Water Conservation | Science & Technology Reviews, June 1, 2016

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A ­riveting and highly accessible book that will appeal to water enthusiasts and nature lovers of all kinds about interpreting water; an important book for those interested in climate change, particularly the effects it will have on sea level rise and cities; a refreshing, optimistic book that looks into how diverse groups of people across the globe are working to align the land with the water cycle again in an era when water scarcity is already a reality

Nonfiction on Buenos Aires, Latinos in America, Philadelphia, Climate Change, Shelley | Xpress Reviews

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Welcome to Buenos Aires; the immigrant story in Greenport, NY; Kephart’s affair with the City of Brotherly Love; Gorton presents his theory on diminishing global warming; poet Shelley as a political influence

Encyclical on Climate Change & Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home by Pope Francis | LJ Review

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“We human beings…need to change”—this blunt requirement typifies Pope Francis’s astonishing encyclical on climate change. He effectively reframes global warming from an abstract, technical issue into a moral one, and gives the problem a new urgency—just in time for his U.S. visit and the upcoming world climate summit in Paris.

Climate Warning Bells: The Search for Sustainability

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Barnham’s big claims about the viability (and necessity) of solar energy; a vision of how climate inaction might be overcome, Brecher intrigues; Seaman’s sterling addition to all photo collections, Taillant opens our eyes wide to ignored natural resources.

A Double Dose of Gladstar on Herbs | Xpress Reviews

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Gladstar recommends herbs for long-lasting health and and herbs to relieve stress and anxiety

Science & Technology Reviews | March 1, 2013

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Reviews of Mary Roach’s Gulp, Shelby Smoak’s Bleeder, and Andrew T. Guzman’s Overheated, plus a full list of science and technology reviews from the mar. 1 issue.

Reference Reviews | October 15, 2012

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Reviews of Mapping Mormonism, Stephen G. Hyslop and Patricia Daniels’s Great Empires, and Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, plus a full list of reference reviews from the Oct. 15 issue.

Moustaches, Manuals & Making Magic Happen | Books for Dudes

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Doug Lord discusses two categories of books worth reading.