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cí฀lle฀ir1tslrial฀reºcltlicr.฀!lal฀ra¡฀rcl฀sctr1฀li|e฀rtcl,฀ltl฀lle฀ccrseaterces฀are฀
ercrrcts.฀!le฀µclar฀icecaµs฀are฀slrir|irc฀¡ear฀l¡฀¡ear.฀E\lrere฀Wealler฀siltalicrs฀
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ar1฀er1arcerirc฀lle฀liºelilcc1฀cí฀rillicrs฀cí฀µecµle,฀ar1฀llal's฀crl¡฀lle฀lecirrirc.฀
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t|reaters฀eºer¡฀persor฀||º|rz฀|r฀eºer¡฀coartr¡฀or฀eºer¡฀cort|rert.฀NcWeºer,฀We฀car฀
1c฀screllirc฀alctl฀il.฀ll's฀rcl฀a฀llreal฀ccrirc฀írcr฀ctler฀sµace.฀ll฀is฀µecµle,฀ts,฀Wlc฀
are฀catsirc฀clirale฀clarce฀l¡฀µclltlirc฀lle฀alrcsµlere฀Will฀lcc฀rtcl฀carlcr฀1ic\i1e฀
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lcc.฀!le฀recessar¡฀leclrclccies฀alrea1¡฀e\isl.
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|o:|฀Creenhouse฀gases฀reLain฀Lhe฀resL฀in฀Lhe฀aLmosµhere.฀BuL฀µeoµle฀are฀uµseLLing฀Lhis฀฀
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฀erissicrs฀l¡฀5J฀µercerl฀l¡฀lle฀¡ear฀ZJ5J.฀!le฀ir-฀
1tslrial฀cctrlries฀Will฀laºe฀lc฀ctl฀lleirs฀l¡฀as฀rtcl฀as฀&J฀µercerl.฀lí฀We฀1c฀llis,฀We฀
car฀|eeµ฀lle฀rise฀ir฀clclal฀lerµeraltre฀be|ow฀t|e฀Z฀4ezrees฀0e|s|as฀æark.฀฀
Scierlisls฀acree฀llal฀llis฀is฀esserlial฀ií฀We฀are฀lc฀µreºerl฀lle฀clirale฀írcr฀cellirc฀
ccrµlelel¡฀ctl฀cí฀ccrlrcl.฀
Rerewab|e฀foræs฀of฀ererz¡฀฀sclar฀µcWer,฀Wir1,฀Waler,฀cec-leal฀ar1฀licrass฀฀
car฀stµµl¡฀lalí฀lle฀Wcrl1's฀ererc¡฀reatirererls฀l¡฀lle฀ri11le฀cí฀llis฀cerltr¡.฀฀
Btl฀crl¡฀ií฀We฀slcµ฀Waslirc฀ererc¡฀ar1฀take฀act|or฀to฀ase฀|t฀æore฀ef|c|ert|¡.฀฀
!le฀Oreerµeace฀slt1¡฀Ererz¡฀|R!eºo|at|or฀slcWs฀llal฀llis฀is฀µcssille฀Willctl฀
er1arcerirc฀lle฀clclal฀eccrcr¡฀ar1฀slill฀ciºirc฀µccrer฀cctrlries฀lle฀cµµcrltril¡฀lc฀
1eºelcµ฀tsee฀lac|฀ccºer).
!le฀lrtll฀is฀llal฀We฀ree1฀rcllirc฀less฀llar฀ar฀Ererz¡฀|R!eºo|at|or฀lc฀allair฀฀
llis฀cljecliºe.฀!lis฀rears฀ítr1arerlal฀clarces฀ir฀lle฀Wa¡฀We฀cererale฀ererc¡,฀฀
ir฀lle฀Wa¡฀We฀liºe฀ar1฀lraºel฀ar1฀ir฀ctr฀lelaºictr฀ir฀cereral.฀Re฀ir฀lle฀ir1tslrial฀
cctrlries฀rtsl฀lea1฀lle฀Wa¡.฀Deºelcµirc฀cctrlries฀car฀aºci1฀ra|irc฀lle฀sare฀ris-
la|es฀We฀laºe฀ra1e.
Olirale฀clarce฀is฀a฀clclal฀llreal฀reatirirc฀clclal฀aclicr.฀!lis฀lrccltre฀is฀leirc฀
µtllisle1฀ir฀rar¡฀cctrlries฀arctr1฀lle฀Wcrl1.฀ll฀e\µlairs฀Wlal฀We฀car฀all฀1c฀lc฀฀
µrclecl฀lle฀clirale.฀Re฀laºe฀rc฀lire฀lc฀lcse.฀|et's฀start฀||º|rz฀oar฀||ºes฀|r฀a฀æore฀฀
c||æate-fr|er4|¡฀wa¡฀-฀row!
Dear฀Peader,฀vou฀and฀!฀-฀and฀aII฀of฀
us฀toeether฀have฀it฀in฀our฀power฀to฀
stop฀cIimate฀chanee.฀How!฀Pead฀
this฀bookIet฀and฀foIIow฀its฀advice.
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Sºer฀!es|e฀l฀llltslralicrs:฀Oarsler฀Raííel฀l฀la¡ctl:฀Itrcer฀Kaííer,฀Mar|ts฀Kcll฀tBtrc฀Narltrc)
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counLs฀for฀ao฀µercenL฀of฀emissions฀from฀fossil฀fuels.฀Oil฀µroducLs฀are฀Lhe฀fuels฀used฀in฀nearlv฀all฀
moLor฀vehicles฀and฀aircrafL฀and฀in฀manv฀heaLing฀svsLems฀and฀µower฀sLaLions.
|oz|฀Coal฀is฀alreadv฀as฀big฀a฀culµriL฀as฀oil฀and฀could฀soon฀become฀Lhe฀number฀one฀climaLe-killer.฀
Coal฀combusLion฀belches฀ouL฀verv฀large฀amounLs฀of฀COz.฀LigniLe฀is฀even฀dirLier฀Lhan฀coal.฀
AlLhough฀reserves฀of฀coal฀and฀ligniLe฀are฀exµecLed฀Lo฀lasL฀several฀hundred฀vears,฀Lheir฀uncon-
Lrolled฀use฀would฀be฀a฀major฀caLasLroµhe฀for฀Lhe฀world's฀climaLe.฀
|o:|฀Narural฀gas฀is฀regarded฀as฀Lhe฀'cleanesL'฀form฀of฀fossil฀fuel฀and฀iL฀can฀be฀used฀efhcienLlv฀฀
for฀combined฀heaL฀and฀µower฀generaLion.฀BuL฀iL฀sLill฀emiLs฀half฀as฀much฀COz฀as฀ligniLe฀for฀everv฀
kilowaLL-hour฀generaLed.฀
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!le฀sc-calle1฀creerlctse฀eííecl฀is฀ar฀acctrtlalicr฀cí฀Warrll฀ir฀lle฀alrcsµlere.฀
Rillctl฀il,฀ctr฀µlarel฀Wctl1฀rcl฀le฀lalilalle.฀lí฀scre฀cí฀lle฀Warrll฀relecle1฀฀
írcr฀lle฀earll฀Was฀rcl฀'caµltre1'฀l¡฀raltral฀creerlctse฀cases,฀ctr฀µlarel's฀stríace฀
Wctl1฀le฀JJ฀1ecrees฀Oelsits฀ccl1er.฀!le฀µrcller฀is฀llal฀We฀are฀rcW฀releasirc฀rcre฀
ar1฀rcre฀creerlctse฀cases฀irlc฀lle฀alrcsµlere฀ar1฀llis฀is฀serictsl¡฀tµsellirc฀lle฀
1elicale฀raltral฀lalarce.฀Rlere฀1c฀llese฀cases฀ccre฀írcr°
|oa|฀Desrrucrion฀ol฀rainloresrs฀is฀resµonsible฀for฀abouL฀one฀hfLh฀of฀LoLal฀COz฀emissions.฀ForesL฀
clearance฀is฀Lerriblv฀dangerous฀because฀iL฀can฀cause฀Lhe฀collaµse฀of฀enLire฀regional฀climaLic฀฀
svsLems฀as,฀for฀examµle,฀in฀Lhe฀Amazon.
|o<|฀Merhane,฀nirrous฀oxide฀and฀indusrrial฀gases฀are฀also฀imµorLanL฀greenhouse฀gases.฀The฀
main฀sources฀of฀meLhane฀are฀animal฀husbandrv,฀agriculLure฀and฀foresL฀desLrucLion,฀buL฀enormous฀
quanLiLies฀could฀also฀be฀released฀bv฀Lhe฀melLing฀of฀µermafrosL.฀AgriculLure฀is฀also฀Lhe฀main฀
source฀of฀niLrous฀oxide.฀IndusLrial฀gases฀used฀in฀refrigeraLion,฀air฀condiLioning฀and฀some฀chemi-
cal฀µrocesses฀also฀µolluLe฀Lhe฀aLmosµhere.
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The฀CD
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฀content฀of฀the฀atmosphere฀has฀aIreadv฀฀
risen฀bv฀more฀than฀a฀third฀since฀the฀start฀of฀the฀฀
industriaI฀revoIution.฀!f฀we฀are฀to฀keep฀eIobaI฀฀
warmine฀beIow฀2฀deerees฀CeIsius,฀we฀must฀start฀
reducine฀CD
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฀emissions฀without฀further฀deIav.
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Lhing฀iL฀does.฀The฀µresenL฀µer฀caµiLa฀emissions฀Lhere฀are฀o.:฀Lons฀µer฀annum.
|o:|฀In฀conrrasr,฀lour฀average฀consumers฀in฀rhe฀indusrrial฀counrries฀µolluLe฀Lhe฀aLmosµhere฀
Lo฀a฀similar฀exLenL฀merelv฀as฀a฀resulL฀of฀Lheir฀meaL฀consumµLion.฀Everv฀kilo฀of฀meaL฀µroduced฀
causes฀Lhe฀release฀of฀greenhouse฀gases฀[inc.฀meLhane฀and฀niLrous฀oxide}฀wiLh฀an฀effecL฀equivalenL฀
Lo฀beLween฀Lhree฀and฀four฀kilos฀of฀COz.
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!le฀ccrseaterces฀cí฀clclal฀Warrirc฀are฀a฀llreal฀lc฀ts฀all,฀ltl฀lle¡฀Will฀le฀eºer
rcre฀sericts฀ir฀lle฀µccresl฀cctrlries.฀!le¡฀car'l฀aíícr1฀e\µersiºe฀µrccrarres฀lc฀
a1jtsl฀lc฀lle฀clarce.฀!le¡฀llerselºes฀eril฀lar1l¡฀ar¡฀creerlctse฀cases.฀฀
!lis฀is฀Wl¡฀il฀is฀tµ฀lc฀lle฀ricl฀cctrlries฀lc฀la|e฀aclicr฀฀l¡฀tsirc฀lleir฀leclrclccical฀
lea1฀ar1฀lrarcial฀resctrces฀lc฀ctrl฀lleir฀cWr฀erissicrs฀ar1฀lelµ฀lle฀µccrer฀cres฀฀
lc฀aclieºe฀eccrcric฀crcWll฀Willctl฀1eslrc¡irc฀lle฀clirale.฀!le฀cljecliºe฀is฀calle1฀
'clirale฀eatil¡'.฀lí฀We฀are฀lc฀allair฀llal฀Z-1ecree฀ccal,฀eºer¡฀liºirc฀µerscr฀cr฀llis฀
µlarel฀Will฀laºe฀lc฀re1tce฀lis฀µerscral฀ctlµtl฀cí฀OO
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฀lc฀l.J฀lcrs฀µer฀arrtr฀l¡฀฀
lle฀¡ear฀ZJ5J.฀B¡฀wa¡฀of฀coæpar|sor:
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release฀of฀greenhouse฀gases฀wiLh฀an฀effecL฀equivalenL฀Lo฀:.:฀Lons฀of฀COz฀for฀everv฀µassenger฀on฀
board.฀So฀a฀journev฀like฀Lhis฀uses฀uµ฀Lhe฀whole฀of฀vour฀annual฀µersonal฀carbon฀budgeL.
|o<|฀We฀srill฀have฀some฀rime฀Lo฀geL฀down฀Lo฀our฀:.:-Lon฀LargeL.฀BuL฀iL฀is฀essenLial฀Lo฀make฀a฀sLarL฀
on฀climaLe฀µroLecLion฀now.฀The฀calculaLion฀will฀onlv฀work฀if฀COz฀emissions฀droµ฀quicklv฀and฀
sLeadilv฀-฀sLarLing฀Lodav!
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THE฀STATE฀OF฀THE฀CLIMATE฀|฀o;
Emissions฀of฀ereenhouse฀eases฀are฀verv฀unevenIv฀
distributed.฀The฀U5A฀emit฀5.9฀biIIion฀tons฀of฀CD
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annuaIIv฀-฀that฀is฀20฀tons฀per฀person฀and฀ten฀
times฀more฀than฀the฀whoIe฀of฀sub-5aharan฀Africa,฀
where฀twice฀as฀manv฀peopIe฀Iive฀but฀emit฀onIv฀฀
0.9฀tons฀per฀capita.฀China฀wiII฀soon฀overtake฀the฀
U5A฀as฀the฀bieeest฀emitter.฀But฀the฀averaee฀per฀
capita฀CD
2
฀emission฀in฀China฀is฀onIv฀one฀sixth฀of฀
the฀U5฀and฀one฀third฀of฀the฀EU฀heure.
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||rst,฀t|e฀zoo4฀rews:฀Re฀car฀1c฀screllirc฀alctl฀clclal฀Warrirc.฀lí฀We฀all฀acl฀฀
lcceller฀฀Ocºerrrerls,฀ir1tslr¡,฀µecµle฀eºer¡Wlere฀ir฀lle฀Wcrl1฀฀il฀Will฀le฀µcs-
sille฀lc฀|eeµ฀lle฀lerµeraltre฀ircrease฀1cWr฀lc฀Z฀1ecrees฀Oelsits.฀
!|e฀ba4฀rews฀is฀llal,฀ií฀We฀|eeµ฀cr฀1circ฀lle฀sare฀as฀ir฀lle฀µasl,฀lle฀aºerace฀
clclal฀lerµeraltre฀Will฀rise฀l¡฀as฀rtcl฀as฀5฀1ecrees฀Oelsits฀1trirc฀lle฀cctrse฀cí฀
llis฀cerltr¡.
|o:|฀Flooding฀will฀increase฀dramaLicallv฀as฀violenL฀sLorms฀and฀heavv฀rainfall฀will฀become฀more
frequenL.
|oz|฀The฀world's฀glaciers฀are฀already฀melring฀aL฀a฀frighLening฀raLe,฀and฀Lhis฀is฀seL฀Lo฀increase.฀
This฀means฀LhaL฀Lhe฀rivers฀will฀drv฀uµ฀in฀manv฀µarLs฀of฀Lhe฀world฀and฀Lhis฀will฀seriouslv฀endanger฀
waLer฀suµµlies.
|o:|฀The฀rise฀in฀sea฀levels฀is฀a฀LhreaL฀noL฀onlv฀Lo฀island฀sLaLes฀and฀low-lving฀counLries฀like฀฀
Bangladesh.฀Sea฀levels฀could฀rise฀bv฀several฀meLres,฀endangering฀ciLies฀like฀London,฀Shanghai,฀
New฀York,฀Tokvo฀and฀Hong฀Kong.
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|oa|฀Droughrs฀are฀alreadv฀becoming฀more฀frequenL,฀for฀examµle฀in฀Africa,฀Asia฀and฀Lhe฀฀
MediLerranean฀region.฀Millions฀of฀µeoµle฀are฀increasinglv฀LhreaLened฀bv฀famine,฀esµeciallv฀in฀Lhe฀
µoorer฀counLries,฀and฀Lhis฀is฀exµecLed฀Lo฀geL฀much฀worse฀in฀Lhe฀coming฀decades.฀Rich฀counLries฀
like฀AusLralia฀will฀also฀µav฀a฀high฀µrice฀for฀Lheir฀irresµonsible฀climaLe฀µolicv฀-฀in฀facL,฀Lhev฀are฀
doing฀so฀alreadv.฀
|o<|฀The฀exrincrion฀ol฀species฀will฀sµeed฀uµ,฀as฀animals,฀µlanLs฀and฀ecosvsLems฀hnd฀Lhemselves฀
unable฀Lo฀adaµL฀Lo฀raµid฀climaLic฀changes.฀This฀danger฀is฀µarLicularlv฀serious฀for฀fauna฀and฀ßora฀
in฀coral฀reefs,฀foresLs,฀savannah,฀Lhe฀µolar฀regions฀and฀mounLain฀ranges.฀ScienLisLs฀fear฀LhaL฀one฀
Lhird฀of฀all฀exisLing฀sµecies฀could฀have฀died฀ouL฀bv฀zo<o.
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CIimate฀chanee฀is฀a฀reaIitv.฀Todav,฀our฀worId฀is฀฀
hotter฀than฀it฀has฀been฀in฀two฀thousand฀vears.฀Bv฀
the฀end฀of฀the฀centurv,฀if฀current฀trends฀continue,฀
the฀eIobaI฀temperature฀wiII฀IikeIv฀cIimb฀hieher฀than฀
at฀anv฀time฀in฀the฀past฀two฀miIIion฀vears.
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1tslr¡฀ccrµalille฀Will฀lle฀clirale.฀ll฀Will฀crl¡฀ccsl฀lle฀eatiºalerl฀cí฀cre฀µercerl฀
cí฀lle฀Wcrl1's฀lclal฀eccrcric฀ctlµtl,฀Wlereas฀1circ฀rcllirc฀Will฀le฀lWerl¡฀lires฀
rcre฀e\µersiºe.฀Olirale฀researclers฀alsc฀Warr฀llal฀lire฀is฀rtrrirc฀ctl.฀Re฀Will฀
laºe฀lc฀acl฀atic|l¡฀lc฀clarce฀llir|irc฀ir฀µclilics฀ar1฀ir1tslr¡฀฀ar1฀ir฀lle฀µtllic฀
aWareress฀cí฀lle฀µrcller.฀!|e฀rett฀ter฀¡ears฀are฀crac|a|.

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consequences฀Lends฀Lo฀increase฀µeoµles฀willingness฀Lo฀do฀someLhing฀abouL฀iL.฀
|oz|฀Srarr฀wirh฀yoursell!฀Check฀vour฀own฀home฀and฀vour฀own฀habiLs฀and฀make฀a฀sLarL฀wiLh฀a฀฀
few฀simµle฀correcLions.฀Then฀graduallv฀µrogress฀Lo฀Lhe฀more฀difhculL฀ones.฀This฀brochure฀will฀
helµ฀Lo฀show฀vou฀Lhe฀wav.
|o:|฀Try฀ro฀persuade฀orher฀people฀ro฀do฀rhe฀same.฀We฀can฀beaL฀climaLe฀change฀LogeLher฀so฀sLarL฀
wiLh฀familv฀and฀friends,฀Lhen฀move฀on฀Lo฀colleagues฀aL฀work,฀vour฀boss,฀fellow-µuµils฀aL฀school,฀
landlords฀and฀so฀on฀...

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|oa|฀Proresr!฀CeL฀commiLLed฀Lo฀µroLecLing฀Lhe฀climaLe฀bv฀joining฀an฀iniLiaLive฀or฀a฀µoliLical฀µarLv฀
feaLuring฀Lhis฀in฀iLs฀µrogramme.฀Or฀organise฀a฀demonsLraLion!!
|o<|฀This฀is฀how฀we฀can฀do฀ir!฀Bv฀saving฀energv฀and฀using฀iL฀more฀efhcienLlv฀and฀bv฀giving
µreference฀Lo฀renewable฀forms฀of฀energv.฀ClimaLe-friendlv฀indusLrv฀and฀a฀climaLe-friendlv
lifesLvle฀are฀realisLic฀goals.฀We฀can฀and฀musL฀µroLecL฀our฀µlaneL฀againsL฀climaLe฀change.฀IL's฀Lhe
onlv฀one฀we've฀goL!
THE฀STATE฀OF฀THE฀CLIMATE฀|฀±±
Stern-kepcrt
"!n฀the฀case฀of฀cIimate฀chanee,฀individuaI฀
preferences฀pIav฀a฀verv฀important฀roIe.฀฀
Hieh-IeveI฀internationaI฀aereements฀aIone฀
are฀not฀eoine฀to฀stop฀daneerous฀cIimate฀
chanee:฀it฀wiII฀need฀behaviouraI฀chanees฀
bv฀individuaIs฀and฀communities,฀especiaIIv฀
with฀reeard฀to฀their฀housine,฀transport฀and฀
food฀consumption฀preferences."฀
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ccrstre฀rtcl฀rcre฀ererc¡฀llar฀recessar¡฀฀eºer฀Wler฀lle¡฀are฀sWilcle1฀cíí.฀
\ct฀car฀clarce฀all฀llal฀Will฀a฀ccrliralicr฀cí฀Wise฀µtrclase฀1ecisicrs฀ar1฀฀
a฀íeW฀sirµle฀lric|s฀฀ar1฀lcll฀¡ctr฀lctselcl1฀accctrls฀ar1฀¡ctr฀clirale฀accctrl฀
Will฀lcc|฀a฀lcl฀lealllier.฀
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|o:|฀Buy฀rhe฀mosr฀energy-elñcienr฀producrs.฀Look฀for฀Lhe฀ones฀wiLh฀Lhe฀energv-saving฀labels฀
-฀and฀check฀whaL฀Lhev฀acLuallv฀mean!฀New฀aµµliances฀should฀eiLher฀have฀an฀'Off '฀swiLch฀LhaL฀
cuLs฀Lhem฀off฀from฀Lhe฀µower฀source฀comµleLelv,฀or฀consume฀noL฀more฀Lhan฀:฀waLL฀in฀sLandbv฀
mode.฀
|oz|฀Do฀your฀PC฀a฀lavour฀and฀ler฀ir฀ger฀some฀sleep.฀SwiLch฀Lo฀'Idle'฀as฀soon฀as฀vou฀sLoµ฀working฀
wiLh฀iL.฀IL฀has฀a฀verv฀low฀µower฀consumµLion฀in฀LhaL฀sLaLe.฀Unµlug฀iL฀from฀Lhe฀µower฀source฀when฀
vou฀swiLch฀iL฀off.฀Bv฀Lhe฀wav·฀ßaL฀screens฀and฀noLebooks฀are฀verv฀energv-efhcienL.
|o:|฀Pur฀a฀srop฀ro฀srandby฀losses!฀Hi-hs,฀Tv฀seLs,฀video฀recorders,฀PCs฀and฀all฀Lhe฀accessories
LhaL฀come฀wiLh฀Lhem฀sLill฀keeµ฀on฀consuming฀elecLriciLv฀-฀even฀when฀in฀sLandbv฀mode.฀The฀cosL
Lo฀an฀average฀household฀can฀be฀anvLhing฀uµ฀Lo฀s:oo฀µer฀vear.฀So·฀eiLher฀µull฀ouL฀Lhe฀µlugs฀or฀฀
use฀a฀mulLi-sockeL฀µower฀sLriµ฀wiLh฀iLs฀own฀µower฀cuL-ouL.
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|oa|฀Use฀energy-saving฀CFLs.฀Thev฀cuL฀µower฀consumµLion฀bv฀as฀much฀as฀8o฀µercenL.฀฀
[Warning·฀CFLs฀conLain฀mercurv฀and฀should฀noL฀be฀disµosed฀of฀in฀normal฀domesLic฀wasLe.}฀฀
In฀all฀oLher฀cases·฀LighLs฀ouL฀in฀rooms฀LhaL฀are฀noL฀being฀used!
|o<|฀Don'r฀leave฀chargers฀and฀rranslormers฀plugged฀in.฀Thev฀keeµ฀on฀consuming฀elecLriciLv
even฀when฀Lhev฀are฀noL฀being฀used.฀In฀manv฀cases,฀buL฀noL฀alwavs,฀vou฀can฀Lell฀Lhis฀bv฀feeling฀how
warm฀Lhev฀are.฀So฀unµlug฀Lhe฀chargers฀for฀vour฀mobile฀µhones,฀MP:฀µlavers฀and฀digiLal฀cameras,฀
and฀Lhe฀Lransformers฀for฀vour฀halogen฀lamµs฀and฀household฀aµµliances.
Read฀more฀abour฀rhe฀Creenpeace฀Energy฀Elñciency฀campaign฀and฀relared฀cyberacrions:฀฀
www.greenpeace.org
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SAVE฀ENERCY฀|฀±¡
"Consistent฀use฀of฀efhcient฀Iiehtine฀
instaIIations฀wouId฀make฀85฀coaI-hred฀
power฀stations฀redundant฀at฀eIobaI฀฀
IeveI.฀This฀wouId฀cut฀annuaI฀CD
2
฀emis-
sions฀bv฀more฀than฀500฀miIIion฀tons.฀
That's฀more฀than฀the฀totaI฀amount฀
now฀beine฀emitted฀bv฀a฀countrv฀Iike฀
Canada." 6reenpeace-Studu฀¨Lnerau฀jk|evclutícn¨
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Ncre฀ccc|irc฀is฀lesl฀฀ar1฀llal฀cces฀ícr฀lle฀erºircrrerl฀as฀Well.฀ll฀las฀a฀rtcl฀
leller฀carlcr฀accctrl฀llar฀íasl฀ícc1฀ar1฀1eeµ-írcter,฀rea1¡-lc-eal฀reals.฀฀
Eºer฀sc,฀a฀lcl฀cí฀ccc|s฀cctl1฀ctl฀lleir฀ererc¡฀ccrstrµlicr฀sicrilcarll¡,฀ar1฀saºe฀
rcre¡฀al฀lle฀sare฀lire.
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|o:|฀Be฀energy-aware!฀Leave฀Lhe฀lid฀on฀Lhe฀µoL.฀Use฀less฀waLer฀when฀cooking฀eggs฀and฀vegeLables.฀
Use฀a฀µressure฀cooker.฀No฀need฀Lo฀µreheaL฀Lhe฀oven,฀jusL฀remember฀Lo฀ensure฀LhaL฀vour฀food฀is฀
heaLed฀Lo฀;oº฀for฀aL฀leasL฀Lwo฀minuLes.฀If฀vou฀have฀an฀elecLric฀sLove,฀swiLch฀off฀Lhe฀hoLµlaLes฀and฀
Lhe฀oven฀sooner฀and฀leL฀Lhe฀food฀hnish฀cooking฀free฀of฀charge.฀Do฀vou฀have฀anv฀oLher฀ideas?฀
|oz|฀Cer฀rid฀ol฀your฀energy-guzzlers฀-฀Once฀vour฀aµµliance฀has฀reached฀Lhe฀end฀of฀iLs฀life,฀check฀
µower฀consumµLion฀of฀anv฀new฀aµµliances฀before฀vou฀buv฀Lhem.฀Old฀fridges฀are฀verv฀inefhcienL฀
and฀Lhev฀sLav฀on฀around฀Lhe฀clock.฀Buv฀onlv฀Lhe฀mosL฀energv-efhcienL฀aµµliances฀[in฀Euroµe·฀
CaLegorv฀A+฀or฀A++}.
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If฀µossible,฀in฀an฀unheaLed฀µanLrv.฀Make฀sure฀iLs฀seals฀are฀inLacL,฀keeµ฀iLs฀louvres฀oµen฀and฀iLs฀
venLilaLion฀grilles฀free฀of฀dusL.
|oa|฀Delrosr฀regularly.฀Fridges฀and฀freezers฀consume฀more฀µower฀when฀Lhev฀ice฀uµ.฀So฀defrosL฀
Lhem฀from฀Lime฀Lo฀Lime฀-฀for฀examµle,฀when฀vou฀go฀on฀holidav.฀[BuL฀don'L฀forgeL฀Lo฀clean฀Lhem฀
well,฀oLherwise฀Lhev฀can฀geL฀mouldv.}
|o<|฀Never฀hear฀warer฀on฀a฀horplare.฀ElecLric฀keLLles฀are฀more฀efhcienL,฀buL฀heaLing฀waLer฀on฀a฀
gas฀ring฀is฀even฀more฀efhcienL.฀Don'L฀forgeL·฀heaLing฀waLer฀consumes฀a฀loL฀of฀energv฀-฀so฀never฀
heaL฀more฀Lhan฀vou฀need.
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SAVE฀ENERCY฀|฀±¡
A฀tvpicaI฀fridee฀manufactured฀in฀
1993฀consumes฀twice฀as฀much฀eIec-
tricitv฀as฀a฀top-quaIitv,฀modern฀one.฀
This฀wiII฀brine฀bie฀savines฀on฀vour฀
eIectricitv฀biII฀-฀and฀reduce฀annuaI฀
emissions฀of฀CD
2
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|o:|฀Take฀a฀quick฀shower฀insLead฀of฀a฀baLh.฀Turn฀Lhe฀waLer฀off฀whilsL฀vou฀are฀soaµing฀vourself.฀
Choose฀a฀shorL฀song฀Lo฀sing฀or฀whisLle.฀When฀iL's฀hnished,฀so฀is฀Lhe฀shower.฀InsLall฀a฀waLer-saving฀
shower฀head.฀IL฀halves฀waLer฀and฀energv฀consumµLion.฀
|oz|฀Insrall฀solar฀collecrors.฀In฀a฀LemµeraLe฀climaLe฀an฀area฀of฀jusL฀:.<฀Lo฀z฀square฀meLres฀µer฀
µerson฀is฀enough฀Lo฀heaL฀6o฀µercenL฀of฀Lhe฀waLer฀needed฀for฀showering฀and฀washing.฀ThaL฀hgure฀
can฀rise฀Lo฀:oo฀µercenL฀in฀sunnv฀regions.฀Thev฀have฀µroved฀Lheir฀worLh฀a฀million฀Limes฀over฀-฀ask฀
vour฀heaLing฀sµecialisL฀for฀deLails.
|o:|฀Save฀on฀rhe฀laundry.฀Wash฀aL฀low฀LemµeraLures฀and฀forgeL฀Lhe฀µre-wash.฀Normal฀laundrv฀
will฀come฀ouL฀µerfecLlv฀clean฀and฀vour฀µower฀consumµLion฀will฀be฀cuL฀bv฀uµ฀Lo฀8o฀µercenL.฀฀
Alwavs฀wash฀wiLh฀a฀full฀drum.฀If฀vou฀can฀-฀connecL฀vour฀machine฀Lo฀Lhe฀hoL฀waLer฀suµµlv.฀
Ore฀calcrie฀raises฀lle฀lerµeraltre฀cí฀cre฀crar฀cí฀Waler฀l¡฀cre฀1ecree฀฀฀
llal's฀Wlal฀We฀Were฀latcll฀al฀sclccl.฀Raler฀lealirc฀accctrls,฀aíler฀sµace฀leal-
irc,฀ícr฀lle฀larcesl฀slice฀cí฀lle฀ererc¡฀tse1฀ir฀lle฀lcre.฀!le฀irµcrlarl฀฀
llirc฀is฀lcW฀lc฀leal฀Waler฀ar1฀tse฀il฀eílcierll¡.฀!le฀str฀µrcºi1es฀Waler-lealirc฀
ar1฀latr1r¡-1r¡irc฀serºice฀íree!
40´C
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SAVE฀ENERCY฀|฀±;
|oa|฀Hang฀up฀your฀washing฀ro฀dry.฀Tumbler฀driers฀are฀energv-guzzlers.฀A฀four-µerson฀household฀
LhaL฀Lhrows฀ouL฀iLs฀Lumbler฀drier฀will฀save฀a8o฀kilowaLL-hours฀-฀and฀:oo฀kilos฀of฀COz฀-฀annuallv.฀
|o<|฀Don'r฀use฀barrery-driven฀appliances,฀[e.g.฀shavers,฀LooLhbrushes}฀because฀Lhev฀consume฀
more฀µower฀Lhan฀mains-µowered฀aµµliances.฀If฀vou฀can฀onlv฀geL฀a฀baLLerv-driven฀aµµliance,฀aL฀
leasL฀make฀sure฀LhaL฀vou฀charge฀iL฀µroµerlv.฀Pull฀ouL฀Lhe฀µlug฀as฀soon฀as฀Lhe฀baLLerv฀is฀recharged,฀
use฀iL฀unLil฀emµLv฀from฀Lime฀Lo฀Lime,฀and฀disµose฀of฀iL฀correcLlv฀when฀iL฀is฀no฀longer฀usable.฀
EIectric฀water-heaters฀are฀verv฀inefhcient.฀
Dn฀averaee,฀thev฀consume฀3200฀kiIo-฀
watt-hours฀per฀vear.฀That's฀about฀as฀much฀
as฀a฀3-person฀househoId฀normaIIv฀uses฀฀
aItoeether.฀5o฀repIace฀vour฀eIectric฀heater฀
as฀soon฀as฀possibIe฀bv฀either฀soIar฀coIIec-
tors฀or฀an฀efhcient฀eas-hred฀heater.
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Eºer¡cre฀slctl1฀laºe฀a฀Warr฀lcre฀ir฀lle฀Wirler.฀Btl฀lle฀irµcrlarl฀llirc฀is฀lc฀
Warr฀¡ctr฀lcre฀฀rcl฀lle฀strrctr1irc฀alrcsµlere.฀lreílcierl฀lealirc฀is฀slill฀฀
lle฀liccesl฀1elil฀iler฀cr฀rar¡฀µecµle's฀clirale฀accctrl.฀!le฀µclerlial฀ícr฀฀
ererc¡-saºirc฀lere฀is฀ercrrcts.฀A฀íeW฀sirµle฀lric|s฀ar1฀scre฀µrt1erl฀irºesl-
rerls฀car฀µrc1tce฀1raslic฀ctls฀ir฀¡ctr฀lealirc฀lills.
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|o:|฀Don'r฀hear฀any฀more฀rhan฀necessary.฀:8-zo฀degrees฀Celsius฀is฀normallv฀enough฀for฀a฀heal-
Lhv฀environmenL฀in฀living฀rooms฀-฀and฀LemµeraLure฀can฀be฀signihcanLlv฀lower฀in฀bedrooms,฀
hallwavs฀and฀rooms฀noL฀regularlv฀used.฀So฀keeµ฀doors฀closed.฀Never฀leave฀Lhe฀heaLing฀Lurned฀uµ฀
when฀vou฀are฀noL฀aL฀home.฀InsLall฀µrogrammable฀LhermosLaLs฀LhaL฀regulaLe฀room฀LemµeraLure฀
auLomaLicallv,฀for฀examµle,฀higher฀during฀Lhe฀dav฀and฀lower฀aL฀nighL.
|oz|฀Insrall฀insulared฀glazing฀-฀or฀µersuade฀vour฀landlord฀Lo฀do฀so.฀Old฀windows฀can฀be฀a฀major
source฀of฀heaL฀loss,฀noL฀onlv฀Lhrough฀Lhe฀glass,฀buL฀also฀Lhrough฀frames฀and฀inefhcienL฀seals.฀
|o:|฀Air฀rhe฀rooms฀quickly!฀The฀besL฀wav฀Lo฀geL฀fresh฀air฀inLo฀a฀room฀is฀Lo฀Lurn฀off฀Lhe฀heaLing,
oµen฀Lhe฀windows฀wide฀and฀leL฀iL฀ßow฀in฀for฀a฀brief฀µeriod.฀This฀is฀quick฀and฀leLs฀Lhe฀walls฀sLav
warm.฀Never฀keeµ฀Lhe฀heaLing฀on฀when฀a฀window฀is฀oµen฀-฀even฀a฀crack.฀
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on฀cellar฀ceilings฀can฀slash฀heaLing฀bills฀bv฀more฀Lhan฀half.฀Ask฀abouL฀hnancial฀subsidies฀for฀Lhis฀
Lvµe฀of฀invesLmenL.฀
|o<|฀Have฀your฀hearing฀sysrem฀checked.฀New฀svsLems฀are฀much฀more฀efhcienL.฀InvesLmenL฀in
a฀new฀one฀can฀ofLen฀give฀vou฀a฀µav-back฀afLer฀onlv฀a฀few฀vears.฀Remember฀LhaL฀everv฀heaLing
svsLem฀needs฀µroµer฀and฀regular฀mainLenance.฀
Warning·฀ElecLrical฀heaLing฀svsLems฀[inc.฀nighL฀sLorage฀svsLems}฀are฀inefhcienL฀energv-guzzlers฀
and฀musL฀be฀reµlaced.
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vour฀room฀temperature฀฀
vou฀save฀up฀to฀6฀percent฀of฀
enerev฀consumption฀for฀
heatine.฀
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|o:|฀Sunlighr฀and฀bodyhear฀are฀all฀vou฀need฀for฀mosL฀of฀vour฀heaLing฀needs฀if฀vou฀have฀a฀µassive฀
house.฀These฀are฀verv฀well฀insulaLed฀and฀have฀mosL฀of฀Lheir฀windows฀facing฀souLh.
|oz|฀Wood-฀ñred฀sysrems฀are฀noL฀Lhe฀same฀as฀camµ฀hres.฀Modern฀uniLs฀burn฀wood฀µelleLs฀or฀
chiµs.฀Thev฀are฀fullv฀auLomaLic฀and฀can฀heaL฀Lhe฀waLer฀for฀Lhe฀whole฀house.฀The฀COz฀accounL฀is฀
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|oa|฀Biogas฀is฀noL฀jusL฀for฀use฀in฀sµecial฀uniLs.฀IL฀can฀also฀be฀fed฀inLo฀Lhe฀gas฀neLwork.฀When฀
burned฀in฀small฀combined฀heaL฀and฀µower฀[CHP}฀µlanLs,฀iL฀suµµlies฀boLh฀µower฀and฀heaL.฀
|o<|฀Ceo-hear฀can฀suµµlv฀energv฀for฀heaLing฀in฀various฀wavs.฀Several฀hundred฀Lhousand฀houses฀
alreadv฀have฀shallow฀underground฀geo-heaL฀looµs฀or฀collecLors.฀The฀heaL฀µumµs฀used฀Lo฀µrocess฀
Lhe฀geo-heaL฀should฀be฀driven฀bv฀eco-µower฀onlv.฀CeoLhermal฀µower฀sLaLions฀µroduce฀boLh฀฀
elecLriciLv฀and฀µiµed฀heaL.฀
01
HEAT฀EFFICIENTLY฀|฀z±
"!nsuIation฀and฀efficient฀
ventiIation฀can฀cut฀heatine฀
requirements฀bv฀90฀per-
cent.฀5everaI฀thousand฀of฀
these฀enerev-efficient฀
houses฀have฀been฀buiIt฀in฀
Europe฀over฀the฀Iast฀ten฀
vears.฀Thev฀are฀here฀and฀
now,฀and฀not฀just฀castIes฀฀
in฀the฀skv."
6reenpeace-Studu฀¨Lnerau฀jk|evclutícn¨
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Sclar฀cclleclcrs,฀srall฀ON|-µlarls฀tccrlire1฀leal฀ar1฀µcWer),฀Wir1฀ltrlires฀฀
฀1ecerlralise1฀ererc¡฀cereralicr฀are฀lle฀racic฀Wcr1s฀ícr฀a฀clirale-írier1l¡฀ítltre.฀
Becatse฀il฀is฀rtcl฀rcre฀eílcierl฀lc฀cererale฀ererc¡฀al฀lle฀µlace฀Wlere฀il฀is฀ccr-
stre1.฀!le฀lic฀ererc¡฀tlililies฀are฀slill฀lcllirc฀llis฀ccrµelilicr฀lc฀lleir฀erºircr-
rerl-µclltlirc฀reca-µcWer฀slalicrs,฀sc฀il฀is฀tµ฀lc฀lle฀µcliliciars฀ar1฀ccrstrers฀lc฀
erstre฀lle฀'crealiºe฀1eslrtclicr'฀cí฀llese฀clsclele฀slrtcltres.฀Nctse-cWrers฀car฀le฀
lle฀µicreers฀฀il฀µa¡s฀cíí.
|o:|฀Solar฀cells฀will฀decoraLe฀Lhe฀roofs฀of฀nearlv฀all฀Lhe฀houses.฀Thev฀will฀harness฀some฀of฀Lhe฀
energv฀available฀from฀solar฀radiaLion฀-฀beLween฀:ooo฀and฀z<oo฀kilowaLL-hours฀µer฀vear฀on฀everv฀
square฀meLre฀of฀surface.฀Each฀house฀will฀eiLher฀feed฀µower฀inLo฀or฀draw฀iL฀from฀Lhe฀neLwork,฀
according฀Lo฀Lhe฀hours฀of฀sunshine฀and฀Lhe฀house's฀individual฀needs.฀PhoLovolLaics,฀aided฀bv฀
subsidies฀and฀regulaLions฀requiring฀elecLriciLv฀neLworks฀Lo฀acceµL฀inµuL฀of฀µhoLovolLaic฀µower,฀
are฀alreadv฀a฀booming฀business฀in฀Jaµan,฀Cermanv฀and฀California.
|oz|฀Small฀CHP฀planrs฀suµµlv฀individual฀houses฀or฀whole฀esLaLes฀wiLh฀µower฀and฀heaL.฀Thev฀are฀
fuelled฀bv฀naLural฀gas,฀biogas฀or฀vegeLable฀oil฀µroduced฀bv฀environmenLallv฀comµaLible฀meLhods.
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5oIar฀coIIectors฀producine฀hot฀water฀com-
petitiveIv฀aIreadv฀exist.฀EIectricitv฀from฀
photovoItaic฀instaIIations฀wiII฀probabIv฀be฀
competitive฀without฀state฀subsidies฀in฀฀
ten฀vears'฀time.฀Bv฀the฀vear฀2050฀the฀sun฀
wiII฀be฀suppIvine฀one฀tenth฀of฀the฀eIobaI฀
enerev฀requirements.
01
|o:|฀Solar฀collecrors฀µroduce฀hoL฀waLer฀and฀suµµlv฀energv฀for฀heaLing.
|oa|฀Passive฀houses฀are฀builL฀facing฀Lhe฀sun฀and฀make฀direcL฀use฀of฀solar฀radiaLion.฀
|o<|฀Ceorhermal฀power฀srarions฀generaLe฀µower฀and฀heaL.฀AlLhough฀Lhe฀Lechnologv฀for฀Laµµing฀
geo-heaL฀from฀deeµer฀sources฀is฀sLill฀in฀iLs฀earlv฀sLages,฀Lhere฀is฀enormous฀µoLenLial฀here.฀฀
ExµerLs฀exµecL฀iL฀Lo฀µlav฀a฀kev฀role฀as฀a฀renewable฀energv฀source฀because,฀unlike฀wind฀and฀sun-
lighL,฀iL฀will฀deliver฀a฀sLeadv฀ßow฀of฀energv.
THE฀ENERCY฀OF฀THE฀FUTURE฀|฀z¡
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!le฀cil¡฀cerlres฀cí฀lcrcrrcW's฀relWcr|e1฀Wcrl1฀Will฀µrc1tce฀µcWer฀ar1฀leal฀as฀Well฀as฀
ccrstre฀il.฀!le฀rccís฀ar1฀íaça1es฀cí฀µtllic฀ltil1ircs฀are฀i1eal฀ícr฀larºeslirc฀sclar฀
ererc¡.฀'lcW฀ererc¡'฀Will฀leccre฀lle฀slar1ar1฀ícr฀all฀ltil1ircs.฀Ocºerrrerls฀ccrril-
le1฀lc฀licll฀clirale-µrcleclicr฀larcels฀Will฀laºe฀lc฀irµcse฀slricl฀ccr1ilicrs฀ar1฀cííer฀
ircerliºes฀ícr฀rercºalirc฀llese฀ltil1ircs.฀!lis฀Will฀lelµ฀lc฀creale฀jcls.
|o:|฀Solar฀laçades฀will฀be฀a฀decoraLive฀elemenL฀on฀ofhce฀and฀aµarLmenL฀buildings.฀PhoLovolLaic฀
svsLems฀will฀become฀more฀comµeLiLive฀and฀imµroved฀design฀will฀enable฀archiLecLs฀Lo฀use฀Lhem฀
more฀widelv.฀
|oz|฀Renovarion฀can฀cur฀energy฀consumprion฀ol฀old฀buildings฀bv฀half฀or฀even฀as฀much฀as฀฀
8o฀µercenL฀-฀wiLh฀imµroved฀heaL฀insulaLion,฀insulaLed฀windows฀and฀modern฀venLilaLion฀svsLems.
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!mprovements฀in฀heat฀insu-
Iation฀couId฀cut฀eIobaI฀enerev฀
consumption฀for฀heatine฀bv฀
40฀percent฀bv฀the฀vear฀2050.฀
The฀annuaI฀savine฀of฀7,000฀
peta-jouIe฀is฀rouehIv฀the฀
amount฀currentIv฀consumed฀
for฀heatine฀purposes฀in฀the฀
U5A.
01
|o:|฀Solar฀collecrors฀µroduce฀hoL฀waLer฀for฀boLh฀Lheir฀own฀and฀neighbouring฀buildings.
|oa|฀Elñcienr฀CHP฀planrs฀will฀come฀in฀a฀varieLv฀of฀sizes฀-฀hLLing฀Lhe฀cellar฀of฀a฀deLached฀house฀or฀
suµµlving฀whole฀building฀comµlexes฀or฀aµarLmenL฀blocks฀wiLh฀µower฀and฀warmLh฀wiLhouL฀losses฀
in฀Lransmission.
|o<|฀Clean฀elecrriciry฀for฀Lhe฀ciLies฀will฀also฀come฀from฀farLher฀aheld.฀Offshore฀wind฀farms฀and฀
solar฀µower฀sLaLions฀in฀deserLs฀have฀enormous฀µoLenLial.
THE฀ENERCY฀OF฀THE฀FUTURE฀|฀z¡
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!le฀Ererc¡฀|R¦eºcltlicr฀is฀clarcirc฀rtral฀liíe.฀Mar¡฀íarrers฀are฀alrea1¡฀µrc1tcirc฀
liccas฀ar1฀ítels฀ir฀a11ilicr฀lc฀ícc1sltíís.฀!lis฀lrer1฀Will฀accelerale,฀lecatse฀฀
rtral฀areas฀are฀a฀ricl฀sctrce฀cí฀clirale-írier1l¡฀ererc¡฀tar1฀irccre),฀llal฀is฀jtsl฀
Wailirc฀lc฀le฀laµµe1.฀Decerlralise1฀sclar฀irslallalicrs฀ar1฀srall฀µcWer฀slalicrs฀฀
cííer฀creal฀cµµcrltrilies฀ícr฀rtral฀recicrs฀ir฀1eºelcµirc฀cctrlries฀llal฀are฀rcl฀¡el฀
serºe1฀l¡฀a฀µcWer฀relWcr|.฀
|o:|฀Biogas฀can฀suµµlv฀µower฀and฀heaL฀Lo฀individual฀farms฀or฀whole฀villages.฀IL฀comes฀from฀฀
fermenLaLion฀of฀manure฀and฀oLher฀organic฀wasLe,฀of฀which฀large฀quanLiLies฀arise฀as฀a฀bv-µroducL฀
of฀agriculLure฀and,฀Lo฀an฀increasing฀exLenL,฀from฀croµs฀harvesLed฀for฀LhaL฀µurµose.฀
|oz|฀Bio-luels฀from฀raµeseed,฀maize฀and฀sugar฀cane,฀µerhaµs฀even฀sLraw฀and฀wood,฀drive฀cars฀฀
jusL฀as฀well฀as฀µeLrol฀rehned฀from฀mineral฀oil.฀The฀amounL฀of฀COz฀emiLLed฀bv฀Lhem฀is฀LheoreLicallv฀
Lhe฀same฀as฀LhaL฀absorbed฀bv฀Lhe฀µlanLs฀during฀growLh.฀The฀imµorLanL฀Lhing฀is฀Lo฀make฀sure฀฀
LhaL฀energv฀µroducLion฀from฀agriculLure฀is฀ecologicallv฀comµaLible฀and฀does฀noL฀lead฀Lo฀food฀
shorLages.฀Plus·฀µower฀and฀heaL฀generaLion฀from฀biomass฀is฀much฀more฀efhcienL.฀
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!n฀the฀vears฀to฀come,฀modern฀technoIoev฀wiII฀
enabIe฀us฀to฀harness฀the฀soIar฀enerev฀stored฀
in฀biomass.฀Dreanic฀waste,฀wood,฀straw฀and฀
enerev-rich฀crops฀wiII฀provide฀one฀fifth฀of฀
eIobaI฀enerev฀and฀heat฀requirements฀bv฀the฀
middIe฀of฀this฀centurv.฀
01
|o:|฀Solar฀energy฀comes฀from฀Lhe฀roof฀of฀Lhe฀barn,฀where฀Lhere's฀µlenLv฀of฀sµace฀for฀solar฀cells.฀
|oa|฀Wind฀rurbines฀can฀besL฀roLaLe฀where฀Lhere฀is฀µlenLv฀of฀room,฀for฀examµle,฀in฀Lhe฀counLrv.฀
Farmers฀can฀eiLher฀lease฀areas฀of฀land฀for฀wind฀farms฀or฀invesL฀in฀Lhem฀Lhemselves฀and฀sell฀฀
Lhe฀µower.฀The฀wind฀µower฀indusLrv฀is฀alreadv฀booming฀in฀counLries฀like฀Cermanv,฀Sµain,฀Lhe฀
USA,฀Denmark฀and฀India.฀The฀esLimaLed฀generaLion฀µoLenLial฀bv฀zo<o฀is฀seven฀billion฀kilowaLL-
hours฀annuallv฀-฀Lhree฀Limes฀more฀Lhan฀from฀all฀nuclear฀µower฀sLaLions฀aL฀µresenL฀in฀oµeraLion.
|o<|฀Hydroelecrric฀power฀srarions฀aL฀µresenL฀suµµlv฀Lhe฀largesL฀share฀of฀renewable฀energv,฀buL฀
Lheir฀µoLenLial฀is฀limiLed.฀ConsLrucLion฀of฀large฀dams฀ofLen฀endangers฀boLh฀Lhe฀environmenL฀and฀
human฀righLs.฀One฀alLernaLive฀is฀smaller,฀riverside฀µlanLs.
THE฀ENERCY฀OF฀THE฀FUTURE฀|฀z;

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Mclilil¡฀is฀lle฀area฀Wlere฀µerscral฀carlcr฀accctrls฀are฀Wi1esl฀aµarl.฀Rlilsl฀scre฀
µecµle฀1riºe฀arctr1฀ir฀rassiºe฀cíí-rca1฀ºelicles,฀cllers฀la|e฀lle฀lts.฀Scre฀ree1฀lc฀฀
jel฀arctr1฀lle฀Wcrl1฀ir฀lleir฀leistre฀lire,฀cllers฀µreíer฀a฀Wal|irc฀ºacalicr.฀!lese฀are฀
lic฀1iííererces฀ir฀lelaºictr฀µallerrs,฀ar1฀lle฀ererc¡-saºirc฀µclerlial฀is฀jtsl฀as฀lic.
|o:|
|o:|฀Use฀public฀rransporr!฀Buses฀and฀rail฀svsLems฀are฀Lhree฀Limes฀more฀fuel-efhcienL฀Lhan฀฀
µrivaLe฀cars.฀Urban฀rail฀svsLems฀are฀Lhe฀mosL฀efhcienL฀-฀and฀Lhev฀will฀be฀even฀cleaner฀in฀fuLure฀
when฀Lhev฀are฀running฀on฀eco-µower.฀
|oz|฀Srrerch฀your฀legs฀more฀olren!฀Walking฀keeµs฀vou฀hL฀and฀does฀noL฀harm฀Lhe฀climaLe.฀฀
Reconquer฀Lhe฀ciLies฀-฀on฀fooL.
|o:|฀Fly฀only฀when฀you฀really฀have฀ro!฀Air฀Lrafhc฀is฀Loµ฀of฀Lhe฀league฀of฀climaLe-killers.฀Look฀for
alLernaLives฀like฀Leleµhone฀and฀video฀conferences.฀CuL฀long฀disLance฀ßighLs.฀On฀Lhe฀shorLer฀rouLes,฀
even฀Lo฀neighbouring฀counLries,฀rail฀Lravel฀is฀quick฀and฀a฀whole฀loL฀more฀climaLe-friendlv.
z8฀|
|oa| |o<| |o:|
!f฀vou฀Ieave฀vour฀car฀at฀home฀and฀
take฀a฀bike฀to฀work,฀vou฀wiII฀cut฀
vour฀annuaI฀emission฀of฀CD
2
฀into฀the฀
atmosphere฀bv฀haIf฀a฀ton.฀
05
|oa|฀Shrink฀your฀car!฀The฀mosL฀imµorLanL฀quesLion฀when฀vou฀buv฀vour฀nexL฀car฀is·฀¨WhaL's฀iLs
fuel฀consumµLion?"฀Cars฀burning฀a฀liLres฀µer฀:oo฀km฀[6o฀miles฀Lo฀Lhe฀gallon}฀are฀alreadv฀on฀Lhe฀
markeL.฀IL฀will฀be฀µossible฀Lo฀cuL฀LhaL฀hgure฀Lo฀z฀liLres.฀Helµ฀us฀Lo฀make฀Lhe฀owners฀of฀Lhose฀gianL฀
limousines,฀SUvs฀and฀oLher฀fuel฀guzzlers฀Loo฀embarrassed฀Lo฀show฀Lhem฀in฀µublic.
|o<|฀Ride฀a฀bike!฀IL฀Lakes฀uµ฀verv฀liLLle฀room฀and฀uses฀no฀fuel.฀IL's฀quieL฀and฀clean฀and฀keeµs฀vou฀
hL.฀So·฀Lake฀everv฀available฀oµµorLuniLv฀Lo฀use฀Lhe฀good฀old฀bike฀when฀vou฀go฀Lo฀work,฀go
shoµµing฀or฀even฀when฀vou฀go฀on฀vacaLion.
LIVE฀CREEN฀|฀zu
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As฀rtcl,฀as฀sccr,฀as฀cleaµl¡฀as฀µcssille฀฀llal฀is฀lle฀cree1฀cí฀lle฀rc1err฀Wcrl1.฀
!trlc-ccrstrµlicr฀1cesr'l฀ra|e฀lle฀Wcrl1฀ar¡฀laµµier฀ar1฀lle฀erºircrrerl฀las฀lc฀
µic|฀tµ฀lle฀lal.฀Ar฀eccrcr¡฀Wlere฀atarlil¡฀cces฀leícre฀atalil¡฀is฀satar1erirc฀raW฀
ralerials฀ar1฀lelclirc฀ctl฀rassiºe฀arctrls฀cí฀creerlctse฀cases.฀Mcre฀ccrsci-
erlicts฀raracererl฀cí฀lire฀ar1฀resctrces฀Will฀leaºe฀lelir1฀a฀less฀1eslrtcliºe฀
'ecclccical฀ícclµrirl'฀฀ar1฀irµrcºe฀atalil¡฀cí฀liíe.฀
|o:|
|o:|฀Look฀lor฀qualiry฀for฀examµle,฀when฀buving฀cloLhing฀and฀elecLrical฀aµµliances.฀Cood฀qualiLv฀
lasLs฀longer.฀Buving฀iL฀µroLecLs฀naLural฀resources฀and฀reduces฀goods฀Lrafhc.
|oz|฀Ear฀less฀mear!฀According฀Lo฀Lhe฀Food฀and฀AgriculLural฀OrganisaLion฀[FAO},฀livesLock฀farming฀
is฀resµonsible฀for฀abouL฀:8฀µercenL฀of฀LoLal฀greenhouse฀gas฀emissions฀-฀because฀of฀Lhe฀verv฀high฀
amounLs฀of฀energv฀consumed฀in฀ferLiliser฀µroducLion,฀clearing฀of฀rain฀foresLs฀for฀µasLure฀land฀
and฀sovbean฀croµs฀and,฀hnallv,฀Lhe฀large฀volumes฀of฀meLhane฀µroduced฀in฀caLLle฀dung.
|o:|฀Opr฀lor฀organic฀loods฀-฀Thev฀are฀grown฀wiLhouL฀arLihcial฀ferLilisers฀or฀µesLicides.฀Thev฀don'L฀
involve฀LransµorL฀of฀fodder฀from฀overseas฀sources.฀The฀cvclical฀farming฀and฀livesLock฀rearing฀
meLhods฀cause฀less฀greenhouse฀gas฀emissions.฀
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05
|oa|฀Buy฀local฀producrs฀when฀Lhev฀are฀in฀season.฀ThaL฀cuLs฀down฀goods฀Lrafhc฀and฀Lhe฀need฀Lo฀
heaL฀greenhouses.
|o<|฀And฀ñnally฀-฀rediscover฀local฀beaury!฀Flving฀awav฀on฀weekend฀shoµµing฀Lriµs฀and฀jeLLing฀
Lo฀a฀Lroµical฀µaradise฀µlav฀havoc฀wiLh฀Lhe฀balance฀on฀vour฀µersonal฀COz฀accounL.฀So,฀Lake฀more฀
holidavs฀closer฀Lo฀home฀and฀discover฀LhaL฀iL's฀jusL฀as฀beauLiful฀Lhere.
LIVE฀CREEN฀|฀¡±
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ereenhouse฀eases.฀5tart฀doine฀
so฀todav!
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!le฀Oreerµeace฀sceraric฀ícr฀clirale-ccrµalille฀ererc¡฀cereralicr฀ir฀lle฀¡ear฀ZJ5J.
The฀InLernaLional฀Energv฀Agencv฀[IEA}฀exµecLs฀global฀energv฀demand฀Lo฀double฀bv฀zo<o.฀
ThaL฀means฀more฀and฀more฀fossil฀fuels,฀i.e.฀ ฀coal,฀ ฀oil฀and฀ ฀naLural฀gas,฀will฀be฀burned.฀
If฀Lhis฀haµµens,฀Lhere฀would฀be฀a฀dramaLic฀rise฀in฀COz฀emissions.฀
We฀will฀have฀Lo฀cuL฀our฀carbon฀emissions฀in฀half฀bv฀Lhe฀middle฀of฀Lhis฀cenLurv฀Lo฀µrevenL฀
Lhe฀climaLe฀geLLing฀LoLallv฀ouL฀of฀conLrol.฀
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