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The Peaceful People: The Penan and their Fight for the Forest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
The Peaceful People is the story of the Penan, the jungle nomads of Sarawak, Malaysia, on Borneo island who for decades have fought for possession and preservation of their traditional forest lands against rampant logging. Author Paul Malone provides a comprehensive account of Penan society and culture, the politics of logging and the struggle of indigenous communities.
One too many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The single greatest threat that magnifies every other damage we are doing to this planet, is the numbers of our own species. How can we reverse this tendency? How can we put our numbers under control and why? This book promises to show the way for the salvation of humanity before it collapses under its own weight.
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything!
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Because the Future Matters: Let’s Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! puts forward and discusses a comprehensive set of proposals intended to focus a national economy (Canada’s in particular) on real human needs now and in the future. Aimed at national frugality, these proposals are as readily compatible with free enterprise as they are with socialism.
The Red Edge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Changing the way we think about climate change. In this somewhat emotional book you'll find it argued that Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) is not real, and of the many means by which government has turned on the people (AGW being but one of them). Government has waived its right of existence. Time to do without, which will be very easy - and very pleasant.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
You set the price! Words: 64,560. 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.
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.
The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of Billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama's EPA: Anti-Fracking, Global Warming and Climate Change
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This report from the minority staff of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works examines, in the words of the Republican staff, how "a club of billionaires and their foundations control the environmental movement and the EPA."
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
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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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » American
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
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.
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
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: 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.
Habitat: The Ecopolitical Nation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.

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