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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All
             

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Hardback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

            • RRP: $65.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            Environmental expert Michael Shellenberger unleashes a scientific, fact-based broadside against eco-alarmism and the excesses of the New Left, arguing that climate change isn't a 30-year problem, but a 300-year problem --

            ISBN 9780063001695
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Now a National Bestseller! Climate change is real but it's not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem. Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world's last unprotected redwoods. He co-create...d the predecessor to today's Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions. But in 2019, as some claimed billions of people are going to die, contributing to rising anxiety, including among adolescents, Shellenberger decided that, as a lifelong environmental activist, leading energy expert, and father of a teenage daughter, he needed to speak out to separate science from fiction. Despite decades of news media attention, many remain ignorant of basic facts. Carbon emissions peaked and have been declining in most developed nations for over a decade. Deaths from extreme weather, even in poor nations, declined 80 percent over the last four decades. And the risk of Earth warming to very high temperatures is increasingly unlikely thanks to slowing population growth and abundant natural gas. Curiously, the people who are the most alarmist about the problems also tend to oppose the obvious solutions. What's really behind the rise of apocalyptic environmentalism There are powerful financial interests. There are desires for status and power. But most of all there is a desire among supposedly secular people for transcendence. This spiritual impulse can be natural and healthy. But in preaching fear without love, and guilt without redemption, the new religion is failing to satisfy our deepest psychological and existential needs.
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            ISBN 9780063074767
            Released NZ 3 Aug 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere
              

            Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere (Hardback)

            By Broomfield, Mark

            • RRP: $59.50
            • $51.51
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            • Pub Date
              6 Oct 20

            A leading authority in the field takes readers on a fascinating and surprising journey through the atmosphere--from our lungs to outer space--that will leave readers breathless.

            ISBN 9781643133348
            Released NZ 6 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pegasus Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Somebody Swallowed Stanley

            Somebody Swallowed Stanley (Paperback)

            By Roberts, Sarah; Illustrated by Peck, Hannah

            • RRP: $17.99
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            Plastic bags don't belong in the sea! Everybody has a taste for Stanley, but he is no ordinary jellyfish. Most jellyfish have dangly-gangly tentacles, but Stanley has two handles... Other jellyfish have a magical glow, but Stanley has stripes... A powerful message about plastic p...ollution from environmental expert Sarah Roberts.
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            ISBN 9781407195100
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2019
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 3-6 years
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            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius
               

            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gehrke, Russel

            • RRP: $59.50
            • $51.60
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            • Internationally sourced

            Helps make recycling hands-on, giving step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish a wide variety of projects on the cheap. This title lets you learn how to build a solar composter, make weed and pest controls, brew up environmentally friendly cleaners, recycle different kinds ...of papers, and more.
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            ISBN 9780071736121
            Released NZ 12 Aug 2010
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Electronics
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            Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange
             

            Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange (Hardback)

            By Mitchell, Jon; Foreword by Dower, John W.

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $59.99
            • Pub Date
              15 Dec 20

            For decades, the US military has been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances. Thousands of service members, their families, and local residents have been exposed--but the US has hidden the damage and refused to help victims. This book reveals the enormous extent o...f contamination and the lengths the Pentagon will go to conceal it.
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            ISBN 9781538130339
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2020
            Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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            Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019
             

            Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019 (Paperback)

            By Smedley, Tim

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            The story of what's happened to the air we breathe, the impact it has had on our health and what we can do to fight back.

            ISBN 9781472953339
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Environmental Justice as Decolonization: Political Contention, Innovation and Resistance Over Indigenous Fishing Rights in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States
              

            Environmental Justice as Decolonization: Political Contention, Innovation and Resistance Over Indigenous Fishing Rights in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States (Hardback)

            By Miller Cantzler, Julia

            • RRP: $363.94
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            This book corrects the tendency in scholarly work to leave Indigenous peoples on the margins of discussions of environmental inequality, by situating them as central activists in struggles to achieve environmental justice. Drawing from archival and interview data, it examines and... compares the historical and contemporary processes through which Indigenous fishing rights have been negotiated in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, where three unique patterns have emerged and persist. It thus reveals the agential dynamics and the structural constraints that have resulted in varying degrees of success for Indigenous communities who are struggling to define the terms of their rights to access traditionally harvested fisheries, while also gaining economic stability through commercial fishing enterprises. Presenting rich narratives of conquest and resistance, domination and resilience, and marginalization and revitalization, the author uncovers the fundamentally cultural, political and ecological dynamics of colonization and explores the key mechanisms through which Indigenous assertions of rights to natural resources can systematically transform enduring political and cultural vestiges of colonization. A study of environmental justice as a fundamental ingredient in broader processes of decolonization, Environmental Justice as Decolonization will appeal to scholars of sociology, anthropology, environmental studies, law and Indigenous studies.
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            ISBN 9780367200855
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years
             

            There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Berners-Lee, Mike

            • RRP: $20.99
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            Escaping to Planet B to avoid environmental catastrophe is pure fantasy. This book is for anyone who yearns for a realistic alternative to the destructive path the world is on at the moment, and wants practical advice on how they can make things better.

            ISBN 9781108439589
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2019
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            It Can't Be True! Poo!: Packed with pong-tastic poo facts

            It Can't Be True! Poo!: Packed with pong-tastic poo facts (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $17.99
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            This irresistibly disgusting book for children will teach you all you need to know about all kinds of animal dung and human waste - what it's for, how it's made, where it goes, and lots more! Poo comes in all shapes and sizes. Every animal has its own special sort and some have f...ascinating uses for it. Wombats use their cube-shaped droppings to mark their territory; potato beetles build a shield of dung for defence; male hippos spray out a faecal shower to attract mates; and rabbits and dung beetles eat their pellets for extra nutrition. We might call it waste but in fact, poo is among the most useful stuff on Earth. From building materials and paper to coffee and even water purification, there's a multitude of manure-based matter in our lives. This unique book is jam-packed with scientific explanations and amazing trivia about human and animal deposits. Did you know, for example, that the global population produces more than a million tonnes of poo every day? Or that the ancient Egyptians used animal excrement in their medicine? That wars have been fought over guano? All these facts and more are presented, either with jaw-dropping CGI illustrations or eye-popping photography. Additional boxes feature infographics that make information easy to understand. With endlessly interesting information and incredible visuals, It Can't Be True! Poo is the perfect way to entertain and amuse your friends, family, and yourself. In fact, you'll never look at poo in the same way again!
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            ISBN 9780241381458
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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