TITLE

ONE MILE = ONE POUND

AUTHOR(S)
Rayner, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Triathlon Life;Fall2009, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips in offsetting carbon dioxide emissions. Some options to avoid the cost of pollution to the environment are mentioned, such as sharing a ride, taking public transportation, and riding a bike. Moreover, typical projects that prevents the equivalent amount of carbon dioxide from being emitted are also mentioned, such as methane to energy equipment installations at dairy farms, wind turbine projects, and forest acquisition projects.
ACCESSION #
44858362

 

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