Future Earth’s Book Review

Must read books that will change the way you think about our world

Design & Graphic: 

Climate Changed: A Personal Journey through the Science by Philippe Squarzoni 

Mississippi Floods: Designing a Shifting Landscape by Anuradha Mathur 

Soak: Mumbai in an Estuary by Anuradha Mathur 

Petrochemical America by Richard Misrach and Kate Orff 



No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg



Imagining the Future of Climate Change: World-Making Through Science Fiction and Activism by Streeby

Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes 

Toward an Urban Ecology by Kate Orff/SCAPE


Theory & Literature: 

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore

Art & Energy: How Culture Changes by Barry Lord 

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton 

Humankind: Solidarity with Non-Human People by Timothy Morton

Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World by Timothy Morton   

Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Haveby Tatiana Schlossberg

Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life by Kari Marie Norgaard 

Losing Earth: A Recent History by Nathanial Rich 

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh 

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert


Understanding Data:

A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming by Paul N Edwards 

The Big Data of Ice, Rocks, Soil, and Sediments by Shannon Mattern 

The Global Warming Reader by Bill McKibben