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Indigenous Peoples and Tropical Biodiversity: Analytical Considerations for Conservation and Development
Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Achieving environmental conservation and socioeconomic development is a challenging endeavor, particularly when we do not have the necessary tools to develop a clear understanding of the dynamic relationship between indigenous communities and biodiversity in tropical forests. This book provides elements that are crucial to understanding the changing nature of indigenous environmental behavior.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
You set the price! Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
Our Rebellion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
In this book you will find very specific solutions and analyzes that will provide answers to the eternal question: HOW TO MAKE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE
Attack of the Killer Beavers & Other Dangers of Misconstrued Science & Ecology
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Essay » Political
The original intent of science was so that man might be able to think some of God's thoughts after Him.
Civilization's Drying Cradle: Water Politics in the Tigris-Euphrates River Basin - Water Supplies and Conflicts, Desalination, Dams, Hydroelectric Plants, Drought Impacting Turkey, Syria, Iraq
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Hydrology
This paper details the nature of water shortages in the Tigris and Euphrates basin, discusses relationships between upstream-downstream riparian states, analyzes whether international water laws are sufficiently developed to influence Turkey, Syria, and Iraq toward a long-term solution, and explains the importance of a U.S. role.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
Price: Free! Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00 from 1 review)
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
The War on Humans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Discovery Institute Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
In this provocative e-book, Wesley J. Smith exposes efforts by radical activists to reduce the human population by up to 90% and to grant legal rights to animals, plants, and Mother Earth. Smith argues that the ultimate victims of this misanthropic crusade will be the poorest and most vulnerable among us; he urges us to defend both human dignity and the natural environment before it is too late.
China National Human Development Report - Sustainable and Liveable Cities:Toward Ecological Civilization
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report 2013 is a groundbreaking review of China's historic urbanization and an analysis of the opportunities and hazards ahead for the world's most populous nation.
Middle Class Lifestyle – Fatal Environmental Consequences
Series: Environmental Chaos, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This book is conceived to demonstrate just how deeply embedded the rapidly growing problems destabilizing our environment are ingrained in what constitute daily life particularly related to the upper and middle class. These range from personal life styles through the various societal, political, business and other infrastructure that ticks and tocks relentlessly during a typical day worldwide.
Permeconomy - A primer on a sustainable, healthy, fair and forever economy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The idea of sustainability, especially “economic sustainability,“ has become the centre of a debate as great as global warming was over the latter half of the Twentieth Century. Permeconomy addresses the question, “What makes a sustainable financial system work for a person, a community, or a planet, and what does not?” It also presents tangible ways for the transition from our current systems.
Going Green or Going Broke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
Going Green or Going Broke is a look at the complicated world of "Green" technologies through the eyes of the home owner. Authored by father of six, custom home builder and son of natural foods entrepreneurial parents, Going Green or Going Broke is a fun fact filled look at modern day home construction. With a whimsical grasp of the obvious, this book is the Light house in the mist for homeowners
Why What We Use as Money Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Could it be that it is not how, but what we use as money that matters when contemplating the root causes of Climate Change and other global problems? Why What We Use as Money Matters: Unpacking the Key to Reversing the Effects of Climate Change is an Economic and Philosophical Treatise written by Monetary Theorist David Mint which explores these issues in an entertaining and thorough fashion.
Richard Dawkins Is a Moron Who Doesn't Care About Global Warming (And So Is Stephen Hawking)
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Scientists who should be leading a great crusade against global warming, such as Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, Steven Weinberg, Edward O. Wilson, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, are instead doing nothing. Retired politicians, such as Al Gore, Gary Hart and Michael Dukakis, could also be doing a lot more. This apathy is inexplicable.
The Digest of Arabs Political Education
Price: Free! Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The Purpose of this Book is to provide the reader with brief information on political issues and terminology that are frequently circulated by the media, in a plain language without delving deep into the historic aspect of these issues and terminology, in order to enable the reader to take as much political culture as he can, which would help him/her keep abreast with the latest developments, and
Mais Do Que Suficient Ao Amor No Nosso Orb Pouco
Series: More Than Enough, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Sempre houve na terra mais do que suficiente para cada homem, mulher e criança. Houve apenas uma razão pela qual nós não enfrentar esse: os muito ricos nos obrigaram a viver na escassez de recursos da nossa terra por causa da sua economia baseada no dinheiro.
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
El Mito del Desarrollo Sustentable
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Nos acercamos peligrosamente a una crisis planetaria de tipo ecológica y ambiental. Pero los problemas no se solucionarán haciendo sustentable el desarrollo, ya que las causas van mucho más lejos y son mucho más difíciles de revertir. Este libro pretende desmistificar una solución que intereses poderosos han prometido como verdadera y definitiva, mientras dilapidan enormes sumas de dinero.
Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Energy policy is a mess of tangled problems and political conflicts. Many look to technology to break the logjam. But breakthrough innovations are needed to make "clean" energy cheap. With a plan emphasizing open international participation, crowdsourcing, and crowdfunding, Lewis Perelman's "Energy Innovation" provides an original, timely roadmap toward a more energy-secure global economy.
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Why in a world of plenty are people still going hungry? This is the central question posed by the author in Something’s Rotten in Compost City, A Primer on the Politics of Food. The book takes a lighter look at food politics, drawing on the author's personal and often comical adventures, as well as inspiring stories and models from around the world.