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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 » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(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 » 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!
Green Energy War
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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 » Ocean life
(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, Essay » Sociology
(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 » Science and 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.
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 » Science and Nature » Environment
(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.
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.
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.
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 » 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.
Connections To The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Are we disconnecting from the Earth? Ross Lamond thinks so and suggests we are ‘disconnecting’ through technology, mechanisation and drift to the cities. They are taking us down pathways into unknowns.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 1 review)
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
Earth Warrior – crown eco allvoices: Man-Made Global Warming Scam
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: 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.
When Nature Called It A Day
Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A first-person experience of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake and The Indian Rescue Operation
Pollution Solution: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Essay » Technology
Several suggestions for ameliorating pollution are offered: separate cities for work and residence, hydrogen fuel produced at sea, dirty industry moved offshore over the deep basins of the oceans outside of ocean current paths, the moon as a platform for space industry. Some comments on difficulties and motivation are included.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and 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.