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Spirituality for America: Earth-Saving Wisdom From the Indigenous
By Ed McGaa
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
By John J. Berger, Ph.D.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
By Fred Gale
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
By Kar Lee
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
The 13th Commandment Unabridged
By John C Donovan
Price: $13.13 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The 13th Commandment depicts the life and times of John Donovan, a 2nd generation Irish descendant growing up in the Southwest oil fields of the USA, starting from prior to WW II to circa 2011. The book covers John's education and career, which spanned across several continents, and the economy. John is a chemical engineer and has included a very enlightening scientific section on the environment.
El Mito del Desarrollo Sustentable
By J.L. Gamband
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.
Habitat: The Ecopolitical Nation
By Ignasi Ribó
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
At a time when Catalonia, Scotland, Quebec and other small nations may be about to achieve their independence, the Catalan author Ignasi Ribó presents a new and revolutionary theory of the nation. In Habitat: The Ecopolitical Nation, he shows that there is a real alternative to the model of the nation-state and to the modern project of building increasingly larger states.
Wild Mush Rooms
By Alan Beech
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Short stories hide among saucy and serious poems, song parodies and liberal skeptic opinions on subjects from global warming to fem lib, drugs, condoms, how Castro helps Miami and much more. Like wild mushrooms, most items in this book are yummy but some may be tasteless or toxic.
Global Warming : Is it Real?
By The Florida Hooiser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
There is much discussion today concerning global warming, is it real or just another one of the many crisis that the main stream media bestows upon us?
Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix
By Lewis Perelman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
New Efficient Government
By Christopher Stephens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Governments are faced with 3 key challenges: Effectively using public finances, supporting sustainable economy and ensuring the security of environmental resources. However, governments face growing debt burdens and environmental liabilities. Learn about debt reduction and good environmental management options through focused spending and efficient policy decisions. Explores citizen influence
Climate Change and Global Warming - National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan For The U.S. Global Change Research Program, Carbon Dioxide, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Models
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This important new report from the United States Global Change Research Program outlines plans for studying climate change, global warming, and other global changes over the next decade.
Geothermal Energy Guide: Clean Energy, Economic Development, Direct Use, Government Research Program, Geothermal Power Overview
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This is a unique compilation of government documents about geothermal power, covering many aspects of this important source of green energy.
The Lummox
By Alex Augenblecq
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
An epic poem for our times – it’s short and has pictures – The Lummox explores loss, redemption and environmental protection.
Environmental Issues for Real
By J Mark Dangerfield
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Environmental Issues for Real by Dr J. Mark Dangerfield takes a fresh look at what we believe are our environmental challenges. Read something different about how we might look at our world.
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better
By WNC Forest Products
Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Brian Rathbone. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better is an ebook highlighting the success of the WNC Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project. WNC Forestry Success Stories: Change for the Better showcases the diverse group of forest enterprises participating in the Western North Carolina Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project.
Arctic Operations and the Northwest Passage: Department of Defense (DOD) Report to Congress on the Effect of Climate Change, Arctic Warming, National Security, Infrastructure, Icebreakers
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) report on Arctic operations addressing strategic national security objectives, needed mission capabilities, an assessment of changing the Unified Command Plan (UCP), needed basing infrastructure, and the status of and need for icebreakers.
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food
By Spring Gillard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: 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.
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul: Creating the Social, Economic, and Religious Transformations Required by Global Warming
By Andrea Orcutt
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 178,520. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of global warming. The book summarizes climate change in all its dimensions: causes, consequences, and solutions. It demonstrates that in all of these dimensions, two very different ways of thinking frame our understanding across all disciplines, including, most notably, science, economics, politics, and religion.
The Rape of Britain - Wind Farms and the Destruction of our Environment
By Struan Stevenson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Hard-hitting attack on the government’s windfarms policy, backed up by data and delivered in an engaging style.