Conference and Seminar
Service Learning Projects
Building a statewide climate campaign
Crafting political support for federal action
Critiquing climate strategies and tactics
Publicizing the urgency of the climate crisis
Reaching out to young progressives and disaffected conservatives
Advancing the web-based and educational work of climate-friendly companies
Reading List
Program (.pdf)

“Building the Climate Movement”
Winter Term Course at Middlebury College
January 2005
Reading List

"Beyond the Ivory Tower: The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change,” by Naomi
Oreskes. Science, 3 December 2004

“Stabilization Wedges: Solving the Climate Problem for the Next 50 Years with Current
by S. Pacala and R. Socolow. Science, 13 August 2004

“Climate Change After the Elections: What We Can Do in America,” by James Gustave
Speth (included in conference packet)

Boiling Point, by Ross Gelbspan

Selections from The Meaning of Life: Wealth, Knowledge, Spirit and Politics in the
Century of Extinction
, by Eban Goodstein (forthcoming)

“The Death of Environmentalism,” by Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus,
available from

“Movement as Network,” by Gideon Rosenblatt

The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell

“Introduction: Opportunities, Mobilizing Structures, and Framing Processes—Toward a
Synthetic, Comparative Perspective on Social Movements,”
In Doug McAdam, John
McCarthy, and Mayer Zald (Editors). Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements:
Political Opportunities, Mobilizing Structures, and Cultural Framings.
(included in conference packet)

“Theoretical Overview and Conclusions,” In Morris, Aldon D. The Origins of the Civil
Rights Movement: Black Communities Organizing for Change.

Doing Democracy, by Bill Moyer, JoAnn McAllister, Mary Lou Finley and Steve Soifer

Don't Think of an Elephant, by George Lakoff

“Making Climate Hot: Communicating the Urgency and Challenge of Global Climate
Susanne C. Moser and Lisa Dilling (included in conference packet)

The Revolution will not be Televised, by Joe Trippi

“Awakening Faith in an Alternative Future”, by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph
Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers. (included in conference packet)