Climate Justice, Books: Non-Fiction

All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life book cover

All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life

Book - Non-fiction. By Winona LaDuke. 1999. Native American activists provide testimonies to indigenous efforts to resist oppression and fight both cultural and environmental degradation in the face of U.S. colonialism.
Time Periods: 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Imperialism, Native American
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Coal Mountain Elementary

Book - Non-fiction. By Mark Nowak. 2009. An expose of the coal industry using a combination of poetry, images, first person testimonies, and newspaper accounts.
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Labor
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Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore (Book) | Zinn Education Project

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

Book – Non-fiction. By Elizabeth Rush. 328 pages. 2019. A book about the impact of climate change on U.S. communities and societies that privileges the voices of those too often kept at the margins.
Time Periods: 20th Century, 21st Century
Themes: African American, Climate Justice, Environment, Native American, Pacific Islander, Racism & Racial Identity
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The Sense of Wonder

Book - Non-fiction. By Rachel Carson. 1998 (originally 1964). An antidote to indifference and a guide to capturing the simple power of discovery that Carson views as essential to life.
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment
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The Uninhabitable Earth (Book) | Zinn Education Project

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

Book - Non-fiction. By David Wallace-Wells. 320 pages. 2019. This book raises the alarm over the Earth's climate crisis and demands radical action to save human civilization as we know it.
Time Periods: 21st Century
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment
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