Independent Reading / Viewing

Choose a novel or significant cli-fi reading, or significant climate change documentary or cli-fi film viewing and prepare to report to class about what you read/viewed, including addressing possibilities for teaching.


Arctic Drift , Clive Cussler (2009)

Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver (2012)

Forty Signs of Rain, Kim Stanley Robinson (2005)

Fifty Degrees Below, Kim Stanley Robinson (2006)

Sixty Days and Counting, Kim Stanley Robinson (2007)

Gold Fame Citrus, Claire Watkins (2015)

A Friend of the Earth, T.C. Boyle (2001)

The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck (1939)

The Tortilla Curtain, T.C. Boyle (1995)

Odds Against Tomorrow, Nathanial Rich (2014)

Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood (2003)

The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood (2010)

Maddaddam, Margaret Atwood (2014)

The Rapture, Liz Jensen (2009)

The Uninvited, Liz Jensen (2012)

Radio Free Vermont, Bill McKibben (2017)

Solar, Ian McEwan (2011)

Windup Girl, Paulo Bacigalupi (2009)

The Water Knife, Paulo Bacigalupi (2010)


Zeitoun, Dave Eggers (2010)


Carbon Diaries 2015, Staci Lloyd (2010)

Fireseed One, Catherine Stine (2011)

Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (2009)

Ship Breaker, Paulo Bacigalupi (2010)

Uglies, Scott Westerfield (2011)

Orleans, Sherri Smith (2013)

YA with Ecological Themes

Dark Life, K. Falls (2011)

Feed, M.T. Anderson (2002)

Flush, Carl Hiaason (2010)

The Island, Gary Paulson (2006)

They Came From Below, Blake Nelson (2007)

Created by: allen.webb@wmich.edu
Revised Date: 1/18