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Key Articles and Publications

Statements and Letters from Scientists


  • Before the Flood – Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio, National Geographic, 2018. The film features DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand.
  • Forests and the Future of Our Climate< – Video of a talk by Dr. William Moomaw, co-sponsored by Kestrel Land Trust and Smith College Center for Environment, Ecological Design & Sustainability, February 2018. Length: 1:05:55. The talk lays out a strong case for how New England’s forests can help mitigate global climate change.
  • The Lost Forests of New England – Ray Asselin, 2018. Length: 56:47. Film about remaining old growth forests in New England.

Key Resources on Climate Change

  • The Uninhabitable Earth – David Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine, July 2017. Famine, economic collapse, a sun that cooks us: What climate change could wreak — sooner than you think
    Recalculating the Climate Math – Bill McKibben, The New Republic, September 2016. The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought.
    Exxon: The Road Not Taken -Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song, and David Hasemeyer, Inside ClimateNews, September 2015. Exxon’s own research confirmed fossil fuels’ role in global warming decades ago.