Selected References for the Seeing Climate Change? exhibition

CIRCA, Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) Connecticut Physical Climate Science Assessment Report (PCSAR): Observed Trends and Projections of Temperature and Precipitation.  Seth, Anji et al,, 2019.
The Connecticut standard for climate change science.

Hazen, Robert M., Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything. New York: Norton, 2019.
A good introduction on the fundamentals of how the Earth works to create its climates, especially with respect to the carbon budget.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change, 2023.
The global standard for climate change science.

Marshak, Stephen, Essentials of Geology, 7th Edition. New York: Norton, 2023
The textbook used by introductory science students at UConn.

Schwartz, Mark D., (Editor), Phenology: An Integrative Environmental Science. 2nd edition. New York: Springer, 2013.
A solid textbook on how climate relates to natural phenomenon, especially ecosystems.

Thorson, Robert M. (coordinator), “Ancient Worlds,” The Stone Pavilion Project, Department of Earth Sciences, UConn 
Portion of website describing the climate and environmental changes indicated by the specimen stone collection within the Stone Pavilion. 

Thunberg, Greta (Editor), The Climate Book.  New York: Penguin, 2023.
A 446-page volume of short papers on every subject related to climate change by global experts.  This book is used in Thorson’s first-year honors seminar titled Climate Underground.

USGCRPClimate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I. Wuebbles, D.J., et al, (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, 470 pp. 2017.
The national standard for climate change science.