What Actions Add CO2 to the Environment?
Part of the Green Home Computing For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Reducing our carbon footprint by lowering CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions means being aware of what daily activities pollute the environment and making better choices to reduce the impact you have on the planet. You certainly can't eliminate all the sources of CO2, (after all, you exhale carbon dioxide when you breathe!), but understanding where excess CO2 comes from can help you find ways to lower your carbon footprint. So, what’s adding CO2 to the air?
Driving your car
Taking a bus
Flying in a plane
Using your computer
Buying household supplies and food
Heating your home
Using electricity in your home
Using plastic bags or bottles