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Global Warming Bibliography Page 1


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Compiled by Caroline Davidson: 14 February 2007, updated Jan



Climate change in the past

    Katharine Anderson. Predicting the Weather: Victorians and the Science of Meteorology, University of Chicago Press, 0226019683, ?27.07

    Richard B. Alley. The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change and Our Future, Princeton University Press, 2005, 0691102961, ?8.54

    Arnd Bernaerts. Climate Change and Naval War: A Scientific Assessment, Trafford Publishing, 2006, 141204846X, ?19.84

    Edmund Blair Bolles. The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age, Counterpoint, 2000, 1582431019, ?7.40

Mark Bowen. Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World‟s

    Highest Mountains, Henry Holt, New York, 2005, 0805081356, ?10.99

    Raymond S. Bradley. Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the

    ndQuaternary, Academic Press, 2 1999, 012124010X, ?49.99

Neville Brown: History and Climate Change a Eurocentric

    Perspective, Routledge, 2001, 0415019591, ?105

    William James Burroughs. Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos, Cambridge University Press, 2005, 0521824095, ?15.75

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    William H. Calvin. A Brain for All Seasons: Human Evolution and Abrupt Climate Change, University of Chicago Press, new ed. 2003, 0226092038, ?9.50

    Basil Cracknell. Outrageous Waves: Global Warming and Coastal Change in Britain Through Two Thousand Years, Phillimore & Co Ltd, 2005, 1860773443, ?18.99

    William Cronon. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists and the

    th anniversary edition, Ecology of New England, Hill and Wang, US, 20

    2003, 0809016346, ?8.45

    William Cronon. Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West, W. W. Norton and Company, reprint edition, 1992, 0393308731, ?9.77

    Brian Fagan. The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization, Granta Books, 2005 (new ed.), 1862077517, ?9.99

    Brian Fagan. The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850, Basic Books, 2002, 0465022723, ?9.99

    Brian Fagan. Floods, Famines and Emperors: and the Fate of Civilisations, Basic Books, 1999, 0465011217, ?12.50

    Tim Flannery. The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change, Penguin, Allen Lane, 2005, 0713999217, ?10.99

    James Rodger Fleming. Historical Perspectives on Climate Change, Oxford University Press, 2004, 0195189736, ?13.00

    J. Donal Hughes. The Environmental History of the World (Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment), Routledge, 2001, 0415136199, ?25.99

    Eugene Linden. The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations, Simon & Schuster, 2006, 0684863537, ?6.89

    J.R. McNeill. Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth- Century World, W.W. Norton, 2001, 0140295097, ?10.99

    Mark Monmonier. Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict and Dramatize Weather, University of Chicago Press, new edition, 2000, 0226534235, ?11

    William F. Ruddiman. Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate, Princeton University Press, 2005, 0691121648, ?15.95

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    Chris Stringer. Homo Britannicus: The Incredible Story of Human Life in Britain. Allen Lane, Penguin Books, 2006, 0141018135, ?25

    R.C.L. Wilson, S.A. Drury, J. L. Chapman (author-editors). The Great Ice Age: Climate Change and Life, Routledge, 1999, 0415198429, ?26.99

    Ron Redfern. Origins: the evolution of continents, oceans and life, Cassell, 2000, 0304354031

    Elisabeth T. Crawford. Arrhenius: From Ionic Theory to the Greenhouse Effect, Science History Publications, 1996, 9780881351668 (hbk), ?32.02

    Tim Flannery. We Are the Weather Makers: The Story of Global Warming, The Text Publishing Company, Australia, 2006, 9780141034072, ?6.99

    James R. Fleming. The Calendar Effect, American Meteorological Society, 2006, 9781878220769, ?19.00

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    Jonathan Cowie. Climate Change: Biological and Human Aspects, Cambridge University Press, 2007, ?27.99, 9780521696197

    Brian Fagan. The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations. Bloomsbury, 2008, 9781596913929

    Contemporary global warming: evidence, methodologies and modelling and monitoring

    William James Burroughs. Climate Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Cambridge University Press, 2005, 0521567718, ?27.99

    Alan Gilpin. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Cutting Edge Impact for the Twenty-First Century, Cambridge University Press, 2006, 0521429676, ?15.99

    Robert J. Gurney, James L. Foster, Claire L. Parkinson (eds.) Atlas of Satellite Observations Related to Global Change, Cambridge University Press, 1993, 052143467X, ?85

    Dwayne Heard. Analytical Techniques for Atmospheric Measurement, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2006, 1405123575, ?99.50

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    Robert Henson. The Rough Guide to Climate Change. The Symptoms. The Science. The Solutions, Rough Guides, 2006, 1843537117, ?4.99

John Houghton. Global Warming: The Complete Briefing, Cambridge

    rd revised edition 2004, 0521528747, ?24.99 University Press; 3

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), J.T. Houghton, B.A. Callander, S.K. Varney (eds). Climate Change 1992: The Supplementary Report to the IPCC Scientific Assessment, Cambridge University Press, 1992, 0521438292 ?22.99

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group I. Climate Change 1995: The science of climate change: contribution of Working Group I to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Cambridge University Press, 1996, 0521564360 ?43.00

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), IPCC Second Assessment: Climate Change 1995, Diane Publishing Co. 1995, OOP.

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group II, Robert T Watson et al. (eds). Climate Change 1995: Impacts, adaptations and mitigation of Climate Change: scientific-technical analyses: contribution of Working Group II to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Cambridge University Press, 1996, 0521564379, OOP. Approx ?35

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Y. Ding, D. J. Griggs, M. Noguer (eds). Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis: Contribution of Working Group I to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 0521014956, OOP

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), J.J. McCarthy, O.F. Canziani, N.A Leary, D.J. Dokken, K.S White (eds). Climate Change 2001: Impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability: Contribution of the Working Group II to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 0521015006, ?43.00

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), B. Metz, O. Davidson, R. Swart, J. Pan (eds). Climate Change 2001: Mitigation: Contribution of Working Group III to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 0521015022 ?43.00

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    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), R.T. Watson, and the core writing team (eds). Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 0521015073 ?43.00

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I. Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis, publicly released February 2007 and published in book form by Cambridge University Press in August 2007, 9780521705967, ?40

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), B. Metz, O. Davidson, P. Bosch, R. Dave, L. Meyer (eds). Climate Change 2007: Mitigation of Climate Change: Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 9780521705981 ?45.00

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), M. Parry, O. Canziani, J. Palutikof, P. van der Linden, C. Hanson (eds). Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 9780521705974, ?45.00

    Kendal McGuffie and Ann Henderson-Sellers. A Climate Modelling

    rd edition, 2005, 0470857501, ?34.95 Primer, John Wiley & Sons, 3

    Betty Bowers Marriott. Environmental Impact Assessment: A Practical Guide, McGraw-Hill Professional, US, 1997, 0070404100, ?48.99

    Peter Morris. Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment, Spon

    ndPress, 2 edition, 2001, 1841420123, ?18.99

    Xavier Rodo and Francisco Comin. Global Climate: Current Research and Uncertainties in the Climate System, Springer, 2002, 3540438203, ?88.50

    Jan Rotmans and Bert de Vries (eds.). Perspectives on Global Change: The TARGETS Approach, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 0521621763 ?85

    Kevin Trenberth (ed). Climate System Modelling, Cambridge University Press, 1993, 0521432316. ?74.85

    Warren M. Washington and Claire L. Parkinson. Introduction to

    ndThree-Dimensional Climate Modeling, University Science Books, 2

    edition, 2005, 1891389351, ?44.99

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    William J. Burroughs. The climate revealed, Mitchell Beazley, 1999 1840001356

    National Research Council (US). Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years, National Academies Press (US), 2006, 9780309102254, ?24.99

    Ranulph Fiennes (foreword) and NPA Satellite Mapping Group. Above the World: Stunning Satellite Images from Above Earth, Cassell Illustrated, 2005, 1844034992 (hbk), ?16.99

    Zac Goldsmith. Earth Then and Now: Potent Visual Evidence of our Changing World, Mitchell Beazley, 2007, 9781845332464 (hbk), ?25.00

    J.R. McNeill. Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth- Century World, Penguin, 2000, ?10.99

    Carolyn Fry. The Impact of Climate Change: The World‟s Greatest Challenge in the Twenty-First Century, New Holland, 2008, hb, 9781847731166

    Michael D. King, Claire L. Parkinson, Kim C. Partington, Robin G. Williams. Our Changing Planet: The View from Space, Cambridge University Press, 2007, hb, 9780521828703

    Mark Maslin. Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2009, 9780199548248

    Gavin Schmidt, Joshua Wolfe and Jeffrey Sachs (foreword). Climate Change: Picturing the Science, W. W. Norton & Co, April 2009, 9780393331257

Current arguments and key debates

    Bjorn Lomborg. The Skeptical Environmentalist, Cambridge University Press, 2001. 0521010683, ?19.99

    Andrew E. Dessler and Edward A. Parson. The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate, Cambridge University Press, 2005, 0521539412, ?21.99

    Ross Gelbspan. Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Have Fuelled the Climate Crisis And What

    We Can Do to Avert Disaster, Basic Books, 2004, 0465027628, ?7.99

    Jeremy Leggett. The Carbon War: Global Warming and the End of the Oil Era, Routledge, new edition, 2001, 0415931029, ?22.99

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    Marcel Leroux. Global Warming: Myth or Reality? The Erring Ways of Climatology, Springer Praxis Books, 2005, 354023909X, ?65.85

    Urs Luterbacher and Detlef Sprinz (eds.). International Relations and Global Climate Change, The MIT Press, 2001, 0262621495, ?19.95

    Frank Oldfield. Environmental Change: Key Issues and Alternative Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, 2005, 0521536332, ?35

    George Philander. Is the Temperature Rising? The Uncertain Science of Global Warming, Princeton University Press, 2000, 0691050341, ?14.95

    A. Barrie Pittock. Climate Change: Turning the Heat Up, Earthscan Publications, 2006, 1844073009, ?19.99

    Clive Spash. Greenhouse Economics: Values and Ethics, Routledge, nd edition, 2005, 0415372445, ?26.99 2

    Henrik Svensmark and Nigel Calder. The Chilling Stars: A New Theory of Climate Change, Icon Books, March 2007, 1840468157, ?9.99

    Michael A. Toman (ed). Climate Change Economics and Policy: An RFF Anthology, RFF Press, 2001, 189185304X, ?22

    Spencer Weart. The Discovery of Global Warming, Harvard University Press, 2003, 0674016378, ?9.95

    Joseph DiMento and Pamela Doughman (eds). Climate Change: What It Means for our Children and our Grandchildren, The MIT Press, 2007, 9780262541930, ?12.95

    Kerry Emanuel. What We Know About Climate Change, The MIT Press, 2007, 9780262050890 (hbk), ?9.95

Ramachandra Guha. How Much Should a Person Consume?

    Environmentalism in India and the United States, University of California Press, USA, 2006, 9780520248052, ?12.95

    Joyeeta Gupta. Our Simmering Planet: What to Do about Global Warming, Zed Books, 2006, 1842770799, ?10.99

    Melanie Jarman. Climate Change, Pluto Press in association with Oxfam GB, 2007, 9780745325804, ?9.99

    Bjorn Lomborg. Cool It: The Skeptical Enironmentalist‟s Guide to Global Warming, Cyan-Marshall Cavendish, 2007,

    9780462099125 (hbk), ?19.99

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    Mark Lynas. Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, Fourth Estate, 2007, 9780007209040, ?12.99

    Bill McKibben. The End of Nature, Random House, 2006 (revised edition), 9780812976083, ?7.33

    Fred Pearce. With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change, Beacon Press, 2007, 9780807085769 (hbk), ?12.23

    Robert Strom. Hot House: Global Climate Change and the Human Condition, Praxis Publishing Ltd, 2007, 9780387686110, ?17.50

    Gabrielle Walker and Sir David King. The hot topic: how to tackle global warming and still keep the lights on, Bloomsbury, 2008 9780747593959, ?9.99

    Nigel Lawson. An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming, Duckworth Overlook, 2008, 9780715637869, ?9.99

    David Archer. The Long Thaw: How Humans are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth‟s Climate, Princeton University Press, 2008, 9780691136547

    Hervé Kempf. How the Rich are Destroying the Earth, Green Books, 2008, 9781900322416

    Robert Kunzig and Wallace Broecker. Fixing Climate: The Story of Climate Science and How to Stop Global Warming, Profile Books, 2008, 9781846688607

    Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek. The Earth: Natural Resources and Human Intervention (The Sustainability Project series), Haus, 2009, ?9.99, 9781906598099

    S. Fred Singer and Dennis Avery. Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1500 Years, Rowman & Littlefield (US), 2008 (updated and expanded ed.), 9780742551244

    Jessica Wilson and Stephen Law. A Brief Guide to Global Warming, Constable & Robinson, 2007, 9781845296605 (South Africa)

    Ian Plimer. Heaven and Earth: global warming: the missing science, Quartet, 2009, 9780704371668

    James Atkins. Climate change for football fans: a matter of life and death, UIT, 2011, 9781906860356

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    Christopher Booker. The real global warming disaster: is the obsession with “climate change” turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history? Continuum, 2009, 9781441110527

    A.W. Montford. The hockey stick illusion: climategate and the corruption of science. Stacey International, 2010, 9781906768355

    Roger Pielke, Jr. The climate fix: what scientists and politicians won‟t tell you about global warming, Basic books, 2010, 9780465020522

    Peter Taylor. Chill: a reassessment of global warming theory: does climate change mean the world is cooling, and if so what should we do about it? Clairview, 2009, 9781905570195

Manifestos and programmes for action

    Paul Brown. Global Warning: The Last Chance for Change, The Guardian and Dakini Books, 2006, 0713682051, ?19.95

    Guy Dauncey. Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change, New Society Publishers, 2001, 0865714215, ?15.50

    Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing. The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World‟s Greatest Challenge, Earthscan, 2006, 1844073769, ?12.99

    Leigh Glover. Postmodern Climate Change, Routledge, 2006, 0415357349, ?65

    Al Gore. An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It, Rodale, 2006, 0747589062, ?14.99

    James Lovelock. The Revenge of Gaia: Why the Earth Is Fighting Back and How We Can Still Save Humanity, Allen Lane, 2006, 0141025972, ?8.99

    George Monbiot. Heat: How To Stop the Planet Burning, Allen Lane, Penguin Books, 2006, 0713999241, ?12.99

    Norman Myers and Jennifer Kent. The New Atlas of Planet Management, University of California Press, 2005, 0520238796, ?25

    Fred Pearce. The Last Generation, Eden Books, Transworld, 2006, 1903919886, ?8.99

    Stuart Pimm. The World According to Pimm: A Scientist Audits the Earth, McGraw Hill, 2001, 0071374906, ?14.99

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    Dave Reay. Climate Change Begins at Home: Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, 0230007546,


    nd Hermann Scheer. A Solar Manifesto, Earthscan Publications, 2edition, 2005, 1902916514, ?18.99

    Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Wolfgang Cramer, et al. (eds). Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2006, 0521864712, ?75

    James Speth. Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the

    ndGlobal Environment, Yale University Press, 2 edition, 2005,

    0300107765, ?9.99

    Nicholas Stern. The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review, Cambridge University Press, 2006, 0521700809, ?29.99

    William Sweet. Kicking the Carbon Habit: Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy, Columbia University Press, US, 2006, 0231137109, ?18.00

    Tom Wessels. The Myth of Progress: Towards a Sustainable Future, University of Vermont Press, 2006, 1584654953, ?12.50

    Al Gore. The Assault on Reason. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007, 352pp, 9780747590972, $15.57

    Tony Juniper. Saving Planet Earth: What Is Destroying the Earth and What You Can Do to Help, Collins, 2007, ?20, 0007261837

    Mayer Hillman, Tina Fawcett and Sudhir Chella Rajan. The Suicidal Planet: How to Prevent Global Climate Catastrophe, Thomas Dunne Books, 2007, ?11.50, 9780312353551

    Thomas Friedman. Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why the World Needs a Green revolution and How We can Renew Our Global Future, Allen Lane, 2008, 9781846141294

    Eric Lambin. The Middle Path: Avoiding Environmental Catastrophe, University of Chicago Press, 2007, 9780226468532 (Belgium)

Herbert Giradet and Miguel Mendonca. A Renewable World Policies,

    Practices and Technologies, Green Books, May 2009, 9781900322492

    Bjorn Lomborg. Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 9780521715973

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