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Organic Life - Path to the Future by Shelly Caref
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,250. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A retired US engineer/manager from Chicago moves to Ecuador to live on a farm in the sierras. He and his wife begin a journey of transforming the land from conventional to organic that also transforms them. They learned that organic food production is the only way to live for human health and the earth’s future; however the roadblock that prevents change is not technical but a political one.
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! by John M. Braden
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Because the Future Matters: Let’s Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! puts forward and discusses a comprehensive set of proposals intended to focus a national economy (Canada’s in particular) on real human needs now and in the future. Aimed at national frugality, these proposals are as readily compatible with free enterprise as they are with socialism.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation by J.F. Hagen
You set the price! Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
Attack of the Killer Beavers & Other Dangers of Misconstrued Science & Ecology by Frederick Meekins
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Essay » Political
The original intent of science was so that man might be able to think some of God's thoughts after Him.
Civilization's Drying Cradle: Water Politics in the Tigris-Euphrates River Basin - Water Supplies and Conflicts, Desalination, Dams, Hydroelectric Plants, Drought Impacting Turkey, Syria, Iraq by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Hydrology
This paper details the nature of water shortages in the Tigris and Euphrates basin, discusses relationships between upstream-downstream riparian states, analyzes whether international water laws are sufficiently developed to influence Turkey, Syria, and Iraq toward a long-term solution, and explains the importance of a U.S. role.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World by Bill Hulet
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".
Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East by Graham E. Fuller
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.
Why What We Use as Money Matters by David Mint
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.
The Digest of Arabs Political Education by Fahad Abdullah Al Rabiah Al Malki - Mubarak Abdullah Al Rabiah Al Malki
Price: Free! Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The Purpose of this Book is to provide the reader with brief information on political issues and terminology that are frequently circulated by the media, in a plain language without delving deep into the historic aspect of these issues and terminology, in order to enable the reader to take as much political culture as he can, which would help him/her keep abreast with the latest developments, and
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food by Spring Gillard
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.
Ghetto Plainsman by Jarid Manos
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.
Leap of Faith by Laura Adams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
Burning Sands by Frank Touby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
2020 Vision: Imagining An Enlightened and Sustainable Future by Derek Joe Tennant
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.