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Earth Month Tip: Spread the word

2014 April 22

Happy Earth Day!

One of the most powerful things you can do to act on climate is talk to your friends and neighbors about the challenge we face. This Earth Day, talk to five about climate action.

Why five? If five of your friends, for example, replaced five 60-watt light bulbs with 13-watt Energy Star bulbs, it would save over 50,000 pounds of carbon pollution over the life of the bulb. That’s equivalent to one of the following:

a)  the annual carbon pollution from 5 passenger vehicles
b) the carbon pollution associated with 2,780 gallons of gasoline
c)  3.4 homes’ electricity use for one year

Small changes make a big difference. Tell friends to visit to learn more about reducing carbon pollution.

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3 Responses leave one →
  1. john grimardi permalink
    April 22, 2014

    what is the answer to the question?

  2. Lillian jaehnig permalink
    July 3, 2014

    I have a pic on save a tree! Who protects our air our rain, our livening, and crop. And is a witness on all we do.

  3. ryan permalink
    March 20, 2015

    moving to more sustainable , environmental friendly energy sources would be helpful to reduce carbon emission and pollution learn about renewable energy

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