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Green Energy War
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
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.
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
Fifty Years of Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
(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.
Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Learning for Sustainability
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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 & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Energy
(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!
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology
An introduced disease caused the extinction of passenger pigeons, even if other factors exacerbated the population crash on various scales. In this book I will present an overview of what we know about passenger pigeons, and will provide evidence and present a disease model that helps explain how disease was the preeminent cause that led to the rapid and complete elimination of passenger pigeons.
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
Teach the Clinch
Price: Free! Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016 by Teach the Clinch. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Teach the Clinch is a place-based environmental education curriculum designed for the Clinch River Valley in Virginia, but adaptable for use in other watersheds. Lessons and units are included under the themes: FLORA & FAUNA, GEOLOGY, HYDROLOGY, METEOROLOGY, and WATERSHEDS & WATER QUALITY.
Friend of Gaia
Price: Free! Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2018 by Mindful Services, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Mother Nature desperately needs our help. Will you answer her call? Friend of Gaia introduces you to this loving being who wants to connect with us and help us, even as we continue to make choices that hurt her. The beautiful and elegant self-regulating system that is Earth is failing quickly. Will you awaken from your slumber and be a friend of Gaia, at the very moment she needs us the most?
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.
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.
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
Doce Sobrevida - A apicultura como alternativa no assentamento Taquaral
Price: Free! Words: 22,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
No Pantanal, famílias assentadas encontraram na apicultura uma alternativa para a própria sobrevivência. Com isso, acabam colaborando ativamente para a preservação da biodiversidade e das abelhas, que correm sérios riscos devido ao intenso uso de agrotóxicos no país. Este é um livro-reportagem produzido como Projeto Experimental para a conclusão do curso de Comunicação Social - Habilitação em Jor
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Household Hazardous Materials - A Guide for Citizens (IS-55) - Inside and Outside the Home, Handling, Storage and Disposal, Disaster Prevention Tips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, introduces you to household hazardous materials and things you can do to protect yourself and your family from injury or death. This course was designed for the general public.
Juicio a los Humanos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Fiction » Inspirational
Los animales del planeta Tierra se han reunido en la selva para celebrar un juicio extraordinario. Acusan al Ser Humano de crímenes atroces: Calumnias, Malos Tratos, y Genocidio. Llegó la hora de enfrentarse a la Ley de la Jungla.
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.
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.
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You: Harness the Sun and Earth to Power Your Lifestyle
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by SandSPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You, will lead you through the complete process of identifying, evaluating and purchasing both solar energy and geothermal power. You will be shown how combining the two sources of clean energy will provide a good return on investment whilst achieving energy independence. Once you understand the investment proposition you then need to identify reputable installer.
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.

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