Providing cheap and affordable energy is one of the most important tasks facing the world today. Inspired by a Deutsches Museum’s exhibition, Energy Transition features prominent scientists discussing the challenges and opportunities of the transition from fossil fuels towards sustainable energy.
This is the most comprehensive guide to foraging for wild mushrooms in UK and Northern Europe, perfect for both beginners and experienced foragers. It describes the best tasting fungi, where & when to find them, how to distinguish the edible species from poisonous lookalikes & when to leave an edible mushroom alone.
Inspired by a Deutsches Museum’s exhibition "energie.wenden" this book features prominent scientists discussing challenges and opportunities of the transition from fossil fuels towards sustainable energy.
This most comprehensive guide to foraging for wild mushrooms describes the best tasting fungi, where to find them and how to detect poisonous lookalikes.
The key principles of designing a pleasant, comfortable and healthy eco home. Using common-sense natural methods instead of relying on intrusive technology and hi-tech materials.
Economics Unmasked presents a cogent critique of the dominant economic system, showing that the theoretical constructions of mainstream economics work mainly to bring about injustice.
This book outlines the foundations of a new economics – where justice, human dignity, compassion and reverence for life are the guiding values.
The book takes the form of conversations between Satish and others about the inner and outer aspects of pilgrimage: "To be a pilgrim is to be on a path of adventure, to move out of our comfort zones, to let go of our prejudices and preconditioning, to make strides towards the unknown."
Increasingly, products on American shelves are equated with serious health hazards, hazards that the European Union is legislating out of existence in its powerful trading bloc, a lead that even China is beginning to follow. Schapiro illustrates how the blowback from weak regulation in the USA carries an economic, as well as environmental, price.
9781603580588 | Published: January 2009
Published: January 2009 | Chelsea Green Publishing
50 circular routes to explore in some of Devonís most beautiful countryside
An informal account by Colin Tudge of a think-tank held at Schumacher College, Devon in November 2007, on Holistic Economics.
This book is packed with ideas for using up your leftovers, gives advice on planning and storing food, will help you reduce your food bills and reduce your environmental impact.
The only comprehensive guide to Eco Centres in the UK and Ireland with over 150 places which offer courses or eco-days out
With insight, clarity, warmth and enthusiasm, Hazel Henderson announces the mature presence of the green economy. Mainstream media and big business interests have sidelined its emergence and evolution, but it is now a significant and rapidly growing sector.
- 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