Climate change is one of the greatest threats that humankind faces in the twenty-first century. But while government and industry fail to act, this book argues, we could all work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60%, the level necessary to halt the current trend according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Packed with provocative case studies, calculations, and lifestyle comparisons, this entertaining and authoritative book makes the complexities of climatology tractable and challenges readers to rethink their notions of qdoing their bitq.Life on the Two-Way Street of Global Warming Dave Reay ... For an average home office with the standard printer, fax, small photocopier and PC, annual energy use will mean almost two tonnes of ... Before we touch the thermostat, simply opting for energy- efficient appliances can help a lot here too. Less wasted energy means less heat emitted, and so less need for the air-conditioning to be up full blast.
|Title||:||Climate Change Begins at Home|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2005-10-21|