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Main Title Worldchanging : a user's guide for the 21st century /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Steffen, Alex.
Publisher Abrams,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70258916
ISBN 0810930951; 9780810930957; 0810993384; 9780810993389
Subjects Environmentalism. ; Sustainable development. ; Green movement. ; Umweltverträglichkeit. ; èOkologische Bewegung. ; Nachhaltige Entwicklung. ; Umweltbewusstsein. ; Nachhaltigkeit.--(DE-588)4326464-5 ; Politische èOkologie.--(DE-588)4115585-3 ; Umweltbewusstsein.--(DE-588)4078517-8 ; Umweltprogramm.--(DE-588)4304246-6 ; Umweltverträgliches Produkt.--(DE-588)4061629-0 ; Verbrauch.--(DE-588)4078777-1 ; Verbraucherverhalten.--(DE-588)4062644-1 ; èOkologische Bewegung.--(DE-588)4115439-3 ; Ecologisme ; Developpement durable
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EJAM  HC79.E5W676 2006 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/12/2007
EJBM  HC79.E5W676 2006 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/01/2016
Collation 596 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 538-546) and index.
Contents Notes
STUFF: Questioning consumption -- Consuming responsibly -- Understanding trade -- Creating healthy homes -- Doing the right thing can be delicious -- Buying better food everywhere -- Eating better meat and fish -- Preserving barnyard biodiversity -- Cars and fuel -- Bright green consumerism -- Designing a sustainable world -- Picking green materials -- Craft it yourself -- Engineer it yourself -- Art meets technology -- Biomimicry -- Nanotechnology -- Neobiological industry -- Knowing what's green -- Producer responsibility -- Collaborative design -- Open source -- Design for development -- Bright green computers -- SHELTERS: Green remodeling -- Building a green home -- Living well in a compact space -- Developing green housing -- Furniture and home decor -- Lighting -- Energy -- Using energy efficiently -- Green power -- Going off the grid -- Smart grids -- Water -- Conserving water -- Thinking differently about water -- Landscaping -- EcoHouse Brazil -- Refugees -- Reinventing the refugee camp -- Transforming disaster relief -- Open-source humanitarian design -- Land mines -- Rethinking refugee reconstruction -- CITIES: The bright green city -- Vancouver -- Portland -- Retrofitting the suburbs -- Big green buildings and skyscrapers -- Healing polluted land -- Greening infrastructure -- Place-making -- Urban transportation -- Product-service systems -- Chinese cities of the future -- Lagos -- Megacity innovations -- The hidden vitality of slums -- Leapfrogging -- ICT4D -- Brazil's Telecentros -- Leapfrogging infrastructure -- COMMUNITY: Holistic problem solving -- Education and literacy -- Educating girls and empowering women -- Public health -- South-south science -- Copyfight -- Urban community development -- Community capital -- Microfinance -- Social entrepreneurship -- Giving well -- The barefoot college -- Travel and tourism -- Global culture -- BUSINESS: Your money -- Creating business value from sustainability -- Green marketing -- Brands -- Thriving in a bright green economy -- Seeing the big picture -- Start-up 101 -- POLITICS: Movement building -- Networking politics -- Amplifying your voice -- Connecting with others -- Tools for talking -- Demanding transparency -- Demanding human rights -- Watching the watchers -- Protest -- Direct action -- Nonviolent revolution -- Ending violence -- PLANET: Placing yourself -- Citizen science -- Restoration ecology -- Ecosystem services -- Biodiversity: how much nature is enough? Sustainable forestry -- Creating rural sustainability in the global south -- Future of the small town -- Local greenhouse forecast -- Climate foresight -- A personal action plan -- Mapping -- Charting the deep oceans -- Polar regions -- The solar system: greens in space -- Imagining the future. Uses an encyclopedia-style format to discuss topics including the future of food, water conservation, and holistic problem solving, and offers ways to improve and adapt to current environmental situations around the world.