Library Notes – Caring for Our Common Home

Selected resources in the Church Library

Active hope: how to face the mess we’re in without going crazy by Macy, 2012. SOCIAL ISSUES Mac

Caring for creation: the environmental crisis, A Canadian Christian called to action by Hallman, 1989. SOCIAL ISSUES Hal

Cause for hope: humanity at the crossroads by Phipps, 2007. SOCIAL ISSUES Phi

Christianity, climate change, and sustainable living by Spencer, 2009. SOCIAL ISSUES Spe

Diet for a hot planet: the climate crisis at the end of your fork and what you can do about it by Lappe, 2010. SOCIAL ISSUES Lap

Flight of the hummingbird: a parable for the environment by Yahgulanaas, 2008. SOCIAL ISSUES Yah

Global expressions of the Green Movement, by May, 2012. DVD EPIPH May Glo

How to save the world in your spare time by May, 2006 SOCIAL ISSUES May
An Inconvenient truth: the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it by Gore, 2006. (also young readers version) SOCIAL ISSUES

Moral ground: ethical action for a planet in peril, Moore, 2010. SOCIAL ISSUES Moo

A New Climate For Theology: God, The World, And Global Warming by McFague, 2008. SOCIAL ISSUES Mcf

Replenishing the earth: spiritual values for healing the world and ourselves, by Maathai SOCIAL ISSUES Maa

The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing The Climate And What It Means For Life On Earth by Flannery, 2005. (also Audiobook and young readers versions)SOCIAL ISSUES

The Refugees of the Blue Planet [DVD], 2006. DVD ANF Ref

Paris Climate Agreement

New Internationalist Magazine Nov 2015 “Paris Climate summit” issue

Watershed Sentinal Magazine Jan/Feb 2016 “Wonderful Wasser” issue

The Papal Encyclical

Peace Magazine Oct-Dec 2015 “Israel/Palestine” issue

Praise be to you: laudato si’ On care for our common home, by Pope Frances SOCIAL ISSUES Fra.


Dancing at the Dead Sea: tracking the world’s environmental hotspots, by Alanna Mitchell, 2004, SOCIAL ISSUES Mit

Sea sick: the global ocean in crisis, by Alanna Mitchell, 2009 SOCIAL ISSUES Mit

Sea change [DVD] (home viewing ed.), 2009. DVD ANF Sea

Watershed Sentinal Magazine Nov/Dec 2014 “Oceans special.” issue


Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya, by Napoli, 2009. JNF BIOG Maa

Nobel’s Women of Peace by Michelle Benjamin, 2008. BIOG COLLECT Ben

Unbowed, by Maathai, 2007. BIOG Maa

Taking root [DVD] (home viewing ed.) 2009. DVD ANF Tak

Wangarai’s trees of peace, by Winter, 2008. JNF BIOG Maa

Caring for our common home

This changes everything, Klein, 2015. SOCIAL ISSUES Kle

This changes everything [DVD] 2015. (home viewing ed.) DVD ANF Thi