This list is a compilation of academic papers and books that are relevant as background reading for the IPCC Expert Meeting on Communications in Oslo, Feb. 9-10, 2016. The is by no means an attempt to make a complete list, and references may be somewhat arbitrary. It is compiled by CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research and The Norwegian Environment Agency. We encourage suggestions from anyone on additional references. Suggestions can be e-mailed to email@example.com and will be added to the list after the Oslo meeting.