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Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014)
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
2020 Vision: Imagining An Enlightened and Sustainable Future
You set the price! Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
We face many difficult challenges today. Dwindling resources, climate change, pollution, overpopulation, and a growing feeling of disconnection from God or religion all must be solved if we are to retain society and culture as we know it. I examine economics, environment, politics and religion and identify at least 2 paradigm shifts within each topic that will enable us to thrive and develop.
El Mito del Desarrollo Sustentable
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Nos acercamos peligrosamente a una crisis planetaria de tipo ecológica y ambiental. Pero los problemas no se solucionarán haciendo sustentable el desarrollo, ya que las causas van mucho más lejos y son mucho más difíciles de revertir. Este libro pretende desmistificar una solución que intereses poderosos han prometido como verdadera y definitiva, mientras dilapidan enormes sumas de dinero.
The Lummox
Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00 from 1 review)
An epic poem for our times – it’s short and has pictures – The Lummox explores loss, redemption and environmental protection.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00 from 1 review)
W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Why in a world of plenty are people still going hungry? This is the central question posed by the author in Something’s Rotten in Compost City, A Primer on the Politics of Food. The book takes a lighter look at food politics, drawing on the author's personal and often comical adventures, as well as inspiring stories and models from around the world.
Environmentalism Not About the Earth But About Control
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
An examination of the worldviews behind the efforts to safegaurd the planet
Kids Before Trees
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00 from 1 review)
We are not running out of oil or destroying our planet, but you're paying higher taxes and prices as a result of the relentless flood of crisis reports that tell us we are. We're being bilked out of billions of dollars by false scientists and greedy editors. They use phoney claims and half-baked reports to profiteer from the business of fear. They're stealing from the poor and needy, and from you.
Bougainville's Panguna mine and the economics of environmentalism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This discussion looks at some of the civil unrest on Bougainville Island in the mid 1990s with specific reference to the Panguna Mine. The hidden costs of the mining operations and environmental concerns of the time are explored. An interesting retrospective for someone investigating modern environmental impacts of mining to compare with concerns over 10 years ago.
The Stand at Klamath Falls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Alpha Connections. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
How rural western farmers stood up against entrenched environmentalists and agencies of the federal government over water rights issues…and prevailed.
The Anarcho-Totalitarian Nature Of Radical Environmentalism
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
An Examination Of Deep Ecology
Global Warming Is Good
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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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.
Tipping Point
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
It has long been predicted by the World’s scientific community that there would come a time when our planetary resources would become depleted, waste arisings and pollution of the land, air and water would seriously affect the environment we live in and at the same time human numbers would become unsustainable. We have now reached this point, global warming threatens to tip us over into disaster
Permeconomy - A primer on a sustainable, healthy, fair and forever economy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The idea of sustainability, especially “economic sustainability,“ has become the centre of a debate as great as global warming was over the latter half of the Twentieth Century. Permeconomy addresses the question, “What makes a sustainable financial system work for a person, a community, or a planet, and what does not?” It also presents tangible ways for the transition from our current systems.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Could it be that it is not how, but what we use as money that matters when contemplating the root causes of Climate Change and other global problems? Why What We Use as Money Matters: Unpacking the Key to Reversing the Effects of Climate Change is an Economic and Philosophical Treatise written by Monetary Theorist David Mint which explores these issues in an entertaining and thorough fashion.
Mais Do Que Suficient Ao Amor No Nosso Orb Pouco
Series: More Than Enough, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Sempre houve na terra mais do que suficiente para cada homem, mulher e criança. Houve apenas uma razão pela qual nós não enfrentar esse: os muito ricos nos obrigaram a viver na escassez de recursos da nossa terra por causa da sua economia baseada no dinheiro.
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Ghetto Plainsman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Gritty, raw and spiritual, Ghetto Plainsman chronicles one man’s triumph over humiliation, self-hatred, anger and violence in a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. This gripping parable takes us from the streets to the even more devastated American West and finally into a place of deeper healing for us all.
Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.