Energy Island

How One Community Harnessed the Wind and Changed Their World

By Allan Drummond; Colin Ed. Drummond; Allan Drummond (Illustrator)
(Farrar Straus Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374321840, 40pp.)

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

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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 independent. A narrative tale and a science book in one, this inspiring true story proves that with a little hard work and a big idea, anyone can make a huge step towards energy conservation.




About the Author
Author/illustrator Allan Drummond studied at the Royal College of Art. His many books include Tin Lizzie, a Green Earth Honor Book. He lives in Savannah, Georgia, where he is Chair of Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

HELGA DRUMMOND is Professor of Decision Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK.
She has consulted for a multitude of businesses ranging from undertakers to IT managers - a dversity reflected in The Art of Decision Making - and is the author of seven previous books that have been translated worldwide.

Author/illustrator Allan Drummond studied at the Royal College of Art. His many books include Tin Lizzie, a Green Earth Honor Book. He lives in Savannah, Georgia, where he is Chair of Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
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