Climate Chaos

Author: Cindy L. Parker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0275998584
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Shale is dying. A vast, chaotic, monster-bearing storm known only as the Roil is expanding, consuming the land. The last humans are fighting back with ever more bizarre new machines, but the Roil seems unstoppable. Whole cities have been consumed - where once there were twelve, now only four remain.It's up to a decadent wastrel, a four thousand year-old man, and a young woman bent on revenge, to try to save their city - and the world.

Ecological Footprints

Author: Dawn M. Nothwehr
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 0814639577
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The Franciscan Vision offers a powerful antidote to the moral malaise that prevents ordinary Christians from making the necessary choices to live more simply and share the world's goods more equitably. This is the driving conviction behind Ecological Footprints. Dawn M. Nothwehr unfolds the theological, spiritual, and ethical treasure trove of Christianity–especialy as it has been developed and lived in Franciscan theology and tradition–as it relates to our efforts to achieve sustainable living. She succeeds admiralty in presenting it al in a style that makes this book both accessible and compelling to no specialist readers.

Climate Change An Encyclopedia of Science Society and Solutions 3 volumes

Author: Bruce E. Johansen Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440840865
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This three-volume set presents entries and primary sources that will impress on readers that what we do—or don't do—today regarding climate change will dramatically influence what life on this planet will be like for untold numbers of generations. • Provides readers with a clearly written description of global-warming science and its role in shaping a body of knowledge regarding a worldwide issue that affects everyone • Suggests remedies for this serious problem, most notably a rapid rise in the implementation of wind power generation and a coming revolution in solar energy • Impresses on readers that what Americans and the citizens and governments of other nations around the globe do over the next decades will determine the future of this planet for many tens of thousands of years to come • Includes primary documents sourced from major scientific journals and from the many reports on recent climate change from governmental organizations, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO), both part of the United Nations; and the U.S. government's National Climate Assessment

The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology

Author: Bruce E. Johansen
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313377020
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Comprehensive in scope and accessible to all reader levels, "The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology" covers a vast range of topics, concepts, issues, processes, and scientists sifted and melded from the many scientific and technological fields. These include atmospheric chemistry, paleoclimatology, biogeography, oceanography, geophysics, glaciology, soil science, and more. Bruce E. Johansen digests the explosion of scientific work on global warming that has been published since 1980 and presents it in a set that is sure to be the indispensable standard reference work on the topic. The information here is of importance to just about everyone on the planet--for the findings of global warming science and technology should dictate the choices we make today to secure our common future. This encyclopedia will prove useful for many different types of professionals, inasmuch as global warming science informs public policy debates, applied science, and technology in such fields as energy generation, architecture, engineering, and agriculture.

The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology I Z

Author: Bruce Elliott Johansen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313377068
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this two-volume encyclopedia for students of all levels and for general readers, Bruce Johansen marshals the explosion of scientific work on global warming into 300 articles presented in clear and palatable language.

Dodging the Toxic Bullet

Author: David R. Boyd
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
ISBN: 1553656210
Format: PDF
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Dodging the Toxic Bullet presents workable strategies that show how we can live longer, healthier lives by breathing clean air, eating healthy food, drinking safe water, and using non-toxic products. Author David R. Boyd provides accessible background on a range of hazards including mercury in fish, carcinogens in cleaning products, lead in toys, and lethal E. coli in ground beef. His clear directions for reducing risk include growing lots of houseplants, choosing whole foods, avoiding consumer products with strong or long-lasting smells, and using green cleaning products. Easy-to-follow advice and informative sidebars and checklists make this a must-have guide, especially for parents of infants and children.

What Your Doctor Won t Tell You About Getting Older

Author: Mark Lachs, M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101543574
Format: PDF, ePub
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Aging well frequently involves feeling your way blindly through a complex medical world: dealing with multiple doctors, facing baffling financial decisions, and figuring out whether you or a parent needs care outside the home. What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older turns the lights on, illuminating potential pitfalls and showing a way around them. This book is an indispensible survival guide, gathering all the information you need to have but that too often doctors just don't give you. Writing with great experience and good humor, renowned geriatrician Mark Lachs explains how to choose your doctors, stay out of the emergency room, plan financially for retirement, outfit your house to stay safe, and, most important, how to have as many healthy years as possible.

State of the World 2011

Author: The Worldwatch Institute
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 161091628X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on global innovations that can help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 not only introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations and their global applicability but also gives broader insights into issues including poverty, international politics, and even gender equity.

Living with Stress

Author: Allen R. Miller
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438131402
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.

It s Elementary Elementary Grades Task Force Report

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788127168
Format: PDF, Docs
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Focuses on the changing school population, changing expectations for the elementary school, and the changing view of how children learn. Primarily designed to be used as a road map for the school team of teachers, parents, and administrators, this report points the way for elementary education reform to help bring a "rich and rigorous education to all students." One of the most significant statements on the reform and restructuring of elementary education in the U.S. Award-Winner! Over 100,000 copies sold! Illustrated.