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Climate Change: The Facts 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This book is a collection of chapters by so-called climate sceptics. Each writer was asked to write on an aspect of the topic in which they are considered to have some expertise. None of them deny that climate change is real, but instead, they point out how extremely complex the topic of Earth’s climate is, with some of the contributors also querying the, often generally accepted, solutions.
False Alarm: Global Warming--Facts Versus Fears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,100. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Fear: The public is told the planet is warming, humans are the main cause and the results will be 'oblivion'. Fact: The planet hasn't warmed in 15 years, humanity's role in warming is small, and past warming has even been called 'paradise'. False Alarm is for readers who want to go beyond fears to the facts about global warming--all the facts, not just the scary 'facts' of the climate alarmists.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Price: Free! Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
THIS BOOK DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS TYPES POLLUTION
Highly Sensitive Nomad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Highly Sensitive Nomad is a book of resilience and hope in the face of a broken world. Brutally honest and deeply compassionate in equal measure, a sensitive young woman shares her unconventional journey to finding peace. A journey that started with a tent in the wilds of Scotland, and ended in the back of a Peugeot Boxer.
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications
Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
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.
Focus on Environment
Price: Free! Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This book is the Proceedings of the ‘National Seminar on Sustainable Environment and Health 2016’ & ‘World Environment Day-2016 (WED-2016)’ events held on the campus of AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia. ISBN: 978-967-14475-0-5 (Print version); eISBN: 978-967-14475-1-2 (e-Book version) Editors Subhash Bhore & K. M
Late-K Lunacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Set in a midwestern American university town, fictional pre- and post-apocalyptic events lead up to the mid-2030s. Will climate change, the breakdown of myriad systems, and a global pandemic grip the world? Complexity science lends frightening authenticity as the story unfolds, while Bernard challenges readers with a jarring but not hopeless vision of tomorrow.
A Sea Of Problems: Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Wildlife - Environmental Justice, Production Issues, Climate Change, Recycling Commitments, Effects on Birds, Corals, Fish, Turtles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Plastics last for centuries in the natural environment, and are found nearly everywhere on our planet. There is an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic that enter the oceans each year at a rate of about one garbage truck per minute, threatening biodiversity and accumulating in the seafood that we eat and in the water that we drink.
Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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A book about driving change within the sustainability community itself. People are not engaging with the information they hear. Green Spin addresses how we can express green messages differently, encouraging campaigners and educators to appeal to the emotions, sub-conscious and mirror neurons of their audience. Green Spin takes you on a spin around the right-brain/eco-creative helix.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Saving Maine combines history and fact about this unique state with personal commentary and nature appreciation and a deep commitment to a Maine way of life. Conservation is fragile now,under assault by developers and financiers; Maine is a place we must keep looming large, both in reality and in imagination. This book, therefore, is a personal geography, a manual for dreamers.
A-Z of Global Warming: The Facts Not The Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Complete guide on global warming and climate change set out in A-Z format, from the relevance of the Amazon, Biofuels, Greenhouse gases to the Weather and Zero hour. Written for the lay person as well as the seasoned eco-crusader alike. If you are concerned about global warming, or simply just interested in getting the facts - this is the book for you.
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
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.
Our Incredible Shrinking Planet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
‘Our Incredible Shrinking Planet’ explores the possibility that gravity slowly increases over millennia forcing the Earth to become more massive and crush itself under the pressure. Scientists cannot explain how the dinosaurs managed to attain their huge sizes or how enormous pterodactyls were able to fly in our current gravity, so was it once less?
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices.
Intertidal Zone---Sea Star Regeneration
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Intertidal Zone is a thrilling account involving the world of Sea Stars and their magnetic ability to regenerate and about an incident involving events from the future as conveyed by an assembly of erudite Cosmic Explorers and Time Travelers. Beyond and above the Environmental danger that is hanging precariously over this Planet, this book warns of a future Globe-wide event of a haunting nature.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: Risks to the Environment and Water Resources
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » 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 significant excerpts from the Final Environmental Impact Statement - on the risks of the pipeline.
2013 Complete Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Encyclopedic Coverage of Production Issues, Protection of Drinking Water, Underground Injection Control (UIC)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 343,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This up-to-date encyclopedia of official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas, with over a thousand pages of content, provides vital information on the ongoing controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production.
Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955 60th Anniversary Edition
The Price of Carbon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,140. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
The Price of Carbon details viable pathways to transition economic practices and evaluates the policies and climate action plans of the top emitting countries. If severe damage from climate change is to be avoided, advanced economies must up the level of ambition to curtail emissions while developing countries must follow low carbon pathways of economic growth.