Congress Reading Lists

Martha Schwartz's Reading List

(Read in order)

  1. The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway (can download PDF)
  2. The Water Will Come by Jeff Goodell
  3. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
  4. Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet by Mark Lynas   
  5. The Planet Remade by Oliver Morton
  6. Climate Wars by Gwynne Dyer
  7. A Case for Climate Engineering by David Keith
  8. Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet by Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman
  9. After Geoengineering: Climate Tragedy, Repair, and Restoration, by Holly Jean Buck
  10. The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells
  11.  Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Edited by Paul Hawken (good handbook for on what we CAN do about it now)

Maude Barlow's Reading List

  1. Whose Water is it Anyway? Taking Water Protection into Public Hands by Maude Barlow
  2. Boiling Point, Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse and Canada’s Water Crisis by Maude Barlow
  3. Rain Comin’ Down, Memory and Identity in a Changed World - Robert Sandford 
  4. Wild Law, A Manifesto for Earth Justice - Cormac Cullinan

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