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LIVING GREEN

84 Ways You Can Help the Planet

Sure, big ideas like generating electricity from ocean waves or legal limits on carbon emissions are important to slowing global warming. But the little things count, too. Here are some ways that you can make a difference.

By Meaghan O'Neill
November 18, 2007

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AT HOME SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF. Energy conservation can be simple, but it has a big impact. If every home in the United States replaced just one incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL), the energy saved would prevent greenhouse-gas emissions equivalent to taking more than 1 million cars off the road, says Arthur Rosenfeld, a physicist ... (Full article: 4029 words)

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