Climate Memo Mondays, #51, November 29, 2021
Books Cited in First 50 CMM
In #50 I listed 3 books that seek ways of holding onto hope despite the hopeless prospect of global warming. Here’s another perspective on hope by the editor of the Monthly Review and author of a dozen masterful books, John Bellamy Foster::
“The question of whether hope is realistic always sounds strange to me. The question is whether hope is necessary. We shouldn’t be trying to predict the future so much as to engage in the necessary struggles, recognizing that the world’s population now has its back to the wall.” “The Planetary Rift.” MR (Nov. 2021), 12. --Dick
Books and notable reports cited in the first fifty Climate Memo Mondays:
Aronoff, Kate. Overheated:
How Capitalism Broke the Planet-and How We Fight
Baker, Shalanda. Revolutionary Power: An Activist’s Guide to the Energy
Carter, Peter and Elizabeth Woodworth. Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science
Denial and Game Changers for Survival. 2017.
Chomsky, Noam and Robert Pollin. Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal.
Dawson, Ashley. Extinction: A Radical History. 2016.
Dawson, Ashley. Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the
Age of Climate Change. 2017.
Dawson, Ashley. People’s Power: Reclaiming the Energy Commons. 2020.
DeBuys, William. The Trail to Kanjiroba: Rediscovering
Earth in an Age of Loss. 2021.
Felli, Romain. The Great Adaptation: Climate, Capitalism and Catastrophe.
Translated by David Broder. 2021.
Foster, John Bellamy. Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature. 2000.
_____. The Ecological Revolution: Making Peace with the Planet. 2009.
_____. et al. The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth.
_____. The Return of Nature: Socialism and Ecology. 2020.
Brecher, Jeremy. Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual. 2017.
Heinberg, Richard. Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival. 2021
Hickel, Jason. Less Is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World. 2020.
Hoggan, James and Richard Littlemore. Climate Cover-Up. 2020.
Johnson, Ayana and Katharine Wilkinson, eds. All We Can Save: Truth,
Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis. TRUTH, COURAGE, AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE CLIMATE CRISIS
Edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson
Kaufman, Cynthia. The Sea Is Rising and So Are We: A Climate Justice Handbook. 2021.
Klein, Naomi. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate. 2015.
_____. No Is Not Enough. 2017.
_____. On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal. 2019.
“The Leap Manifesto: A Call for a Canada Based on Caring for the Earth
and One Another” ( ).
Lynas, Mark. High Tide: The Truth
About Our Climate Crisis (2004).
_____. Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (2008)
_____. Carbon Counter. (2010).
_____. The God Species: Saving the Planet in the Age of Humans (2011).
_____. Nuclear 2.0: Why a Green Future Needs Nuclear Power (2013).
_____. Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency (2020).
Maddow, Rachel. Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia,
and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth. 2019.
Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria et al. H.Res.109: #2, 12-21-20, Green New Deal
Oreskes, Naomi and Erik Conway. Merchants of Doubt. 2010.
Andreas. Fossil Capital. 2016
_____.The Progress of This Storm: Nature and Society in a Warming World. 2018.
Andreas and Mann, Michael. The New Climate War: The Fight toTake Back Our Planet.
_____. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars.
_____ with Tom Toles. The Madhouse Effect. 2021.
Michaels, David. . 2008.
Prakash, Varshini and Guido Girgenti. Winning the Green New Deal: Why We Must,
How We Can. 2020.
Shragg, Karen. Move Upstream: A Call to Solve Overpopulation. 2015.
Rich, Nathaniel. Losing Earth: A Recent History. 2019.
Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Ministry for the Future. 2020.
Wallace-Wells, David. The Uninhabitable Earth:Life After Warming. 2019