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The pocket idiot's guide to your carbon footprint

Author: Nancy S Grant
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alpha Books : Published by the Penguin Group, ©2008.
Series: Pocket idiot's guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the integral relationship between energy use and carbon emissions, this reference is designed to help readers do their part to combat global warming with a series of effective techniques designed to reduce each person's carbon footprint.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy S Grant
ISBN: 9781592577743 1592577741
OCLC Number: 183267826
Notes: "What it is, why it's important, how you can lower it"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: x, 212 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Carbon footprint basics --
A closer look at energy --
Carbon at home --
Carbon away from home --
Carbon from here to there --
Lights, computers, and communications networks --
Carbon outdoors --
Carbon in the food chain --
Exploring carbon initiatives --
Carbon offsets, carbon trading, and green investing --
The five R's of carbon-conscious living --
A brief afterword --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Pocket idiot's guide.
Other Titles: Your carbon footprint
Responsibility: by Nancy S. Grant.
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Explains the integral relationship between energy use and carbon emissions, this reference is designed to help readers do their part to combat global warming with a series of effective techniques designed to reduce each person's carbon footprint.

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