Climate Action and the Drawdown Project Roadmap

Books and other materials related to The Drawdown Project Roadmap as presented to the University Nov 6 by Jon Foley.

Updated November 2, 2023
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Drawdown : the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming
Hawken, Paul
In Drawdown, renowned environmentalist Paul Hawken has assembled a team of over 200 scholars, scientists, policymakers, business leaders and activists to illustrate the hundred most substantive solutions to combat climate change that together will not only slow down the growth of carbon emissions,...
The carbon farming solution : a global toolkit of perennial crops and regenerative agriculture practices for climate change mitigation and food security
Toensmeier, Eric
With carbon farming, agriculture ceases to be part of the climate problem and becomes a critical part of the solution "This book is the toolkit for making the soil itself a sponge for carbon. It''s a powerful vision."--Bill McKibben "The ...
The culture of extinction : toward a philosophy of deep ecology
Bender, Frederic L.
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SDG13 - climate action : combating climate change and its impacts
Doni, Federica
SDG 13 aims to 'take urgent action to combat climate change and its impact'. This book demonstrates the potential for innovation in implementing SDG13 despite its associated challenges. The book features global success stories and uses empirical and science-based analysis to explore a wide range of...
Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States Impacts, Experiences and Actions
Maldonado, Julie Koppel.
With a long history and deep connection to the Earth's resources, indigenous peoples have an intimate understanding and ability to observe the impacts linked to climate change. Traditional ecological knowledge and tribal experience play a key role in developing future scientific solutions for...
How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change : Turning Angst into Action
Shugarman, Harriet.
Building grit and hope in the face of the climate emergency With catastrophic global warming already baked into the climate system, today's children face a future entirely unlike that of their parents. Yet how can we maintain hope and make a difference in the face of overwhelming evidence...
Why are we waiting? : the logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change
Stern, N. H.
An urgent case for climate change action that forcefully sets out, in economic, ethical, and political terms, the dangers of delay and the benefits of action. The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear- we can see that economic...
Climate information for public health action
Thomson, Madeleine C.
Policy-makers are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate variability and change on the health of vulnerable populations. Variations and trends in climatic factors and extreme weather events impact many health outcomes, including malaria, heat stress and undernutrition. &...
This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate
Klein, Naomi
The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core "free market" ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems.
An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it
Gore, Al
An Inconvenient Truth--Gore's groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling Earth in the Balance--is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia presentations on global warming that...
Climate Shock : The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
Wagner, Gernot
How knowing the extreme risks of climate change can help us prepare for an uncertain future If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate...
The permaculture city : regenerative design for urban, suburban, and town resilience
Hemenway, Toby
Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than in our cities. The Permaculture City provides a new way of thinking about urban...
On fire : the burning case for a green new deal
Klein, Naomi
The fight for a green world is the fight of our lives. And with On Fire, Naomi Klein gives us the ammunition to do it. In frank, personal terms, she shows us how the only way forward out of a polluted world of our own making is only through policy reform - a concrete set of...
All we can save : truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis
Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth.
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward. "A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?"--The New York Times ...
Saving us : a climate scientist's case for hope and healing in a divided world
Hayhoe, Katharine
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "An optimistic view on why collective action is still possible--and how it can be realized." --The New York Times "As far as heroic characters go, I'm not sure you could do better than Katharine Hayhoe." --Scientific...
Adapting to climate change : thresholds, values, governance
Adger, W. Neil
Adapting to climate change is a critical problem facing humanity. This involves reconsidering our lifestyles, and is linked to our actions as individuals, societies and governments. This book presents top science and social science research on whether the world can adapt to climate change. Written...
Climate and society : transforming the future
Leichenko, Robin M.
This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections between climate and society. Robin...
The adaptive challenge of climate change
O'Brien, Karen L.
Community Livability : Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities
Wagner, Fritz.
What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nurture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, the second edition of Community Livability addresses evidence from international,...
Charles Taylor’s Ecological Conversations
The author uses the work of the eminent Canadian philosopher, Charles Taylor, to develop a critique of those political perspectives that are based on instrumental ways to reason about the world, claiming that such perspectives invariably sever the connections between the social and natural worlds.
The Community Resilience Reader Essential Resources for an Era of Upheaval
Lerch, Daniel.
This volume offers a new vision for creating resilience, through essays by leaders in such varied fields as science, policy, community building, and urban design. It combines a fresh look at the challenges humanity faces in the 21st century, the essential tools of resilience science, and the...
Live close to home
Denton, Peter H.
As individuals and as a culture and society, we have increasingly emphasized the global village over the village in which we actually live. Our preference for the faraway is at the heart of the environmental and social catastrophes that today seem utterly unavoidable. If things are going to...
Everyday lifestyles and sustainability : the environmental impact of doing the same things differently
Chicca, Fabricio
The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth¿s bio-capacity to supply humanity¿s needs, meaning that people are living off earth¿s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to...
The Earth's Blanket Traditional Teachings for Sustainable Living
Turner, Nancy J.
This is a thought-provoking look at Native American stories, cultural institutions, and ways of knowing, and what they can teach us about living sustainably.
Not too late : changing the climate story from despair to possibility
Solnit, Rebecca
Resilience through knowledge co-production : indigenous knowledge, science and global environmental change
Roué, Marie Michèle
Confronted with the complex environmental crises of the Anthropocene, scientists have moved towards an interdisciplinary approach to address challenges that are both social and ecological. Several arenas are now calling for co-production of new transdisciplinary knowledge by combining Indigenous...
La Niña and the Making of Climate Optimism Remembering Rain
Miller, Julia.
This book examines the deep connection Australians have with their climate to understand contemporary views on human-induced climate change. It is the first study of the Australian relationship with La Niña and it explains how fundamental this relationship is to the climate change debate both...
Being the change : live well and spark a climate revolution
Kalmus, Peter
Life on 1/10th the fossil fuels turns out to be awesome. We all want to be happy. Yet as we consume ever more in a frantic bid for happiness, global warming worsens. Alarmed by drastic changes now occurring in the Earth's climate systems, the author, a climate scientist and suburban...
All we can save : truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis
Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth
NATIONAL BESTSELLER . Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward. "A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?"-The New York Times ...
Climate change and resilient food systems : issues, challenges, and way forward
Hebsale Mallappa, Vinaya Kumar
This book provides insights on innovative strategies to build resilient food systems in the wake of challenges posed by climate change. Providing food security to the growing population especially in developing countries without exacerbating the environment is a major challenge. Climate change is...
Ecological resilience : response to climate change and natural disasters
Etingoff, Kim
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This book presents the latest research on resilience strategies around the world. Research such as this is necessary to create new ideas and to evaluate established ones in an effort to make communities more adaptable and to increase people's...
Why women will save the planet : a collection of articles for friends of the earth
Hawley, Jenny
Cities across the globe are growing fast. Today many are environmental nightmares with polluted air, excessive energy consumption and an absence of nature. But big cities don't have to mean a dystopian future. They can be turned around to be powerhouses of well-being and environmental stability - if...
Sustainability : a cultural history
Grober, Ulrich
From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be 'sustainable'. But the word's currency should not obscure its origins: sustainability is an age-old aspiration; a concept deeply rooted in human culture. Though in danger of abuse and overuse today, it can still be recovered from its...
Sustainability : approaches to environmental justice and social power
Sze, Julie
A critical resource for approaching sustainability across the disciplines Sustainability and social justice remain elusive even though each is unattainable without the other. Across the industrialized West and the Global South, unsustainable practices and social inequities...
Cultural sustainabilities music, media, language, advocacy
Cooley, Timothy J.
Environmental sustainability and human cultural sustainability are inextricably linked. Reversing damaging human impact on the global environment is ultimately a cultural question, and as with politics, the answers are often profoundly local. Cultural Sustainabilities presents twenty-three...
Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability
Caradonna, Jeremy L.
The Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability is a far-reaching survey of the deep and contemporary history of sustainability. This innovative resource will help to define the history of sustainability as an identifiable field. It provides a unique resource for advanced undergraduates,...
Routledge handbook of the climate change movement
Dietz, Matthias.
This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can...
HOW TO BE A CLIMATE OPTIMIST: BLUEPRINTS FOR A BETTER WORLD
TURNER, CHRIS, 1973-
WINNER OF THE SHAUGHNESSY COHEN PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING From the National Business Book Award winner and GG finalist, a very different book about facing the climate crisis, and what awaits us on the other side. Chris Turner has reported from the places where the...
The leap : how to survive and thrive in the sustainable economy
Turner, Chris
The revolutionary follow-up to Chris Turner's Governor General's Literary Award and National Business Book Award nominee, The Geography of Hope. The most vital project of the twenty-first century is a shift from our unsustainable way of life to a sustainable one--a great lateral...
Climate Action Planning A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities
Boswell, Michael R.
Climate Action Planning is designed to help professionals working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community's greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities against climate change impacts. This fully revised and expanded edition...
Justice in climate action planning
Petersen, Brian
This edited volume examines how climate action plans engage justice at the scale of the city. Recent events in the United States make the context particularly ripe for a discussion of justice in urban climate politics. On the one hand, the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, George...
Local climate action planning
Boswell, Michael R.
Climate change is a global problem, but the problem begins locally. Cities consume 75% of the world's energy and emit 80% of the world's greenhouse gases. Changing the way we build and operate our cities can have major effects on greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, communities across...
Climate and conservation : landscape and seascape science, planning, and action
Hilty, Jodi A.
Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of leading-edge projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response...
Urban climate mitigation techniques
Kolokotsa, Denia.
The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative...
Ecomodernism : technology, politics and the climate crisis
Symons, Jonathan
Is climate catastrophe inevitable? In a world of extreme inequality, rising nationalism and mounting carbon emissions, the future looks gloomy. Yet one group of environmentalists, the 'ecomodernists', are optimistic. They argue that technological innovation and universal human development hold...
Fewer, richer, greener : prospects for humanity in an age of abundance
Siegel, Laurence B.
How the world has become much better and why optimism is abundantly justified Why do so many people fear the future? Is their concern justified, or can we look forward to greater wealth and continued improvement in the way we live? Our world seems to be experiencing...
Geoengineering our Climate? : Ethics, Politics, and Governance
Blackstock, Jason J.
If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate - i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale - are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide....

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