You can read some kickass good tales in this new anthology, Thoreau's Legacy: American Stories About Global Warming. It's from the Union of Concerned Scientists and Penguin Classics and brings together established writers and fresh voices with personal reflections on global climate change. There's an interactive version of the book you can read free online. Or buy the hardcover. Great stories, some from friends of mine, on everything from climate change on coral reefs to the joys of bicycling.