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Plan C conference - Quiet Blog Ahead

by: Heather on 10/29/2008
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We're off first thing in the morning to attend the Fifth U.S. Conference on Peak Oil and Community Solutions.Plan C: Individual and Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change is being held from October 31st - November 2 at Oakland University in Rochester MI. The conference features many New Society authors, including John …

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Intro to Renewable Energy

by: Heather on 10/02/2008
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Dan Chiras, author of The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy is teaching a two-day workshop entitled Intro to Renewable Energy through the Continuing Education Program at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado on October 25 and 26.

In this two-day introductory course, you will explore numerous energy efficiency and renewable energy …

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Dear Prime Minister - New Franke James Essay

by: Heather on 09/22/2008
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Franke James has posted a brilliant new visual essay, "Dear Prime Minister" to coincide with Canada's upcoming federal election. Franke is one of our favourite environmental artists, and this thought-provoking essay is another powerful addition to her collection.

 

We are excited to be publishing a selection of Franke's visual essays in our …

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Beer, Brewing, and Sustainability weekend course

by: Heather on 09/12/2008
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Chris O'Brien, author of Fermenting Revolution is teaching a weekend-long course on Beer, Brewing, and Sustainability at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, a couple hours north of New York City. Enrollment numbers are limited for the course but there are a few last-minute spaces available. This is just two weekends from now, September 19-21, so …

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Books to Build a Better World

by: Heather on 06/20/2008
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As part of a series of interviews focusing on current trends in the publishing world, Tom Masters of Future Perfect Publishing recently interviewed Chris and Judith Plant, the principals of our company, about the focus and direction of New Society Publishers.

From the interview:

FPP: Given the concerns about global climate change and all of its …

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