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Almost Green: How I Built an Eco-Shed, Ditched My SUV, by James Glave

By James Glave

One man's irreverent and hilarious chronicle of his bold yet clumsy efforts to tread frivolously at the planet.

In nearly eco-friendly, James Glave demonstrates that the adventure alongside the trail to a greener lifestyles isn't continuously effortless yet is often hilarious and regularly enlightening. Glave -- a author and stay-at-home dad -- describes his studies construction a eco-friendly writing studio within the entrance backyard of his domestic on Bowen Island, British Columbia, a not-so-green paradise the place suvs nonetheless outnumber compost packing containers. whereas dealing with the various frustrations and small victories of this project, Glave additionally dabbles in grassroots local activism. He visits a really eco-friendly kin dwelling within the concrete jungle of town and makes a decision he needs to divest himself of his hulking suv, so generously given to him through his spouse's father, with no offending his benefactor.

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Almost Green: How I Built an Eco-Shed, Ditched My SUV, Alienated the In-Laws, and Changed My Life Forever

One man's irreverent and hilarious chronicle of his bold yet clumsy efforts to tread evenly at the planet.

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The height combined with a large collector surface area will reduce the cost of energy production. Figure 1. Schematic diagram of solar chimney power system. Solar Power Generation and Use of Grassland in Ecology Management 39 The gigantic chimney may be reinforced concrete chimney that can stretch more than 1000 meters within the technological restrictions [5] or floating chimney that can stretch up to several thousand meters [8]. Recently, the Australian government decided to support the construction of a prototype solar chimney power plant with a 1 km high solar chimney.

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