YA Book of the Day: National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

carbon diaries

Have you heard the term “carbon footprint” yet?  It’s the amount of CO2 you are responsible for producing over a one year period.  It may not mean much to you now but with all of the talk about climate change and clean energy you’ll probably hear it more often.  Set in the UK of the very near future, carbon rationing has become the norm.  In an effort to reduce emissions by 60% every person is issued “carbon points” to be spent on things like energy use and food, leading to huge lifestyle changes.  Find out more about your carbon footprint here.

YA Book of the Day: The Carbon Diaries 2015 by Saci Lloyd


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