With a growing range of books on climate change, the plastic problem and other environmental issues (some good, some not so) hitting the shelves, here’s our helpful guide to 20 of the best reads to get you started. And, if you’re after suggestions for children, check out our blog here.

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future, Sir David Attenborough

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future:  Amazon.co.uk: Attenborough, David: 9781529108279: Books

How to Give Up Plastic – A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time, Will McCallum

How to Give Up Plastic: A Conscious Guide to Changing the World, One  Plastic Bottle at a Time: Amazon.co.uk: McCallum, Will: 9780241363218: Books

How Bad are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything, Mike Berners-Lee

How Bad Are Bananas?: The carbon footprint of everything: Amazon.co.uk:  Berners-Lee, Mike: 9781788163811: Books

Rebirding: Restoring Britain’s Wildlife, Benedict Macdonald

Rebirding: Restoring Britain's Wildlife | NHBS Good Reads

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need, Bill Gates

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs  We Need: Amazon.co.uk: Gates, Bill: 9780385546133: Books

There is No Planet B, Mike Berners-Lee

There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years: Amazon.co.uk:  Berners-Lee, Mike: 9781108439589: Books

F*** Plastic, Surfers Against Sewage

F**k Plastic: 101 ways to free yourself from plastic and save the world:  Amazon.co.uk: Team, The F: 9781841883144: Books

This Changes Everything, Naomi Klein

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate: Amazon.co.uk: Klein,  Naomi: 9780241956182: Books

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference, Greta Thunberg

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference: Amazon.co.uk: Thunberg, Greta:  9780141991740: Books

This is Not a Drill, Extinction Rebellion

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook: Amazon.co.uk: Extinction  Rebellion: 9780141991443: Books

No More Plastic, Martin Dorey

No. More. Plastic.: What you can do to make a difference – the  #2minutesolution: Amazon.co.uk: Dorey, Martin, Packham, Chris:  9781785039874: Books

A Life Less Throwaway, Tara Button

A Life Less Throwaway Audiobook | Tara Button | Audible.co.uk

Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again, Lucy Siegle

Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe  Clean Again: Amazon.co.uk: Siegle, Lucy: 9781409182993: Books

Eating Animals – Should We Stop? Jonathan Safran Foer

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer | 9780316069885 | Hachette Book Group

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future, David Wallace-Wells

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future: Amazon.co.uk: Wallace-Wells,  David: 9780241355213: Books

Climate Emergency Atlas: What’s Happening – What We Can Do, Dan Hooke

Climate Emergency Atlas: What's Happening - What We Can Do: Amazon.co.uk: Dan  Hooke, Liz Bonnin: 9780241446430: Books

Clean & Green: 101 Hints and Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Home, Nancy Birtwhistle

Clean & Green: 101 Hints and Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Home:  Amazon.co.uk: Birtwhistle, Nancy, Mitchell, Emma: 9781529049725: Books

For the Love of Trees, Vicky Allan

For the Love of Trees: Amazon.co.uk: Vicky Allan, Anna Deacon:  9781785303098: Books

2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration: Based on the Documentary 2040, Damon Gameau

2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration: Based on the Documentary 2040:  Amazon.co.uk: Gameau, Damon: 9781760554149: Books

The Future of Energy: The 2021 Guide to the Energy Transition, John Armstrong

The Future of Energy: The 2021 guide to the energy transition - renewable  energy, energy technology, sustainability, hydrogen and more. eBook:  Armstrong, John: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

Have you read some of the above books? Let us know what you think… and do share with us any suggestions of other books you have enjoyed.

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