It is clear that our consumption of resources is having an effect on the earth. The media is flooded with talk of climate change and catastrophe but how bad is it and what can we do to help save the planet?
In honour of World Environment Day on June 5th, we have gathered the best writing on climate change. From the classic
Silent Spring, which first alerted the public to the dangers of using pesticides, to The Weather Makers which separates the facts from fiction about the earth's climate, we have lots of texts on offer to help you get a better grip on the issues involved.
Thomas Friedman takes on the difficult questions about climate change and the third world in Hot, Flat and Crowded while What about China? Shows us that we should not deflect responsibilities to other nations but that we should act ourselves.
James Lovelock's classic The Vanishing Face of Gaia urges governments to prepare for the worst while George Monbiot's Heat urges government officials to be more upfront about exactly how much they are confronting the problem.
For our younger readers, Charlie and Lola: Look After Your Planet will make learning about recycling fun, while Will Jellyfish Rule the World? is an eco-handbook bound to inspire those young environmentalists.
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