Table of Contents

In Our Hands: A Handbook for Intergenerational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis includes an extensive resources section at the back of the book that provides opportunities for readers to learn more about organizations, individuals, films, articles, and books related to global warming and climate change issues.

Following is the table of contents for the resources section:

I. Our Major Challenges

     A. Global warming and climate change
          1. Films and videos
          2. Books and articles
          3. Organizations

     B. Related challenges
          1. Overpopulation
          2. Overdevelopment and consumption
          3. Degrading land, water, and ocean resources
          4. Plastics in the environment
          5. Climate refugees
          6. Species extinction

II. Hope for the Future

      A. Future visions
      B. Renewable energy revolution
      C. Economic and business solutions

III. Exploring Values and Consciousness

      A. The evolution of consciousness
      B. Personal growth, spirituality, and encore years
      C. Thought leaders

IV. Environmental Activist and Educational Organizations

      A. Activist organizations
      B. Interfaith organizations
      C. Educational organizations


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Sample Resources
 


Chasing Ice
Directed by Jeff Orlowski, this documentary film, which received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Nature Programming, tells the story of the Extreme Ice Survey, a magnificent multi-year record of the Arctic ice captured using time-lapse cameras.

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken, maps, measures, models, and describes the 100 most substantive solutions to global warming to determine if we can reverse the buildup of atmospheric carbon within thirty years.

Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet
Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York, and Carl Pope, former head of the Sierra Club, team up to propose how we all might solve the climate crisis.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
This United Nations body is responsible for assessing the science related to climate change.

Mission Blue
An initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance (S.E.A.), Mission Blue works to raise public awareness for the protection of key areas critical to the health of our oceans.

Post Carbon Institute
Post Carbon Institute provides individuals and communities with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated ecological, economic, energy, and equity crises of the 21st century.

Encore.org
This organization, formerly known as Civic Ventures, grew out of a desire to transform the aging of America – one of the most significant demographic shifts of the 21st century – into a powerful, positive source of individual and social renewal.

Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom
A collection of stories, this book by Mary Catherine Bateson relates the experiences of men and women who, upon entering their second adulthood, have found new meaning and new ways to contribute, composing their lives in new patterns.

Less Stuff, More Happiness
In this TED Talk, Graham Hill makes the argument that living with less stuff and taking up less space can lead to greater happiness, and outlines three guidelines for making this happen.

350.org
350.org is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. Their goal is to raise awareness around climate change and reduce CO2 levels to what is deemed “safe”: 350 parts per million. 

Yale Program on Climate Change Communication
This program out of Yale University conducts scientific studies on public opinion and behavior in order to inform the decision-makers and promote discussion and education on climate change.

Reviews and Media Coverage


In Our Hands reviewed in the Spring 2018 issue of the NOLS alumni magazine, The Leader, page 28.