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Thermophobia
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Thermophobia means "fear of warmth." The cure is easy: knowledge and the humility to learn it. And it's easy to see how bad this disease is. Where do people prefer to live -- Antarctica or Florida? Which location has the greatest biodiversity -- Greenland or Brazil? Yet, too many people now prefer global cooling in our ongoing Ice Age interglacial called the Holocene. The irony runs deep.
Organic Life - Path to the Future
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.
Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Grace Gershuny, a teacher, former organic farmer, and pioneer in organic certification, tells a personal and political story from the historic roots of the modern organic movement, its codification into law under the auspices of the USDA, and the key role organic has to play in the future of the planet.
Son Şehit Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: Turkish. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Gün gelir, vatan toprağı tehlike içerisinde kalırsa, onu korumak uğrunda canım feda olsun. Vatan Aşkım beni kendime getirecektir.
The Peaceful People: The Penan and their Fight for the Forest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
The Peaceful People is the story of the Penan, the jungle nomads of Sarawak, Malaysia, on Borneo island who for decades have fought for possession and preservation of their traditional forest lands against rampant logging. Author Paul Malone provides a comprehensive account of Penan society and culture, the politics of logging and the struggle of indigenous communities.
Global Goals, National Actions: Making the Post-2015 Development Agenda Relevant to India
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This volume, edited by Vikrom Mathur and Ritika Passi, unpacks the tensions inherent in various interpretations of sustainable development by eliciting debates given varied value systems and national interests; offers a framework through which to localise global goals like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); focuses on 10 SDGs that are India’s primary concerns; and ends with an evaluation
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything!
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 Red Edge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Changing the way we think about climate change. In this somewhat emotional book you'll find it argued that Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) is not real, and of the many means by which government has turned on the people (AGW being but one of them). Government has waived its right of existence. Time to do without, which will be very easy - and very pleasant.
Gorilla Warfare Against The Bureaucratic State; Confessions of a Lefty Libertarian
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Kay Wood. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The author’s painful (and often painfully funny) encounters with the solar, environmental, parking ticketing, and poetry establishments.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
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.
Our Rebellion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
In this book you will find very specific solutions and analyzes that will provide answers to the eternal question: HOW TO MAKE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE
Attack of the Killer Beavers & Other Dangers of Misconstrued Science & Ecology
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.
The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of Billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama's EPA: Anti-Fracking, Global Warming and Climate Change
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This report from the minority staff of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works examines, in the words of the Republican staff, how "a club of billionaires and their foundations control the environmental movement and the EPA."
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
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
Price: Free! Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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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
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.
The War on Humans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Discovery Institute Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
In this provocative e-book, Wesley J. Smith exposes efforts by radical activists to reduce the human population by up to 90% and to grant legal rights to animals, plants, and Mother Earth. Smith argues that the ultimate victims of this misanthropic crusade will be the poorest and most vulnerable among us; he urges us to defend both human dignity and the natural environment before it is too late.
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including the State Department Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) executive summary released in January 2014 - on the risks of the pipeline.
The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.

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