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The Kirkwood Community College Library in Cedar Rapids in honor of Earth Day has put up a display of very special new books.  They are on a mix of environmentally aware topics drawn from throughout the collection.  Even though the display is in Cedar Rapids, you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time. The following books will be on display:

  • DVD: Green: The New Red, White and Blue
  • Call Number: 303.483 C624a Title: Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction Author: Brian Clegg
  • Call Number: 320.58 M656g Title: Green Hell Author: Steve Milloy
  • Call Number: 333.7 K32hTitle: How the Rich Are Destroying The Earth Author: Herve Kempf
  • Call Number: 363.73 J93b Title: Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill Author: Antonia Juhasz
  • Call Number: 363.738 G464t Title: Ten Technologies to Save the Planet: Energy Options for  a Low-Carbon Future Author: Chris Goodall
  • Call Number: 550 E12e Title: Earth Book: Our Changing Planet
  • Call Number: 551.6 T954c Title: Ice, Mud, and Blood: Lessons from Climates Past Author: Chris Turney
  • Call Number: 551.63 C967w Title: The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet Author: Heidi Cullen
  • Call Number: 577.279 C858 Title: Courage for the Earth Author: Rachel Carson
  • Call Number: 615.902 L766e Title: Environmental Health Science: Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Chemical and Physical Health Hazards  Authors: Morton Lippmann, Beverly S. Cohen, and Richard B. Schleginger
  • Call Number: 620 P497e Title: The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems Author: Henry Petroski
  • Call Number: 621.45 C541p Title: Power From the Wind Author: Dan Chiras
  • Call Number: 621.45 C541w Title: Wind Power Basics Author: Dan Chiras
  • Call Number: 621.45 J25w Title: Wind Energy Engineering Author: Pramod Jain
  • Call Number: 621.45 M295w Title: Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application Authors: J.F. Manwell, J.G. McGowan, and A.L. Rogers
  • Call Number: 621.45 S539b Title: Build Your Own Small Wind Power System Authors: Kevin Shea and Brian Clark Howard
  • Call Number: 630.2 D471v Title: The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century Author: Dr. Dickson Despommier
  • Call Number: 631.584 R685o Title: Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe Author: Maria Rodale
  • Call Number: 635.049 F644o Title: The Organic Gardening Bible Author: Bob Flowerdew
  • Call Number: 635.049 O68p Title: The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control Editors: Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, and Deborah L. Martin
  • Call Number: 635.049 W614o Title: Organic Gardening for Dummies Author: Ann Whitman
  • Call Number: 635.9 T916o Title: The Organic Lawn Care Manual: A Natural, Low-Maintenance System for a Beautiful, Safe Law Author: Paul Tukey
  • Call Number: 662.669 T556b Title: Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle-East Oil Dependence and make Money Growing Fuel Author: Josh Tickell
  • Call Number: 662.88 P141b Title: Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy Author: Greg Pahl
  • Call Number: 665.81 H735h Title: The Hydrogen Age: Empowering a Clean-Energy Future Authors: Geoffrey B. Holland and James J. Provenzano
  • Call Number: 797.2 S915 Title: The Man Who swam the Amazon: 3,274 miles on the World’s Deadliest River  Authors: Martin Strel and Matthew Mohlke

By Sarah S. Uthoff, Reference Librarian

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