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21 Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, Restored Wildlands, Radical Science, and Geoengineering are Necessary (Paperback)

by Stewart Brand

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 01/10/2010

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Stewart Brand is a pioneer of the environmental movement. He remains one of our most penetrating and important thinkers. And his brilliant and... Read more

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22 Physics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant (Paperback)

by Giles Sparrow

Format: Paperback 416 pages
Published: 30/01/2014

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The fastest way to learn the facts of physics, from fluid dynamics to quarks and gluons. Read more

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23 Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)

by Mark A. Maslin

Format: Paperback 216 pages
Published: 27/11/2008

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Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Fully updated for 2008, this... Read more

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24 Physics of the Future: The Inventions That Will Transform Our Lives (Paperback)

by Michio Kaku

Format: Paperback 416 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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We all wish we could predict the future, but most of us don't know enough about the science that makes it possible. This title is a hypothetical... Read more

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25 Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air (Paperback)

by David J.C. MacKay

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/12/2008

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26 Ten Billion (Paperback)

by Stephen Emmott

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 11/07/2013

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A book about our failure: failure as individuals, the failure of business, and the failure of our politicians. It is about an unprecedented... Read more

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27 Migraine (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 10/05/2012

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The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat and Musicophilia Read more

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28 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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29 Climbing Mount Improbable (Paperback)

by Richard Dawkins

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 06/04/2006

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Builds an argument for evolutionary adaptation as the force behind all life on earth. Regarding evolution's complex achievements as peaks on a... Read more

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30 The Origins of Virtue (Paperback)

by Matt Ridley

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 30/10/1997

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Why are people nice to each other? What are the reasons for altruism? This book explains how the human mind has evolved a special instinct for... Read more

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