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The Resource Worldchanging : a user's guide for the 21st century, edited by Alex Steffen, foreword by Al Gore ; design by Sagmeister Inc.

Worldchanging : a user's guide for the 21st century, edited by Alex Steffen, foreword by Al Gore ; design by Sagmeister Inc.

Label
Worldchanging : a user's guide for the 21st century
Title
Worldchanging
Title remainder
a user's guide for the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alex Steffen, foreword by Al Gore ; design by Sagmeister Inc.
Title variation
World changing
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ZPP
Dewey number
333.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC79.E5
LC item number
W676 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steffen, Alex
  • Gore, Al
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmentalism
  • Green movement
  • Sustainable development
  • Consumer education
  • Green products
Label
Worldchanging : a user's guide for the 21st century, edited by Alex Steffen, foreword by Al Gore ; design by Sagmeister Inc.
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 538-546) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn212382355
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
595 p.
Isbn
9780810970854
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
200602173
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)212382355
Label
Worldchanging : a user's guide for the 21st century, edited by Alex Steffen, foreword by Al Gore ; design by Sagmeister Inc.
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 538-546) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn212382355
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
595 p.
Isbn
9780810970854
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
200602173
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)212382355

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