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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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
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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.
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....
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.
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.
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.
The 13th Commandment Unabridged
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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.
Habitat: The Ecopolitical Nation
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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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.