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Alcohol Can Be A Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century
By David Blume. Explains the history, technology, and even the sociology of renewable fuels in a fashion that can be appreciated by expert and novice alike. Offers countless hands-on technical solutions ranging from home stills to for-profit manufacturing strategies. More… | David Blume EcoSpeakers Info >>

The Art of Natural Building
Edited by Joseph F. Kennedy, et al. A user-friendly introduction to natural building for non-professionals as well as architects and designers. Packed with resources, it is an encyclopedia of natural building. More… | Joseph F. Kennedy EcoSpeakers Info >>

Beat High Gas Prices Now!
By Diane MacEachern. Sets out practical, and easy-to-do things one can do to reduce gasoline consumption, and quantifies the savings that will result. More… | Diane MacEachern EcoSpeakers Info >>

Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle-east Oil Dependence And Make Money Growing Fuel
By Josh Tickell. Provides a fresh perspective on our oil-laden history (why America is more dependent on oil than any other nation), our present position of energy compromise, and the true potential for a fossil-fuel-free future. Shows that an abundance of available, economically viable, and profitable energy solutions exists. More… | Josh Tickell EcoSpeakers Info >>

Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century
By the Environmental Careers Organization. Organized for ease of use and fully updated, it is the most comprehensive and reliable resource available for information about environmental career opportunities. More…

Deep Water: The Epic Struggle over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment
By Jacques Leslie. Looks at large dams and their consequences through the eyes of three members of the 1990s' World Commission on Dams. Documents the often corrupt finances and politics of dam building and the injustice of the displacement of communities. Explains how dams cause aridity, erosion, extinction, and pollution. More... | Jacques Leslie EcoSpeakers Info >>

Design for a Livable Planet
By Jon Naar. Explains the causes of environmental damage and offers practical steps. Includes sections on wastes, toxics, water quality, air pollution, global warming, deforestation, and renewable energy. More…

From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank
By Josh Tickell. Details all aspects of running diesel engines on vegetable oil. Includes information on biodiesel, the diesel fuel substitute made from new or used vegetable oil, as well as information on running any diesel engine on straight vegetable oil. Packed with history, information, instructions, photos, diagrams and resources. More... | Josh Tickell EcoSpeakers Info >>

From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity
By John Perlin. The history of photovoltaics (the direct conversion of sunlight into electricity by solar cells) from the early 19th century to the present. Brings home to the lay reader the background of the technology that may be our best energy option for the future. More... | John Perlin EcoSpeakers Info >>

Frontiers of Sustainability
By Roger Dower, Daryl Ditz, et al. A concrete plan for achieving sustainable development in the United States. A technologically feasible vision of the future in which the unwanted trends we see unfolding now are reversed. More…

Green Urbanism
By Timothy Beatley. Explains what planners and local officials in the United States can learn from the sustainable city movement in Europe. Examines the progress and policies of twenty-five of the most innovative cities. More…

The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy
By Dan Chiras. This guide 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 on specific strategies needed to replace specific fuels, the book examines each option available to homeowners. More… | Dan Chiras EcoSpeakers Info >>

Lives Per Gallon: The True Cost of Our Oil Addiction
By Terry Tamminen. A hard look at the health, environmental, and national security costs hidden in every barrel of oil. While the petroleum industry is raking in huge profits, it is studiously avoiding measures that would lessen the hazards of its products. Using the successful lawsuits by state governments against big tobacco as a model, the author sets forth a bold strategy to hold oil and auto companies accountable and force industry reform. He also offers a blueprint for developing alternative energy sources based on California's real world experiences. More… | Terry Tamminen EcoSpeakers Info >>

The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes
By Dan Chiras. An overview of the pros and cons of fourteen natural building methods. Includes straw bale, rammed earth, cob, cordwood, adobe, earthbags, papercrete, and more. The common goal is to create a house that is economical, energy efficient, nontoxic, and pleasing. This comprehensive sourcebook offers in-depth information that will guide your choice of the materials and methods for building a sustainable natural home. More… | Dan Chiras EcoSpeakers Info >>

The Official Earth Day Guide to Planet Repair
By Denis Hayes. Changes in individual, local, and national energy choices can slow or even stop the dangerous build-up of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere while saving money, helping the economy, and enhancing human health. More… | Denis Hayes EcoSpeakers Info >>

Power Surge: Guide to the Coming Energy Revolution
By Christopher Flavin. "Nearly unnoticed by government and industry, the world energy economy has entered a period of rapid change that may be as far-reaching as the computer and telecommunications revolutions," according to Power Surge. "The giant oil refineries and coal-fired power plants that energized the twentieth century soon may be relics of the industrial revolution, as obsolete as the typewriter or Model T Ford." More…

Renewable Energy Policy
By Paul Komor. Takes a pragmatic, nuts-and-bolts look at the myriad government efforts to promote renewables, and reports back on what works, what doesn't, and why. In clear, jargon-free language, this book shows how and why some policies have achieved impressive results, and others have failed. More… | Paul Komor EcoSpeakers Info >>

The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling
By Dan Chiras. Explains in detail how today's homebuilders can succeed with solar designs. Now that energy efficiency measures including higher levels of insulation and multi-layered glazing have become standard, it is easier than ever before to create a comfortable and affordable passive solar house that will provide year-round comfort in any climate. More… | Dan Chiras EcoSpeakers Info >>

Stormy Weather
By Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza. Deals head-on with our most urgent environmental challenge yet, and is the only book to put simple, effective solutions to global warming in the hands of ordinary citizens. More…

Teaching About Climate Change
By Tim Grant and Gail Littlejohn. This exciting resource provides educators at all grade levels with strategies to teach about global warming and engage students' interest in doing their part to help cool the planet. More…

Watershed: The Undamming of America
By Elizabeth Grossman. Dams affect a river's ecosystem, throwing off the balance that fosters plant, insect and fish life. Grossman gives a national perspective to the current movement toward dam removal and reports on the complex and conflicting political and economic perspectives and pressures that drive or resist removal. More...

Winning the Oil Endgame
By Jonathan Koomey. Describes a plan for reducing U.S. oil use by 50% by 2025 and ending foreign oil dependency. The plan is market-based and uses existing technology. Elements include more efficient oil and natural gas use, superefficient vehicles, and development of cellulostic ethanol. More… | Jonathan Koomey EcoSpeakers Info >>

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