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Environmental Science eBooks

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  • Apocalypse Never

    Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

    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-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • All We Can Save

    Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

    **NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.“A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?”—The New York Times**NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINEThere is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership ... Read more

    $16.27 AUD

  • Down the Dirt Roads

    ‘For me, being in a paddock means anything is possible . . .’Country girl and bestselling novelist Rachael Treasure had worked hard to build a long-dreamed-of lifestyle on her own patch of dirt in Tasmania’s rugged and beautiful wilderness. But through the breakdown of her marriage, Rachael lost her family farm and, in her words, lost her way in life.Discovering an all-new compass to live by, she ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Wooleen Way

    renewing an Australian resource

    by David Pollock ...
    A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive pastoral property in Western Australia’s southern rangelands.The outback conjures many images that the Australian psyche is built upon. Its grand vistas of sweeping dusty plains and its evocation of a tough pioneering spirit form the foundation of our prosperous culture. But ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • The Earth

    Its Birth and Growth

    A clear understanding of the Earth's past evolution can provide the key to its possible future development. The Earth: Its Birth and Growth explores the evolution of the Earth over 4.6 billion years using basic reasoning and simple illustrations to help explain the underlying physical and chemical principles and major processes involved. Fully updated and revised, this rigorous but accessible ... Read more

    $40.25 AUD

  • Chernobyl

    History of a Tragedy

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize 2018'An insightful and important book, that often reads like a good thriller, and that exposes the danger of mixing powerful technology with irresponsible politics' - Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens'As moving as it is painstakingly researched. . . a cracking read' - Viv Groskop, ObserverThe gripping story of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, from an acclaimed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Here On Earth

    An Argument for Hope

    by Tim Flannery ...
    Tim Flannery's first major book since The Weather Makers charts the history of life on our planet. Here on Earth, which draws its points of departure from Darwin and Wallace, Lovelock and Dawkins, is an extraordinary exploration of evolution and sustainability.Our success as a species has had disastrous effects on many of the Earth's ecosystems and could lead to our downfall. But equally, Flannery ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD

  • Toxic

    The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry

    In a triumph of marketing, the Tasmanian salmon industry has for decades succeeded in presenting itself as world’s best practice and its product as healthy and clean, grown in environmentally pristine conditions. What could be more appealing than the idea of Atlantic salmon sustainably harvested in some of the world’s purest waters?But what are we eating when we eat Tasmanian salmon?Richard ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chernobyl Prayer

    Voices from Chernobyl

    Translated by Anna Gunin, Arch Tait ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    A startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Flames lit up the sky and radiation escaped to contaminate the land and poison the people for years to come. While officials tried to hush up the accident, Svetlana Alexievich spent years ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Maralinga

    The chilling expose of our secret nuclear shame and betrayal of our troops and country

    by Frank Walker ...
    'The story reaches out and grabs you by the throat' - Dr Clare Wright, historian and author of The Forgotten Rebels of EurekaThe facts are shocking. The treachery is chilling. The fallout ongoing.This edition contains a new author note with shocking new material that has come to light as a result of the groundbreaking original publication.Investigative journalist Frank Walker's ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Simple Life: Penguin Special

    Penguin Special

    by Rhonda Hetzel ...
    Rhonda Hetzel feels passionately that living simply leads to a richer, more fulfilling existence. Having made the decision to live frugally, embrace sustainability and opt out of the capitalist consumerist mindset, she set about working out how to achieve her goal, learning traditional skills, reducing her spending and environmental impact and focusing on the simple things that make life worth ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Sign

    What event could unite the world in peace - or in war? From the bestselling author of THE LAST TEMPLAR.A remote shelf in the Arctic circle. A small TV crew is braving the harsh conditions to film the breaking off of a major ice shelf - yet another nail in the planet's eco-coffin. Then someone calls out, pointing at something up in the sky overhead. The camera pans up and they look up to see a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Climate Change: The Facts 2017

    There are certain things best not discussed with neighbours over the fence, at barbeques and at gatherings of the extended family; these topics used to include sex and politics, but more recently climate change has become a sensitive issue and has, consequently, crept onto the best-to-avoid list. At the same time as climate change has assumed this status, it has become a topic more likely to be ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Command and Control

    From famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, comes Command and Control a ground-breaking account of the management of nuclear weaponsA groundbreaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you deploy weapons of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Atomic Thunder

    The Maralinga Story

    In September 2016 it will be 60 years since the first British mushroom cloud rose above the plain at Maralinga in South Australia. The atomic weapons test series wreaked havoc on Indigenous communities and turned the land into a radioactive wasteland. In 1950 Australian prime minister Robert Menzies blithely agreed to atomic tests that offered no benefit to Australia and relinquished control over ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Fire Country

    How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

    Delving deep into the Australian landscape and the environmental challenges we face, Fire Country is a powerful account from Indigenous land management expert Victor Steffensen on how the revival of cultural burning practices, and improved 'reading' of country, could help to restore our land.From a young age, Victor has had a passion for traditional cultural and ecological knowledge. This was ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Drawdown

    The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

    by Paul Hawken ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFor the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known, some you may have never heard of - are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are already enacting them. From ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Weather Makers

    The History & Future Impact of Climate Change

    by Tim Flannery ...
    The Weather Makers is a book of the utmost importance to everyone on the planet.Tim Flannery tells the fascinating story of climate change over millions of years to help us understand the predicament we face. By burning fossil fuels we are increasing the levels of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, causing our planet to become warmer.Every nation is differently affected by these changes but we ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD

  • Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science

    Australia's favourite science guru explains the facts about climate change -- and how we can fix itHow do Greenhouse Gas molecules shimmy and shake to trap 400,000 Hiroshima atom bombs' worth of the Sun's heat each day?Who did the early research into Climate Change and then spent billions trying to cover it up?What's the Hockey Stick Graph and why is it so important?How did Climate Change tip the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 78 The Coal Curse

    Resources, Climate and Australia’s Future

    by Judith Brett ...
    Book 78 - Quarterly Essay
    Australia is a wealthy nation with the economic profile of a developing country – heavy on raw materials, and low on innovation and skilled manufacturing. Once we rode on the sheep’s back for our overseas trade; today we rely on cartloads of coal and tankers of LNG. So must we double down on fossil fuels, now that COVID-19 has halted the flow of international students and tourists? Or is there a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Spoon-Fed

    The #1 Sunday Times bestseller that shows why almost everything we’ve been told about food is wrong

    by Tim Spector ...
    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*AS SEEN ON ITV'S THIS MORNING AND BBC MORNING LIVE**The groundbreaking bestseller from Tim Spector, author of The Diet Myth and creator of the COVID Symptom Study app.'A hugely enjoyable and critical look at common food myths' Michael MosleyIs breakfast really the most important meal of the day?Is there any point in counting calor... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Sixth Wave

    How to Succeed in a Resource-Limited World

    How to succeed in a resource limited world.Making predictions about the future is a dangerous game, particularly when that future has never looked more uncertain. Natural resources are dwindling and we are wasting the resources we do have at an unparalleled rate. Climate change threatens our way of life and digital technology is advancing at such a rate as to leave many of us baffled. But far from ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The World Without Us

    by Alan Weisman ...
    "On the day after humans disappear, nature takes over and immediately begins cleaning house - or houses, that is. Cleans them right off the face of the earth. They all go."What if mankind disappeared right now, forever ... what would happen to the Earth in a week, a year, a millennium? Could the planet's climate ever recover from human activity? How would nature destroy our huge cities and our ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 66 The Long Goodbye

    Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock

    by Anna Krien ...
    Book 66 - Quarterly Essay
    The Great Barrier Reef is dying. Extreme weather is becoming all too familiar. Yet when it comes to action on climate change, division and paralysis rule the land.In this vivid, urgent essay, Anna Krien explores the psychology and politics of a warming world. She visits the frontlines of Australia’s climate wars – the Reef, the Galilee and Bowen basins, South Australia. She investigates the Adani ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD