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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, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Biomass Program is one of the 11 technology development programs within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
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 and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
Humans On Trial: An Ecological Fable
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Representatives from every species have gathered in the jungle for an extraordinary trial. The Human Being is accused of atrocious crimes against its fellow creatures: Slander, Physical Abuse and Genocide. The time has come for us to face the Law of the Jungle.
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 and 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.
The End Of Times
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
My own personal opinions on the end of times or the apocalypse pertaining to predictions from the Mayan calender about 2012 and the atrocities in the world and the destruction of the earth.
In Denial
Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why are we in denial when predictions of climate change from such eminent bodies as the IPPC to academic foundations studying this anthropogenic phenomenon predict sea level rise enough to engulf tens of thousands of square miles of coastline world-wide, super hurricanes and super storms, droughts and crop failures? Are not Katrina and the ‘Super Storm’ Sandy at least pricking your conscience?
The Millennium Book--Module 5: Environmental Challenges in the twenty-first century
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Since the 1970s, there has been an ever-increasing drum beat of alarm messages about our environment. Initially it was focused on ordinary features like litter, pollution, and smog. But as momentum grew it shifted in intensity and scope to include other areas, the majority of which few people had ever considered or even heard of. Now we had gone from smog to ozone depletion to global warming.
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 and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science and 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 solar a
European Disposal Operations
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
Complete Guide to the Three Worst Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Fukushima 2011, Three Mile Island 1979, and Chernobyl 1986 - Authoritative Coverage of Radiation Releases and Effects
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 506,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The three major nuclear power plant accidents - Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, Three Mile Island in 1979, and Chernobyl in 1986 - are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official reports, with over 1,300 pages.
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
A Very Convenient Truth, Or Jesus Told Us There’d Be Days Like These, So Stop Worrying About The Planet And Get With His Program!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Concern about climate change is a world-wide obsession, with fear and often vitriolic debate among scientists and politicians. But for all the action, the situation keeps getting worse. This book looks at a new approach from a very old source: the Bible. There, we find new perspective, hope instead of fear and even solutions rather than just "answers".
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual - FM 3-100.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual (FM 3-100.4) guides the United States (US) Army and the US Marine Corps (USMC) in applying appropriate environmental protection procedures during all types of operations.
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 and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Nuclear Crisis 2011: The Major Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - Reactor Training Manual, Complete Chronicle of Events and Radiation Releases from the TEPCO Japanese Power Station
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 466,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This combination ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station along with our reproduction of the BWR nuclear power plant reactor training manual from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with comprehensive technical data on reactor systems, components, and operation.
#Climate 101: Everything You Need to Know
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Ever wanted to learn about climate change in an afternoon over tea and biscuits? Now you can, with this super-short speed read (that's also free)! Filled with Frequently Asked Questions and cartoons about the basics we all need to know, the impacts and how we can all take part in making a brave new future, this book will whet your appetite to save the world!
Swine Flu: Symptoms, Vaccine, Virus Treatment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Swine Flu: Symptoms, Vaccine, Virus Treatment" looks into Swine Flu and explores classification, history, symptoms, vaccine and treatment. This book provides the reader significant and substantial basic knowledge about Swine Flu.
Transition to Green - The Complete Guide to Living More Sustainably
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This guide is packed with effective Green living insights and tips, as well as access to valuable additional resources. You will learn how to reduce the volume of trash you produce as well as how to let go of harsh chemicals, live simplistically and how to appreciate and restore the environment.
Project Sea Tree Harvesting Wind Power Using Sailplanes Tethered To A Moving Root
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Project Sea Tree advances a concept for a manned sail-craft propelled by the wind faster than any such existing vessel, and for harvesting more power from the wind than any existing device of the same size.