The Global Warming Combat Manual describes the practical measures that readers can take in their daily lives to reduce their carbon footprints, while showing how to link one's personal choices with the big-picture science and the big-scale campaigns to combat global warming on the political, legal, economic, and technological fronts. The emphasis throughout is on practical tips for ways in which people can help combat global warming in their everyday roles as citizens, consumers, homeowners, employees, commuters, tourists, sportsmen, business owners, or farmers. Johansen--assisted by climatologist James Hansen's foreword and appendix--gives general readers the tools they need to calculate and put into action the most rational and ethical qgreenq choices.If and when electric cars become really popular, they could create problems for electric utilitiesa#39; peak-demand periods. ... New York Citya#39;s taxi fleet will run entirely on gas-electric hybrids within five years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced May 22, 2007. ... in New Yorka#39;s taxi fleet over 18 months, with models including the Toyota Prius, Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Lexus RX 400h, and Ford Escape.
|Title||:||The Global Warming Combat Manual|
|Author||:||Bruce Elliott Johansen|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2008|