Natural Disasters

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe
Kolbert, Elizabeth
A readable account of the development of the science of global warming, alongside shocking vignettes that demonstrate the rapidly altering effects climate change is having on our world.
How Fukushima gave rise to a new anti-racism movement
Shaw, Vivian
Shaw examines the rise in anti-discrimination social activism in Japan after the environmental disasters in 2011 and lack of support from the government towards its non-Japanese citizens.
Katrina, Climate Justice and Fish Dinners: Social Justice Lawyer Colette Pichon Battle
Quigley, Bill
Colette Pichon Battle gave up a great job working as a corporate immigration lawyer in Washington DC to live in a tent in front of her flooded family home 50 miles from downtown New Orleans. She is no...
Natural Disasters: Acts of God or Acts of Man?
Wijkman, Anders; Timberlake, Lloyd
The authors argue that natural disasters are not so natural. Surveying the rising damage caused around the world by floods, draught, cyclones, earthquakes and tidal waves, they conclude that these eve...
System Change Not Climate Change
McLaren, Jesse (ed.)
Stopping climate catastrophe and winning a world of climate justice is a critical task of our generation -- and it will require a radical transformation of society and of our relationship with nature....

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