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  1. Core texts 7 items
    1. Weathered: Cultures of Climate - Mike Hulme 2016

      Book Essential A newer book than Why we disagree, with a great breadth of coverage of different ideas of climate change

    2. Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity - Hulme, M. 2009

      Book Essential This is a core book because it clearly elaborates the different ways we frame climate change and hence why we disagree about the topic

    3. Debating climate change: pathways through argument to agreement - Malone, Elizabeth L. 2009

      Book Recommended Another good introduction to different framings of climate change even if the book ends rather abruptly

    4. The honest broker: making sense of science in policy and politics - Pielke, Roger A. 2007

      Book Recommended A good introduction to thinking about judging different policy options for climate change

    5. Future climate change - Maslin, Mark, Randalls, Samuel 2012

      Book Optional This is a 4-volume reader of previously-published papers on climate change (some of which are referenced in other parts of this reading list). It covers a wide range of topics from science to policy to politics to economics to cultural aspects. It's a very useful reference volume if you want to dip into different topics and get stuck for leads.

    6. Exploring climate change through science and in society: an anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches - Hulme, Mike 2013

      Book Optional A useful collection of essays that show the range of Mike Hulme's writings on climate change

    7. Framing the challenge of climate change in Nature and Science editorials - Mike Hulme, Noam Obermeister, Samuel Randalls, Maud Borie 2018-6

      Article 

  2. Climate change as an issue of adaptation 17 items
    1. Climate adaptation and flood risk in coastal cities - Aerts, Jeroen C. J. H. 2012

      Book 

    2. The Earthscan reader on adaptation to climate change - Schipper, E. Lisa F., Burton, Ian 2009

      Book 

    3. Managing private and public adaptation to climate change - Emma L. Tompkins, Hallie Eakin 2012-2

      Article 

    4. Climate change in Asia and the Pacific: how can countries adapt? - Anbumozhi, Venkatachalam 2012

      Book 

    5. Adaptation to climate change: from resilience to transformation - Pelling, Mark 2011

      Book 

    6. Reframing adaptation: The political nature of climate change adaptation - Siri H. Eriksen, Andrea J. Nightingale, Hallie Eakin 11/2015

      Article 

  3. Climate change as a behavioural issue 19 items
    1. Green Consumption: Life-politics, risk and contradictions - J. Connolly, A. Prothero 01/03/2008

      Article 

    2. Reproduction and the carbon legacies of individuals - Paul A. Murtaugh, Michael G. Schlax 2009-2

      Article 

    3. My Space: governing individuals’ carbon emissions - Matthew Paterson, Johannes Stripple 2010

      Article 

    4. Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits - Marco Springmann, Michael Clark, Daniel Mason-D’Croz, Keith Wiebe 10/2018

      Article 

  4. Climate change as a cultural issue 20 items
    1. Anthropology and climate change: from encounters to actions - Crate, Susan Alexandra, Nuttall, Mark, Society for Applied Anthropology, American Anthropological Association c2009

      Book 

    2. Balance as bias: global warming and the US prestige press - Maxwell T Boykoff, Jules M Boykoff 2004-7

      Article  The classic paper on media representation of climate change

    3. Seeing Global Warming: Contemporary Art and the Fate of the Planet - F. Dunaway 01/01/2009

      Article  Also in Maslin and Randalls Future Climate Change volume 4

    4. Indigenous knowledge of a changing climate - D. Green, G. Raygorodetsky 2010-2-17

      Article  This is an introduction to a special issue on indigenous knowledge about climate change.

    5. Who speaks for the climate?: making sense of media reporting on climate change - Boykoff, Maxwell T. 2011

      Book 

    6. Enhancing learning, communication and public engagement about climate change – some lessons from recent literature - Victoria Wibeck 04/05/2014

      Article  A good starting point for climate change and education

  5. Climate change as an issue of development 19 items
    1. Reconsidering development by reflecting on climate change - Harald Winkler, Anya Boyd, Marta Torres Gunfaus, Stefan Raubenheimer 11/2015

      Article 

    2. The Political Economy of Clean Development in India: CDM and Beyond - Peter Newell, Jon Phillips, Pallav Purohit 05/2011

      Article  A short piece, but which shows how CDM connects to local development issues in India

    3. Sustainable development and climate change - RICHARD A. MATTHEW, ANNE HAMMILL 11/2009

      Article 

    4. Global political ecology - Watts, Michael, Robbins, Paul, Peet, Richard 2011

      Book  See Bumpus and Liverman's chapter: Carbon colonialism? Offsets, greenhouse gas reductions, and sustainable development

    5. Climate change adaptation and international development: making development cooperation more effective - Fujikura, Ryō, Kawanishi, Masato 2011

      Book 

    6. Accumulation by Decarbonization and the Governance of Carbon Offsets - Adam G. Bumpus, Diana M. Liverman 16/02/2009

      Article 

    7. Exploring Development Futures in a Changing Climate: Frontiers for Development Policy and Practice - Emily Boyd, Natasha Grist, Sirkku Juhola, Valerie Nelson 11/2009

      Article  Introduction to a special issue on the topic

    8. Governing and implementing REDD+ - Esteve Corbera, Heike Schroeder 2011-3

      Article 

    9. Financing low carbon energy access in Africa - Haruna Gujba, Steve Thorne, Yacob Mulugetta, Kavita Rai 2012-6

      Article 

    10. Evaluating climate change and development - Van den Berg, Rob D., Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor c2009

      Book 

    11. Climate change adaptation and international development: making development cooperation more effective - Fujikura, Ryō, Kawanishi, Masato 2011

      Book 

  6. Climate change as an economic issue 16 items
    1. After the green gold rush: the construction of climate change as a market transition - Vladimir Janković, Andrew Bowman 03/04/2014

      Article Essential

    2. Capitalism and Climate Change: Can the Invisible Hand Adjust the Natural Thermostat? - Servaas Storm 11/2009

      Article  Part of a debate on the role of economics in climate change and development - see later contributions in this issue too.

    3. Ecological Modernisation and the Governance of Carbon: A Critical Analysis - Ian Bailey, Andy Gouldson, Peter Newell 06/2011

      Article 

    4. Bringing discourse to the market: the commodification of avoided deforestation - Benjamin Stephan 07/2012

      Article  Part of a special issue on carbon markets; other papers in the issue may be of interest

    5. Windfall: the booming business of global warming - McKenzie Funk 2014

      Book  A great recent book on how companies are profiting from climate change

  7. Climate change as an ethical issue 17 items
    1. Climate change and future justice: precaution, compensation, and triage - McKinnon, Catriona 2012

      Book 

    2. The ethics of global climate change - Arnold, Denis Gordon 2011

      Book 

    3. A perfect moral storm: the ethical tragedy of climate change - Gardiner, Stephen Mark c2011

      Book 

    4. Future ethics: climate change and apocalyptic imagination - Skrimshire, Stefan 2010

      Book 

    5. Climate ethics: essential readings - Gardiner, Stephen Mark 2010

      Book 

    6. A moral climate: the ethics of global warming - Northcott, Michael S. 2007

      Book 

    7. A climate of injustice: global inequality, North-South politics, and climate policy - Roberts, J. Timmons, Parks, Bradley C. c2007

      Book  A great quantitative analysis of international proposals for climate emissions reductions

    8. Climate Change, Social Theory and Justice - B. C. Parks, J. T. Roberts 24/05/2010

      Article 

    9. Ethics, environmental justice and climate change - Paul G. Harris c. 2016

      Book 

  8. Climate change as a health issue 16 items
    1. The opposing effects of climate change and socio-economic development on the global distribution of malaria - Andreas Béguin, Simon Hales, Joacim Rocklöv, Christofer Åström 10/2011

      Article Essential

    2. Climate Change and Global Health: Quantifying a Growing Ethical Crisis - Jonathan A. Patz, Holly K. Gibbs, Jonathan A. Foley, Jamesine V. Rogers 30/11/2007

      Article 

    3. Population dynamics and climate change: what are the links? - J. Stephenson, K. Newman, S. Mayhew 25/05/2010

      Article 

    4. Global health and climate change: moving from denial and catastrophic fatalism to positive action - Anthony Costello, Mark Maslin, Hugh Montgomery, Anne Johnson 2011

      Article 

    5. Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture - Sharon Friel, Alan D Dangour, Tara Garnett, Karen Lock 12/2009

      Article 

    6. Climate change: an emerging health issue - Anthony G. Capon, Elizabeth G. Hanna 2009

      Article 

    7. Managing the health effects of climate change - Anthony Costello, Mustafa Abbas, Adriana Allen, Sarah Ball 2009-5

      Article 

    8. Urban energy, carbon management (low carbon cities) and co-benefits for human health - James Milner, Michael Davies, Paul Wilkinson 10/2012

      Article 

    9. Geographies of health and climate change - S. E. Curtis, K. J. Oven 31/10/2011

      Article 

    10. How can a climate change perspective be integrated into public health surveillance? - M. Pascal, A.C. Viso, S. Medina, M.C. Delmas 2012-8

      Article 

    11. The Health Effects of Climate Change: A Survey of Recent Quantitative Research - Margherita Grasso, Matteo Manera, Aline Chiabai, Anil Markandya 25/04/2012

      Article 

    12. Health risks, present and future, from global climate change - T. McMichael, H. Montgomery, A. Costello 19/03/2012

      Article 

    13. Is climate change the greatest threat to global health? - Andrew Papworth, Mark Maslin, Samuel Randalls 12/2015

      Article 

    14. Health and climate change: policy responses to protect public health - Nick Watts, W Neil Adger, Paolo Agnolucci, Jason Blackstock 11/2015

      Article 

  9. Climate change as a political issue 16 items
    1. Governing climate change - Bulkeley, Harriet, Newell, Peter 2010

      Book 

    2. Climate change, national politics and grassroots action: an introduction - Christopher Rootes, Anthony Zito, John Barry 09/2012

      Article  This is the introduction to a special issue. Other papers in the issue include one on the British climate camp and others on Hong Kong, Australian, and Brazilian climate politics

    3. Climate Leviathan - Joel Wainwright, Geoff Mann 07/2012

      Article 

    4. WORLD CLIMATE: A Role-Play Simulation of Climate Negotiations - J. Sterman, T. Franck, T. Fiddaman, A. Jones 01/06/2015

      Article 

  10. Climate change as a security issue 16 items
    1. Climate change as the ‘new’ security threat: implications for Africa - OLI BROWN, ANNE HAMMILL, ROBERT MCLEMAN 11/2007

      Article 

    2. Climate change and migration: security and borders in a warming world - White, Gregory c2011

      Book 

    3. Climate wars: the fight for survival as the world overheats - Dyer, Gwynne 2010

      Book 

    4. Security and environmental change - Dalby, Simon 2009

      Book 

    5. Climate change, human security and violent conflict - Jon Barnett, W. Neil Adger 2007-8

      Article 

    6. The Security Implications of Climate Change - John Podesta, Peter Ogden 01/2008

      Article 

    7. Chaotic Climate Change and Security1 - Maximilian Mayer 06/2012

      Article 

  11. Climate change as a science-policy issue 21 items
    1. A science–policy interface in the global south: the politics of carbon sinks and science in Brazil - Myanna Lahsen 2009-7-28

      Article Essential This might seem a very specific choice of paper, but it draws out broader questions in an interesting way

    2. A vast machine: computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming - Edwards, Paul N. c2010

      Book  An interesting book exploring the politics of climate modelling

    3. A New Climate for Society - S. Jasanoff 24/05/2010

      Article 

    4. Greenhouse-gas emission targets for limiting global warming to 2 °C - Malte Meinshausen, Nicolai Meinshausen, William Hare, Sarah C. B. Raper 2009-4-30

      Article 

    5. Climate change: What do we know about the IPCC? - M. Hulme, M. Mahony 18/06/2010

      Article 

    6. Emission pathways consistent with a 2 °C global temperature limit - Joeri Rogelj, William Hare, Jason Lowe, Detlef P. van Vuuren 23/10/2011

      Article 

    7. Tracing anthropogenic carbon dioxide and methane emissions to fossil fuel and cement producers, 1854–2010 - Richard Heede 2014-1

      Article Recommended This is a really interesting paper showing that nearly 2/3rds of global GHG emissions come from just 90 companies.

    8. Climate policy: Ditch the 2 °C warming goal - David G. Victor, Charles F. Kennel 2014-10-1

      Article 

    9. How Grammatical Choice Shapes Media Representations of Climate (Un)certainty - Adriana Bailey, Lorine Giangola, Maxwell T. Boykoff 03/04/2014

      Article 

    10. Going beyond two degrees? The risks and opportunities of alternative options - Andrew Jordan, Tim Rayner, Heike Schroeder, Neil Adger 11/2013

      Article 

    11. Governing by targets: reductio ad unum and evolution of the two-degree climate target - Piero Morseletto, Frank Biermann, Philipp Pattberg 2016-10-6

      Article Recommended An excellent read on the way the 2 degree target has been deployed in policy/politics from the 1980s to Paris COP

    12. Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing - Dan M. Kahan, Asheley Landrum, Katie Carpenter, Laura Helft 02/2017

      Article 

  12. Climate change as a technological issue 17 items
    1. Geo-engineering climate change: environmental necessity or Pandora's box? - Launder, B. E., Thompson, J. M. T. 2010

      Book 

    2. Bioenergy revisited: Key factors in global potentials of bioenergy - Veronika Dornburg, Detlef van Vuuren, Gerrie van de Ven, Hans Langeveld 2010

      Article 

    3. The politics and policy of carbon capture and storage: Framing an emergent technology - Karin Bäckstrand, James Meadowcroft, Michael Oppenheimer 2011-5

      Article  Introduction to a special issue on carbon capture and storage

    4. Characterizing the international carbon capture and storage community - Jennie C. Stephens, Anders Hansson, Yue Liu, Heleen de Coninck 2011-5

      Article 

    5. Why solar radiation management geoengineering and democracy won’t mix - Bronislaw Szerszynski, Matthew Kearnes, Phil Macnaghten, Richard Owen 2013

      Article 

    6. Learning pathways for energy supply technologies: Bridging between innovation studies and learning rates - Mark Winskel, Nils Markusson, Henry Jeffrey, Chiara Candelise 01/2014

      Article 

  13. Historical perspectives 11 items
    1. A cultural history of climate - Behringer, Wolfgang c2010

      Book 

    2. Historical perspectives on climate change - Fleming, James Rodger 1998

      Book 

    3. The discovery of global warming - Weart, Spencer R. 2008

      Book 

    4. Article 2 of the UNFCCC: Historical Origins, Recent Interpretations - Michael Oppenheimer, Annie Petsonk 12/2005

      Article 

    5. Osiris - James Rodger Fleming and Vladimir Jankovic

      Journal  A collection of important essays exploring histories of climate (change)

    6. Global crisis: war, climate change and catastrophe in the seventeenth century - Parker, Geoffrey c2013

      Book  A massive tome about 17th century crisis including the effects of climate change, a period of cooling, on the world

    7. Toxic airs: body, place, planet in historical perspective - James Rodger Fleming, Ann Johnson 2014

      Book  This has a chapter on the history of CO2 research

  14. Other general social science overviews 9 items
    1. The Corner House

      Website  The Corner House is an NGO which write a number of professional articles campaigning for environmental and social justice that are really useful for thinking through debates about climate change

    2. Framing sustainable housing as a solution to climate change - Heather Lovell 03/2004

      Article  We may use this example in one of the final discussions in the module, but even if not, it's a great example of why 'framings' of climate change are so important when it comes to climate change 'solutions'

    3. Climate change and society - Urry, John 2011

      Book 

    4. The discursive democratisation of global climate governance - Hayley Stevenson, John S. Dryzek 03/2012

      Article  Another special issue on climate, exploring different discourses. Other papers are well worth reading.

    5. Claiming and Adjudicating on Mt Kilimanjaro's Shrinking Glaciers: Guy Callendar, Al Gore and Extended Peer Communities - Mike Hulme 09/2010

      Article  In the module, I don't explicitly draw out a legal framing though it is undoubtedly important. Here is a paper exploring the adjudication of climate science in law.

    6. A survey of urban climate change experiments in 100 cities - Vanesa Castán Broto, Harriet Bulkeley 02/2013

      Article 

  15. Video resources 7 items
    1. The DESERTEC Vision 6 Jun 2012

      Audio-visual document 

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