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Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: 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.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.
The War on Humans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Discovery Institute Press. Category: 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.
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.
The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.
The Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Welcome to the new Wild West: a vast, sprawling land of eternal hope and busted dreams, of grizzlies, dune buggies and range wars, dope growers, corporate bandits, ecotage and, yes, even gun-slinging. With grace and humor the author takes the reader along on an exhilarating land voyage from the Pecos River to the Pacific Northwest and south again to the Mexican border....
China National Human Development Report - Sustainable and Liveable Cities:Toward Ecological Civilization
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
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Series: Environmental Chaos, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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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.
The Digest of Arabs Political Education
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Price: Free! Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: 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
Dust of the Danakil
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Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Mais Do Que Suficient Ao Amor No Nosso Orb Pouco
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Series: More Than Enough, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
Spirituality for America: Earth-Saving Wisdom From the Indigenous
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Using story, history, and personal anecdotes, McGaa demonstrates how America has strayed from the Natural Path. McGaa, an Oglala Sioux, offers arguments, examples and possible solutions to the dangers of climate change in order that generations to come will be free to know the value and purpose of humanity’s place on Mother Earth.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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Climate Myths is both a primer on climate change and a definitive rebuttal of climate science denial. It puts the campaign against climate science in historical, political, and economic context and juxtaposes the claims of climate change deniers with the facts about climate change as revealed by authoritative climate science.
Pulp Friction in Tasmania: A Review of the Environmental Assessment of Gunns' Proposed Pulp Mill
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This book documents the failure of Gunns Limited, a giant wood chip exporter, to build a massive pulp mill in Tasmania, Australia. A dramatic lesson in corporate social irresponsibility, the book highlights how government-industry collusion led to serious deficiencies in the environmental assessment process, which generated a massive and so far successful campaign against the mill.
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: 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.