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Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Learning for Sustainability
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!
Green Energy War
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
World Ocean Day 2012
Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book tells a short story in various languages how the author fall in love with the ocean and why it is important to take action and make a difference to protect the ocean. Susanna Ivy wants to inspire especially the youth to get out there and help protecting the beautiful underwater world. This book is translated in English, German, Spanish, Norwegian, Bosnian and still more to come...
How to love nature when you live in the city - ten top tips
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
How to love nature when you live in the city by Dr J. Mark Dangerfield suggests four ideas and ten top tips for those of us who live in the city but still want to be in touch with nature.
Fifty Years of Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
(4.00 from 1 review)
These 65 essays reflect my personal journey to understand the three modern-day horsemen of the apocalypse who stalk mankind: climate change, peak oil, and population growth. What I found was not reassuring. But don't take my word for any of this. Study the issues. Make up your own mind. Then think about preparing your kids to live in a very different world from the one they see around them today.
Backyard Aquaponics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Aquaponics is the food production system of the future, combining Aquaculture and Hydroponics into a sustainable edible ecosystem. This is a DYI manual on Backyard Aquaponics using low cost and recycled materials where possible. A "Must Read" for those concerned about sustainability, self-sufficiency and the future.
The Clean Energy Revolution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
"The Clean Energy Revolution" is a four-stage solution set to mitigate the process of climate change and erect a new platform for economic prosperity. Scatological references are solely for the purpose of streamlining sociological comfort with the biological means of closed-circle design. Suitable for adult and capable young adult readers.
Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014)
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
Autumn Wild
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A personal geography through a West Quebec season Canadian Nature Essays
Mother Earth What a Life You've Had!
Price: Free! Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book summarizes most of the known hazards life on planet Earth has encountered since it began. These include volcanoes, comets, asteroids, and unknown causes of major and minor extinctions.
Dictionary of Astronomy
Series: Dictionaries, Book 6 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 199. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A useful dictionary for the students and teachers of Astronomy.
The Renewables: Our Future is Alive!
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
If you were given a choice between a regular chocolate bar and a chocolate bar which lasts forever, what would you choose? I’ll definitely go with the second one. Now this doesn’t happen in an ideal world. But what we do get is a group of resources which can be used to provide energy that can virtually last forever. For example, the wind, which is always around. It can never be used up completely.
The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law, Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law
Special symposium by leading lawyers and scholars on intellectual property law, including patents and trademarks. The Green Issue presents cutting-edge articles on the emerging "green" movement in environmental law and its promotion through IP law. Topics include encouraging biodiversity/HIPPO, green labeling and false marketing, miscalculating long-term costs, and patenting environmental tech.
GASIFICATION TECHNOLOGY MOVES LOCKHEED MARTIN INTO WASTE TO ENERGY
Price: Free! Words: 230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
U.S. defense contractor, Lockheed Martin is moving into the waste to fuel gasification technology business, following a deal with LA based waste to fuels specialist, Concord Blue.
Bougainville's Panguna mine and the economics of environmentalism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This discussion looks at some of the civil unrest on Bougainville Island in the mid 1990s with specific reference to the Panguna Mine. The hidden costs of the mining operations and environmental concerns of the time are explored. An interesting retrospective for someone investigating modern environmental impacts of mining to compare with concerns over 10 years ago.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications
Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Is this what you are looking for? A positive vision is emerging – a community-based, but globally linked and co-ordinated society, a global human family looking after each other and the Earth. eGaia describes the many starting points around the world, and next big steps where they join and link up. It clarifies, gives background, principles, and a light fictional picture of a sustainable world.