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Reducing the Carbon Footprint: How the Way We Live Affects the World's Climate

Series: World At Risk

By: Anne Rooney

44 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Franklin Watts (UK)

Hardback | Oct 2009 | #192475 | ISBN-13: 9780749688097
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€16 approx

About this book

This book examines the important issues of the carbon emissions that result from modern living. It explains how carbon gases are created, why they have increased dramatically in recent years and the effects that these increases are having on the delicate balance of the Earth's environment. It also shows how everyone can play a partin reducing their own carbon footprint.


Contents

Chapter 1: What Is A Carbon Footprint?
Chapter 2: From Carbon Cycle To Vicious Circle
Chapter 3: Alternative Technologies
Chapter 4: Changing Lifestyles
Chapter 5: Trading And Offsetting
Chapter 6: Taking The Lead

Facts And Records
Glossary And Further Reading
Index And Web Finder

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