How to live a low-carbon life : the individual's guide to stopping climate change / Chris Goodall.

Author
Goodall, Chris [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.
Description
ix, 319 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-310) and index.
Contents
List of figures and tables -- Sources and units of measurement -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction : Getting from 12 1/2 tonnes to 3 tonnes of carbon dioxide per person -- 1. The extraordinary cheapness of fossil fuels -- 2. The scope for government action -- 3. The inadequacy of alternative means of reducing emissions -- 4. No one else is doing much, so you'd better do something yourself -- 5. How our lives generate emissions and what we can do about it -- 6. Home heating -- 7. Water heating and cooking -- 8. Lighting -- 9. Household appliances -- 10. Car travel -- 11. Public transport -- 12. Air travel -- 13. Food -- 14. Other indirect sources of greenhouse gas emissions -- 15. Domestic use of renewable energy -- 16. Cancelling out emissions -- 17. Conclusions -- Afterword -- Appendix : Sources of the main averages -- Notes -- List of acronyms and abbreviations.
ISBN
  • 9781844074266 (pbk.)
  • 1844074269 (pbk.)
LCCN
2006100479
OCLC
76937408
RCP
N - O