“The church-bells ring, the children sing:
‘What is this strange and beautiful thing?’
It’s the sunrise.”

Sunrise by The Divine Comedy

This section’s for the bookish and crafty, the practical and philosophical.

We’re listing all our favourite titles that have inspired us, informed us, and motivated us to take action. From roll-your-sleeves-up, get stuck in sustainability, to big ideas, visions for the future and literature to immerse yourself in. Listen to them while you’re having a walk…

Send us your suggestions!

We’d love to hear from you with a review of your favourite climate-focused books. Anything you think would help or inspire others to take action or make their own lives more planet-friendly, carbon-neutral or sustainable.


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Climate change and how...
(Recommendation from Stanley, Age 8) It's a book about climate change and how we will fix it with loads of...
Childrens Alice Harman

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Feral
Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life (Paperback) Feral is the lyrical and gripping story of George Monbiot's efforts to re-engage...
George Monbiot

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Food For Free
An oldie but a goodie. Foraging turns a walk into a treasure hunt, especially with young children, but it also...
Reference Richard Mabey

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How to Avoid a...
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates shares his own observations and presents a range of practical, inspirational ways to progress towards a...
Reference, Report Bill Gates

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Teddy bear with a book How to Save the...
A big question for many of us is how to share the Awesomeness of Nature? Try this book. There's the...
Childrens, Fiction Emma Shevah

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Keeping Rivers Cool
‘keeping rivers cool’ is a guide to planting riparian trees in order to provide shade and cooling for freshwater ecology,...
Report Rachel Lenane

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No One Is Too...
A collection of the spine-tingling speeches Great Thunberg made to a world audience. Speeches that struck the very core of...
Greta Thunberg

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On Fire: The Burning...
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Naomi Klein

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Rebirding
Praised as 'visionary' by conservationists and landowners alike, Rebirding sets out a compelling manifesto for restoring Britain's wildlife, rewilding its species and...
Reference Benedict MacDonald

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Secrets of the Soil
One of the most fascinating books I've ever read. All the alternative ways of looking after soil, covering Steiner (same...
Reference Peter Tompkins & Christopher Bird