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See, turning down the thermostat does make a difference

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Mild weather helped curb 2007 greenhouse gases

Reuters reports that emissions in Europe fell 1.2 percent in 2007 because the winter was relatively warm, meaning people used their heaters less. Keep your thermostat at 68 in winter (even 66 at night) and 75 (77 in the day) in summer; you’ll be comfortable and you’ll be doing the polar bears a favor. Painting your roof white, if you live below about the 5oth parallel, also makes a huge difference


Written by ptullis

May 29, 2009 at 9:24 am

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