Call for Ecological ConversionPope Francisat Chaucer's Books
The Future EarthEric HolthausSBPLat Chaucer's BooksPublisher's Website
Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Rachel MaddowSBPLat Chaucer's BooksAuthor Webpage
All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate CrisisJohnson, Ayana & Wilkinson, CatharineSBPLat Chaucer's BooksBook Website
Winning the Green New DealPrakash, Varshini & Girgenti, Guido (Sunrise Movement)at Chaucer's BooksBook Website