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Beyond Apologies: Defining and Achieving an Economics of Wellbeing (The New, Shorter Version)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Widespread beliefs about economics have led to growing income gaps between the rich and the poor, and to increasing destruction of the environment that sustains us all. In order to achieve something better, we must identify and counter the myths that hold us back. Beyond Apologies makes the case for an economics not of waste and inequality but of wellbeing.
Little Heroes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Guenter Heyes. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In the book “Little Heroes” you will meet a simple 10 year old shoe shine boy. Soon you will learn that there is nothing simple about him. In just a few pages you will understand just how special this shoe shine boy is.
Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture. Opportunities for Developing Countries
Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by FAO. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This book reviews the use of geothermal energy in agriculture and agro-industry around the world. With a simple format and copious illustrations and models, the book is accessible to a wide range of interested readers, including those with no technical background. It shows that geothermal resources have the potential to provide long-term, secure energy for the agriculture and food industry.
Green Sahara
Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On foreign contract in Africa, Vince the Calgary oilfield engineer finds his client wants a geoengineering design as the president of Niger campaigns on bringing back a Green Sahara. Driven by his daughter's future, he ignores the risk of being a drone target and takes on political negotiating. Expected to explain climate science to politicians, he becomes immersed in an intense new career.
Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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Climate Myths is both a primer on climate change and a definitive rebuttal of climate science denial. It puts the campaign against climate science in historical, political, and economic context and juxtaposes the claims of climate change deniers with the facts about climate change as revealed by authoritative climate science.
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Business & Economics
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea is a fascinating children's book. The script and colourful illustrations work together to simplify the concept of international trade and personify those involved around the world from grower to consumer. In its rawness we discover that the simple yet important concept of 'playing fair' is important for children and grown ups alike.
Globalization, Poverty, and International Development
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by PovertyCure. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One subject that never fails to spark debate is globalization. The phrase is used in every possible context, and yet its origins, nature and implications - especially for developing countries - are often misunderstood.
Globalization, Poverty, and International Development
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,970. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
One subject that never fails to spark debate is globalization. The phrase is used in every possible context, and yet its origins, nature and implications - especially for developing countries - are often misunderstood.
Managers' manual for the 21st century.
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brilliant piece came out as one of the (World) best in the 2010 edition of Peter Drucker's Global Challenge. The author has thus decided to share it with the world! It is a solution-driven missive on the numerous uncertainties hobbling the sustenance of the global community and especially of businesses.