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Accidental City
By Robert Fulford. The story of the transformation of Toronto. In a narrative that moves from one part of Toronto to another, Fulford describes the city, its history, urban planning, and economic growth. More…

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 >>

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 >>

Better, Not Bigger
By Eben V. Fodor. Benefits from growth that exploits the commons accrue to a few, while costs are distributed across the entire community. Fodor marshals evidence from almost every state to prove his point. More…

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 >>

Breaking Gridlock: Moving Toward Transportation that Works
By Jim Motavalli. Examines smart cars and smart tolls as responses to sprawl, and telecommuting and e-commerce as a reaction to burgeoning "edge cities." Considers cleaner cars as well as potential improvements in bus, water and air transportation. More... | Jim Motavalli EcoSpeakers Info >>

Charging Ahead
By Joe Sherman. Tells the story of the Solectria Corporation's efforts to develop and market an electric car. Scientists and engineers work to do something for the environment while trying to grab a piece of a very small niche market. Also a critique of the "Big 3" automakers. More... | Joe Sherman EcoSpeakers Info >>

Colonel Albert Pope and His American Dream Machines: The Life and Times of a Bicycle Tycoon Turned Automotive Pioneer
By Stephen Goddard. Pope's company was the world's largest manufacturer of bicycles in the late 1800s. His production methods pointed the way for the building of automobiles through lightweight metals, rubber tires, precision machining, interchangeability of parts, and vertical integration. The founder of the Good Roads Movement, Pope entered automobile manufacturing while steam, electricity, and gasoline power were still vying for supremacy. The story of his failed dream of dominating U.S. automobile production is an engrossing view into America's industrial history. More... | Stephen Goddard EcoSpeakers Info >>

Community Planning
By Eric Damian Kelly & Barbara Becker. A thorough examination of the comprehensive planning process. The authors consider all aspects of the comprehensive plan: its elements, adoption, and implementation. More…

Divorce Your Car! Ending the Love Affair with the Automobile
By Katie Alvord. Divorcing your car can take many forms, from simply using it less to not owning one at all. This practical guide shows how divorcing a car can be fun, healthy, money saving, and helpful to the planet. More… | Katie Alvord EcoSpeakers Info >>

Forward Drive: The Race to Build "Clean" Cars for the Future
By Jim Motavalli. Covers the effort to build lower emission and zero emission cars. Detailed information about electric cars and fuel cell powered vehicles. More... | Jim Motavalli EcoSpeakers Info >>

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 >>

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…

Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century
By Stephen Goddard. Goddard tells the story of how the struggle between the highwaymen and the railroaders ultimately changed the course of modern transportation. He describes how automakers, engineers, contractors, and government officials dethroned the railroad barons. More... | Stephen Goddard EcoSpeakers Info >>

In the Rings of Saturn
By Joe Sherman. A step-by-step account of the progress of Saturn Corporation (a General Motors division) from its inception through the company's first two years of car production. More... | Joe Sherman 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 >>

Making a Living While Making a Difference
By Melissa Everett. As business and society continue to place greater emphasis on social and environmental responsibility, opportunities for career-seekers with a conscience have never been better. More… | Melissa Everett EcoSpeakers Info >>

National Audubon Society Almanac of the Environment
By Valerie Harms. What we can do to restore and protect the Earth. Includes sections on homes and yards, garbage and recycling, transportation, recreation, public lands, oceans, cultural ecology, and more. More…

Race to the Sky: The Wright Brothers Versus the United States Government
By Stephen Goddard. This book tells the story of the struggle between the Wright brothers and the Federal Government to be first to build a flying machine, and the raw ambition, high ideals, greed, and cloak and dagger tactics of each side. Everything came to a head in eight tense days in December when the battle, and the fame and fortune that would follow, was decided and the Wright brothers emerged victorious. More... | Stephen Goddard EcoSpeakers Info >>

Saving Cities Saving Money
By John Hart. Cities and towns, large and small, can extend resources, improve environmental quality, and save money all at the same time. More…

Toward Sustainable Communities
By Mark Roseland. Offers suggestions and innovative solutions to municipal and community problems. Covers air quality, transportation, energy, land use, housing, and economic and community development. More…

Voluntary Simplicity
By Duane Elgin. When Voluntary Simplicity was first published in 1981, it quickly became recognized as a powerful and visionary work in the emerging dialogue over sustainable ways of living. More… | Duane Elgin EcoSpeakers Info >>

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