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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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: An Introduction to Hazardous Materials (IS-5.a) - Government Roles, Toxic Chemicals as WMD, Materials Safety Data Sheet, Regulations, Human Health
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is intended to provide a general introduction to hazardous materials that can serve as a foundation for more specific studies in the future.
Project Sea Tree Harvesting Wind Power Using Sailplanes Tethered To A Moving Root
By Dennis Stevens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: 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.
In Denial
By Cuger Brant
Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: 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?
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.
The End Of Times
By Phillip Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: 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.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 506,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 466,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
Edible Elements of Conifers
By Eric J. Guignard
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Abstract: This article discusses the diversity of different parts of trees in the conifer family that are edible. Historic and modern uses are compared for such elements as nuts, bark, roots, berries, needles, and sap. Keywords: conifers; edible elements; biodiversity; ecology; nuts Word Count: 1,437 (article only)
Intertidal Zone---Sea Star Regeneration
By Nina B. Bode
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
A-Z of Global Warming: The Facts Not The Fiction
By Simon Rosser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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.
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
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Wind Energy: Wind Power Systems, Turbines, Small Wind Consumer Guide, Incentives for Development, Low and Large Wind, Plans and Programs, Siting and Other Issues
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of wind energy, with information on design, development, and financing, small wind power consumer guide for homeowners and businesses, federal government incentives for development, plans and programs, siting and environmental issues, and much more. Introduction to Wind Energy; Small Wind Electric Systems - U.S. Consumer's Guide; more.
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.
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.
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.
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.