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Hayhoe, Katharine

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Called "one of the nation's most effective communicators on climate change" by The New York Times, Katharine Hayhoe knows how to navigate all sides of the conversation on our changing planet. A Canadian climate scientist living in Texas, she negotiates distrust of data, indifference to imminent threats, and resistance to proposed solutions with ease. Over the past fifteen years Hayhoe has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One Signal Publishers/Atria Books 2021

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London, Martha

Summary: Ice is melting, causing polar bears' hunting grounds to shrink. Storms are growing more severe, putting human life at risk. The Effects of Climate Change examines the many ways climate change is affecting the entire planet and making life more challenging for all living things.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.738 LON

McDaniel, Melissa

Summary: "The Book describes climate change and its effects on society"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.2 MCD

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Summary: Visit key climate-change hot spots in Europe and North America with the world's best-known climate activist during her year off from school. You'll witness first-hand the effects of global warming on weather, ocean life, and human and animal migration, and be inspired by Greta's determination to demand action and find solutions. Meet leading climate scientists who help you better understand the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: An urgent call for climate justice from Teen Vogue, one of this generation's leading voices, using an intersectional lens - with critical feminist, indigenous, antiracist and internationalist perspectives. As the political classes watch our world burn, a new movement of young people is rising to meet the challenge of climate catastrophe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 363.738 NO

Robinson, Mary

Summary: At the birth of her first grandchild, Robinson's fight for climate change became deeply personal. Her travels led to a heartening revelation: that an irrepressible driving force in the battle for climate justice could be found at the grassroots level, mainly among women, many of them mothers and grandmothers like herself. Now she presents a stirring manifesto on one of the most pressing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 ROB

Heffernan, Nanette

Summary: "From famous monuments to family homes, it's lights out for everyone around the world who participates in Earth Hour--the annual event that honors energy conservation and addresses climate change by encouraging everyone to turn off their lights for one hour on a specific date each March."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.791 HEF

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.791 HEF

Figueres, Christiana

Summary: "In this cautionary but optimistic book, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac--the architects of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement--tackle arguably the most urgent and consequential challenge humankind has ever faced: the world's changing climate and the fate of humanity. In The Future We Choose, the authors outline two possible scenarios for the planet. In one, they describe what life on Earth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 FIG

Nicholas, Kimberly

Summary: "After speaking to the international public for close to fifteen years about sustainability, climate scientist Dr. Nicholas realized that concerned people were getting the wrong message about the climate crisis. Yes, companies and governments are hugely responsible for the mess we're in. But individuals CAN effect real, significant, and lasting change to solve this problem. Nicholas explores...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 NIC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 Nicholas 2021

Bloomberg, Michael

Summary: "The 2016 election left many people who are concerned about the environment fearful that progress on climate change would come screeching to a halt. But not Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope. Bloomberg, an entrepreneur and former mayor of New York City, and Pope, a lifelong environmental leader, approach climate change from different perspectives, yet they arrive at similar conclusions. Without...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 BLO

Blom, Philipp

Summary: "An illuminating work of environmental history that chronicles the great climate crisis of the 1600s, which transformed the social and political fabric of Europe. Although hints of a crisis appeared as early as the 1570s, the temperature by the end of thesixteenth century plummeted so drastically that Mediterranean harbors were covered with ice, birds literally dropped out of the sky, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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Dembicki, Geoff.

Summary: A declaration of independence, and a call for systemic change, from the generation that will be most impacted by climate change. The millennial generation could be the first to experience the doomsday impacts of climate change-- and the last generation able to do something about them. Dembicki provides a wake-up call for the biggest challenge of our era, told through the stories of people...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 DEM

Tidwell, Mike.

Contents: The real reason Katrina happened -- Ignoring the warning signs in Louisiana -- Why do societies commit suicide? -- Global warming: same mistakes, bigger stage -- Sea-level rise: exporting New Orleans to the world -- Killer hurricanes: exporting Katrina to the world -- No more Katrinas, no more warming, no more waiting -- The clean energy revolution -- Climate cover-up at the White House -- A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 Tidewell

Khanna, Parag

Summary: "In the 60,000 years since people began colonizing the continents, a continuous feature of human civilization has been mobility. History is replete with seismic global events-pandemics and plagues, wars and genocides. Each time, after a great catastrophe,our innate impulse toward physical security compels us to move. The map of humanity isn't settled-not now, not ever. The filled-with-crises...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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Wallace-Wells, David

Summary: "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousandsof homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL

Miller, Todd

Summary: "According to U.S. military planners, climate change now poses the #1 national security threat to the United States, even before terrorism. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre reports that a person is four times more likely to be forced to move due to environmental disaster than by war, and in 2015 alone, 19.2 million people were displaced worldwide by environmental disasters. Droughts,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 MIL

Summary: "Two powerful phenomena are simultaneously unfolding on Earth: the rise of the climate movement and the rise of women and girls. The People's Climate March and the Women's March. School strikes for climate and the #MeToo movement. Rebellions against extinction and declarations that time's up. More than concurrent, the two trends are deeply connected. From sinking islands to drought-ridden...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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Fagan, Brian M.

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Contents: A time of warming -- "The mantle of the poor" -- The flail of God -- The golden trade of the Moors -- Inuit and Qadlunaat -- The megadrought epoch -- Acorns and pueblos -- Lords of the water mountains -- The lords of Chimor -- Bucking the trades -- The flying fish ocean -- China's sorrow -- The silent elephant.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 904.5 FAG

Friedman, Thomas L.

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Summary: A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. Thomas L. Friedman shows that society has entered an age of dizzying acceleration, and explains how to live in it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2016

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Friedman, Thomas L.

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Summary: Friedman discusses how the key to understanding the 21st century is understanding that the planet's three largest forces -- Moore's law (technology), the market (globalization) and Mother Nature (climate change and biodiversity loss) -- are accelerating all at once. And these accelerations are transforming the five key realms: the workplace, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and community....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 FRI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 FRI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 FRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.48 FRI

Baumgart, Barret

Summary: "Barret Baumgart's literary debut presents a haunting and deeply personal portrait of civilization poised at the precipice, a picture of humanity caught between its deepest past and darkest future. In the fall of 2013, during the height of California's historic drought, Baumgart toured the remote military base, NAWS China Lake, near Death Valley, California. His mother, the survivor of a recent...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Of Iowa Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.6 BAU

Rand, Tom

Summary: "The left and right -- the business community and environmentalists, bankers and activists -- must together reclaim capitalism and force profits to align with the planet. A warming climate and a general distrust of Wall Street has opened a new cultural divide: anti-market critics from Naomi Klein to the Pope target capitalism itself as a root cause of climate change, while neo-conservatives who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9 RAN

Thunberg, Greta

Summary: "The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations. In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the climate crisis. Her actions sparked a global movement, inspiring millions of students to go on strike...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 THU

Summary: Participants in the global cap-and-trade system range from well-intentioned business leaders to rogue peddlers hoping for a quick and unprincipled killing. As for detractors, the carbon credit industry has no shortage, especially in the environmentalist movement. This film sifts through the many-sided controversy as it plays out in the West and in the developing world. Dedicated eco-watchdogs...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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