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Green wizardry [electronic resource] : conservation, solar power, organic gardening, and other hands-on skills from the appropriate tech toolkit / John Michael Greer.

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  • ISBN: 9781550925395 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1550925393 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : New Society Publishers, 2013.

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Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Praise; Title Page; Rights Page; Contents; Foreword: A Time for Wizardry; Part One: Principles; Lesson 1: Introducing Energy; Lesson 2: Introducing Matter; Lesson 3: Introducing Information; Lesson 4: Thinking in Systems; Lesson 5: Flows and Funds; Lesson 6: Sustainability and Resilience; Resources for Part One; Part Two: Food; Lesson 7: The Small Garden; Lesson 8: Understanding Soil; Lesson 9: Composting and Mulching; Lesson 10: Keeping Them Healthy; Lesson 11: Season Extenders; Lesson 12: Saving Seeds; Lesson 13: Breeding New Varieties; Lesson 14: Wild Helpers.
Lesson 15: Home LivestockLesson 16: The Unwanted; Lesson 17: Storing the Harvest; Lesson 18: Using the Harvest; Resources for Part Two; Part Three: Energy; Lesson 19: Using Less Energy; Lesson 20: Caulking and Weatherstripping; Lesson 21: Insulation; Lesson 22: Window Coverings; Lesson 23: Conserving the Differences; Lesson 24: Hayboxes and Sunboxes; Lesson 25: Solar Hot Water; Lesson 26: Passive Solar Heat; Lesson 27: Solar Electricity; Lesson 28: Wind Power; Lesson 29: Other Energy Sources; Lesson 30: Transportation; Resources for Part Three; Part Four: Whole Systems.
Lesson 31: Putting It TogetherLesson 32: The New Alchemy Option; Lesson 33: The Down Home Funk Option; Lesson 34: The Retrofit Option; Lesson 35: The Way of Dissensus; Lesson 36: The Long View; Resources for Part Four; Afterword: Why It Matters; Notes; Index; About the Author; A Guide to Responsible Digital Reading.
Summary, etc.: Tested skills for thriving in the age of limits.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Dwellings > Energy conservation.
Energy conservation.
Green technology.
Organic gardening.
Sustainable living.
Vegetable gardening.
Sustainable living.
Energy conservation.
Organic gardening.
Vegetable gardening.
Green technology.
Dwellings > Energy conservation.
Genre: Electronic books.

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