Recommended reading


Recommended reading

Useful books.


Climate and Christ: A Prophetic Alternative

by Edward Echlin

Describes what climate change is and how it happens, and suggests ways in which ordinary people can help to mitigate it. It also describes the process of evolution, and proposes that Christian ecology must henceforth integrate evolution.


Renewing the Face of the Earth

Renewing the Face of the Earth:  theological and pastoral responses to climate change, by David Atkinson. Canterbury Press, 2008


Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril

Moral Ground (Kathleen Dean Moore) brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries—theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers—to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet.


Islam and Climate Change - the new booklet, a call to heal

ON is pleased to share a range of other faith responses to climate change. Published by Wisdom in Nature this booklet gives a spiritual perspective on the environmental crisis...


Victory Against All The Odds at Heathrow

Read John Stewart's new book Victory Against All The Odds, the story of how the campaign to stop a third runway at Heathrow was won. We'd like to invite you to read it...


Storms of My Grandchildren

 Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity - James Hansen


Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet

Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (Mark Lynas)

 


The Meaning is in the Waiting: The Spirit of Advent

The Meaning is in the Waiting: The Spirit of Advent (Paula Gooder)


Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning

Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning (George Monbiot)


Collapse. How societies choose to fail or survive

Collapse. How societies choose to fail or survive (Jared Diamond)


Carbon Detox: Your step by step guide to getting real about Climate Change

Carbon Detox: Your step by step guide to getting real about Climate Change (George Marshall)


Plan B 3.0. Mobilizing to save civilization

Plan B 3.0. Mobilizing to save civilization (Lester R. Brown)


A Moral Climate: the ethics of global warming

A Moral Climate: the ethics of global warming (Prof. Michael S. Northcott)


This I believe, and Other Essays

This I believe, and Other Essays (E. F. Schumacher)


The Rough Guide to Climate Change

The Rough Guide to Climate Change (Robert Henson)


The Weather Makers

The Weather Makers (Tim Flannery)


How to Live a Low-Carbon Life, The Individuals Guide to Stopping Climate Change

How to Live a Low-Carbon Life, The Individuals Guide to Stopping Climate Change (Chris Goodall)


Planetwise: Dare to Care for God's world

Planetwise: Dare to Care for God's world (Dave Bookless)

Extract from Chapter 2 The fall: Creation's groaning

 


Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community - ‘Christianity and the survival of creation’

Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community - ‘Christianity and the survival of creation’ - Eight Essays (Wendell Berry)


For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future (Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr),  Beacon Press, 1994.


Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough – John Taylor