10 February 2022

Women in Climate Science Resource Library


By Cervest

Women in Climate Science Resource Library

Welcome to Cervest’s Climate Science Resource Library. 

This page forms part of our dedicated Women in Climate Science Hub, created to support the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.  

Populated with recommendations from the Cervest team, this library is packed full of insightful materials to help you explore climate change, science, and the work of pioneering women in even more detail.  

We will be updating this resource on a regular basis, so make sure you come back and check out the latest thought-provoking entries. If you want to keep up to speed with Cervest’s climate and Climate Intelligence-related content, make sure you sign up to our newsletter.

Books - Adults

  • Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures by Roma Agrawal MBE

  • Broad Band by Claire L. Evans

  • Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through Science by Philippe Squarzoni

  • The Fossil Hunter: Dinosaurs, Evolution, and the Woman Whose Discoveries Changed the World by Shelley Emling

  • Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age by Kurt W. Beyer

  • The Gendered Brain: The New Neuroscience That Shatters the Myth of the Female Brain by Gina Rippon

  • Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science - and the World by Rachel Swaby

  • Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

  • Inferior by Angela Saini

  • Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez 

  • Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

  • Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics by Ruth Lewin Sime

  • The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science by Julie Des Jardins

  • Removing Barriers: Women in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics by Jill M. Bystydzienski

  • Women in Tech: Practical Advice and Inspiring Stories from Successful Women in Tech to Take Your Career to the Next Level by Tarah Wheeler

Books - Children and Teenagers

  • Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty

  • Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins

  • The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

  • In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Qanta A. Ahmed

  • Radioactive! How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World by Winifred Conkling

  • Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

  • Swimming With Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark by Heather Lang

  • Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World by Marcia Bjornerud

  • Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

  • Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs

  • 3:59 by Gretchen McNeil

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