28 June 2007
Share your ride. The average commuter burns 340 gallons of gas and creates a 3.4 cloud of CO2 a year. Carpool and out that figure in half. (SOS, June 2007)
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV
) programme in China has translated the "Climate Crisis Solutions
" into Chinese, a practical guide on how to save the environment at home, on the job, transportation, by shopping and in local communities.
The guide is part of Live Earth, a monumental music event across seven continent to "trigger a global movement to solve the climate crisis". It encourages people to change their lifestyles and behavious, such as, drive smaller cars, recycle newspapers, plant trees, use solar energy and more.
Live Earth will bring together over 2 billion people and performances of more than 150 top musicians on 7 July in New York, London, Johannesburg, Rio de Janeiro, Shanghai, Tokyo, Sydney and Hamburg.