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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
            • $13.25
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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
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood and Transformation in an American Boomtown

            The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood and Transformation in an American Boomtown (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By F. Smith, Michael Patrick

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            Oil work is hard, manual and deadly. In this blistering memoir, Michael Flanagan Smith offers a vision of what life is like for the men doing the world's dirty work.

            ISBN 9780008399443
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            32 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Is It Really Green?: Everyday eco dilemmas answered
             

            Is It Really Green?: Everyday eco dilemmas answered (Paperback)

            By Wilson-Powell, Georgina

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            • Pub Date
              30 Mar 21

            Find clarity on everyday green-living dilemmas to maximize your sustainability. Are paper bags always more environmentally friendly than plastic? How much better for the planet are electric cars? And what saves more water - using the dishwasher or washing up by hand? We all want ...to do the right thing for the planet, but in this complex and shifting landscape it can be difficult to work out which is the greenest way. Looking at over 140 everyday green-living questions, Is it Really Green? cuts through the confusion and lays out the facts. Get to the heart of each eco-conundrum, interrogate your instincts, and make informed decisions to reduce your carbon footprint.
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            ISBN 9780241435809
            Released NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Investing To Save The Planet: How Your Money Can Make a Difference

            Investing To Save The Planet: How Your Money Can Make a Difference (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ross, Alice

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
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            Your money, and how you invest it, could help solve the global climate crisis. In Investing to Save the Planet, Alice Ross reveals why green investing is an untapped opportunity for you to make a positive impact on the health of the planet and your portfolio. The world is changin...g. The climate crisis has given rise to a wave of companies that are developing cutting-edge, technological solutions to climate change; from improving energy efficiency to engineering alternative meat. These companies, part of an increasingly-popular investment segment collectively known as Environmental, Social and Governance strategies (ESG), are helping tackle our environmental challenges and reshaping the investment landscape. Urgent and indispensable, this investor's guide will provide you with the vital information you need to build your successful ESG investment strategy to secure a positive future for you and the planet.
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            ISBN 9780241457238
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Toxic and Intoxicating Oil: Discovery, Resistance, and Justice in Aotearoa New Zealand
               

            Toxic and Intoxicating Oil: Discovery, Resistance, and Justice in Aotearoa New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Widener, Patricia

            • RRP: $128.50
            • $75.35
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            • Pub Date
              30 Mar 21

            By analysing the intersections of a social movement and the political economy of oil, Patricia Widener reveals a nuanced story of oil resistance and promotion at a time when many anti-drilling activists believed themselves to be on the front lines of the industry's inevitable dec...line.
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            ISBN 9781978805033
            Released NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 30 Mar 2021
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            RHS How to Garden the Low-carbon Way: The Steps You Can Take to Help Combat Climate Change
             

            RHS How to Garden the Low-carbon Way: The Steps You Can Take to Help Combat Climate Change (Paperback)

            By Nex, Sally

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            • Pub Date
              13 Apr 21

            Is it okay to use potting compost? Which plants are best for absorbing pollution? What's the alternative to carbon-packed fertilizers? How can I cut out single-use plastics? Aspects of gardening can actually be bad for the environment. But make a few changes and you can significa...ntly reduce the carbon imprint of your outdoor space, and even use it to lessen the impact of your other activities. How to Garden the Zero-carbon Way offers clear, practical guidance on how and where to start. Packed with advice, backed by the latest scientific research, it helps you turn your outdoor space into a carbon-absorbing sink, explore the benefits of no-dig gardening, switch fences for hedges, coppice shrubs to support wildlife, learn to love weeds, and much more. Printed locally in the most environmentally friendly way possible, as a 1-colour paperback on FSC paper, this is essential reading for everyone who has a garden and wants to do what they can to protect our planet.
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            ISBN 9780241472972
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years - Updated Edition
              

            There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years - Updated Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Berners-Lee, Mike

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $21.99
            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 21

            Completely updated edition brings the reader even more handy tips on how to help combat the climate emergency and other environmental problems. For anyone who yearns for a realistic alternative to the destructive path the world is on, and wants practical advice on how they can ma...ke things better.
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            ISBN 9781108821575
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            75 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Fukushima

            Fukushima (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Willacy, Mark

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $32.00
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            On 11 March 2011, Japan was rocked by the most violent earthquake in her history and one of the largest ever recorded. The quake itself was just the start of a chain of disastrous events, creating a massive tsunami that slammed the shores of north eastern Japan.

            ISBN 9781742612959
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2013
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            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
            • $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
            Availability
            100 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Take Me With You!: A Self-Drive Guide to Whanganui's Engineering Heritage
              

            Take Me With You!: A Self-Drive Guide to Whanganui's Engineering Heritage (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Photographs by Wrigglesworth, Karen; Cover design or artwork by Wrigglesworth, Freyja

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $49.99
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            Whanganui has an enviable engineering heritage. This engaging book lets you learn about technical marvels hidden in plain sight in the landscape. Includes maps and 40 profiles of places to visit. Also suitable for armchair travellers. Author is a qualified engineer.

            ISBN 9780473534486
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Showing available from publisher, allow 2-4 weeks for delivery
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