Books that can inform, inspire, and guide: Reading on Our Common Home

If you’re interested in a deeper look at our common home, the crisis it’s facing, and our calling to help, the AUSCP recommends the following reading.

Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change

By: Jim Antal

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and Vision for the Future

By: David Attenborough


By: Thomas Berry

Love God, Heal Earth

By: Rev. Sally Bingham

Silent Spring

By: Rachel Carson

Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World

By: The Dalai Lama and Franz Alt

Care for Creation: A Franciscan Spirituality of the Earth

By: Ilia Delio, Keith Douglass Warner, and Pamela Wood

The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

By: Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and The Unthinkable

By: Amitav Ghosh

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

By: Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson

The Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril

By: Elizabeth Johnson

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

By: Robin Wall Kimmerer

This Changes Everything

By: Naomi Klein

The Ten Green Commandments of Laudato Si’

By: Joshtrom Kureethadam

Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God’s Earth

By: Mallory D. McDuff

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

By: Bill McKibben

Facing the Climate Emergency: How to Transform Yourself with Climate Truth

By: Margaret Klein Salamon

Laudato Si’

By: Pope Francis