A comprehensive book that provides information and guidance for anyone interested in setting up and running a community energy project.
Parks are key to the protection of nature and the to the conservation of cultural landscapes, but increasingly, they promote sustainable development.
This book was published as an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.
Changeology - How to enable groups, communities and societies to do things they’ve never done beforeBy Les Robinson
Changeology is about influencing the behaviour of human beings for the better. The book simplifies a vast body of theory and practice into six principles: buzz, hope, enabling environments, sticky solutions, ‘can do’ and the right inviter. These are explained with fascinating real-life stories and a look at the hard evidence.
Few farmyard and back-garden animals display such appealing and amusing characteristics as chickens. Decorated throughout with historical woodcuts and engravings this book is a useful guide.
A concise and easily accessible guide to reducing the effect you have on climate change.
It's time for us to tackle our car dependency. This inexpensive book is a practical guide to reducing car use by making changes - whether large or small - to our daily travel choices.
David E. Cooper explores our relationship to nature and asks how it can be shaped into an appropriate one which contributes to the good of people’s lives as a whole.
The author explains how a yearning for convergence with nature is rooted in Daoist philosophy and explores the implications for our practical engagement with natural environments.
Shows groups and individuals how to start their own community orchard, from getting support, tackling legal issues and access to organising working parties and selling produce
Communities, Councils & Climate Change includes current examples of best eco practice from local authorities across the UK and elsewhere, as well as a look at the background to unsuccessful projects.
This book tells the reader everything they need to know to create their own forest garden with beautiful illustrations and helpful tips throughout.
Achieving ecological sustainability through social learning, community empowerment and participation
A guide to radically reduce home energy consumption, and even completely liberate your home from fossil-fuel dependency
This guide is about the last chance to save the planet. It's a result of hundreds of how-do-we-do-this-right discussions over many years. Peter Barnes shares what he's learned in these discussions because the climate crisis must be solved now, and popular understanding is a pre-requisite to getting a solution that actually solves the problem.
- The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performance
- Organic Gardening - The natural no-dig way
- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
- The Transition Companion - Making your community more resilient in uncertain times
- The Hempcrete Book - Designing and building with hemp-lime
- The Fruit Tree Handbook
- The Weeder's Digest - Identifying and enjoying edible weeds