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Habitat: The Ecopolitical Nation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
At a time when Catalonia, Scotland, Quebec and other small nations may be about to achieve their independence, the Catalan author Ignasi Ribó presents a new and revolutionary theory of the nation. In Habitat: The Ecopolitical Nation, he shows that there is a real alternative to the model of the nation-state and to the modern project of building increasingly larger states.
Climate Change and Global Warming - National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan For The U.S. Global Change Research Program, Carbon Dioxide, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Models
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This important new report from the United States Global Change Research Program outlines plans for studying climate change, global warming, and other global changes over the next decade.
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,500. 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.
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul: Creating the Social, Economic, and Religious Transformations Required by Global Warming
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 178,520. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: 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.
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.
Kids Before Trees
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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.
Leap of Faith
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
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
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
21st Century Cellulosic Ethanol, Biomass, and Biofuels - Wood Chips, Stalks, Switchgrass, Plant Products, Feedstocks, Cellulose Conversion Processes, Research Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: 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.
Burning Sands
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
You set the price! Words: 53,900. 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.