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Climate Change Emergency: Library Resource Guide

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Recommended Articles

Lenton, Timothy M., et al. "Climate Tipping Points: Too Risky to Bet Against." Nature, vol. 575, 28 Nov. 2019, pp. 592-595.

Ripple, William J., et al. "World Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency." BioScience, vol. 70, no. 1, Jan. 2020, pp. 8-12.

Tollefson, Jeff. "Can the World Slow Global Warming." Nature, vol. 573, 19 Sept. 2019, pp. 324-325.

Tollefson, Jeff, and Richard Monastersky. "The Hard Truths of Climate Change." Nature, vol. 573, 19 Sept. 2019, pp. 326-327.

Carbon Pricing

Renewable Energy

Recommended Articles

Nikiforuk, Andrew. “It Bears Repeating: Renewables Alone Won’t End the Climate Crisis.” TheTyee.ca, 19 Nov. 2019.

Rees, William E. “Don’t Call Me a Pessimist on Climate Change. I Am a Realist." TheTyee.ca, 11 Nov. 2019.

Smil, Vaclav. "A Skeptic Looks at Alternative Energy." IEEE Spectrum, vol. 49, no. 7, July 2012, pp. 46-52.

Smil, Vaclav. "What I See When I See a Wind Turbine." IEEE Spectrum, vol. 53, no. 3, Mar. 2016, p. 27.

Biodiversity Loss

Recommended Articles

Javeline, Debra, et al. "Expert Opinion on Climate Change and Threats to Biodiversity." BioScience, vol. 63, no. 8, Aug. 2013 pp. 666-673.

Field, Christopher B. "Feedbacks of Terrestrial Ecosystems to Climate Change." Annual Review of Environment & Resources, vol. 32, no. 1, 2007, pp. 1-29.

Climate Change Refugees

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Hauer, Mathew E., et al. "Sea-Level Rise and Human Migration." Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, vol. 1, Jan. 2020, pp. 28-39.

Historic UN Human Rights Case Opens Door to Climate Change Asylum Claims. United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 21 Jan. 2020.

Recommended Reading

"The simple path to climate success requires leader countries to pursue three strategies.
1. Apply regulations and/or carbon pricing to decarbonize domestic electricity and transportation, and work with other leader countries to globalize this effort.
2. Apply carbon tariffs on imports from climate-laggard countries and work with other leader countries to form climate clubs that globalize this effort.
3. Assist poorer countries in adopting low-emission energy, especially where this meets air quality and other co-benefit objectives" (27).

Jaccard, Mark. The Citizen's Guide to Climate Success: Overcoming Myths that Hinder Progress. Cambridge UP, 2020

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