There are 250 000 new students going into higher education each year, who will all be in the front line as the effects of climate change start to bite. UK university and higher education institutions emit 3.2 million tonnes of CO2 a year. Friendly, cool and easy to use, How to be a Student and Not Destroy Planet Earth! gives student living away from home all the information they need to cut their carbon emissions – both their own and their university's.
What is happening to our world? Keeping warm. Heating your water. Lights. Cooking. Keeping things cool. Cleaning and keeping clean. Electronic gadgets. Travel. Shopping. Rubbish. Money. Want to do more?
Amanda and Jon have previously collaborated on other environmental subjects, and have written other titles in the Green Books Guides series: Water: Use Less Save More, Energy: Use Less Save More and Climate Change: Simple things you can do to make a difference.
'An excellent guide on how to minimise your impact on the environment and save yourself money at the same time. It should be top of any student's reading list!' Dr Neil Jennings, National Student Switch Off Coordinator.