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How to live a low-carbon life : the individual's guide to stopping climate change / Chris Goodall.

Goodall, Chris. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781844074266 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1844074269 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 319 p. : ill ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Earthscan, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-310) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
List of figures and tables -- Sources and units of measurement -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction : Getting from 12 1/2 tonnes to 3 tonnes of carbon dioxide per person -- 1. The extraordinary cheapness of fossil fuels -- 2. The scope for government action -- 3. The inadequacy of alternative means of reducing emissions -- 4. No one else is doing much, so you'd better do something yourself -- 5. How our lives generate emissions and what we can do about it -- 6. Home heating -- 7. Water heating and cooking -- 8. Lighting -- 9. Household appliances -- 10. Car travel -- 11. Public transport -- 12. Air travel -- 13. Food -- 14. Other indirect sources of greenhouse gas emissions -- 15. Domestic use of renewable energy -- 16. Cancelling out emissions -- 17. Conclusions -- Afterword -- Appendix : Sources of the main averages -- Notes -- List of acronyms and abbreviations.
Subject: Atmospheric carbon dioxide > Climatic factors.
Atmospheric carbon dioxide > Environmental aspects.
Carbon dioxide > Environmental aspects.
Greenhouse gases > Environmental aspects.
Climatic changes > Social aspects.
Environmental protection > Citizen participation.
Consumer education > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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