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Not Quite Random Thoughts, Insights & Needles from Haystacks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Not Quite Random Thoughts, Insights & Needles from Haystacks is a multidisciplinary work based on Howard S. Halpern’s thoughts. He spent 43 years working in the field of national defense for the United States. Included are his ideas on time, evolution, climate change, and quirks of history. His objective is to encourage readers to become engaged in the world around them and think for themselves.
The Hundred Gram Mission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
An "Elon Musk" of asteroid mining, launches a private, interstellar, space program. Its mission: to settle humans at Alpha Centauri. He is mocked by a climate-ruined world of failing states. Yet, as the "Pathfinder" Program progresses, it inspires hope for the lost and ignored. The status quo fights back - the world order of the "Big Five" superpowers isn't to be overturned by an upstart dreamer.
Collapse Club Conversations
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The end of global industrial civilization looms large for members of the Collapse Club. What most people avoid or dismiss as far-fetched they find endlessly fascinating. Climate change and global warming are creating the preconditions for imminent collapse and in this short novel, set as a series of conversations; Club members explore the dire future they foresee with equanimity.
Imagine Non-Profit Society: Utopia or Necessity
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
The book can be considered as a guideline to a better, more just and stable society. Professor Sašo Tomažič writes to speak to us on a high plane of enthusiasm but in a simple language about many of the globally pertinent themes: productiveness and unemployment, the profit-generating capital and the crises it procures non-stop, be it in the human or the environmental sphere.
Climate Change and International Competition: The U.S. Army in the Arctic Environment - American Capabilities, Increase in Maritime Activity as Arctic Sea Ice Recedes from Global Warming
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This research evaluates the United States (US) Army's Arctic capability to determine if it possesses the means to achieve the strategic objectives articulated in the 2013 National Strategy for the Arctic Region and 2013 Department of Defense Arctic Strategy. This monograph argues that the US Army has an Arctic capability gap at the operational level.
Never Let the Opportunity to Prepare for a Crisis Go to Waste: The Need for Proactive Measures in the Asia-Pacific Region and Pacific Command (PACOM) to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States will be a stakeholder in resolving the natural disasters in USPACOM. To posture the US Military resources effectively during Phase 0, the pre-crisis phase, the United States should nurture its relationship with the Philippines in terms of disaster preparation. In doing so, the United States military will posture itself in an advantageous position.
Crossover: A Shamanic Thriller
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
This novel introduces an orphan who develops keen senses while exposed to nature for long periods of time. As he grows into manhood and finds helpers, he realizes he is on a very special journey that leads him to the beaches, mountains, and jungles of Peru. As his adventure proceeds, he is guided to a thrilling event. A series of endings lead this thought-provoking tale to an interesting finale.
Antarctica: Intellectual Armistice Since 1961 – Protection of American Interests Under Treaty, History, Policies and Programs, Expanding Antarctic Infrastructure, Oil and Gas Deposits, Climate Change
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Antarctica is a 5.4 million square mile land mass, larger than the United States and Mexico combined. Covered by an ice sheet 7,000 feet thick, it constitutes 90 percent of the world's ice and 70 percent of the world's fresh water.
Operational Use of the U.S. Army Reserve in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR) to Support the Government's Strategic Use of Humanitarian Assistance and Response - Effect of Climate Change, Urbanization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Although it is impossible to predict the future, the operational environment of 2025 and beyond may require additional military support to the United States Government's agencies in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR). Global climate change, urbanization, growing natural resources scarcity, and other factors will increase the need for humanitarian assistance (HA) and disaster relief.
Cloud Fighters
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Nibi Kizis didn't spare a thought about climate change until her thirteenth birthday, when she found herself flying the skies in this amazing cloud chariot. She had more power than was safe for anyone but a group of young girls who had the guts to do what needed to be done. It was a job only a true Cloud Fighter could handle. With great showers comes great environmental responsibility.