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iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle by Bob Waldrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
The Sun Devices by Christopher Jordan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(5.00 from 1 review)
The Sun Devices contains series of solar tools designed to help individuals and organizations use solar energy. Each is based on ancient designs, simply updated with new materials and needs in mind. Areas include stone techniques, metalwork, recycling, new material synthesis, water/alcohol distillation, cooking and electrical power generation. Most of the devices are inexpensive and easy to build.
Sojourn Into The Night - A Memoir of The Peruvian Rainforest by Elaine Donadio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books(5.00 from 1 review)
The original photos in this watercolor journey help tell the story in this unrhymed, poetic narrative which captures the stillness of the night and my delight in seeing unique creatures secure in their own world. Awestruck by the beauty of the rainforest, I behold what is hidden in plain sight. Guided through ambiguous paths and undefined sounds, I am made aware of my limits as a sentient being.
Peak of the Devil: 100 Questions (and answers) About Peak Oil by Chip Haynes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Satya House Publications Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(4.00 from 1 review)
Long-overdue foundation to critical global issue that is Peak Oil. With a deceptively light-hearted and witty tone, Haynes reveals how deeply connected oil is to virtually everything we buy and use, how looming scarcity will change how we live, and what we can do to prepare. After all, after Peak Oil there is a good chance that 100 years from now will look like 100 years ago, if we are lucky.
Understanding the Global Warming Hoax by Leo Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The propaganda of man-made global warming has been promoted by those with a political agenda. Scientific evidence supporting man-made global warming has now been investigated by scientists and found to be baseless. Are you ready for the facts? Each myth is exposed in this handy book.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller by Pete Chasar
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General(4.00 from 1 review)
This short, illustrated book is about the observations and insights of Buckminster Fuller. Though he’s best remembered for the geodesic dome and Buckyballs, Fuller offered many thought-provoking ideas about evolution, history, technology and existence itself, including the observation that created the title for this book.
Build and Extreme Green Hot Water Solar Collector by Philip Rastocny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living(2.00 from 1 review)
These instructions describe how to build a passive solar hot water collector using your existing hot water heater. This solar collector uses no pumps or additional electricity to operate and assembled without pipe bending. The instructions include a complete materials list with prices and part numbers from a large well known hardware store. An advanced project requiring soldering skills.
Sunshine, Blue Skies ... At Home with Wind and Solar Energy by Bob Brothers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(2.00 from 1 review)
Taking the mystery out of energy by explaining the fundamentals of conventional and alternative energy sources, by providing practical advice about wind and solar energy for your home and small business, and by giving alternative energy suppliers a roadmap to growing the community of alternative energy users.
Technological Cures for Global Warming by Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(3.00 from 3 reviews)
A short no-nonsense guide to using technology to reverse climate change. Updated to August of 2012.
The Solyndra Scam: Barack Obama's green energy con game by Daniel Alman
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics(1.00 from 1 review)
In 2009 the Obama administration gave $535 million to Solyndra, claiming that it would create 4,000 new jobs. However, instead of creating those 4,000 new jobs, the company went bankrupt. It was later revealed that the company’s shareholders and executives had made substantial donations to Obama’s campaign.