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We have created a collection of reading materials by week for even more depth. Hopefully you will enjoy it.

Behrens, P, The Best of Times, The Worst of Times, Futures from the Frontiers of Climate Science, 2020 Indigo Press. (you can read the first chapter here online).
I (Paul) use paired chapters of pessimism vs hope to explain the predicament humanity faces and the solutions we have to hand. On subjects like energy, food, climate, economics I outline just how much is to be done to achieve a hopeful future, but how this scenario would involve actively building a healthier, happier and more fulfilling world.

Anthony McMichael, Climate Change and the Health of Nations, Oxford University Press: London, 2017.
If you are interested in how climate change will impact the health of societies around the world, this is a must read. It’s also very interesting on how previous civilisations struggled with climate change through history.

Behrens, P., The Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for the World as COP26 Ends, POLITICO, 21 Nov, 2021
Here I (Paul) look at what we could expect as COP26 in 2021 finished. It is a shorter summary of the chapter above but also includes some of the latest policy updates.

Bell, A., Our Biggest Experiment: An Epic History of the Climate Crisis, Counterpoint press, 2021
This book presents a comprehensive history of the science of climate change and efforts to address it.

Lynas, M., Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency, Fourth estate, 2020
A really innovative book that looks at each degree of warming in each chapter, investigating what happens to our climate as we warm further and further.

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