Climate Action

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In recognition of the increasing severity of the effects of climate change, the Library has curated a list of books and resources, that will inspire patrons of all ages to take action for a safer, greener and more sustainable future.

Don't forget to check out the Environmental Center on the 5th floor. The book collection there is a good place to start doing your green research, and the center's homepage has info on upcoming programs organized by the center's Program Manager.

Green Reads for Climate Action

Check out these fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. You'll get informed, and maybe moved to action.

Digging Deep into Environmental Issues with eResources 

For a deep dive into environmental topics, try the EBSCO’s GreenFILE database, which draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Find GreenFILE on the Articles and Databases page.

If documentaries are more your taste, log in to streaming video source, Kanopy (second down in the link), and do a search for Environmentalism or Climate Change.