Tuesday, January 23, 2007

What size is your carbon footprint?

Istock_000001091885small1_1 Here in the UK, Prince Charles has recently announced his plans to cancel his annual skiing trip to Switzerland in order to reduce his carbon footprint.

So what is a carbon footprint and how can you reduce the size of yours? Well, carbon footprint is a measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of the amount of green house gases produced, measured in units of carbon dioxide. You can start off by discovering the size of your own carbon footprint at http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.html.

Next, learn how to minimise your Carbon Footprint at http://www.carbonfootprint.com/Minimise_cfp.html and, finally, discover how to offset your Carbon Footprint at http://www.carbonfootprint.com/carbon_offset.html.

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