1. The environmental impact of air flights.
is a rising cause of carbon dioxide emissions especially from air flights. The
following carbon calculators will enable an understanding of the environmental
implications of air travel.
more detailed information about greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft visit
If you wish to determine your CO2 emissions
from your home activities use the
ENERGY FOUNDATION CALCULATOR
do so many people feel it necessary to acquire cars in the many parts of the affluent
world where there are good public transport systems? Even though the public transport
networks are good in these regions, they could be so much better were it not for
the congestion caused by far too many cars on the road!
it for a better world
shop at Supermarkets
the 3rd November 2005 TV News programmes in the UK reported that several dairy
farmers were pouring their milk down the drain in protest at the low prices they
were being paid by supermarkets for their produce. This was just one of many protests
against the tyrannical manner in which large supermarkets are driving farmers
to bankruptcy and putting local high street shops out of business, reducing the
nutritional quality of food and imposing degrading working practices and poor
pay on staff.
you invest your money in stocks and shares, a bank, building society or other
investment body do you stop to consider how the money is then used? Is it then
reinvested to manufacture tobacco or alcohol, arms or torture equipment, experimentation
on animals, destruction of tropical forests, or other activities which not accord
with your values or principles? Or are you just interested in the interest you
gain on your investment?
5. Energy saving
and waste reduction
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