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The Lummox
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Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
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An epic poem for our times – it’s short and has pictures – The Lummox explores loss, redemption and environmental protection.
Environmental Issues for Real
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Ghetto Plainsman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Gritty, raw and spiritual, Ghetto Plainsman chronicles one man’s triumph over humiliation, self-hatred, anger and violence in a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. This gripping parable takes us from the streets to the even more devastated American West and finally into a place of deeper healing for us all.
Fukushima; Nuclear Disaster on the ring of fire
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fukushima takes an in-depth look at the March, 2011 nuclear disaster that occurred as a result of one the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Japan. In his lively and conversational writing style, Sargent puts the tragedy in useful scientific and political context by exploring what led the Japanese to build 55 nuclear power plants on one of the most seismically active locations on Earth.
Kids Before Trees
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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We are not running out of oil or destroying our planet, but you're paying higher taxes and prices as a result of the relentless flood of crisis reports that tell us we are. We're being bilked out of billions of dollars by false scientists and greedy editors. They use phoney claims and half-baked reports to profiteer from the business of fear. They're stealing from the poor and needy, and from you.
Quatre priorités pour 2012 (3)
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You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Comment sortir du nucléaire? Quelles sont les options, tant sur le plan énergétique que politique? Réponses argumentées à 4 objections pro-nucléaire: le nucléaire, c'est pas cher; le nucléaire, c'est l'indépendance énergétique de la France; le nucléaire, en France, c'est sûr, nous avons les meilleures normes de sécurité au monde; sans le nucléaire, on retourne à la bougie.
Quatre priorités pour 2012 (2)
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You set the price! Words: 1,460. Language: French. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Après avoir défini la première priorité pour 2012 - un investissement massif dans l'école primaire - passons à la deuxième : sortir du nucléaire. Au préalable, le « nucléaire », c'est quoi ? Descriptif du processus de la fission nucléaire. Pourquoi sortir du nucléaire ? Descriptif de la double menace : accidents nucléaires, déchets radioactifs.
Leap of Faith
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
No Future ?
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You set the price! Words: 1,100. Language: French. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sixième et dernier billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Après les aspects techniques, le volet politique : quelles sont nos options ? Accélérer de nouveau... ou ralentir la machine ? Mais dans quelles conditions ? Après « l'enfer » du nouveau Moyen Âge, n'avons-nous le choix qu'entre la peste et le choléra ?
Sortir de l'impasse (3)
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You set the price! Words: 1,170. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Cinquième billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Rappel des caractéristiques techniques de la fission nucléaire et de la fusion nucléaire. Avantages de l'hélium 3 dans ce processus de fusion. Possibilités et conditions d'exploitation de l'hélium 3 lunaire.
Le bout de l'impasse
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You set the price! Words: 1,470. Language: French. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Deuxième volet de la série de billets dont Les chênes qu'on abat constituait le premier volet. Ce citron qu'on presse, c'est notre planète. Tour d'horizon des énergies, qu'elles soient d'origine fossile, considérées comme « renouvelables », sans oublier l'énergie nucléaire. Que peut-on alors faire, lorsqu'on se trouve au bout de l'impasse ?
Risks and Rewards: The Controversy About Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing, Ground Water Pollution, Toxic and Carcinogenic Chemical Dangers, Marcellus Shale, Hydrofrac and Fracking
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This comprehensive guide provides authoritative information about the risks posed by shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing. Toxic and carcinogenic chemicals used by companies producing shale gas may pose a threat to ground water supplies. Extensive coverage of all aspects of the controversy includes Congressional reports and Energy Department documents.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
The Stand at Klamath Falls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Alpha Connections. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
How rural western farmers stood up against entrenched environmentalists and agencies of the federal government over water rights issues…and prevailed.