David Suzuki's Green Guide

David Suzuki's Green Guide

Book - 2008
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Everyone knows that the planet is in trouble, but is there a solution? This timely book identifies the most effective ways individuals can be more green in four key areas: home, travel, food, and consumerism. It also describes how citizens can ensure that governments take the actions necessary to make sustainable lifestyles the norm instead of the exception. Environmental lawyer David Boyd and celebrated ecologist David Suzuki provide vital tips for choosing a home, creating a healthy indoor environment, and decreasing energy and water use -- and utility bills. They discuss what readers can do to drive and fly less, profile the most environmentally friendly transportation choices, and explain how to purchase carbon credits, among other suggestions. In addition, they offer simple changes individuals can make in their diet to eat fresher, tastier, healthier food. Included too is invaluable advice about how to buy fewer things and avoid toxic consumer products.
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, c2008.
ISBN: 9781553652939
Branch Call Number: 363.7052 Suz
Characteristics: ix, 175 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Boyd, David R. (David Richard), 1964-
Alternative Title: Green guide

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Mar 28, 2009

Great book, full of actionable items. Easy to read. Suzuki doesn't preach at all, but rather states the facts and gives really good examples of how to live a "greener" lifestyle.

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