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Worldchanging: a user's guide for the 21st century

Author: Steffen, Alex Publisher: Abrams Press 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 596 p. : Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0810930951Type of document: Book
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Print GE105 .W67 2006
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Worldchanging A User's Guide for the 21st Century Contents FOREWORD Al Gore INTRODUCING WORLOCHANGING 11 Bruce Sterling EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION HOW TO USE THIS BOOK 13 15 25 STUFF INTRODUCTION 29 32 35 39 47 51 53 57 63 66 71 74 81 83 87 90 93 96 99 102 106 109 114 118 123 127 131 134 Questioning Consumption Consuming Responsibly Understanding Trade Creating Healthy Homes Doing the Right Thing Can Be Delicious Buying Better Food Better Food Everywhere Eating Better Meat and Fish The Future of Food 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 Biomorphism Nanotechnology Neobiological Industry Knowing What's Green Producer Responsibility Collaborative Design Open Source Design for Development Bright Green Computers SHELTER INTRODUCTION 139 142 147 152 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 155 157 160 162 164 170 179 183 186 187 189 198 201 203 207 210 216 218 220 CITIES INTRODUCTION 225 228 231 234 238 245 250 254 259 262 268 271 279 282 286 292 296 300 302 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 INTRODUCTION 307 310 313 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 316 323 332 336 339 342 346 352 355 359 363 368 BUSINESS INTROOUCTION 379 382 Your Money Creating Business Value from Sustainability Green Marketing Brands Thriving in a Bright Green Economy Seeing the Big Picture Start-Up I0I 386 389 393 397 402 403 POLITICS INTRODUCTION 409 412 418 421 426 431 434 441 447 450 456 460 464 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 INTRODUCTION 473 476 481 484 486 491 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 494 498 502 506 511 514 518 521 525 529 535 SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTRIBUTOR BIOGRAPHIES ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS INDEX 538 547 555 557 562

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