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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know that small changes... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
A revolutionary new understanding of the precarious modern human-nature relationship and a path to a healthier, more sustainable world. Amidst all the wondrous luxuries of the modern world?smartphones, fast intercontinental travel, Internet movies, fully stocked refrigerators?lies an unnerving fact that may be even more disturbing than all the... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 14.99
A practical guide to generating less waste, featuring meaningful and achievable strategies from the blogger behind The Green Garbage Project, a yearlong experiment in living garbage-free. Trash is a big, dirty problem. The average American tosses out nearly 2,000 pounds of garbage every year that piles up in landfills and threatens our air and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 26.95
Climate change is the greatest challenge facing humanity: drastic reduction of carbon emissions is vital if we are to avoid a catastrophe that devastates large parts of the world. Governments and businesses have been slow to act and individuals now need to take the lead.The Earth can absorb no more than 3 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 21.95
The atmosphere is getting fat on our carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions and it needs our help. We live in a world of excess, consuming too much of everything-food, clothes, cars, toys, shoes, bricks, and mortar. Our bingeing is often so extreme that it threatens our own health and wellbeing. And we are not the only ones who are getting sick.... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 6.00
This latest issue of the James Backhouse Lecture Series looks at the issue of Earth restoration from a religious perspective. The author is passionate about restoring environments and considers permaculture 'sacred' knowledge to be carried and shared with others. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50
Want to build responsibly, reduce waste, and help preserve the environment? Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies is your friendly, step-by-step guide to every facet of this Earth-friendly method of construction. Building a home—even a green home—uses plenty of resources and energy. This practical, hands-on book shows you how to... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.99
In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely. Consumer advocate Jeanette Pavini includes information for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 63.95
A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation, heating and cooling electrical efficiency and renewable energy... more...