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Title:
Leaving our mark : reducing our carbon footprint / Nancy Dickmann.
Call Number:
SHARED SYSTEM
Publication Date:
[2016]
Publisher:
New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2016]
Physical Description:
32 pages : color photographs ; 28 cm.
Contents:
Greenhouse Earth -- What is a carbon footprint? -- Where gases come from -- Getting the full picture -- Around the world -- Carbon offsets -- How low can we go? -- Green transportation -- A low-carbon home -- Shopping -- Communication -- Maximum impact -- Power up!
Summary:
Human activity often leaves a trail of harmful carbon behind that directly impacts our planet. This informative book describes how every individual produces a "carbon footprint" by using energy made by burning fossil fuels and by creating waste from packaging that gets thrown away. Find out how to measure your own carbon footprint and see what effect you are having on Earth.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1766397
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