Climate Change Leadership – MOOC

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Further reading and learning

This is a reference list of optional further readings on the themes of Week 2. Please add your own suggestions at Twitter #cemuscclmooc or Facebook, or at Studium.


Climate justice

Democracy Now! (2012). “Get it done”: urging climate justice, youth delegate Anjali Appadurai mic-checks UN Summit. [video]

DW Planet A. (2021). This is just how unfair climate change is. [video]

Republic of Kiribati (n.d). Kiribati Adaptation Program.

Rythz, M. (2018). Anote’s Ark. [documentary]

Spade, D. (2021). What is Mutual Aid? [Video]

Thomas, L. (2022). The intersectional environmentalist: how to dismantle systems of oppression to protect people and planet. New York: Voracious/Little, Brown and Company.

Winther, Sandra (2019). Lowland kids. [documentary]



Ghosh, A. (2016). The great derangement: climate change and the unthinkable. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Margolin, J. (2020). Youth to power: your voice and how to use it. New York: Hachette.

The Intercept (2019). The right to a future, with Naomi Klein and Greta Thunberg. [video]


Carbon budgets

Anderson, K. & Peters, G. (2016). The trouble with negative emissions. Science, vol. 354 (6309), pp. 182-183. DOI: 10.1126/science.aah4567.

Breeze, N. (2022). Kevin Anderson | Eorst of both words: less carbon budget, dire impacts. [podcast]

Friedlingstein, P. (2022). Global Carbon Budget 2022. In Earth System Science Data, 14, pp. 4811-4900.

Sussams, L. (2018). Carbon budgets explainer.

Anderson, Kevin (2017). Leader or Laggard? Reviewing Sweden’s climate and sustainability agenda [Lecture Almedalen]


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