The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
In this 2016 book, Amitav Ghosh explores humanity’s failure in understanding and confronting the climate crisis. He does this through three lenses: Stories, History, and Politics. The book has received a number of positive reviews. A must read for those interested in the broader context of climate (in)action!
Losing Earth: A Recent History
Did you read our article about the history of science obstruction and want to learn more? Then you should definitely check out Losing Earth by Nathaniel Rich! Get informed about the fossil fuel industry‘s efforts to keep the truth about the climate crisis away from the public.
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
In this book, Bill McKibben dives into the fundamental changes in society that are necessary to mitigate the climate crisis. “Climate change is already here, but Bill McKibben doesn’t stop with the bad news. He tours the best responses that are also already here, and these visions of a practical scientific solution are also sketches of a better, richer, more democratic civil society and everyday life.”
CAMPAIGN TACTICS AND STRATEGY
Calling all activists and organizers: Check out this guide by the Building Movement Project to find out how to build a movement and improve your organizing skills! The social change ecosystem map describes the different roles someone may take on in fighting for justice and equity.
350.org has a plethora of resources for activists and those wishing to educate themselves about climate change. Go check out their website here to find some organizing and campaign trainings.