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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.
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.
Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix
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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.
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.
Geothermal Energy Guide: Clean Energy, Economic Development, Direct Use, Government Research Program, Geothermal Power Overview
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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.
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.
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.
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.
21st Century Cellulosic Ethanol, Biomass, and Biofuels - Wood Chips, Stalks, Switchgrass, Plant Products, Feedstocks, Cellulose Conversion Processes, Research Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fuels derived from cellulosic biomass - the fibrous, woody, and generally inedible portions of plant matter - offer an alternative to conventional energy sources. Here is comprehensive coverage of cellulosic ethanol and related fuels, with valuable information from a DOE Biomass to Biofuels workshop.
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook reproduces a major document from the Department of Energy, Office of the Biomass Program: Multi-Year Program Plan for Biomass, covering all aspects of biomass development of alternative fuels: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas, and much more.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 7 A Visit to Indus
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Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the third country that the commander visits. While the first two were very rich, Indus is very poor. However its president is working to educate the population. He has some unusual ideas about how the whole population can be educated quickly, including simplification of English to make it more readily understandable. An American, service, Mrs. Doors, is helping this developing country.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling
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Price: Free! Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the second country visited by the commander and his friends. There are similarities to Singapore but it is more advanced. Singaling also licenses parents with somewhat different requirements than does Kino.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 3 A Visit to Kino
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Price: Free! Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Book 3 is the first book chronicling a new voyage by Cmdr. Gulliver and his friends. Kino is a former province of China that has been given great financial support by China and Saudi Arabia to develop pollution free energy and clean water technology. It is the world's most modern area. Among its accomplishments is a comprehensive method of licensing parents to guarantee the children a good life.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 1 Touch Down--Return to Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Cmdr. Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from space in 2025 after having searched for a planet that could hold the Earth's burgeoning population. He found none. He therefore embarks on a mission to limit population on the Earth. There will be 14 books in the series. Eight are completed. The books will examine psychological, moral and political problems in getting our world to acknowledge the problems.