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11 Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming (Paperback)

by Erik M. Conway, Naomi Oreskes

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and... Read more

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12 Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal (Paperback)

by Tristram Stuart

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 02/07/2009

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With shortages, volatile prices and nearly one billion people hungry, the world has a food problem - or thinks it does. Combining frontline... Read more

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13 Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance (Paperback)

by Atul Gawande

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 27/03/2008

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Explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem... Read more

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14 Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why The World Needs A Green Revolution - and How We Can Renew Our Global Future (Paperback)

by Thomas L. Friedman

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 05/11/2009

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Climate change and rapid population growth mean that it's no longer possible for businesses, or the rest of us, to keep doing things the same... Read more

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15 Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another (Paperback)

by Philip Ball

Format: Paperback 656 pages
Published: 03/02/2005

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Is there a 'physics of society'? Ranging from Hobbes and Adam Smith to modern work on traffic flow and market trading, and across economics,... Read more

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16 How to Lie with Statistics (Paperback)

by Darrell Huff

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 12/12/1991

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Introduces the reader to the niceties of samples (random or stratified random), averages (mean, median or modal), errors (probable, standard or... Read more

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17 Cradle to Cradle (Paperback)

by Michael Braungart, William McDonough

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 29/01/2009

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Guided by the principle waste equals food, this book explains how products can be designed from the outset so that, after their useful lives, they... Read more

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18 The Squeeze: Oil, Money and Greed in the 21st Century (Paperback)

by Tom Bower

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 27/05/2010

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'The Squeeze' is an invaluable account of the modern oil industry and vital to understanding the awful truth about the current disaster in... Read more

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19 The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives (Paperback)

by Leonard Mlodinow

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 02/04/2009

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Randomness and uncertainty surround everything we do. So why are we so bad at understanding them? This title reveals the psychological illusions... Read more

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20 The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google (Paperback)

by Nicholas Carr

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 25/06/2013

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In this lucid and compelling look at the new computer revolution and the coming transformation on the economy, Carr weaves together history,... Read more

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