Focuses on the biggest environmental culprits of the American lifestyle--our diet, our housing, our clothing, and our transportation--and provides practical, effective steps we can all take to reduce our carbon footprint and live more sustainably. Comprehensive, yet written with an approachable and empowering tone, the book draws on personal interviews and real-life examples to demonstrate both the challenges and rewards of making environmentally responsible choices. Informative and inspiring, this book will make you will think twice about every dollar you spend.--From publisher description.A Wise Consumera#39;s Guide to a Shrinking Planet Sally Stenhouse Kneidel, Sadie Kneidel. The biggest challenge with plug-in technology is cost. Cars with this feature are expensive because they use larger electric motors and battery packs to provide sufficient all-electric range. ... the Electric Power Research Institute and the National Resources Defense Council, in July of 2007, published a study ... Some consider the Honda Accord hybrid, with its six-cylinder engine, a muscle hybrid.
|Author||:||Sally Stenhouse Kneidel, Sadie Kneidel|
|Publisher||:||Fulcrum Pub - 2008|