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.The problems, in this case, are dependence on imported oil and rising atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases. The magic word, as of 2007, was a#39;a#39; ethanol, a#39;a#39; that is, fuel from biomassa corn, usually, in the new a#39;a#39;greena#39;a#39; calculus of the federal government. I noted in my ... At the dawn of the automotive age, Henry Ford believed that a#39;a#39;ethyl alcohol is the fuel of the futurea#39;a#39; (Rohter 2006); Forda#39;s first car was designed to run on it. Rudolf Diesel propelled his first engine with peanut oil. Duringanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Global Warming Combat Manual|
|Author||:||Bruce Elliott Johansen|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2008|