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The Price of Carbon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,140. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Price of Carbon details viable pathways to transition economic practices and evaluates the policies and climate action plans of the top emitting countries. If severe damage from climate change is to be avoided, advanced economies must up the level of ambition to curtail emissions while developing countries must follow low carbon pathways of economic growth.
The Zero Waste Generation
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Zero waste is the next step toward sustaining our planet. The Zero Waste Generation introduces the concept of zero waste through a summary of scholarly research, interviews, and anecdotes.
Why Humans Shouldn't Go to Mars
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Billions of dollars of your tax-payer money are being wasted on sending humans to Mars. Why spend money trying to get to a dead planet when our living home-planet is dying. Let's fix Earth and then go to Mars later. That's at least a hundred years from now, by the way. Get Up to Speed on Why Humans Shouldn't Go to Mars, today.
Abrupt Climate Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
According to the United Nations, climate change was supposed to be a slow gradual process that we'd have plenty of time to adapt to. Well, nature has different ideas and climate change is impacting our world a lot faster and harder than had been planned for. We are not ready for Abrupt Climate Change and yet it is here, now. Get Up to Speed on Abrupt Climate Change today.
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
When oil company BP started drilling the Macondo Prospect well, they expected barrels of petroleum would fill their coffers. Instead, they filled the Gulf of Mexico with oil from a cracked drill stem,1500 metres deep. For 87 days, crude oil poured into the Gulf at 100 litres per second. And instead of record profits, BP got the record for the largest accidental oil spill in history.
Au Revoir Gaia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is about my search for objective and accurate information concerning greenhouse gas emissions and their effect on the Earth, personified as Gaia. It is a book that I am hoping will inspire you to actually do your own research, and come up with your own conclusions. It lays out what to look for, and what I would really like this book to do is generate discussion.
Human Extinction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
One day the humans will go extinct but the question is whether it happens sooner or later. It is possible that the human race might survive a billion years on Earth. Will humans destroy the planet and go extinct by mid-century? To find out, get up to Speed on Human Extinction today.
Bitcoin and Climate Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
In 2013 sustainability analyst Guy Lane set out to understand the mechanism that underpinned the Bitcoin mining network's phenomenal energy consumption. What he found was shocking: the new crypto-currency technology threatened to overwhelm the world's efforts to reign-in climate change. Will Bitcoin destroy the planet? To find out, get Up to Speed on bitcoin and Climate Change today.
Plastics in the Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Plastics are everywhere: around our food, in our clothes and increasingly in the ocean and on the beach. Every year millions of tons of plastic waste finds its way into the sea. Here, it breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces many of which get ingested by fish and other marine life. Is this the end of marine life as we know it? To find out, get Up to Speed on Marine Plastics today.
Rocket Propellants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
There are five main classes of rocket propellant, from the cryogenic liquid-hydrogen and liquid-oxygen to the mutagenic mono-methyl-hydrazine. But what is the environmental cost of this smoke and flame blasting up through the air. Are rockets sustainable? To find out get Up to Speed on Rocket Propellants today.
Gaia Theory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
According to freelance scientist James Lovelock the sum of earth's living systems behave like a controlling 'super-organism' that tweaks the chemistry of the ocean and the atmosphere to keep conditions just the way it likes. Is the planet a self-regulating super-organism that is soon to give the humans the boot? To find out get Up to Speed on Gaia Theory today.
Edible Insects
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Hungry? Try some 'creepy crawly cuisine'. Around the world, billions of people happily rely on insects for a nutritious - and sustainable - source of food. And with growing concerns about global food security, we may all have to include a little bit of locust in our lunch. Will insects becomes the sustainable food of the future? To find out, get Up to Speed on Edible Insects today.
Algae Biofuels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Liquid fuels are widely used in cars, trucks, ships and planes. They are mainly made from petroleum oil and this is causing planet-wide environmental, social and geopolitical problems. Fortunately, a new technology is underdevelopment, liquid fuels made from algae. Is this a sustainable replacement of petroleum crude oil? To find out, get Up to Speed on Algae Biofuels today.
By The Banks of The Clare. The River Clare through The Parish of Lackagh Co. Galway
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,480. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The story of the River Clare and its passage through the Parish of Lackagh, Co. Galway, Ireland. Read of the fishing and poaching, and of the starving labourers and attempts to end a serious flooding problem.
Mr. Nobrain and the Environment
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 68,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Save earth in the most simple way without sacrificing your hobbies and saving whatever you can.
Close The National Parks: The Natural Conclusion of American Conservation
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Close the national parks. Keep only the smallest necessary, skeleton crew, close the gates, and don’t open them for a hundred years.
The Reality of Climate Change Book
Price: Free! Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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I hope you grab a copy of the book to gauge what is really going on, and how our lives are being affected now. Many of the views and reports today being aired surrounding climate change by the United Nations, Governments, and Institutions, can very often seem distant issues and have no bearing, or relevance, to folks real lives.
Late-K Lunacy
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Set in a midwestern American university town, fictional pre- and post-apocalyptic events lead up to the mid-2030s. Will climate change, the breakdown of myriad systems, and a global pandemic grip the world? Complexity science lends frightening authenticity as the story unfolds, while Bernard challenges readers with a jarring but not hopeless vision of tomorrow.
Bushfire and Climate Change - A Causal Link
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The author suggests a causal link between the increasing events of catastrophic bushfire and climate change. Despite what may appear to be an obvious connection between the two, the author applies his multidisciplinary approach based on his varied scientific, engineering and personal bushfire experience, to derive a unique connection. He expresses it as a hypothesis or "thought experiment".
Teaching Teens about Climate Change
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
If you peruse the Table of Contents, you will see that this 85-page book brings together 12 articles and activities from Green Teacher magazine to aid any educator in tackling this essential topic with high school-aged students.

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