Science, Nature & Math Earth Sciences Books

Food and Climate Change without the hot air: Change your diet: the easiest way to help save the planet

"• 25% of greenhouse gas emissions come from food – how can we reduce this?• What effect does the food we eat have on the environment?• How will climate change affect the food we will eat in the future?• Can the choices we make as consumers reduce carbon emissions dramatically?Inspired by the author's former mentor David MacKay (Sustainable Energy without the Hot Air), Food and Climate Change is a rigorously researched discussion of how food and climate change are intimately connected. In this ground-breaking and accessible work, Prof Sarah Bridle focuses on facts rather than emotive descriptions. Highly illustrated in full colour throughout, the book explains how anyone can reduce the climate impact of their food."

The frozen planet

This 7-hour free course introduced the frozen planet, including polar temperatures, the seasons, graphs and maps, and definition of the polar regions.

The Geography of Strabo (Vol.1-3): Complete Edition

The Geography of Strabo is an encyclopedia of geographical knowledge, consisting of 17 'books', written in Greek by Strabo, an educated citizen of the Roman Empire of Greek descent. In his 17 books, divided into three volumes, Strabo deals with ancient physical geography and chorography, by which he means political geography. The two are combined in this work, which makes a "circuit of the earth" detailing the physical and political features. Strabo's Geography contains a considerable amount of historical data, as he worked on his Geography and now missing History (his other work) at the same time.

Awesome Bats: Book About Bats for Kids: Fun, Fascinating Facts and Amazing Photos (Beginner or Early Middle Readers) (Wild Nature Series 1)

They sleep upside down, live in the dark caves, in the crevices of the rocks, quarries, old mines; can hide in the hollows of trees, under the branches or in the attics of the old houses. They live in small colonies - up to 20 million bats!Kids book author Forester Wood explores and explains the mysterious world of the night creatures – bats. In this beautiful book about bats for kids, children will find out interesting and inspiring facts about one of the most fascinating animals. They will discover how the bats live in the wild, what they eat, how they sleep or are flying through the dark.The interesting and well explored bat topic, expertly written texts, and learning activity - new words, their explanation and spelling make this book right for your kid and differentiates it from other bats books for kids.This bat facts book:Includes interesting bat factsTeaches new clever wordsAnswers to the most mysterious questions about batsExplains how they live in the wildHas a lot of colorful picturesShows that bat loves the night and many other things

Plate Tectonics

This 15-hour free course, for beginners as well as those with some scientific knowledge, provided an introduction to the study of plate tectonics.

The Great Mindshift: How a New Economic Paradigm and Sustainability Transformations go Hand in Hand (The Anthropocene: Politika??Economicsa??Societya??Science Book 2)

This book describes the path ahead. It combines system transformation researchwith political economy and change leadership insights when discussing the needfor a great mindshift in how human wellbeing, economic prosperity and healthyecosystems are understood if the Great Transformations ahead are to lead to moresustainability. It shows that history is made by purposefully acting humans andintroduces transformative literacy as a key skill in leading the  radical incremental change 

Preparedness and Survival Guide for Beginners

Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.