Simple Methods Can Significantly Lower Greenhouse Gas Emission

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Consumers play a big role in global warming. A recent study reveals that by adopting 'green living', carbon emissions can be cut by around 8% over the next decade. This presentation shares some planet-saving techniques that can work at homes.

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Simple Methods Can Significantly Lower Greenhouse Gas Emission

  1. 1. Simple Methods can Significantly Lower Greenhouse Gas Emission: Study Says<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  2. 2. If consumers in USA adopt green living, <br />carbon emissions<br />can fall by 7.8% in 10 years<br />Paper: Household actions can provide a behavioral wedge to rapidly reduce U.S. carbon emissions<br />Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences<br />
  3. 3. This is 8% of total global emissions<br />Estimates are similar for other developed economies<br />Paper: Household actions can provide a behavioral wedge to rapidly reduce U.S. carbon emissions<br />Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences<br />
  4. 4. Your actions can help <br />save <br />the planet<br />
  5. 5. So what can you do?<br />
  6. 6. Drive fuel-efficient cars<br />and <br />maintain highway speeds below 55 mph<br />and<br />maintain correct tire pressure<br />and<br />tune car engine<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  7. 7. Use slow-flow shower heads <br />Image: Corbis<br />
  8. 8. Go for efficient home <br />heating systems<br />and<br />keep geyser below <br />120 F <br />and <br />turn it on only <br />when bathing <br />Image: Life123.com <br />
  9. 9. Walk, bike or share a car, instead of using your own all the time<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  10. 10. For your next vacation, <br />avoid air travel <br />and plan a road trip<br />Image:Ninemsn.com<br />
  11. 11. Air dry <br />your laundry<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  12. 12. Insulate your home, <br />including <br />water geyser<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  13. 13. Image: Corbis<br />
  14. 14. Turn off / unplug appliances <br /> when not in use<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  15. 15. Image: Local.yodle.com<br />Install energy-efficient light bulbs <br />
  16. 16. Avoid wastage of <br />water <br />and<br />other products<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  17. 17. Regular change <br />of <br />furnace filters<br />Image: furnacefilters.com<br />
  18. 18. Recycle <br /> and <br /> Re-use<br />Image: Corbis<br />
  19. 19. Small Changes<br />cause <br />Big Difference<br />http://nature-log.blogspot.com<br />

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