Compiled by: R. Dealy
Books, government documents, and periodicals on Global Warming may
be found listed in the Libraries'
catalog by keyword or subject heading searches using
"Global Warming." Materials listed here represent items on both the
Queens and Staten Island campuses. Those available
only on the Queens campus have been marked with an
The following items are representative samples from the
This is a selective list of books that can be checked out from the
Queens and/or Staten Island Libraries.
Christianson, Gale E. Greenhouse: The 200-Year Story of
Global Warming. New York: Walker and Company, 1999.
(Science QC981.8.G56 C48 1999) *
Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis: Contribution of
Working Group I to the Third Assessment Report of the
IntergovernmentalPanel on Climate Change.
Edited by J.T. Houghton et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Press, 2001. (Science QC981.8.C5 C511345 2001) *
Climate Variability, Climate Change, and Social
Vulnerability in theSemi-Arid Tropics.
Edited by Jesse C. Ribot et al. Cambridge: New York, Cambridge
University Press, 1996. (Science QC981.8.C5 C62 1996) *
Drake, Frances. Global Warming: The Science of Climate
Change. London: Arnold, 2000. (Science QC981.8.G56 D73
Encyclopedia of Global Change. Edited by Andrew S.
Goudie. 2 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. *
Evaluating Climate Change Action Plans: National Actions
forInternational Commitment. Edited by
James C. White. New York: Plenum Press, c1996. (Science QC981.8.C5
E944 1996) *
Global Warming and Biological Diversity. Edited by
Robert L. Peters and Thomas E. Lovejoy. New Haven: Yale University
Press, 1992. (Science QH543 .G56 1992) *
Jepma, C.J. Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues, and
Analyses. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
(Science QC981.8.C5 J47 1998) *
Lamb, H.H. Climate, History, and the Modern World.
London: Routledge, 1995. (Science QC981.L277 1995) *
Nordhaus, William D. Warming the World: Economic Models of
GlobalWarming. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT
Press, c2000. (Science QC981.8lG56 .N67 2000) *
Turekian, Karl K. Global Environmental Change: Past,
Present, andFuture. Upper Saddle river,
NJ: Prentice Hall, c1996. (Science QC861.2 .T87 1996) *
Victor, David G. The Collapse of the Kyoto Protocol and the
Struggleto Slow Global Warming.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c2001. (Science
QC981.8lG56 V53 2001) *
This is a selective list of books that are located in the
Reference section of the Queens and/or Staten Island Libraries.
These materials are for in-library use only.
Newton, David E. Global Warming: A Reference
Handbook. Santa Barbara, Calif.:ABC-CLIO, c1993. (Science
Ref. QC981.8.G56 N48 1993) *
The following is a selective list of materials located in
the Government Documents collection on the Queens campus. These
materials are for in-library use only.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Global Warming. U.S. Government Printing Office,
1993-. (Gov. Doc. Y 4.EN 2/3:103-167) *
United States. Congress. House. Committee on governmental Reform
and Oversight. The Kyoto Protocol: Is the Clinton-Gore
AdministrationSelling Out Americans? U.S.
Government Printing Office, 1999. (Gov. Doc. Y 4.G74/7:K 99/2)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on on Science.
Roadfrom Koyoto. U.S. Government
Printing Office, 4 vols., 1999. (Gov.Doc. Y 4.SCI 2:105-76) *
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science.
ClimateChange: The State of the
Science. U.S. Government Printing Office, 2001. (Gov. Doc.
Y 4.SCI 2:107-13) *
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science.
Fiscal Year2001 Climate Change Budget
Authorization Request. U.S. Government Printing Office,
2001. (Gov. Doc. Y 4.SCI 2:106-94/V.1-2) *
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture,
Nutrition, and Forestry. Examining the Koyoto Treaty on
Climate Change and ItsEffect on the Agricultural
Economy. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999. (Gov. Doc.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG.105-823) *
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations.
Agency for International Development and U.S. Climate Change
Policy. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999. (Gov. Doc. Y 4.F
United States. Report of the National Assessment Synthesis Team, US
Global Change Research Program. Climate Change Impacts
onthe United States: The Potential Consequences of
Climate Variabilityand Change. Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2001. (Gov.Doc. NS 1.2:C 61/FOUNDA.)
This is a selective list of periodicals to which the Queens
and/or Staten Island Libraries subscribe and that contain articles
relevant to this topic. Please note that some periodical titles are
available in electronic full-text format (see Full Text
- Annual Review of Energy and the
- Environment *
- Environmental Diplomacy *
- Environmental Heath Perspectives *
- Ethics and the Environment
- Global Environment Outlook
- Journal of Environmental Psychology
- Science and Technology Review *
These are online databases that are of particular interest for this
subject. Selected databases include full-text coverage of journal
articles. Also included are the citations of a number of articles
that may be useful for this topic. For a complete listing of our
databases, please check the Libraries' Databases
- Dialog @ Carl
- EBSCOhost (full text)
- Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
- Health Reference Center-Academic
- High Wire Press
- Los Alamos/NSF Archive
- ProQuest (full text)
- Science Direct
The following is a selection of articles from
, using the search term Global Warming.
Anonymous. A Bill to Control Global Warming. Earth Island
, San Francisco, Autumn 2001, p. 12.
Anonymous. Ignoring Evidence of Global Warming A Risky Gamble.
National Catholic Reporter
, Kansas City, January
11, 2002, p. 20.
Broecker, Wallace S. Glaciers That Speak in Tongues and Other Tales
of Global Warming. Natural History
, New York,
October 2001, pgs. 60-69.
Hengeveld, Henry. Global Warming: The Science of Climate Change.
Bulleting of the American Meteorological Society
Boston, September 2001, 2 pgs.
Lindsay, James M. Global Warming Heats Up: Uncertainties, Both
Scientific and Political, Lie Ahead. The Brookings
, Washington, Fall 2001, issue 4.
Masibay, Kim Y. Does My Gas Cause Global Warming?
, New York, January
21, 2002, pgs 18-19.
Pistorio, Pasquale. Global Warming: Business' Biggest Economic
Threat. Chief Executive
, New York, October 2001,
Schneider, Stephen. Global Warming: Neglecting the Complexities.
, New York, January 2002, pgs.
Wirth, Timothy. Hot Air Over Kyoto: The United States and the
Politics of Global Warming. Harvard International
, Cambridge, Winter 2002. pgs 72-77.E-Books
The following are relevant e-book selections from
collection.Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions.
Committee on the Science of Climate Change
Research Council, 2001.Evaluating Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance
. Committee on Vehicle Emission Inspection and
Maintenance Programs, Board on Environmental Studies and
Toxicology, Transportation Research Board. National Research
Council, 2001.Global Climate Change
. Edited by Andrew J.
Hoffman. San Francisco: Lexington Books, 1998.
Sayre, April Pulley. El Niqo And La Niqa
Brookfield, Conn.: Twenty-First Century Books, 2000.The Fragile Tropics of Latin America: Sustainable
Management of Changing Environments
. Edited by Toshie
Nishizawa and Juha I. Uitto. HTML at UNU Press.Web Sites
The following list contains links to a few web sites on this topic
that have been selected for the quality and relevance of their
content. CIESIN Thematic
Guide: Human Health and Global Environmental Change
Information and documents provided by the Consortium for
International Earth Science Information Network.Congressional
Research Service Reports
Background reports and issue briefs prepared for the U.S. Congress
by CRS, a part of the Library of CongressGlobelaw: International and
Sources and Reference Material for International Conventions and
International Law and Policy.Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
IPCC was established by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). Assesses
scientific, technical, and socio-economic information relevant to
human induced climate change.
* Available only at the Library on the Queens Campus.