Global Trees is in fact about people. It is about you, and what you do.
Did you know:
- A television or computer screen left on standby uses the same power needed to make 1,000 cups of coffee every day.
- Things on standby account for almost 10% of all electricity consumption.
- Hybrid cars (Petrol/ electric) roughly halve the petrol consumption of a car.
- Property accounts for 52% of all carbon emissions. Air travel accounts for 3%. Cars account for almost 30%.
- Over 80% of household carbon emissions come from heating!
Please read the articles below - they require PDF reader:
How Green is your car
Top 100 Green Cars
Money Week - 'How to profit from carbon trading'
Stern Report at a glance
Stern Report Article
New York Times Article
Great ideas. The founders of Global Trees recently bought an electric bike. (It helps get you up hills). The distributors have pledged to plant trees for every bike sold. Their aim is to make it 100% green. http://www.electricbikes.ie. How about a wooden eco friendly computer www.iameco.com . For a new way to commute go to www.segway.com.
Other ways to help. Please tell all your friends about Global Trees. We rely on word of mouth to help us make a real difference.
Updates. If you want to register for more information, you can do so at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will send regular email updates on how you are helping us reverse global warming.
Trees to your door. You can order a tree for your home via the Woodland Trust's own website www.native-tree-shop.com It will be delivered to your door, so you can watch it grow in your garden!