Climate News/ Publications
Apr 10: Local Author Fest features Green Earth with author Kim Stanley Robinson
Kim Stanley Robinson will be keynote at the Sacramento Public Library’s Local Author Festival on Sunday, April 10, from noon to 1 pm. He will discuss his book Green Earth, the Capitol Climate Trilogy now edited and updated into a single paperback. This fictional story focuses on climate solutions. Book sales will follow the presentation and 350 Sac will have a table at the event. Reservations required.
Saturday, July 18:
Thursday, July 30:
July 30 (Thurs.)--Book Discussion: "Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff", by Fred Pearce. 6-8:30pm, Earth Justice Ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento, July Discussion Group--Fahs Room at the Unitarian Universalist campus, 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, 95825. All are welcome. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
From UUSS Earth Justice Ministry:
"Thursday, July 30, 6:00 - 8:30 pm. "Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff", by Fred Pearce, has been chosen by the Earth Justice Ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento for the July Discussion Group. The author surveys his home and then launches on a global tour to track down the sources of the raw materials, the people involved in all aspects of retrieving, processing and transporting the products, and the impact on the environment. This will be a potluck (optional) and book discussion. If you are unable to read the book, there is information on the internet about Fred Pearce, and YouTube interviews. We will meet in the Fahs Room at the Unitarian Universalist campus, 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, 95825. All are welcome. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions."
Apr 22 (Wed.): Dana Nuccitelli's new book signing - Climatology vs. Pseudoscience, Sol Collective Earth Day event and Climate Justice Art Exhibit, 5:30 pm, Sol Collective, 2574 21st St.
Apr 2 (Thurs.)--Forum on Catastrophic Climate Change. Recorded interview with Naomi Klein followed by group discussion of her book, This Changes Everything. Sponsored by the Environmental Committee (of SEIU Local 1000). 6 pm at 1325 S St. RSVP by noon Thursday. 916.327.2763.
23 FEB 2015:
From Climate Consensus--The 97%, The Guardian: Climatology versus Pseudoscience book tests whose predictions have been right, Dana Nuccitelli. Discusses new book by Dana Nuccitelli: Climatology versus Pseudoscience: Exposing the Failed Predictions of Global Warming Skeptics.
1 JAN 2015:
Moyers & Company: The Children's Climate Crusade. guest: Mary Christina Wood, legal scholar, author of Nature's Trust. Re: atmospheric trust litigation. See also Kelsey Juliana on climate change: the next generation (9/19/14)/ Our Children's Trust. Kelsey Juliana is an 18-year-old Oregonian who is walking across America to call attention to global warming.
Coming: Book Group to discuss Naomi Klein's This Changes Everything. Read it over the holidays; we'll announce a discussion date soon. And don't miss Naomi Klein's new article Why #BlackLivesMatter Should Transform the Climate Debate. The connections between #BlackLivesMatter and the climate movement are laid out clearly--it's a must-read.
George Marshall on Sept. 12 George Marshall will speak in Sacramento on Friday, Sept 12. Author of Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change, George Marshall is touring the US from Great Britain with a fast-moving and highly entertaining presentation that explores this fascinating subject. Mark your calendar--details to come.
His blog: climatedenial.org
How to talk to a climate change denier, George Marshall, YouTube, March 18, 2012.
JULY 25, 2014: The Soil Will Save Us
Author Kristin Ohlson will read/sign her new book, THE SOIL WILL SAVE US: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet. Join her on a local Urban Soil-Cycle Walking Tour. Friday, July 25 at 6:00 pm at the Sun & Soil Juice Company, 1912 P St, Sacramento.
"Our hope for Earth’s climate crisis lies not only in cutting emissions but in returning health to the soil beneath our feet. Ohlson makes a passionate case for changing our relationship to the soil and working with nature to put that carbon back in the ground where it belongs." This event is a fundraiser for ReSoil Sacramento, a pedal-powered community compost network that diverts kitchen scraps from restaurants and delivers them to local farms and gardens. ReSoil is a program of the Green Restaurants Alliance Sacramento (GRAS). Contact ReSoilSacramento@gmail.com; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/594312244019406/
Michael Mann, The Hockey Stick and The Climate Wars (2012) CCL Blog entry on The Hockey Stick, June 13, 2016.
Tony Eggleton, A Short Introduction to Climate Change (2012)
Mark Hertsgaard, HOT: Living Through the Next 50 Years on Earth, "which describes how his young daughter and the rest of Generation Hot can cope with the massive climate impacts that are now inevitable. Packed with eyewitness reporting on existing solutions for 'avoiding the unmanageable and managing the unavoidable,' HOT shows how we all must think--and act--differently now in the fight against climate change."
• Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, Andrew Zolli & Ann Marie Healy, 2012. “Resilience sheds light on why some systems, people and communities fall apart in the face of disruption and, ultimately, how they can learn to bounce back.” Zolli brings together research on ways to approach personal and organizational resilience. The book is more for the Head/Intellect.
- Ray Anderson, Business Lessons from a Radical Industrialist (2011)
- Lester Brown, Plan B 4.0 (2009), World On The Edge (2011)
- Paul R. Epstein and Dan Ferber, How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do About It (2011)
- Paul Gilding, The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis will bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World (2011)
- Shi-Ling Hsu, The Case for a Carbon Tax (2011)
- David Archer and Stefan Rahmstorf, The Climate Crisis: In Introductory Guide to Climate Change (2010)
- David Korten, The Great Turning (2006), Agenda for a New Economy (2010)
- Eric Pooley, The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth (2010)
- Joseph J. Romm, Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions (2010, Island Press)
- Perseverance, Margaret J. Wheatley, 2010. Very short essays on the qualities that contribute to perseverance over the long haul. Margaret, an organizational development consultant, works mostly with communities that are economically disempowered or challenged in other ways. She has a contemplative spiritual practice strongly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism while staying abreast of research findings in epigenetics and neuroscience and applying these to cultural and organizational behavior with a strong flavor of realism and compassion. For the Heart and Character strengthening.
2009 or earlier
- Ray Anderson, Mid-Course Correction (1999), Confessions Of A Radical Industrialist: Profits, People, Purpose--Doing Business by Respecting the Earth (2009), Business Lessons from a Radical Industrialist (2011)
- Mark Anielski, The Economics of Happiness (2007)
Colin Beavan, No Impact Man (2009)(see also 2009 film).
- Lester Brown, Plan B 4.0 (2009)
- Cavoukian, Olfman, Ed., Child Honouring (2006)
- Gwynne Dyer, Climate Wars (2008)
- Riane Eisler, The Real Wealth of Nations (2007)
- Duane Elgin, The Living Universe (2009)
- Thomas Friedman, Hot, Flat and Crowded (2008)
- David Gershon, Low Carbon Diet: A 30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds (2006)
- Daniel Goleman, Ecological Intelligence (2009)
- James Hansen, Storms of My Grandchildren (2009)
- Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets (2007)
- James Hoggan, Climate Cover-Up (2009)
- Elizabeth Kolbert, Field Notes From a Catastrophe (2006)
- Barbara Kingsolver, Flight Behavior
- Mark Lynas, Six Degrees (2008)
- David Korten, The Great Turning (2006)
- Bill McKibben, Eaarth (2009)
- Alanna Mitchell, Sea Sick (2009)
- George Monbiot, Heat (2009)
- David Orr, Down to the Wire (2009)
- Stephen Schneider, Science as a Contact Sport: Inside the Battle to Save the Earth's Climate (2009)
- Gustav Speth, The Bridge at the Edge of the World (2008)
- Nicholas Stern, The Global Deal: Climate Change and the Creation of a New Era of Progress and Prosperity (2009)
- Andrew Weaver, Keeping Our Cool (2008)
- Edward O. Wilson, Consilience (1998), The Creation (2007)