Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav

Green Town USA

Best Seller
Green Town USA by Thomas J. Fox
Paperback $15.00
Jul 30, 2013 | ISBN 9781578263127

Also available from:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Jul 30, 2013 | ISBN 9781578263127

    Also available from:

  • Jul 30, 2013 | ISBN 9781578264810

    Available from:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

“There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn’t really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!”
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

“Extreme and catastrophic climate events are the new normal. Fox is prescient in chronicling the challenges and opportunities of rebuilding a post-disaster Greensburg, Kansas. This is a story of what can be learned from both the successes and failures of rebuilding communities in Tornado Alley in the age of climate change.” — Jennifer Cockrall-King, Author of Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution

“…a global example of how clean energy can power an entire community, how it can bring jobs and businesses to a place where piles of bricks and rubble once lay.” – President Barack Obama

“From the rubble of a tornado, a Kansas town becomes a model for environmentally friendly living” – USA Today

“This town was almost blown off the map—now it’s back, and super green.” – Daniel Penner, Grist.org

“…visionary”. – The New York Times
 
“…an example for sustainable communities everywhere.” —  National Geographic
 
“…a living example of what can be achieved when we take that leap into environmental sustainability.”  – The Huffington Post
 
“…the greenest town in America.” — Los Angeles Times

Be the first to know!
More from Thomas J. Fox and book picks sent right to your inbox
More from Thomas J. Fox and book picks sent right to your inbox
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top