By The Green Patriot Working Group
Today, many american citizens are serious about international warming. in accordance with a March 2007 MSNBC ballot, 86% of usa citizens think worldwide warming is a severe or very important danger, and in response to an April 2007 ABC News/The Washington Post/Stanford collage ballot, eighty% of usa citizens say they're keen to make alterations of their lives to assist the surroundings, whether it capability own inconvenience. This consultant of fifty sensible steps is a favorable and uplifting presentation of a major topic prepared in a enjoyable, easy-to-read structure. every one step is an easy approach you could assist in the struggle opposed to international warming and be ok with being a part of the answer to the present environmental challenge. pattern steps comprise: ascertain Your Carbon Footprint purchase eco-friendly strength Plant a Rooftop backyard Take an Eco-Vacation fee Your Tire strain Compost Your meals Waste Recycle Your footwear Use Petrochemical-Free Cosmetics purchase in the community Grown meals put on natural garments cross Vegetarian for an afternoon put money into the answer
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Extra resources for 50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming
Be a Carbon Neutral Gardener 18. Use Less Hot Water 19. Drink Organic Wine 20. Tread on Retreads (Recycled Tires) 21. Use Electric Transportation 22. Adopt a Panda 23. Plant a Rooftop Garden 24. Use Green Building Materials 25. Green Your Office 26. Give Green Gifts 27. Clean Up Your Indoor Air 28. Be an Energy Star Consumer 29. Buy Organic Supplements 30. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 31. Have your Groceries Delivered 32. Take an Eco-Vacation 33. Look for Fair Trade 34. Turn off Your Air Conditioner 35.
This step isn’t just for your cell phone. It also applies to your iPod, camera, rechargeable batteries, computers, video games—anything using a charger. S. each drawing a watt of power, if we all unplugged all of these chargers after use, it would save up to 190 megawatts per day, says The Green Guide. S. city. Yes, even many home electronics without chargers drain energy, when plugged into the electric socket and in the “Off” position. These appliances draw energy to stay in ready mode so they will have the same setting as when you turned them off.
Heating and cooling systems use more energy than any other system in our homes, accounting for 42 percent of the average family’s energy dollars. Heating (with gas or electric heaters) and cooling (with air conditioners or electric fans) requires the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas, resulting in higher carbon dioxide emissions. Programmable thermostats also go a long way to saving energy—especially when you are sleeping or out of the house—and can save about $100 each year on your utility bill.
50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming by The Green Patriot Working Group