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David Attenborough A Life on our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the future. Ebury Press, October 2020, 272 pages. ISBN 978-1529108279.
Paul Behrens The Best of times, The Worst of times: Futures from the Frontiers of Climate Science. The Indigo Press, September 2020, 352 pages. ISBN 978-1911648093.
Mike Berners-Lee There is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years. Cambridge University Press, January 2021, revised edition, 336 pages. ISBN 978-1108821575.
Mark Carney Value(s): Building a Better World for All. William Collins, March 2021, 608 pages. ISBN 978-0008421090.
Christina Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac The Future We Choose. Manilla Press, February 2020, 240 pages. ISBN 78-1838770822.
Chris Goodall What We Need To Do Now: for a Zero Carbon Future. Profile Books, London, February 2020, 224 pages. ISBN 9781788164771
Jason Hickel Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World. William Heinemann, August 2020, 336 pages. ISBN 978-1785152498.
Rob Hopkins From What Is to What If: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create theFuture we Want. Chelsea Green Publishing, October 2019, 224 pages. ISBN 978-1603589055.
Naomi Klein On fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal. Allen Lane, September 2019, 320 pages. ISBN 78-0241410721.
Elizabeth Kolbert Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future. Bodley Head, March 2021, 256 pages. ISBN 978-1847925442.
Matthew Lawrence and Laurie Laybourn-Langton Planet on Fire: A Manifesto for the Age of Environmental Breakdown. Verso, London 2021, 288 pages. ISBN: 978-1-78873-877-4
Bill McKibben Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Wildfire, April 2019, 304 pages. ISBN 978-1472266507
Michael E Mann The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet. Publicaffairs, February 2021, 368 pages. ISBN 978-1541758230.
Kate Raworth Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to This Like a 21st-Century Economist. Random House, April 2017, 384 pages. ISBN 978-1847941374.
Greta Thunberg No One is too Small to Make a Difference. Allen Lane, November 2019, 144 pages. ISBN 978-0241453445.
June 2021 Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk: Advice to Government. For the UK’s third Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3)
May 2021 “Next steps”: Climate Action Plan for the Ludlow Constituency to reach Net Zero by 2030.
December 2020 The Energy White Paper: Powering our Net Zero Future
9 December 2020 SCC has been contacted by the teacher of an alternative learning program in the US, currently discussing sustainability and other environmental issues. Challenging being in so much isolation these days. And out of their discussions, comes this piece of original research by Jason: The Importance of Eco Friendly Cars. Jason has included some interesting links to further reading as well eg Heat Pumps: A Practical Solution for Cold Climates.
9 December 2020 The Sixth Carbon Budget The UKs path to Net Zero
9 December 2020 Policies for the Sixth Carbon Budget and Net Zero
9 December 2020 The Sixth Carbon Budget Methodology Report
19 November 2020 Books, reports for jump-starting U.S. climate action in 2021
30 October 2020 The United States’ contribution of plastic waste to land and ocean and the UK is the second worst offender …
20 October 2020 Climate Change Committee Corporate and Business Plan 2020-2023
29 September 2020 Shropshire Council secures funding for electric vehicles charging trial
3 September 2020 Net Zero: How do we stop causing climate change
September 2020 The path to net zero: Climate Assembly UK Full report
April 2020 Support for low carbon heat – consultation
December 2019 Bristol net zero by 2030: the evidence base
21 November 2019 Decarbonisation time end electrification phobia
2019 Climate Change and Land: an IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems
In 2018, delegates to COP 24, which was hosted in Katowice, Poland, adopted a comprehensive rulebook, fleshing out the operational details of the Paris Agreement.
October 2017 Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber
4 November 2016 The Paris Agreement entered into force
12 December 2015 What is the Paris Agreement?
12 December 2015 The Paris Agreement
October 2006 The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review A landmark study.