Key Readings

There are hundreds of articles and books on the anthropology of climate change. We have curated a short list of key readings to get you started. Download the Key Readings list as a PDF. Anthropology and Climate Change reading list

Anthropologies #21: Climate Change Issue (2015)

Barnes, J et al (2013) Contribution of anthropology to the study of climate change, Nature Climate Change 3, 541–544

Cassidy, Rebecca (2012) Lives With Others: Climate Change and Human-Animal Relations. Annual Review of Anthropology 41 (1):21-36.

Crate, Susan A, and Mark Nuttall (2016) Anthropology and Climate Change: From Actions to Transformations, 2nd Edition, Routledge

Crate, Susan A. 2011. Climate and Culture: Anthropology in the Era of Contemporary Climate Change. Annual Review of Anthropology 40 (1):175- 194.

Fiske, S.J., Crate, S.A., Crumley, C.L., Galvin, K., Lazrus, H., Lucero, L. Oliver-Smith, A., Orlove, B., Strauss, S., Wilk, R. 2014. Changing the Atmosphere. Anthropology and Climate Change. Final report of the AAA Global Climate Change Task Force, 137 pp. December 2014. Arlington, VA: American Anthropological Association. Download full report here

Hall, Elizabeth F., and Todd Sanders. 2015. Accountability and the academy: producing knowledge about the human dimensions of climate change. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 21 (2):438-461.

Lindisfarne, Nancy. 2010. Cochabamba and climate anthropology. Anthropology Today 26 (4):1-3.
Strauss, Sarah, and Benjamin S. Orlove. 2003. Weather, climate, culture. Oxford: Bergham.