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By P. R. Sammonds, J M T Thompson, J. M. T. Thompson

If you would like an concept of the place present earth technology study is heading. however the first bankruptcy on assessing the hazards of no longer addressing carbon emissions is well worth the expense of admission.

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As the UK’s Deputy Prime Minister has said “We have a responsibility to take action, but it is also in our own interests to do so. ” Other governments too, are active in the promotion of GHG emissions cuts at the individual level. The Australian Greenhouse Office, for instance, last year launched ‘Cool Communities’ which not only provides detailed information on how individuals might reduce their own GHG emissions, but also provides funds for communities to implement these GHG reduction strategies.

Indeed, both could be expected to drop into the ‘low’ household energy user bracket, though with Mr Meyer making further cuts in household GHG emissions and energy costs as outlined previously. However, Mr Black negates much of this post-retirement decrease in climate impact by buying himself a petrol guzzling classic car which, even though only used for 9000 km of travelling each year, produces over 3 tonnes of GHG and costs £863 in fuel. Worse still for Mr Black’s annual GHG budget is his decision to now travel to Auckland for his annual holiday, a flight which costs £655 and creates over 5 tonnes of GHG on each round trip.

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