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Green Building Products - 3rd edition

by: Heather on 04/02/2008
Posted in: New Books

Are you building, renovating or adding an addition to your home? Would you like to do it in as environmentally friendly a way as possible? From all-weather insulation to zero-VOC paint, this completely revised and updated edition of Green Building Products is your one-stop source for descriptions and manufacturer contact information for more than …

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Re-Inventing Collapse review

by: Heather on 03/07/2008
Posted in: New Books

Carolyn Baker of Speaking Truth To Power, has posted an excellent advance review of Dmitry Orlov's Re-Inventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects. An excerpt:

"In pondering his analysis of collapse-how it manifested in the S.U. (Soviet Union) and is now manifesting in the U.S., one is dumbfounded with the utter vacuousness of all …

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Green Boating book and award

by: Heather on 01/21/2008
Posted in: New Books

Green boating has been receiving a lot of attention lately. Environmentally sound boating practices are critical in order to protect our waters from pollution and degradation. Just off press, Clyde W. Ford's Boat Green: 50 Steps Boaters Can Take to Save our Waters, shows recreational boaters how to reduce vessel operation and maintenance costs …

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Reinventing Collapse Review and a Forecast for 2008

by: Heather on 01/02/2008
Posted in: New Books

Jim Kunstler, author of The Long Emergency has posted an excellent review of Dmitry Orlov's upcoming book Reinventing Collapse, due off press this May.

Reinventing Collapse

This was my first visit to Jim's blog, and I thought his Forecast for 2008 was spot on. The image of the US investment community "left suspended in mid-air, grinning unconvincingly, like Wile …

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Stoneview

by: Heather on 12/11/2007
Posted in: New Books

Are you a property owner who has thought of adding a cabin or guesthouse only to discover that even a simple structure can cost tens of thousands of dollars? What if you could build an eco-friendly 300 square foot octagonal cordwood masonry, timber-framed structure with a living roof, all for less than $6000? Now you can, and Rob Roy shows you how …

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