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A one tonne future

July 8th, 2011 by Thomson Reuters

An electric car, eating less meat, taking shorter showers, and local holidays helped reduce this family’s carbon emissions. Their six month trial to reduce their carbon emissions led them to go from producing on average 7 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per person per year to 1.5 tonnes per person per year. They fell slightly […]

Swedish family take-on challenge of One Tonne Life to reduce carbon emissions to one tonne per person per year

April 19th, 2011 by Thomson Reuters

This video featured on Planet Ark. © Thomson Reuters 2011 All rights reserved ————- In the unique “One Tonne Life” project, dad Nils, mum Alicja and teenagers Hannah, 16, and Jonathan, 13, will try to live within the limits of one tonne of carbon dioxide emissions per person per year. The project has been initiated […]