Recommended Reading: An Inconvenient Truth and Climate Change

In light of the Federal Way schools’ debate over An Inconvenient Truth and the subsequent showings on Highline’s campus that will be happening tomorrow, Friday, February 9th, at 12pm and 7pm in Building 7, the Library has created a recommended reading list so that you can be well informed on the issues at hand. Below is a sampling of books, websites, videos and electronic resources; you can find a more complete list in the link to the Word document below.

[Please note that these titles will be available at the HCC Library and via Web, but will not be on our Recommended Reading Shelf until February 15th. ]


Global warming FAQ from NCDC and NOAA

Climate History and the Sun (links to PDF; paper refuting the link of CO2 and global warming)

The Canary Project (photographs of how the warming climate is changing our planet’s landscape)

What’s up with the weather?



The climate puzzle (60 min. VHS) / a production of WQED, Pittsburgh, in association with the National Academy of Sciences ; producer, Gregory Andorfer ; written by Gregory Andorfer, Georgann Kane, Deane Rink.
550 P712p

An Inconvenient Truth (96 min. DVD) / [presented by] Paramount Classics and Participant Productions ; a Lawrence Bender/Laurie David production ; a Carbon Neutral production ; directed by Davis Guggenheim ; produced by Laurie David, Lawrence Bender, Scott Z. Burns ; executive producers, Jeff Skoll … [et al.] ; co-producer, Leslie Chilcott.
363.73874 I37 2006

Hot planet, cold comfort (30 min. DVD) / written, produced and directed by John Angier ; presented by CPTV ; produced in association with Scientific American magazine ; produced by Chedd-Angier.
363.73874 H832 2005


Global warming ; opposing viewpoints / James Haley, book editor.

363.73874 G562 2002

Global warming : personal solutions for a healthy planet / Christopher Spence.

363.738748 S744g 2005

Is the temperature rising? : the uncertain science of global warming / S. George Philander.

551.52 P544i 1998

Electronic Books:

Climate change and the oil industry [electronic resource] : common problem, varying strategies / Jon Birger Skjµrseth and Tora Skodvin.



The global warming desk reference [electronic resource] / Bruce E. Johansen.



Climate change [electronic resource] : a multidisciplinary approach / William James Burroughs.



Recommended Reading: An Inconvenient Truth and Climate Change



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3 responses to “Recommended Reading: An Inconvenient Truth and Climate Change

  1. This looks great. Thanks for the work!

  2. Hello

    Great book. I just want to say what a fantastic thing you are doing! Good luck!


  3. Thanks for the positive comment! Check back each month for the new Recommended Reading/Viewing list!

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