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            How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
              

            How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need (Hardback)

            By Gates, Bill

            • RRP: $57.50
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            • Pub Date
              16 Feb 21

            Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. Bill Gates explains why he care...s so deeply about climate change and what makes him optimistic that the world can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis. Gates says, we can work on a local, national, and global level to build the technologies, businesses, and industries to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. His interest in climate change is a natural outgrowth of the efforts by his foundation to reduce poverty and disease. Climate change, according to Gates, will have the biggest impact on the people who have done the least to cause it. As a technologist, he has seen first-hand how innovation can change the world. By investing in research, inventing new technologies, and by deploying them quickly at large scale, Gates believes climate change can be addressed in meaningful ways. According to Gates, to prevent the worst effects of climate change, we have to get to net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases. This problem is urgent, and the debate is complex, but I believe we can come together to invent new carbon-zero technologies, deploy the ones we have, and ultimately avoid a climate catastrophe.
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            ISBN 9780385546133
            Released NZ 16 Feb 2021
            Publisher Knopf Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 16 Feb 2021
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            Where Does My Poo Go?
             

            Where Does My Poo Go? (Paperback)

            Illustrated by Lindley, Jo

            • RRP: $15.99
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            • Pub Date
              4 Mar 21

            What happens after you flush the toilet? Discover the amazing hidden world of underground pipes and smelly sewers in this fascinating illustrated children's book. Everyone has wondered exactly what happens to their poo after it is flushed down the toilet. It disappears as if by m...agic - but there's a lot more going on than meets the eye! This book takes young readers through each stage of the sewage system, from the Sewer Flushers who unclog sewers to keep everything moving, to how dirty water is cleaned at the treatment plant. Brilliantly illustrated by acclaimed architect and illustrator Jo Lindley, this book is a must-have for kids, families, and educators interested in re-use and recycling. So journey deep underground to discover the life of poo - just don't forget to hold your nose!
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            ISBN 9780241446287
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            113 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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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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            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 14 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            373 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future
             

            Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future (Paperback)

            By Krumdieck, Susan

            • RRP: $106.00
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            Engineering Transition: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for ...organizations, businesses, and communities, and engineers will need to begin developing ideas and projects to implement the transition of engineered systems. This work presents a methodology for shifting away from unsustainable activities. Teaching the Transition Engineering approach and methodology is the focus of the text, and the concept is presented in a way that engineers can begin applying it in their work.
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            ISBN 9780367341268
            Released NZ 6 Nov 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science
             

            Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science (Paperback)

            By Kruszelnicki, Karl

            • RRP: $16.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 21

            Australia's favourite science communicator explains the facts about climate change - and how we can fix it Is the planet reeeeeally warming up? But carbon's natural, isn't it? How could planes fly without fossil fuels? What's a pteropod and why should I care? Kelp? How can it hel...p? One of Dr Karl Kruszelnicki's jobs as Australia's most popular science communicator is to answer people's questions about climate change. Now, in this never dull, easy-to-understand guide Dr Karl explains the science of climate change and how we can fix it (we can!). So when your uncle says (again) that it's a load of hooey (or an illuminati conspiracy), you can keep your cool and talk like a boss about why it's getting hotter and what we can do about it.
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            ISBN 9780733341298
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            All We Can Save : Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

            All We Can Save : Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis (Hardback)

            By Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth; Wilkinson, Katharine K.; Contributions by Mitchell, Sherri; Pierce, Catherine; Marvel, Kate

            • RRP: $55.00
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            Provocative and illuminating essays making the case that women are on the front lines of climate change--as those most at risk, and those most likely to solve it. Two powerful phenomena are simultaneously unfolding on Earth: the rise of the climate movement and the rise of women ...and girls. The People's Climate March and the Women's March. School strikes for climate and the #MeToo movement. Rebellions against extinction and declarations that time's up. More than concurrent, the two trends are deeply connected. From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, the global warming crisis places an outsized burden on women, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and as the main providers of food and fuel, they are more vulnerable when flooding and drought occur; the U.N. estimates 80% of those who have been displaced by climate change are women. Women are on the front line of the climate-change battle, and are uniquely situated to be agents of change--to find ways to mitigate the causes of global warming and adapt to its impacts on the ground. Today, across the world, from boardrooms and policy positions to local communities, from science to activism, women everywhere are using their voices to take leadership and call for action on climate change. This anthology is a collection and celebration of these diverse voices, asking critical questions and providing invaluable insight and solutions. Curated by two climate leaders, this book leads us away from the brink and toward the possibility of a life-giving future.
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            ISBN 9780593237069
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2020
            Publisher Random House
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            Superman's Not Coming: Our National Water Crisis and What We the People Can Do About It
              

            Superman's Not Coming: Our National Water Crisis and What We the People Can Do About It (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By Brockovich, Erin

            • RRP: $65.99
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            From environmental activist, consumer advocate, renowned crusader, champion fighter-maverick, whose courageous case against Pacific Gas and Electric was dramatized in the Oscar-winning film--a book to inspire change that looks at our present situation with water and reveals the i...mminent threats to our most precious, essential element, and shows us how we can each take action to make changes in our cities, our towns, our villages, before it is too late. In Erin Brockovich's long-awaited book--her first to reckon with conditions on our planet--she makes clear why we are in the trouble we're in, and how, in large and practical ways, we each can take actions to bring about change. She shows us what's at stake, and writes of the fraudulent science that disguises these issues, along with cancer clusters not being reported. She writes of the saga of PG&E that continues to this day, and of the communities and people she has worked with who have helped to make an impact. She writes of the water operator in Poughkeepsie, New York, who responded to his customers' concerns and changed his system to create some of the safest water in the country; of the moms in Hannibal, Missouri, who became the first citizens in the nation to file an ordinance prohibiting the use of ammonia in their public drinking water; and about how we can protect our right to clean water by fighting for better enforcement of the laws, new legislation, and better regulations. She cannot fight all battles for all people and gives us the tools to take actions ourselves, have our voices be heard, and know that steps are being taken to make sure our water is safe to drink and use.
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            ISBN 9780593295472
            Released NZ 22 Sep 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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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
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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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            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
            Availability
            93 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            For the Love of Soil: Strategies to Regenerate Our Food Production Systems
               

            For the Love of Soil: Strategies to Regenerate Our Food Production Systems (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Masters, Nicole

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            This book is for those wanting to create vibrant, profitable and healthy food production systems. For the Love of Soil was written to communicate the often complex and technical know-how of soil in more digestible terms, with case studies from regenerative farmers, growers and... ranchers in Australasia and North America. I reveal what inspired these land managers to shift their thinking and what have been the results from a process of restoring the soil-gut-microbiome. We'll also explore the principles and tools so you can take actions to regenerate your own soil resource, no matter the scale.
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            ISBN 9780578536729
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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