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the weather makers: how man is changing the climate and what it means for life on earth by tim flannery

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  • The Weather Makers

    How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

    by Tim Flannery ...
    The #1 international bestseller on climate change that’s been endorsed by policy makers, scientists, writers, and energy executives around the world.Tim Flannery’s The Weather Makers contributed in bringing the topic of global warming to worldwide prominence. For the first time, a scientist provided an accessible and comprehensive account of the history, current status, and future impact of ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Weather Makers

    How We Are Changing the Planet and What it Means for Life on Earth

    by Tim Flannery ...
    Narrated by Drew De Carvalho ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours

    From Dr. Tim Flannery, one of the world's foremost experts on conservation and ecology, comes a book of immeasurable importance. Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as a "powerful and persuasive" work that is "sure to provoke strong reaction," The Weather Makers is among the finest examinations of climate change ever written. Originally skeptical of global warming, Flannery spent years compiling his own ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Death Rules

    How Death Shapes Life on Earth, and What it Means For Us

    by Will Cairns ...
    Death Rules explores life from the perspective of death. We are all going to die; our lifespan is limited. That is the way it is. And yet we do our best to avoid death, and at almost any cost. While we accept the fact of death, we seldom talk about it. Now, in the 21st century, science is offering us the opportunity to better understand the vital role of death as it shapes the success and the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Horsemen of the Apocalypse

    The Men Who Are Destroying Life on Earth—And What It Means for Our Children

    From the New York Times bestselling author Dick Russell, edited and introduced by New York Times bestselling author Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.!”A must read for anyone concerned with climate and energy issues.”—Leonardo DiCaprio, Academy Award winning actor and environmental activistThe science is overwhelming; the facts are in. The planet is heating up at an alarming rate and the results are ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • This Is Climate Change

    A Visual Guide to the Facts—See for Yourself How the Planet Is Warming and What It Means for Us

    The essential, all-in-one guide to climate change—packed with easy-to-understand infographics on all the latest scientific findingsThis Is Climate Change cuts straight to the facts, using infographics on every page to make the reality about our warming planet plain to see. How much do humans contribute to global warming? What do ever-more-frequent storms and floods mean for our homes, forests, ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Linked

    How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

    The best-selling guide to network science, the revolutionary field that reveals the deep links between all forms of human social lifeA cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part of a surprising scientific revolution. In Linked, Albert-Lálórabá, the nation's foremost expert in the new science of networks, takes us on an ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Reason in a Dark Time

    Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed -- and What It Means for Our Future

    by Dale Jamieson ...
    From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop climate change. Yet greenhouse gas emissions increased, atmospheric concentrations grew, and global warming became an observable fact of life. In this book, philosopher Dale Jamieson explains what climate change is, why we have failed to stop it, and why it still matters what ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Disassembled

    A Native Son on Janesville and General Motors – a Story of Grit, Race, Gender and Wishful Thinking and What it Means for America

    by Tim Cullen ...
    There have been many articles and even books written on what happened after General Motors closed its plant in Janesville, Wisconsin in 2008 after some 90 years of operation. Here, for the first time, former Wisconsin state senator—and Janesville native—Tim Cullen tells the inside story of how and why it happened, and what it means for the future not only of Janesville, but cities across America ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The liquid enterprise

    How the network is transforming value, what it means for business, and what leadership needs to do about it

    As the world’s most venerable corporations scramble to keep up with an ever faster, ever more chaotic market, a profound paradox is emerging at the heart of business strategy. Information – that touchstone of understanding, decision and action – has begun to attack confidence, competitive advantage and growth. The speed, precision and potential for innovation that the digital revolution has ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Why Don't Students Like School?

    A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

    Research-based insights and practical advice about effective learning strategiesIn this new edition of the highly regarded Why Don't Students Like School? cognitive psychologist Daniel Willingham turns his research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning into workable teaching techniques. This book will help you improve your teaching practice by explaining how you and your students think ... Read more

    $14.00 USD

  • Hamilton's Curse

    How Jefferson's Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution--and What It Means for Americans Today

    Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton--two of the most influential Founding Fathers--were also fierce rivals with two opposing political philosophies and two radically different visions for America.While Jefferson is better remembered today, it is actually Hamilton’s political legacy that has triumphed--a legacy that has subverted the Constitution and transformed the federal government into the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • How to Read the Bible: History, Prophecy, Literature--Why Modern Readers Need to Know the Difference and What It Means for Faith Today

    History, Prophecy, Literature--Why Modern Readers Need to Know the Difference and What It Means for Faith Today

    McKenzie argues that to comprehend the Bible we must grasp the intentions of the biblical authors themselves--what sort of texts they thought they were writing and how they would have been understood by their intended audience. In short, we must recognize the genres to which these texts belong. McKenzie examines several genres that are typically misunderstood, offering careful readings of specific ... Read more

    $10.49 USD