50 Simple Steps to Kick Our Oil Habit by The Green Patriot Working Group PDF

By The Green Patriot Working Group

ISBN-10: 1893910504

ISBN-13: 9781893910508

With "50 easy Steps to Kick America's Oil Habit", the objective of the golf green Patriot operating staff is to start up the following oil boycott—when the US tells the realm that it does not desire oil anymore from unfriendly, adverse or risky governments simply because its electorate were empowered to do their percentage to kick our severe dependancy to petroleum. Following within the footsteps of the very winning "50 basic Steps to avoid wasting the Earth from international Warming", the golf green Patriot operating Group's most modern purchaser instruction manual presents effortless and sensible steps anyone can take to lessen their own dependency on petrochemicals. From the cosmetics and family cleansing items we buy to the meals we consume, our selection of transportation, how we warmth our houses or even the garments we put on, americans could make offerings that might make a massive distinction for our destiny nationwide defense. "50 basic Steps" additionally appears to be like on the many part merits of forsaking petroleum items including...

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A good substitute for “maybe 20 percent or 30 percent, of the high-fuel-use market,” according to NGVAmerica (Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition) President Richard Kolodziej, as quoted in USA Today, natural gas currently powers more than 2,000 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses. The fact that 98 percent of the natural gas consumed comes from North America, compared with the 56 percent of crude oil produced in domestic refineries, makes it simple to see how going natural (gas) with our large fleets of vehicles can really curb our oil consumption.

Most CSA farmers prefer that members pay for the season upfront, but some farmers will accept weekly or monthly payments. Some CSAs also require members to work a few hours on the farm during the growing season. A CSA season typically runs from late spring through early fall. The number of CSAs in the United States was estimated at 50 in 1990 and has since grown to over 1,000, while farmers’ markets are also expanding across the United States, growing from 1,755 markets in 1993 to 3,100 in 2002.

And you might even find that the extra exercise you get by walking more improves your health and emotional well-being, which is also good for our public health. So save some gas and park your car: experience moving through this world without a car at least once a week! STEP #4 Carpool Get to know someone and save money. Carpooling is another quick and easy way to cut down on our oil consumption and contribute to kicking the country’s oil addiction. If more of us carpooled, we would be significantly reducing our oil usage, improving the flow of traffic on our highways and increasing our air quality.

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