By The Green Patriot Working Group
Today, many americans are focused on international warming. in accordance with a March 2007 MSNBC ballot, 86% of american citizens think worldwide warming is a serious or vital risk, and based on an April 2007 ABC News/The Washington Post/Stanford collage ballot, eighty% of usa citizens say they're keen to make alterations of their lives to assist the surroundings, no matter if it capacity own inconvenience. This consultant of fifty useful steps is a good and uplifting presentation of a major topic equipped in a enjoyable, easy-to-read structure. each one step is a straightforward approach you could assist in the struggle opposed to worldwide warming and be ok with being a part of the answer to the present environmental trouble. pattern steps contain: make certain Your Carbon Footprint purchase eco-friendly power Plant a Rooftop backyard Take an Eco-Vacation payment Your Tire strain Compost Your meals Waste Recycle Your sneakers Use Petrochemical-Free Cosmetics purchase in the community Grown meals put on natural garments pass Vegetarian for an afternoon put money into the answer
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Avoidance of post-harvest contamination. Foods sold in local markets without the need for extensive storage and transportation will likely contain minimal or no waxes and/or fungicides applied to protect the product after harvest. One of the easiest ways to buy your food locally is to go to your local farmers’ market. It is a great way to enjoy people-watching and find some local heirlooms, like tomatoes of all shapes and colors, some rich in lycopene, others in related nutritious carotenoids. Indeed, the fastest growth segment of the produce industry is the local farmers’ market, where people are coming in droves to buy locally grown foods and to reconnect with their communities and the earth.
Buying locally grown foods keeps money within the community and produces a stronger local economy. This contributes to the health of all sectors of the local economy and increases the local quality of life. Support for self-sufficient communities. A community that produces its own food can better influence how it is grown. It is also less reliant on faraway food producers, which would be critical in the case of a natural disaster or national security crisis if major transportation routes were blocked.
Plant a Tree 45. Take a Local Hike 46. Recycle Your Shoes 47. Green Your Parties 48. Buy Carbon Offsets 49. Know the Green Side of God 50. ” Exactly. And that is both the strength and the charm of this very practical little book. Although full of useful suggestions about how to make changes in our daily lives that can help us do our part to reduce the risk of climate change, there are several other echoes in these 50 steps. You continually have the feeling that the authors are seeking to help you get involved in something of extraordinary importance.
50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming by The Green Patriot Working Group