Books

David Archer, The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth's Climate. Princeton, NJ: Princeton

University Press, 2009.

Argues that human-caused global warming will have major short-term and especially long-term effects.

Anthony D. Barnosky, Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global

Warming. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2009.

Argues that global warming is having a devastating impact on animal and plant ecosystems.

Grant Bigg, The Oceans and Climate, 2nd ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Discusses the relationship between ocean and climate from a scientific perspective.

Gary Braasch, Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing the World. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2007.

Argues through words and numerous full-color photographs that global warming is having a major impact on the earth.

Christopher Essex and Ross McKitrick, Taken by Storm: The Troubled Science, Policy, and Politics of Global Warming, revised edition. Toronto, Ontario: Key Porter Books, 2007.

Argues that evidence for global warming as a serious problem is weak.

Catherine Gautier, Oil, Water, and Climate: An Introduction.

New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Discusses the scientific, economic, and policy connections between energy, water, and climate issues.

Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It. New York:

Rodale Books, 2006.

Argues that the evidence for global warming is clear and that government action to address the problem is imperative.

Bill McGuire, Seven Years to Save the Planet: The Questions...

and Answers. London, UK; Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2008.

Argues that immediate and sweeping action is needed to prevent devastating climate change.

Patrick J. Michaels, Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media. Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 2004.

Argues that the evidence for global warming as a serious problem is weak, and suggests that the scientific establishment is biased in favor of climate change.

James Lawrence Powell, Dead Pool: Lake Powell, Global Warming, and the Future of Water in the West. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008.

Argues that water usage and policy in the American Southwest is unsustainable, especially in light of global warming.

Andrew Weaver, Keeping Our Cool: Canada in a Warming

World. Toronto, Ontario: Penguin, 2008.

Debunks some global warming myths while arguing that climate change is a serious problem that Canada must address forcefully.

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