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21st Century NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Water Security Handbook - Planning for and Responding to Drinking Water Contamination Threats and Incidents (Water Utility Planning Guide)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, this important guide from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides official guidance regarding planning for - and responding to - drinking water contamination threats and incidents.
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: 30,410. 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".
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!
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.
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.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Saving Maine combines history and fact about this unique state with personal commentary and nature appreciation and a deep commitment to a Maine way of life. Conservation is fragile now,under assault by developers and financiers; Maine is a place we must keep looming large, both in reality and in imagination. This book, therefore, is a personal geography, a manual for dreamers.
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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.
In Denial
Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 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?
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.
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.
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.
Intertidal Zone---Sea Star Regeneration
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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
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.
False Alarm: Global Warming--Facts Versus Fears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,100. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: 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 15 years, 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.