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Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two federal documents provide a unique and comprehensive status report on biofuel processes and industrial biotechnology around the globe, with information about exciting developments in China, Japan, Canada, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, India, and elsewhere - along with definitive data on American technology.
Our Next Ice Age: Tomorrow
Series: The Reading Room, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
There is no doubt that the Earth is warming up. The only question is: how much of it is part of nature's cycles, and how much is man-caused? But there are startling, counter-intuitive theories today, one of which suggests that global warming will actually cause a new ice age. Not only that, but an even newer hypothesis suggests the cold snap could hit very fast, once the trigger is pulled.
21st Century Guide to Carbon Sequestration - Capture and Storage to Fight Global Warming and Control Greenhouse Gases, Carbon Dioxide, Coal Power, Technology Roadmap and Program Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Carbon sequestration, one of the most promising ways for reducing the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is comprehensively covered in this up-to-date guide about ongoing research and development plans. It includes the Carbon Sequestration Technology Roadmap and Program Plan, Ensuring the Future of Fossil Energy Systems.
21st Century Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development, Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear Energy for the Hydrogen Initiative, Feedstocks, High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE), Fuel Cycle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development Plan from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, describes ongoing plans for demonstrating the production of clean hydrogen fuel from nuclear energy. Hydrogen is abundant in nature but occurs primarily in stable compounds that require significant energy to produce hydrogen for use as a fuel.
21st Century Geothermal Technologies Program: Multi-Year Research, Development, and Demonstration Plan through 2025, Enhanced Geothermal Systems, Hydrothermal Fields, Reservoirs, Drilling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Geothermal resources are available across the United States at varying depths, providing a ubiquitous buried treasure of domestic renewable energy. Enormous amounts of hydrothermal geothermal energy is available in the western United States, but theoretically, geothermal sources are available across the United States.
Greener Materials and the Markets That Use Them
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
"Greener Materials and the Markets that Use Them" provides a comprehensive overview of the products, raw materials, and end uses that are leading a transformation to a 'greener' more environmentaly friendly America.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer and the Environment - Carcinogenic Chemicals, Other Causes, Controversial Suspects (Cell Phones, Meat Chemicals, Acrylamide, Artificial Sweeteners)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer and the environment, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. Some of the questions answered include: What causes cancer? * The nature of cancer * What substances in the environment are known to cause or are likely to cause cancer in humans?
2011 Essential Guide to the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report of the Presidential Commission, Plus Gulf Coast Recovery Planning and Resource Guides, Bird Care Response Plan
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This compendium of four federal documents provides coverage of the oil spill and the ongoing restoration of the gulf, with the text of the January 2011 Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, plus the Recovery Planning Checklist for Communities, Recovery Resource Guide, and Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response.
21st Century Oil Spill Cleanup: Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response, produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, includes coverage of Responsibility & Organization, Safety and Human Health, Training for Bird Rescue/Rehabilitation Personnel, Personal Protective Equipment, Personal Safety When Handling Birds, Zoonosis, Hazardous Substances, Volunteers, Deterrence, and much more.
Zion National Park, an Interpretive Road Guide
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Towering vertical walls of colorful sedimentary rock surround you relaying simultaneously contradictory feelings of intimacy and overwhelming grandeur. This eBook (illustrated with 40 wilderness images and written by a former Zion interpretive ranger) allows you to experience a vicarious journey through one of America's truly great national parks.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
Eco-fuel-FA (ECOFA) A viable solution
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine.
Build an Extreme Green Rain Barrel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
These instructions address all aspects of water conservation while describing how to build a high-quality, low-cost rain barrel using recycled food-grade plastic barrels. The simple assembly techniques with over 58 illustrations and example calculations create an elegant solution for weekend conservationists. Know how big your cistern should be and how much water you can expect to harvest.
Build and Extreme Green Hot Water Solar Collector
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
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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.
The Extreme Green Guide to Wind Turbines
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Have you ever contemplated installing a wind turbine in your back yard? These easy-to-use step-by-step instructions to help you find unbiased answers without the pressure of someone trying to sell you something. Including twenty seven figures and four appendices, these instructions show you how to evaluate your electrical usage, determine what is possible, and suggest compromises.
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This ebook reproduces a major document from the Department of Energy, Office of the Biomass Program: Multi-Year Program Plan for Biomass, covering all aspects of biomass development of alternative fuels: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas, and much more.
Hydrogen from Coal and Natural Gas: Research, Development, and Demonstration Program, Polygeneration, Production Pathways, FutureGen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook reproduces two Energy Department publications: Hydrogen from Coal Program, Research, Development, and Demonstration Plan through 2016, and the Office of Fossil Energy Hydrogen Program Plan, Hydrogen from Natural Gas and Coal, the Road to a Sustainable Energy Future.
The Sun Devices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
The Integrative Thinking Series: Environmental Issues, Policy and Management Collaboration Toolbox
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Lynn Wilson and Janet Salmons co-authored this Toolbox to help researchers, practitioners and students understand, design, develop and implement environmental collaborations. Related materials including worksheets and exercises are available for free download at http://integrativethinking.info/.
21st Century Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, Underground Injection, Fracking, Hydrofrac, Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Controversy, Environmental and Safety Risks, Water Pollution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Authoritative compendium of official documents about the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofrac or fracking, to extract natural gas, along with gas exploration and production in the Marcellus shale field; coverage of all aspects, including the ongoing controversy about the environmental and safety risks arising from possible water pollution and drinking water contamination.