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Choosing Green

by: Heather on 05/14/2008
Posted in: New Books

According to a 2007 survey conducted by McGraw-Hill Analytics, ongoing cost savings (ie heating and cooling), environmental concerns, and a healthy indoor environment are the three most cited reasons for purchasing a green home. In Choosing Green: The Home Buyer's Guide to Good Green Homes, Jerry Yudelson presents a comprehensive guide to green …

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Small is Possible

by: Heather on 05/07/2008
Posted in: New Books

In The Long Emergency, James Kunstler questions whether we as a society still possess the vernacular knowledge to survive in a world beyond cheap oil. In Small is Possible: Life in a Local Economy, Lyle Estill responds with a resounding "Yes!". Using the community of Chatham County, North Carolina as an example, Estill examines the roles of …

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Reinventing Collapse

by: Heather on 05/05/2008
Posted in: New Books

Dmitry Orlov's eagerly anticipated Reinventing Collapse: Soviet Example and American Prospects is now available! This book has been generating tremendous interest in the blogosphere - check out some of these reviews:

 

  • Carolyn Baker on Speaking Truth to Power
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  • James Howard Kunstler on Clusterfuck Nation
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  • Amanda Kovattana on The Energy Bulletin
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    Life, Money & Illusion

    by: Heather on 04/30/2008
    Posted in: New Books

    Food shortages, fossil fuel crisis, climate change - has it ever been more clear that we are living on a finite planet? Life, Money & Illusion: Living on Earth as if we want to stay addresses the need to restucture our economic system in such a way that we are living within planetary limits. Mike Nickerson reviews the dangerous myth of economic …

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    ECOpreneuring

    by: Heather on 04/16/2008
    Posted in: New Books

    When you go to work, do you have to "grit your teeth and bear it"? Do you lack a sense of purpose in your job? Do you feel like your workplace is part of the problem instead of part of the solution?

    If you answered yes to any of these questions then John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist's newest book ECOpreneuring could be just the resource you need. This …

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