Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, and environmental design which develops sustainable architecture and self-maintained agricultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems. We seek to establish Kansas City as the central perma-hub in the USA.
Earthroots offers hands on, outdoor, experiential classes for kids and adults. Program themes include Wilderness Awareness, Ecological Gardening, Natural Crafts, Natural Building, and Whole Food Cooking embracing peaceful communication and multigenerational experiences. Earthroots offers summer camps and year round classes for Toddlers, public and private school students, home schoolers, adults, t...[Read More]
116 pages , National Academies Press , 1998-09-14 For the first time since the Apollo program, NASA and space agencies abroad have plans to bring samples to Earth from elsewhere in the solar system. There are missions in various stages of definition to gather material over the next decade from Mars, an asteroid, comets, the satellites of Jupiter, and the interplanetary d...[Read More]
245 pages , JHU Press , 2009-04-20 Nested Ecology provides a pragmatic and functional approach to realizing a sustainable environmental ethic. Edward T. Wimberley asserts that a practical ecological ethic must focus on human decision making within the context of larger social and environmental systems. Think of a set of mixing bowls, in which smaller bowls sit within lar...[Read More]
Convergence Festival is an annual sustainable living festival held in Ireland. Running since 2000, and organised by the Sustainable Ireland Co-Operative, the Convergence Festival features a combination of cultural and educational events celebrating all aspects of sustainability.
404 pages , Academic Press , 2014-05-12 The limitation of fossil fuels has challenged scientists and engineers to search for alternative energy resources that can meet future energy demand. Renewable Energy System Design is a valuable reference focusing on engineering, design, and operating principles that engineers can follow in order to successfully design more robust ...[Read More]
76 pages , DIANE Publishing , 2011-01 This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Reviews the status of energy efficiency and renewable energy legislation introduced during the 109th Congress. Action in the second session has focused on appropriations bills; the first session focused on omnibus energy policy bill H.R. 6, H.R. 3, and several appropria...[Read More]
256 pages , Routledge , 2012-05-23 Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have acces...[Read More]