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Energy Island : how one community harnessed the wind and changed their world

Author: Allan Drummond
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First Square Fish EditionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Drummond
ISBN: 9781250056764 1250056764 9780606373531 0606373535
OCLC Number: 905097488
Notes: Originally published in the United States by Frances Foster Brooks/Farrar Straus Giroux.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Allan Drummond.

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Citizens of Samso have accomplished something extraordinary - in ten years they have reduced their carbon emissions by 140 per cent and become completely energy independent. Features a narrative tale  Read more...

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"The thrilling idea, the book concludes, is that Samso is 'not very different from where you live.' Your community doesn't need wind; it needs a spark, to get people to think and work together." Read more...

 
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