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The Weather Makers

How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

by Tim Flannery

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The Weather Makers by Tim Flannery
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    Mar 2006, 352 pages
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    Jan 2001, 400 pages

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Realistic Ways to Reduce Global Warming
(from TheWeatherMakers.com)

  1. Change to accredited Green Power option = Eliminate household emissions from electricity.
  2. Install energy-efficient hot water system = Up to 30% reductions in household emissions.
  3. Install solar panels = Eliminate household emissions from electricity.
  4. Use energy-efficient white goods = Up to 50% reduction in household emissions from electricity.
  5. Use triple-A rated shower-head = Up to 12% reduction in household emissions.
  6. Use energy-efficient light bulbs = Up to 10% reduction in household emissions.
  7. Check fuel efficiency of next car = Up to 70% reduction in transport emissions.
  8. Walk, cycle or take public transport = Can reduce transport emissions.
  9. Calculate carbon footprint = Can eliminate transport & household emissions.
  10. Suggest a workplace audit = Up to 30% reduction in emissions.
  11. Write to a politician about climate change = Can change the world.

Calculate your carbon footprint.

This article relates to The Weather Makers. It first ran in the March 2, 2006 issue of BookBrowse Recommends.

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