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Experts Tell Us the Best Recent Climate Change Books

This article showcases our top picks for the Best Recent Climate Change Books. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below). We are keen to hear your feedback on all of our content and our comment section is a moderated space to express your thoughts and feelings related (or not) to this article This list is in no particular order.

Revolutionary Power by Shalanda Baker

This product was recommended by Bryan McKenzie from Bumper Crop Times

First published in January 2021, this book has already become a deskbook for activists who struggle to make their contribution to the global energy inequality crisis. Did you know that race and access to energy still interfere? Well, the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico proves it. Baker is a queer woman of color who was strong enough to study and unveil the problem and encourage people of color to create their own energy systems to become less dependent on authorities that are not respectful enough. This book is a unique and exceptionally strong manifest on the power supply problem and it’s essential for activists of all skin colors.

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

This product was recommended by Nicholas Martin from Pest Control Hacks

Suddenly, Bill Gates publishes a book on climate change and it’s a really good one. As promised on the cover, Gates describes all the solutions that have already been taken to reduce the impacts of climate change and compares them to the effort that still needs to be taken. The disbalance between the need and real effort being made by people, corporations, and governments is horrifying and Gates does a great job of opening the reader’s eyes to the problem. The book is also incredibly inspirational and makes you think more about your daily decisions and attitude to nature.

All We Can Save by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

This product was recommended by Mark Stephenson from How To Shoe

There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement and this 2020 book is a powerful read. Climate change can be so overwhelming. Yet, the fact is there is still so much we can do to stop this crisis. This is an amazing new collection by a wide range of women working on climate change. There is art, poetry, inspiring stories. I felt like we can tackle this problem after reading this book.

Drawdown by Paul Hawken

This product was recommended by Shiv Gupta from Incrementors

Read Drawdown to obtain visions on the myriad of technologies that could insulate greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and finally modify global warming. Experts from all paths of life show their results in a reader-friendly system so that you can achieve the book with an active dosage of optimism for watching the climate disaster. The book ranks solutions to the climate crisis in terms of their impacts and presents estimates for how much each solution could lower carbon emissions. Plus, if you’re looking for career path ideas presented to dealing with the climate crisis, Drawdown is a climate change book that seeks plenty of inspiration.

Losing Earth by Nathaniel Rich

This product was recommended by Brian Conghalie from My Open Country

Why? Incredible as it seems, there are still doubters and skeptics on the subject of climate change – and the causes of it. This book skillfully and painstakingly demonstrates WHY there are still climate change deniers, HOW they are succeeding to continue to sow seeds of doubt – and crucially WHO they are! If you were a climate change skeptic before – I guarantee you won’t be after reading this book.

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