Books

Christianson, Gale. Greenhouse: The 200-Year Story of Global Warming. New York: Walker, 1999. This book looks at the enhanced greenhouse effect worldwide since the Industrial Revolution and outlines the consequences to the environment.

Friedman, Katherine. What If the Polar Ice Caps Melted? Danbury, Conn.: Children's Press, 2002. This book focuses on environmental problems related to the Earth's atmosphere, including global warming, changing weather patterns, and their effects on ecosystems.

Gelbspan, Ross. The Heat Is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate. Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley, 1997. This work offers a look at the controversy environmentalists often face when they deal with fossil fuel companies.

Harrison, Patrick, Gail "Bunny" McLeod. Who Says Kids Can't Fight Global Warming. Chattanooga, Tenn.: Pat's Top Products, 2007. This book offers real solutions that everybody can do to help solve the world's biggest air pollution problems.

Houghton, John. Global Warming: The Complete Briefing. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. This book outlines the scientific basis of global warming and describes the impacts that climate change will have on society. It also looks at solutions to the problem.

Langholz, Jeffrey. You Can Prevent Global Warming (and Save Money!): 51 Easy Ways. Riverside, N.J.: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2003. This book aims to convert public concern over global warming into positive action by providing simple, everyday practices that can easily be done to minimize it, as well as save the person money.

McKibben, Bill. Fight Global Warming Now: The Handbook for Taking Action in Your Community. New York: Holt Paperbacks, 2007. This book provides the facts of what must change to save the climate. It also shows how people can act proactively in their community to make a difference.

Pringle, Laurence. Global Warming: The Threat of Earth's Changing Climate. New York: SeaStar Publishing, 2001. This book provides information on the carbon cycle, rising sea levels, El NiƱo, aerosols, smog, flooding, and other issues related to global warming.

Thornhill, Jan. This Is My Planet: The Kids Guide to Global Warming. Toronto, Canada: Maple Tree Press, 2007. This book offers students the tools they need to become ecologically oriented by taking a comprehensive look at climate change in polar, ocean, and land-based ecosystems.

Weart, Spencer R. The Discovery of Global Warming. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004. This book traces the history of the global warming concept through a long process of incremental research rather than a dramatic revelation.

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