Our team have handpicked the following books to help you to teach about climate change, all publications are available through Manchester DEP.
Global Warming Survival Handbook. Live Earth, £7.99
The earth is warming, the fuel is running out, and the polar bears are in some serious trouble - what can we do? Help is at hand, in this fun, informative and indispensable guide, full of practical suggestions for averting climate change and some emergency suggestions to survive it.
How to reduce your carbon footprint: 365 practical ways to make a real difference. Duncan Baird, £5.99
Your planet needs you! Hundreds of practical ways to help combat global warming, with inspiring statistics on the amount of energy you can save, key topics from insulation to irrigation, cycling to recycling, and instant answers on the benefits of every energy-saving tip.
Acme Climate Action. Provokateur, £15
This book is all about action. It'll help you get stuck in. It's full of posters, postcards, DIY ideas, notebooks, stickers, actions, ideas and inventiveness.
No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change. New Internationalist, £7
Fully revised and updated, this No-Nonsense Guide looks at the latest findings, explores the options and explains why carbon emissions trading and nuclear power are not the answer. It calls for measures to clean up our act, cut energy use and improve energy efficiency.
Small Guides to Big Issues: Climate Change. Oxfam, £9.99 each
Perfect for busy teachers and students, these pocket guides provide expert analysis in easy format. This is a clear account of how we reached a tipping point regarding climate change, how governments and individuals are responding, and what more needs to be done to avert a crisis.
Stormy Weather: 101 solutions to global climate change. New Society, £14.99
An inspiring book with sections on: ten solutions for individuals, ten
solutions for business and organisations, fifteen solutions for energy
companies... and another 66!
Sense and Sustainability: Educating for a low carbon world. TerraPreta, £15
This book makes the case for practical, positive, education for sustainability based on the ideas and innovations behind the leading edge of design, business and industry as it faces up to this urgent transition.
World Atlas of Sustainable Development. Anthem Press, £11.99
This is a valuable tool for individuals and organisations interested in
development, whether in business, administration, local authorities or
Power Down: Save energy, be the solution. ActionAid. FREE
Power Down is the result of a three-year project with a network of schools committed to making global awareness and action central to school life. Developed in collaboration with teachers and students across seven countries, the toolkits (primary and secondary versions) have been tailored to each country's curriculum.