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Kids Before Trees
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00)
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.
I Visited Heaven, But Lived In Hell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Red Willow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book makes the perfect gift to send to any soldier, whether in active duty or retired. Follow the surprising life of Nelson Peregoy as he goes from very successful salesman to highly decorated Army combat pilot in Vietnam, to two-star general, to multimillionaire jet setter—to a drunk, broke, and homeless derelict who ends up spending three years in a federal psychiatric prison hospital
Sunshine, Blue Skies ... At Home with Wind and Solar Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(2.00)
Taking the mystery out of energy by explaining the fundamentals of conventional and alternative energy sources, by providing practical advice about wind and solar energy for your home and small business, and by giving alternative energy suppliers a roadmap to growing the community of alternative energy users.
21st Century Guide to Carbon Sequestration - Capture and Storage to Fight Global Warming and Control Greenhouse Gases, Carbon Dioxide, Coal Power, Technology Roadmap and Program Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Carbon sequestration, one of the most promising ways for reducing the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is comprehensively covered in this up-to-date guide about ongoing research and development plans. It includes the Carbon Sequestration Technology Roadmap and Program Plan, Ensuring the Future of Fossil Energy Systems.
Hydrogen from Coal and Natural Gas: Research, Development, and Demonstration Program, Polygeneration, Production Pathways, FutureGen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook reproduces two Energy Department publications: Hydrogen from Coal Program, Research, Development, and Demonstration Plan through 2016, and the Office of Fossil Energy Hydrogen Program Plan, Hydrogen from Natural Gas and Coal, the Road to a Sustainable Energy Future.
Lump, A Christmas Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Meet a kid so bad, he gets a lump of coal every Christmas...and likes it! Neighborhood bully Buzz Scanlan takes pride in his annual lump, but when the coal stops coming, the ten-year-old holy terror confronts the victims of his mischief, digging for dirt on the one nice thing he must have done. The shocking secret behind his lumps of coal might just change his life forever.
371 Days That Scarred Our Planet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This is probably the easiest to read and understand book available that describes what happened to Planet Earth during and after the 371 days that Noah and seven others remained secure inside the ark. They left behind a one-continent world and landed in a newly-shattered world, the one great land mass having been ripped apart into the continents we know today. Stones and bones tell the story.
Mine, Mine, Mine....
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
The story of coal mining in America in all its detail, including first-hand accounts of the Sago and Upper Big Branch mine explosions in West Virginia, as told through the eyes of miners, some of whom lived through the blasts. The book will involve interview materials from coal producing companies, including mgmt from Massey Energy, Peabody, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
The Real Widow Maker
Price: Free! Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.