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Old 07-13-09, 12:22 PM   #1
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Default What the Heck are Carbon Emissions, Anyway?

Found this article to be interesting and wanted to share. Just a crash course in carbon emissions.

What the Heck are Carbon Emissions, Anyway? : Planet Green



At the end of the article it also provides a link to another article on how to half your carbon footprint with three steps. Worth a quick look at least.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Half in Three Steps : Planet Green

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Old 07-16-09, 08:26 AM   #2
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Well written docs. Thanks for the links,

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