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    UCSB Libraries         UCSB Reads for Earth Day

2007 Theme: GLOBAL WARMING, Science & Society


What Can You Do?

Discover changes you can make that can change the world:


Participate in discussions of global warming issues at the Community Conversations held at the UCSB Davidson Library and various public libraries in the community. Presented by Professor Josh Schimel, Chair of the UCSB Environmental Studies Program, together with other members of the UCSB faculty and a community representative.



Use the U.S. EPA's Personal Emissions Calculator to estimate your household's annual emissions and identify ways you can cut your emissions.


DO YOU NEED . . .
. . . fruits and veggies?Buy local produce!
. . . lightbulbs?Buy compact fluorescents (CFLs)!
. . . a computer monitor or television?Buy LCD (not CRT)!
. . . paper products?Buy recycled!
. . . a drink of water?Use a filter instead of bottled water!
. . . an appliance?Buy Energy Star!
. . . to get somewhere?Consider walking!
. . . to save money?Drive less, use less electricity, buy less stuff!


Cut global warming by . . . becoming a vegetarian!
Yes, it's one of the most powerful steps we could take to reduce global warming.
Read the report, A New Global Warming Strategy by EarthSave International.
Take the Quiz: How green is your food? and test your knowledge.


Check out the National Environmental Trust site, "Top 10 things you can do to help reduce global warming pollution" to find out how you could cut your own global warming pollution by more than 11,000 lbs per year!


Consider joining a rally for action on global warming . . . or organizing one!
Step It Up 2007: Communities Uniting for Climate Action Now!












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Last modified: 03/02/07