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Summary: Energy supplies are tightening. Persistent pollutants are accumulating. Food security is declining. There is no going back to the days of reckless consumption, but there is a possibility--already being realized in communities across North America and around the world--of localizing, of living well as we learn to live well within immutable constraints. This book maps the transition to a more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 LOC

Summary: Helps consumers cut their home and auto energy costs by presenting dozens of quick, low-cost ways to save money, with tips on how to select the most energy-efficient products and driving techniques that add extra mileage to every tank.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Consumer Reports 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 644 Consumer 2006

Summary: The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy--including supposedly "(Bclean" renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing the consequences of out-of-control energy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Watershed Media 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.042 ENE

Heffernan, Nanette

Summary: "From famous monuments to family homes, it's lights out for everyone around the world who participates in Earth Hour--the annual event that honors energy conservation and addresses climate change by encouraging everyone to turn off their lights for one hour on a specific date each March."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.791 HEF

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 333.791 HEF

Koones, Sheri

Summary: "This book presents an international look at sustainable home design, it explores a compelling range of design styles and cutting-edge green technologies. The rising cost of fuel and the growing commitment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction around the world. Showcasing many of the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Boothroyd, Jennifer

Summary: Bert and Ernie explore ways to save energy, including walking instead of taking a car, turning lights off, and carpooling.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.791 BOO

French, Jess

Summary: Introduces the positive and negative impacts of human activities on the planet, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.2 FRE

White, Nick

Summary: Presents practical advice on ways to cut energy consumption and costs in one's home by reducing fuel and electricity use and generating energy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 644 WHI

Chiras, Daniel D.

Summary: "The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy tells you how. It starts by outlining the likely impacts of fossil fuel shortages and some basic facts about energy. It then discusses energy conservation to slash energy bills and prepare for renewable energy options. Focusing carefully on specific strategies needed to replace specific fuels, the book then examines each practical energy option...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 644 CHI

Reynolds, Michael E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Solar Survival Press 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 690.837 REY

Sirett, Dawn.

Summary: You can make a big difference if you help take care of the planet. From growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash, this book is full of ideas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Sirett 2009

Heinberg, Richard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79 HEI

Stoyke, Godo

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 644 STO

Ritchie, James D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Structures Pub. Co. 1980

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Scheckel, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 644 SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 644 Scheckel

Sandalow, David.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320 Sanda

Flounders, Anne

Summary: Discusses the energy sources used to power homes, businesses, and transportation and how to conserve them, details cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, and explains efforts to develop fuels with less negative impact on the planet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.79 Flounders 2014

Scheckel, Paul.

Summary: "Each chapter of 'Homeowner's Energy Handbook' provides a comprehensive discussion of renewable energy sources along with 'green guides' for building your own energy-saving -- and energy-producing -- equipment. Step-by-step instructions show you how to build a bicycle-powered generator, a biodiesel processor, a thermosiphon solar hot-water collector, a biogas generator, a smokeless wood-gas...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Abraham, Spencer.

Contents: Ten myths about energy -- Energy realities -- Threats to the energy marketplace : it's supply and demand, stupid -- Geopolitical threats to energy markets -- Environmental threats -- Mistakes have been made on all sides -- The failure of politics : you can't have it both ways -- "All we need is a new Manhattan Project" -- Relying on one or two superfuels will not be enough -- Nuclear power --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79 ABR

Kemp, William H.

Summary: Provides background information, purchasing data, and step-by-step instructions for operating boats, RVs, or homes and creating energy for hot water and heating with renewable energy sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aztext Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.042 KEM

Contents: Design & planning -- Traditional building -- Natural building -- Wood -- Tools & equipment -- Enclosure systems -- Mechanical systems -- Alternative heating systems -- Interior finishes -- Restoration -- Natural building products & services -- Specialty building products & services -- Education & information -- Internet web sites & e-mail addresses -- Subject listings -- Company index.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Maple Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.025 ALT

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Publisher / Publication Date: T.C. Light and power 0000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: CIR DSK KIL

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3 available in Adult, Call number: CIRC DESK KIL

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3 available in Adult, Call number: CIRC DESK KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Circ Desk Kill A Watt 2012

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5 available in SSC Office, Call number: SSC DESK KIL

Connor, Leslie.

Summary: The oldest Marriss brother, fourteen-year-old Dewey, attempts to be the "embodiment of responsibility" as he juggles the management of the family's bicycle repair business while sharing the household and farm duties with his siblings after a sudden energy crisis strands their parents far from home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CON

Wines, James

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.47 WIN

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