The carbon footprint of driving your car!

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If you want to know how much your car driving is hurting the planet read Mike-Berners-Lee’s interesting book How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything.

 

He has ten good reasons for reducing the footprint of our car use:

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Use the train, bike or bus when you are travelling alone. Typical saving is a whopping 40-98 per cent!

 

Put more people in the car! Typical saving: 50-80 per cent.

 

Join a car sharing scheme.

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Drive a small, efficient car. Typical saving: 50 per cent compared with the average car.

 

Avoid rush hour.

 

Drive safely.

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Keep the windows up when driving fast and the air conditioning off. Typical saving: 2 per cent.

 

Look after your car.

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Drive at 60 miles per hour on motorways.

 

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