Resources for ‘The Survival Game’

Websites:

The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), this is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change: https://www.ipcc.ch/

Youth for Climate Action: https://unfccc.int/topics/education-and-outreach/workstreams/youth-engagement

NGOs: Friends of the Earth https://friendsoftheearth.uk/, Greenpeace https://www.greenpeace.org.uk/, Amnesty International https://www.amnesty.org.uk/climate

Films and Documentaries

  1. Before The FloodLeonardo Di Caprio meets with scientists, activists and politicians to discuss various problems and solutions to Climate Change. Available on Netflix and Youtube.
  2. Cowspiracya film that investigates animal agriculture, an industry that is a leading cause of deforestation and pollution. Available on Netflix.
  3. An inconvenient Truth: A Global Warning (2006) and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017). Former US Vice president Al Gore presents an eye-opening and compelling view of the future of our planet and delivers the message that must act now to save the earth. The compelling follow-up shows that while the stakes have never been higher, the solutions are within our reach.
  4. Seven Worlds, One Planet: celebrates biodiversity and the variety of life on our planet whilst also shining a spotlight on its challenges.  David Attenborough looks at how humankind has impacted the planet’s sustainability (on BBC1 from October 27th)

Books

  1. The Uninhabitable Earth: a prediction of how climate change will affect our future. This book discusses a number of aspects from world-wide droughts to economic ruin.
  2. This changes everything: Capitalism vs the Climate: Naomi Klein explains why our greed for profit and growth prevents us from taking bigger measures against climate change.
  3. There is no planet B: Mike Berners-Lee presents a handbook for the make or break years.
  4. No one is too small to make a difference: a collection of speeches by Greta Thunberg
  5. This is not a drill: an extinction rebellion handbook: a book written by an international activist group designed to empower you with facts and stories as well as instructions on how to rebel.

Podcast

Novara Media with George Monbiot: https://novaramedia.com/2018/11/09/extinction-rebellion-george-monbiot-on-the-politics-of-climate-change/

 


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