Energy Island : How One Community Harnessed the Wind and Changed Their World (Paperback)

Author: Drummond, Allan

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Hold onto your hats! It''s windy on the Danish island of Samso. Meet the environmentally friendly people who now proudly call their home Energy Island.

At a time when most countries are producing ever-increasing amounts of CO2, the rather ordinary citizens of Samso have accomplished something extraordinary--in just ten years they have reduced their carbon emissions by 140% and become almost completely energy independent. A narrative tale and a science book in one, this inspiring true story proves that with a little hard work and a big idea, anyone can make a huge step towards energy conservation.

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Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780374321840
SKU 216794921
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0374321841
Release Date 3/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10.25H x 10.25L x 0.25T
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"[A] remarkably accessible book."
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Editors Note Hold onto your hats! It's windy on the Danish island of Samso. Meet the environmentally friendly people who now proudly call their home Energy Island.At a time when most countries are producing ever-increasing amounts of CO2, the rather ordinary citizens of Samsø have accomplished something extraordinary--in just ten years they have reduced their carbon emissions by 140% and become almost completely energy independent. A narrative tale and a science book in one, this inspiring true story proves that with a little hard work and a big idea, anyone can make a huge step towards energy conservation.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 06
Number of Pages 0036
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux

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