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Leaving our mark : reducing our carbon footprint / Nancy Dickmann.

Authors: Dickmann, Nancy, author.
Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publication: New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2016]
Copyright notice: copyright 2016
Publication date: [2016]copyright 2016
Subject: Environmental responsibility -- Juvenile literature.
Sustainable living -- Juvenile literature.
Energy conservation -- Juvenile literature.
Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Juvenile literature.
Environmental protection -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Next generation energy.
Title: Leaving our mark : reducing our carbon footprint / Nancy Dickmann.
Physical description: 32 pages : color photographs ; 28 cm.
Contents note: 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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Awards note: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
ISBN: 9780778723813 (library binding) :
LCCN: 2015044046
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1766397
Bib No.: 1766397

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