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The Sun Devices
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Sun Devices contains series of solar tools designed to help individuals and organizations use solar energy. Each is based on ancient designs, simply updated with new materials and needs in mind. Areas include stone techniques, metalwork, recycling, new material synthesis, water/alcohol distillation, cooking and electrical power generation. Most of the devices are inexpensive and easy to build.
Peak of the Devil: 100 Questions (and answers) About Peak Oil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Satya House Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
Long-overdue foundation to critical global issue that is Peak Oil. With a deceptively light-hearted and witty tone, Haynes reveals how deeply connected oil is to virtually everything we buy and use, how looming scarcity will change how we live, and what we can do to prepare. After all, after Peak Oil there is a good chance that 100 years from now will look like 100 years ago, if we are lucky.
Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Nothing short of an environmental manifesto for mankind, this extraordinary and learned treatise teaches a different way of thinking about humans’ place on the planet.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Wind Energy: Wind Power Systems, Turbines, Small Wind Consumer Guide, Incentives for Development, Low and Large Wind, Plans and Programs, Siting and Other Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of wind energy, with information on design, development, and financing, small wind power consumer guide for homeowners and businesses, federal government incentives for development, plans and programs, siting and environmental issues, and much more. Introduction to Wind Energy; Small Wind Electric Systems - U.S. Consumer's Guide; more.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
21st Century Solar Power and Photovoltaics: Energy Department Solar Energy Technologies Program Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2009 - Details on PV Technologies and Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides a reproduction of the Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2009 with details on photovoltaic (PV) technology and research. The mission of the Solar Energy Technologies Program (SETP) is to accelerate the development and large-scale deployment of solar technologies in the United States.
Российский Север и Северная Европа
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: Russian. Published: April 23, 2013 by irisbook publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
В данный сборник включены совместные статьи за 1992 - 2012 годы по социально-экономическим вопросам российского Севера и Северной Европы.
20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides an abridged reproduction of a government document, 20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports. Collaborative efforts by the DOE, industry, government, and several national laboratories have examined the feasibility of producing 20% of our electricity.
2011 Complete Guide to Nuclear Power Plant Accidents, Meltdowns, and Radiation Emergencies: Practical, Authoritative Information on Health Effects and Treatment, Radioactive Decontamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Practical, authoritative information about nuclear power plant accidents, meltdowns, and radiation emergencies: fifteen chapters and over 600 pages covering everything from the basics of radiation measurement to treatment and decontamination for radiation exposure.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
21st Century Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, Underground Injection, Fracking, Hydrofrac, Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Controversy, Environmental and Safety Risks, Water Pollution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Authoritative compendium of official documents about the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofrac or fracking, to extract natural gas, along with gas exploration and production in the Marcellus shale field; coverage of all aspects, including the ongoing controversy about the environmental and safety risks arising from possible water pollution and drinking water contamination.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer and the Environment - Carcinogenic Chemicals, Other Causes, Controversial Suspects (Cell Phones, Meat Chemicals, Acrylamide, Artificial Sweeteners)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer and the environment, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. Some of the questions answered include: What causes cancer? * The nature of cancer * What substances in the environment are known to cause or are likely to cause cancer in humans?
2011 Essential Guide to the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report of the Presidential Commission, Plus Gulf Coast Recovery Planning and Resource Guides, Bird Care Response Plan
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This compendium of four federal documents provides coverage of the oil spill and the ongoing restoration of the gulf, with the text of the January 2011 Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, plus the Recovery Planning Checklist for Communities, Recovery Resource Guide, and Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including the State Department Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) executive summary released in January 2014 - on the risks of the pipeline.
A Hitchhiker's Tao; Thumbing Your Way to Enlightenment
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Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
a Hitchhiker’s Tao is an exposition of mysticism and spirituality themed on my extensive experience thumbing around America - between 1968 and 1980 I did 60 to 70,000 miles. Around half of that was done without money. The Oregon commune I lived on for nearly five years provided a great springboard for hitching exploration as well as an education in cosmic togetherness.
21st Century Guide to Solar Power and Photovoltaics: Green Domestic Power from the Sun - Practical Information about Home Electricity, Water Heating, Panel and Cells, Solar Energy Financing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of solar energy and photovoltaic power, with practical advice and information on solar power systems for homes, farms, ranches, and businesses, along with extensive information about solar technologies and research - selecting residential rooftop electrical and water heating (solar thermal) systems and contractors, costs and benefits, more.
The Economics of True Sustainability
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
A new economics ten times as effective as present, revealing we have enough resources and energy to make the whole world a success. Embraces ecological systems, material/energy resource limits, life-force energy. Includes vital core aspects of life - values, life goals, and the sacred - restoring their visibility and attainability. Resolves core dysfunctionalities of our culture.
2011 Ultimate Solar Energy and Photovoltaics Sourcebook - Comprehensive Coverage of All Aspects of Solar Energy, Power, Electricity, Heating, PV, CSP, Research, Practical Information for Homeowners
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 243,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Four major document collections provide over 600 pages of comprehensive coverage of all aspects of solar energy, with practical information about available solar systems and financing; Basic Research Needs For Solar Energy Utilization Report; Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Program 2012 Multi-Year Program Plan; and the Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2009.
Transforming The Global Biosphere: 12 Futuristic Strategies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Elliott Maynard proposes a Transformative Revolution in the form of Twelve Futuristic Strategies for Planetary Management. Each "MetaStrategy" is a Key Global SocioEcological Paradigm, which provides graphic examples of major environmental problems, and proposes innovative solutions for reversing these destructive trends...through the application of Unique Alternative Technologies.