The Economist says that these are seven texts that explain how the climate is changing—and what to do about it. Just click on the link to see more details – including the note that the 6th book here is not a terrorist handbook.

What We Know About Climate Change. By Kerry Emanuel. MIT Press; 88 pages; $15.95. Blackwells; £11.99

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. By Elizabeth Kolbert. Picador; 302 pages; $15.99. Bloomsbury; £12.99

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. By Bill Gates. Knopf; 272 pages; $26.95. Allen Lane; £20

Climate Justice. By Mary Robinson. Bloomsbury Publishing; 176 pages; $16 and £9.99 

The IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report: Summaries for policymakers

Working Group I: Physical science (published August 2021)
– Working Group II: Impacts, adaptation and vulnerability (published February 2022)
– Working Group III: Mitigation (published April 2022)

How to Blow Up a Pipeline. By Andreas Malm. Verso Books; 208 pages; $19.95 and £10.99

The Ministry for the Future. By Kim Robinson. Orbit; 576 pages; $30. Little, Brown; £20

The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World. By Oliver Morton. Princeton University Press; 440 pages; $16.95. Granta; £12.99

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