By The Green Patriot Working Group
Today, many american citizens are fascinated by worldwide warming. in line with a March 2007 MSNBC ballot, 86% of usa citizens think international warming is a severe or very important hazard, and in keeping with an April 2007 ABC News/The Washington Post/Stanford college ballot, eighty% of american citizens say they're keen to make alterations of their lives to assist the surroundings, no matter if it capability own inconvenience. This advisor of fifty functional steps is a favorable and uplifting presentation of a significant topic geared up in a enjoyable, easy-to-read layout. every one step is a straightforward 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 hindrance. pattern steps contain: verify Your Carbon Footprint purchase eco-friendly power Plant a Rooftop backyard Take an Eco-Vacation payment Your Tire strain Compost Your nutrition Waste Recycle Your sneakers Use Petrochemical-Free Cosmetics purchase in the neighborhood Grown meals put on natural garments cross Vegetarian for an afternoon put money into the answer
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When you take green actions and allow others to see them, not only are you a hero to everyone who shares your environmental values, but you have made it that much easier for people around you to follow your lead and that much harder for them to continue in denial of the problem. 4. What Is Green Patriotism? Environmentalism, National Security, and Public Health—Three Victories for the Price of One! Green Patriots are patriotic Americans, across party lines, who love the United States and understand that we can create a safer, more secure future for our nation by protecting our environment and reducing our dependence upon foreign oil.
Greg Horn, Author of Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability; Co-founder and CEO of Eco Shoppe; former CEO of GNC and Garden of Life “50 Simple Steps offers practical, step-by-step advice for ‘greening’ every part of your life, from the car you drive to the food on your plate. ” —Jim Motavalli, Editor of E/The Environmental Magazine; Co-author of Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth “ 50 Simple Steps lays out a wealth of options and opportunities that anyone can do—at home, at work, in the marketplace, and in the voting booth.
Far surpasses most of the rest of the world. Now that we are aware of this, we can reverse this pattern and join with other nations that have been more conscientious about their national footprint. org. You will need your energy bills and knowledge of your approximate annual mileage for ground and air transportation. These sites will calculate your carbon footprint in terms of your home energy use and transportation, which are the easiest areas to measure. You can expect to be asked for information regarding the following: Annual ground travel miles (car, bus, train) Annual air travel miles Number in your household Electricity usage Green power usage Natural gas usage Heating oil usage Propane usage While this will give you a good approximate total, determining your actual carbon footprint in terms of the products you purchase is certainly more challenging.
50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming by The Green Patriot Working Group