Reading List - Books on Climate Change

Reading List - Books on Climate Change

Select books on Climate Change

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and it affects every aspect of our lives. But how much do we really know about it? How can we learn more and take action? One way is to read books that explore the causes, consequences, and solutions of climate change from different perspectives. Here are some of the best books on climate change that you can add to your reading list.

Curated List of Climate Change books


  1. Speed & Scale by John Doerr - The book outlines a framework of six S's: science, solutions, speed, scale, systems, and stewardship, that can guide us in our collective action. The book also provides a roadmap of 101 measurable objectives that can help us track our progress and hold ourselves accountable. Speed & Scale is a must-read for anyone who cares about the future of our planet and wants to make a difference.
  2. How to Avoid a climate disaster by Bill Gates - This book explains the science and technology behind climate change, and outlines a plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. It also highlights the role of innovation, policy, and cooperation in solving this challenge.
  3. The Climate Solution by Mridula Ramesh
  4. Harvard Business Review - Climate Change
  5. Environmental Pollution
  6. The Great Derangement - Amitav Ghosh
  7. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert. This Pulitzer Prize-winning book examines how human activities have triggered a mass extinction of species, and what that means for the future of life on Earth.
  8. The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells. This book paints a grim picture of the possible scenarios that await us if we fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions. It covers topics such as heat death, food shortages, climate wars, and economic collapse.
  9. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken. This book offers a hopeful vision of how we can reverse global warming by implementing 100 solutions that are already available and feasible. It covers areas such as energy, transportation, agriculture, buildings, and education.
  10. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg. This book collects the speeches of the young activist who inspired millions of people to join the global climate strike movement. It shows how one person can make a difference and inspire others to do the same.


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