Resource List

The following is a list of resources recommended by attendees at our event.

Scholarly Works on Climate Grief, Anxiety, Mourning:

Roy Scranton, Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization, 2015

Timothy Morton, Hyperobjects; Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World, 2013

Min Hyoung Song, Climate Lyricism, 2022

Margaret Rhonda, “Mourning and Melancolia in the Anthropocene,” Post45, 2013

Ashlee Cunsolo and Karen E. Landman (Editors), Mourning Nature: Hope at the Heart of Ecological Loss and Grief, 2017

Matt Hern and Am Johal, Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life: A Tar Sands Tale, 2018

Sarah Jaquette Ray, A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet, 2020

Britt Wray, Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis, 2022

BIPOC Perspectives on Climate Crisis:

Kyle Powys Whyte, “Against Crisis Epistemology,” Handbook of Critical Indigenous Studies, edited by Brendan Hokowhitu, Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Linda Tuhiwai-Smith, Steve Larkin, and Chris Andersen, 2020

Kyle Powys Whyte, “Our Ancestors Dystopia Now: Indigenous Conservation and the Anthropocene,” 2017 

Vanessa Watts, “Indigenous place-thought & agency amongst humans and non-humans (First Woman and Sky Woman go on a European world tour!)Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013, pp. 20-34

Kim Tallbear, “A Sharpening of the Already Present: An Indigenous Materialist Reading of Settler Apocalypse 2020,” Speaker Series, Department of Political Science, University of Alberta, October 2020

Possible resources for ourselves and our students:

Starfish Canada (Organization connecting youth climate activists)

Philippe Squarzoni, Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science (2014)

Rita Wong, Beholden: A Poem as Long as the River (2019), Perpetual (2015), Undercurrent (2015)

Resources for Working with Climate Emotions, a list curated by The All We Can Save Project and Gen Dread

A Crisis is a Scary Time. You Are Not Alone.” The Energy Mix.

Good Grief Network


At the end of each of our teach-ins, we endeavor to come up with some concrete actions and resources to address the issue discussed.

Grist newsletter focused on more hopeful news, The Beacon

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