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Batten, Mary

Summary: "Over millions of years, organisms in Antarctica--one of the most extreme environments on Earth--have evolved in amazing ways that enable them to thrive on the ice, in the ice, and under the ice. How is climate change affecting the creatures that live in this frozen world? Even in the intensely cold, windy, and dry environment of Antarctica, a wide variety of wildlife--from the massive swarms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J 591.9989 BATTEN

Summary: Explains climate change-- its implications for the future, and what we can, and cannot, do to avoid further change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.22 CLIMATE CENTRAL

Summary: Explains how United States government policy has contributed to a gap between what scientists know about global warming and what the general public understands. Documents the efforts of journalists, environmentalists, and activists to close this gap and to motivate citizens and the government to take action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 85

Summary: "Explores ways that people can reduce their use of fossil fuels, and thereby reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted, and ways to adapt to a warming world; includes glossary, additional resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 363.7 LIVING

Teckentrup, Britta

Summary: An ode to the weather invites readers to find a new sense of awe, wonder, and understanding of the weather, and shows the links between weather, climate change, and human activity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2018

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J 551.5 TECKENTRUP

Figueres, Christiana

Summary: "In this cautionary but optimistic book, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac--the architects of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement--tackle arguably the most urgent and consequential challenge humankind has ever faced: the world's changing climate and the fate of humanity. In The Future We Choose, the authors outline two possible scenarios for the planet. In one, they describe what life on Earth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 FIGUERES

Martinez, Xiuhtezcatl

Summary: "In this personal, moving essay, environmental activist and hip-hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez uses his art and his activism to show that climate change is a human issue that can't be ignored"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 304.2 MARTINEZ

Parker, Geoffrey

Summary: "An accessible synthesis of the prescient best seller exploring seventeenth-century catastrophe and the impact of climate change First published in 2013, Geoffrey Parker's prize-winning best seller Global Crisis analyzes the unprecedented calamities--revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, and regicides--that befell the mid-seventeenth-century world and wiped out as much as one-third...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.6 PARKER

Williams, Lily

Summary: Explores what would happen if the sea ice melts in the far north of the globe, causing the extinction of polar bears, and how it would affect environments around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 599.786 WILLIAMS

Labrecque, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 363.738 LABRECQUE

Woodward, John

Summary: Presents a visual overview of global warming, covering the many causes and consequences, and includes information on the greenhouse effect, fossil fuels, melting ice, nuclear power, carbon footprints, and future predictions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 551.6 WOODWARD

Wallace-Wells, David

Summary: "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousandsof homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WALLACE-WELLS

Summary: Former Vice President Al Gore presents evidence that the negative effects of global warming have increased since the release of the film "An inconvenient truth" a decade earlier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1197

Robinson, Kim Stanley

Summary: "From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a vision of climate change unlike any ever imagined. Kim Stanley Robinson is one of contemporary science fiction's most acclaimed writers, and with this new novel, he once again turns his eye to themes of climate change, technology, politics, and the human behaviors that drive these forces. But his setting is not a desolate,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Call number: SCIENCE FICTION ROBINSON

Wadhams, P.

Summary: Peter Wadhams has been studying ice first-hand since 1970, completing 50 trips to the world's poles and observing for himself the changes over the course of nearly five decades. His conclusions are stark: the ice caps are melting. Following the hottest summer on record, sea ice in September 2016 was the thinnest in recorded history. There is now the probability that within a few years, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 511.34 WADHAMS

Summary: "An exploration of climate change and the difficulties people may experience growing food and obtaining fresh water as the average global temperature warms"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 363.8 FOOD

Summary: "Explains the effect that climate change is having on the oceans, including melting sea ice, rising sea levels, and its affect on marine life; includes glossary, additional resources, and index, "--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 551.5 OCEANS

Flannery, Tim

Summary: A history of climate change, how it will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future includes specific suggestions for both lawmakers and individuals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 FLANNERY

Gates, Bill

Summary: "Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. Bill Gates explains why he cares so deeply about climate change and what makes him optimistic that the world can avoid the most dire effects of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 GATES

Lanchester, John

Summary: "The best-selling author of The Debt to Pleasure and Capital returns with a chilling fable for our time. Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall--an enormous concrete barrier around its entire border. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls who are trapped amid the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LANCHESTER

Summary: "Explains the science behind climate change, includes glossary, additional resources, and index,"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 551.6 UNDERSTANDING

Jamail, Dahr

Summary: "A firsthand chronicle of the catastrophic reality of our planet's changing ecosystems and the necessity of relishing this vulnerable, fragile Earth while we still can"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.27 JAMAIL

Summary: "Explains the science behind climate change, includes glossary, additional resources, and index."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 577.27 HABITATS

Linden, Eugene.

Summary: Climate has been humanity's constant, if moody, companion. At times benefactor or tormentor, climate nurtured the first stirrings of civilization and then repeatedly visited ruin on empires and peoples. Environmental journalist Linden reveals a recurring pattern in which civilizations become prosperous and complacent during good weather, only to collapse when climate changes--either through its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.609 LINDEN

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