Yesterday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Al Gore, Jr. were awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change".
To build your own knowledge about climate change and learn more about this planetary emergency, we recommend:
- An Inconvenient Truth : the Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore. CALL NUMBER QC981.8.G56 G67 2006 located in the Stacks on the upper level.
- An Inconvenient Truth [videorecording] CALL NUMBER QC981.8 .G56 I533 on DVD (currenly on Reserves)
- Kicking the Carbon Habit : Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy by William Sweet. CALL NUMBER TJ808 .S87 2006 located in the Stacks on the upper level.
- Field Notes from a Catastrophe : Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert. CALL NUMBER QC981.8 .G56 K655 2006 located in the Stacks on the upper level.
To see and hear Al Gore deliver his Nobel Lecture on 10 December 2007 at the Oslo City Hall, Norway click here - http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2007/gore-lecture.html