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Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
By Thomas Blakeslee
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: 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
By Kar Lee
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
By Sarah Speight
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: 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
Green Energy War
By John Geesman
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: 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.
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
By D Cecchini
Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 2 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!
World Ocean Day 2012
By Susanna Ivy
Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: 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
By J Mark Dangerfield
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: 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.
Backyard Aquaponics
By Jamie Brown
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010. Category: 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
By Tom Schimmel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2009. Category: 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.
Fifty Years of Global Warming
By G. J. Lau
Price: Free! Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: 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.
Bougainville's Panguna mine and the economics of environmentalism
By Martin Rait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: 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.
Autumn Wild
By Robin Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Petra Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A personal geography through a West Quebec season Canadian Nature Essays
The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010
By John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: 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.
Directory of Environment Talk Radio Shows
By Francine Silverman
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This ebook is designed for potential radio guests and includes title of show, name of host, theme, where aired, guest criteria, email, website, phone (optional), and best method of contact. Covers green lifestyles, sustainable communities, conservation, cleaner energy, natural healing and medical remedies, environmental news, non-toxic living, eco-travel, wildlife, activism.
Dictionary of Astronomy
By Students' Academy
Series: Dictionaries, Book 6 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 199. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A useful dictionary for the students and teachers of Astronomy.
False Alarm: Global Warming--Facts Versus Fears
By Paul MacRae
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,330. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and 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 a decade, 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.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
By William Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: 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.
Science of Electricity: Solar Power
By Mark Fennell
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book describes the basic process of solar cell technologies, followed by discussions of the latest advanced technologies in solar cells. Information is explained simply, no technical background required.
Global Warming Is Good
By David Hart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
A warmer climate: good or bad? The icy polar regions would thaw. But would hotter parts of the world dry up? In the past they didn't. Five periods in the last half-million years were warmer than today. Each time the Sahara got more rain and turned to lush grass. When Earth warmed up the forests bloomed and the deserts shrank. But when Earth got colder the deserts expanded and the trees died back.
Earth Warrior – crown eco allvoices: Man-Made Global Warming Scam
By mirrage whiteherse
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Wholesale Global Indoctrination on a Massive Scale | Pat Regan explains how the Scientific Community has fooled the peoples of the world. The question of alleged Man-Made Global Warming (MMGW) is highly divisive to say the least. Like a vicious civil war, it regrettably sets good friends and family against each other.