Books tagged: fracking and environment

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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 & 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."
Ithaca
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the sudden death of her husband Daisy finds herself entangled with a man whose wife is disabled, mothering a young activist-farmer, and swept into the controversy about fracking. What happens when a quiet, almost sedimentary life meets the high-pressure forces of a small town. How do you rebuild after life is suddenly turned upside down—or is fracked?
Mum, What's Happening to our Water? Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
This book details the impact on the live of Amy, her family, her pets and her community. This is a story based on facts gathered via interviews and reports over time. It is based on the story of a family in Queensland, Australia, but this could be anywhere in the world. Read how coal seam gas impacts for ever on the people and their environment. Scary stuff!
Mum, What's Happening To Our Water?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Drama
A young girl's story about how coal seam gas (CSG) mining affected her family and community.
Brindle 24
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the isolated town of Brindle, a community is torn apart by gas drilling. A scientist investigating a report of a dead pet cat suspects the chemicals injected deep below in the ancient beds of the Marcellus Shale. Follow the fates of an artistic teen daughter, her pregnant mother, and her veteran father over 24 hours during the last day in the life of their town.
Rise of the Meritocracy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Once again science and big business will clash in this science fiction and political suspense thriller. Our hero James Watsen, a smart and shy bioengineering student, must break out of his shell and lead his fellow scientists in a covert operation to save the planet. Will they succeed in time or will the corrupt corporations and politicians be allowed to destroy the earth? Find out what happens.
The Last Canary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Marcellus Shale contains five hundred trillion cubic feet of natural gas. But when Deacon Energy sets out to recover this precious resource, they end up fracturing far more than the gas rich-formations that hold this treasure. They fracture lives, families and a community in a clash that pits environmentalists against opportunists in the high stakes game of securing America’s energy future.