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Quatre priorités pour 2012 (3)
By Lundi
You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Comment sortir du nucléaire? Quelles sont les options, tant sur le plan énergétique que politique? Réponses argumentées à 4 objections pro-nucléaire: le nucléaire, c'est pas cher; le nucléaire, c'est l'indépendance énergétique de la France; le nucléaire, en France, c'est sûr, nous avons les meilleures normes de sécurité au monde; sans le nucléaire, on retourne à la bougie.
Dust of the Danakil
By Ian Mathie
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
The Rape of Britain - Wind Farms and the Destruction of our Environment
By Struan Stevenson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Hard-hitting attack on the government’s windfarms policy, backed up by data and delivered in an engaging style.
21st Century Cellulosic Ethanol, Biomass, and Biofuels - Wood Chips, Stalks, Switchgrass, Plant Products, Feedstocks, Cellulose Conversion Processes, Research Plans
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fuels derived from cellulosic biomass - the fibrous, woody, and generally inedible portions of plant matter - offer an alternative to conventional energy sources. Here is comprehensive coverage of cellulosic ethanol and related fuels, with valuable information from a DOE Biomass to Biofuels workshop.
New Efficient Government
By Christopher Stephens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Governments are faced with 3 key challenges: Effectively using public finances, supporting sustainable economy and ensuring the security of environmental resources. However, governments face growing debt burdens and environmental liabilities. Learn about debt reduction and good environmental management options through focused spending and efficient policy decisions. Explores citizen influence
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
21st Century Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development, Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear Energy for the Hydrogen Initiative, Feedstocks, High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE), Fuel Cycle
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
Mais Do Que Suficient Ao Amor No Nosso Orb Pouco
By Oscar -Oz Benson
Series: More Than Enough, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
The Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West
By James Conaway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Welcome to the new Wild West: a vast, sprawling land of eternal hope and busted dreams, of grizzlies, dune buggies and range wars, dope growers, corporate bandits, ecotage and, yes, even gun-slinging. With grace and humor the author takes the reader along on an exhilarating land voyage from the Pecos River to the Pacific Northwest and south again to the Mexican border....
LONG YARN, THE STORY OF INDIAN COTTON AND FARMER SUICIDES
By Sourav Mishra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The cotton story is a tangled tale with thousands of farmers committing suicide.This book analyses what goes into the vicious cycle is indebtedness, brought on by a combination of international trade cycles, state policies on subsidies and tariffs and the trade-off between the interest of cultivators and manufacturers. Improper genetic revolution has benefited some while weighing on some others.
Global Warming : Is it Real?
By The Florida Hooiser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
There is much discussion today concerning global warming, is it real or just another one of the many crisis that the main stream media bestows upon us?
Risks and Rewards: The Controversy About Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing, Ground Water Pollution, Toxic and Carcinogenic Chemical Dangers, Marcellus Shale, Hydrofrac and Fracking
By Progressive Management
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This comprehensive guide provides authoritative information about the risks posed by shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing. Toxic and carcinogenic chemicals used by companies producing shale gas may pose a threat to ground water supplies. Extensive coverage of all aspects of the controversy includes Congressional reports and Energy Department documents.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul: Creating the Social, Economic, and Religious Transformations Required by Global Warming
By Andrea Orcutt
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 178,520. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of global warming. The book summarizes climate change in all its dimensions: causes, consequences, and solutions. It demonstrates that in all of these dimensions, two very different ways of thinking frame our understanding across all disciplines, including, most notably, science, economics, politics, and religion.
Arctic Operations and the Northwest Passage: Department of Defense (DOD) Report to Congress on the Effect of Climate Change, Arctic Warming, National Security, Infrastructure, Icebreakers
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) report on Arctic operations addressing strategic national security objectives, needed mission capabilities, an assessment of changing the Unified Command Plan (UCP), needed basing infrastructure, and the status of and need for icebreakers.
Going Green or Going Broke
By Edward Ford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Going Green or Going Broke is a look at the complicated world of "Green" technologies through the eyes of the home owner. Authored by father of six, custom home builder and son of natural foods entrepreneurial parents, Going Green or Going Broke is a fun fact filled look at modern day home construction. With a whimsical grasp of the obvious, this book is the Light house in the mist for homeowners
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
Fukushima; Nuclear Disaster on the ring of fire
By Bill Sargent
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fukushima takes an in-depth look at the March, 2011 nuclear disaster that occurred as a result of one the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Japan. In his lively and conversational writing style, Sargent puts the tragedy in useful scientific and political context by exploring what led the Japanese to build 55 nuclear power plants on one of the most seismically active locations on Earth.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
By John J. Berger, Ph.D.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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Climate Myths is both a primer on climate change and a definitive rebuttal of climate science denial. It puts the campaign against climate science in historical, political, and economic context and juxtaposes the claims of climate change deniers with the facts about climate change as revealed by authoritative climate science.
Recycled Thoughts
By Jo Rodrigues
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Just how Green is Green? Recycled Thoughts will change your views on current environmental challenges. It’s time for change.