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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
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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.
No Future ?
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You set the price! Words: 1,100. Language: French. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sixième et dernier billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Après les aspects techniques, le volet politique : quelles sont nos options ? Accélérer de nouveau... ou ralentir la machine ? Mais dans quelles conditions ? Après « l'enfer » du nouveau Moyen Âge, n'avons-nous le choix qu'entre la peste et le choléra ?
Sortir de l'impasse (3)
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You set the price! Words: 1,170. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Cinquième billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Rappel des caractéristiques techniques de la fission nucléaire et de la fusion nucléaire. Avantages de l'hélium 3 dans ce processus de fusion. Possibilités et conditions d'exploitation de l'hélium 3 lunaire.
Le bout de l'impasse
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You set the price! Words: 1,470. Language: French. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Deuxième volet de la série de billets dont Les chênes qu'on abat constituait le premier volet. Ce citron qu'on presse, c'est notre planète. Tour d'horizon des énergies, qu'elles soient d'origine fossile, considérées comme « renouvelables », sans oublier l'énergie nucléaire. Que peut-on alors faire, lorsqu'on se trouve au bout de l'impasse ?
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
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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)
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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.
The Stand at Klamath Falls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Alpha Connections. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
How rural western farmers stood up against entrenched environmentalists and agencies of the federal government over water rights issues…and prevailed.
21st Century Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development, Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear Energy for the Hydrogen Initiative, Feedstocks, High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE), Fuel Cycle
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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.
21st Century Cellulosic Ethanol, Biomass, and Biofuels - Wood Chips, Stalks, Switchgrass, Plant Products, Feedstocks, Cellulose Conversion Processes, Research Plans
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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.
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
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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.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 7 A Visit to Indus
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Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the third country that the commander visits. While the first two were very rich, Indus is very poor. However its president is working to educate the population. He has some unusual ideas about how the whole population can be educated quickly, including simplification of English to make it more readily understandable. An American, service, Mrs. Doors, is helping this developing country.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling
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Price: Free! Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the second country visited by the commander and his friends. There are similarities to Singapore but it is more advanced. Singaling also licenses parents with somewhat different requirements than does Kino.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 3 A Visit to Kino
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Price: Free! Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Book 3 is the first book chronicling a new voyage by Cmdr. Gulliver and his friends. Kino is a former province of China that has been given great financial support by China and Saudi Arabia to develop pollution free energy and clean water technology. It is the world's most modern area. Among its accomplishments is a comprehensive method of licensing parents to guarantee the children a good life.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 2 --Are We Digging Our Ecological Crypt?
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Price: Free! Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This book briefly examines some of the changes included in the reality of climate change. Climate change is just one of the problems brought on by overpopulation.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 1 Touch Down--Return to Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Cmdr. Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from space in 2025 after having searched for a planet that could hold the Earth's burgeoning population. He found none. He therefore embarks on a mission to limit population on the Earth. There will be 14 books in the series. Eight are completed. The books will examine psychological, moral and political problems in getting our world to acknowledge the problems.
Green Energy War
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Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
Global Warming Is Good
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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.
Burning Sands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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
The Anarcho-Totalitarian Nature Of Radical Environmentalism
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
An Examination Of Deep Ecology
Environmentalism Not About the Earth But About Control
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
An examination of the worldviews behind the efforts to safegaurd the planet