Reduce your carbon footprint from day 1 - qCarbon Detoxq explains the changes each of us can make at home, at work and in every aspect of our lives. From summer heat waves to rising sea levels, climate change affects us all. The main cause is carbon dioxide and our carbon emissions are growing year by year at a frightening rate. However, there is hope. The changes we make now can slow the effects of climate change and preserve the planet for future generations. George Marshall shows you how to carbon audit your life and start reducing your impact today. He also explains how to overcome psychological blocks such as scepticism, fear and feelings of insignificance. This book includes advice on low carbon transport options and holidays and how to create an energy-efficient home. With the help of qCarbon Detoxq you will be able to make real differences from day 1.The author's charity will provide extensive cross-promotional support including talks and workshop events. This is the first book to show how the ordinary 'non-greenie' can make realistic and meaningful changes. It is written by an expert author who lives in a low carbon home. It features carbon calculators for the home, transport and food.Your step-by-step guide to getting real about climate change George Marshall ... The Toyoto Prius Hybrid, for example, does 9.6 kilometres (6 miles) to the carbo. ... On this reckoning a person on an average take-home salary works three months a year just for the car. So I have ... I am not suggesting that you never use a caranbsp;...
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