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SOCY1501/EESC1501: Global Implications of Climate Change


Books & Videos

This course guide provides links to resources and library services for SOCY1501/EESC1501: Global Implications of Climate Change.

Locating Books and Other Materials at Boston College

Use the  Boston College Libraries online catalog.

If Boston College doesn't own what you're looking for, try searching the WorldCat Database (BC Community only) using the same terms.  WorldCat provides information on library holdings across the country and internationally.


Here is a very brief listing.  For more films, search the catalog for "climate change*".  Sort by date (upper right, above results), then filter on the left to limit to "Material Type" of Films & Videos.

An inconvenient truth [videorecording] /. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2006. O’Neill Library Circulation Circulation Main Desk 7 days QC981.8 .G56 I533 2006

Who killed the electric car? [videorecording] /. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006. O'Neill Library Media 7 day Media Center Stacks TL220 .W46 2006

Journey to planet Earth.  Extreme realities [videorecording] /.  Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) Washington, D.C.:  Screenscope, Inc. 2014 O'Neill Library Media 7 day GF71 .J68 2014 

Years of Living Dangerously:  True Colors.  [videorecording] /. Films Media Group, film distributor.; Years of Living Dangerously, production company. New York, N.Y.: Films Media Group 2014], c2014.  Available Online (Films on Demand)


National Academies of Science -- Videos on Lines of Evidence for Climate Change

Selected Titles in the Boston College Libraries Collections

  • Henson, Robert.  The thinking person's guide to climate change.  American Meteorological Society, 2014.  O'Neill Library Stacks QC 903 .H4688 2014

  • Houghton, John Theodore.  Global warming:  the complete briefing.  Cambridge University Press, 2004.
    O’Neill Stacks QC981.8 .G56 H68 2004

  • Klein, Naomi.  This changes everything:  capitalism vs. the climate.  Simon & Schuster, 2014. O'Neill Library Stacks HC 79 .E5 K56 2014

  • Kolbert, Elizabeth. Field notes from a catastrophe:  man, nature and climate change. Bloomsbury, 2006. O’Neill Stacks QC981.8 .G56 K655 2006

  • Lee, Peter.  Truth wars:  the politics of climate change, military intervention and financial crisis.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.  O'Neill Library Stacks D 863 .L44 2015

  • Leggett, Jeremy K.  The carbon war:  global warming and the end of the oil era. Routledge, 2001. O’Neill Stacks QC 981.8.C5 L45 2001

  • Mann, Michael E. The hockey stick and the climate wars: dispatches from the front linesColumbia University Press2012.  E-book, one user at a time and limited to Boston College community.  If busy, please try again.

  • Rappaport, Ann.  Degrees that matter:  climate change and the university. MIT Press, c2007.  O’Neill Stacks QC 981.8 .C5 R367 2007

  • Richardson, L. and Bud Ward.  Reporting on climate change:  understanding the science.  Environmental Law Institute, 2011. O'Neill Library Stacks QC 981.8 .C5 R485 2011

  • Stone, Brian, Jr. The city and the coming climate: climate change in the places we liveCambridge University Press2012.  O'Neill Library Stacks QC 903 .S86 2012

  • Wagner, Gernot and Martin L. Weitzman.  Climate shock : the economic consequences of a hotter planet.Princeton University Press, 2015.  O'Neill Library Stacks QC 903 .W34 2015

  • Weart, Spencer R. The discovery of global warming. Harvard University Press, 2003. O’Neill Stacks QC981.8.G56 W43 2003