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Top 20 things to do to stop global warming.

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Here is a list of 20 simple things that everyone can do in order to fight against and reduce the Global Warming phenomenon: some of these ideas are at no cost, some other require a little effort or investment but can help you save a lot of money, in the middle long term!

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Be sure you’re recycling at home Report Abuse
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Clean or replace filters on your furnace and air conditioner Report Abuse
Cleaning a dirty air filter can save 350 pounds of carbon dioxide a year.
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Move your thermostat down 2° in winter and up 2° in summer Report Abuse
Almost half of the energy we use in our homes goes to heating and cooling. You could save about 2,000 pounds of carbon dioxide a year with this simple adjustment.
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Install a programmable thermostat Report Abuse
Programmable thermostats will automatically lower the heat or air conditioning at night and raise them again in the morning. They can save you $100 a year on your energy bill.
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Choose energy efficient appliances when making new purchases Report Abuse
Look for the Energy Star label on new appliances to choose the most energy efficient products available.
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Do not leave appliances on standby Report Abuse
Use the "on/off" function on the machine itself. A TV set that's switched on for 3 hours a day (the average time Europeans spend watching TV) and in standby mode during the remaining 21 hours uses about 40% of its energy in standby mode.
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Buy fresh foods instead of frozen Report Abuse
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Switch to green power Report Abuse
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Reduce waste Report Abuse
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Buy intelligently Report Abuse
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Use a clothesline instead of a dryer whenever possible Report Abuse
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Take a shower instead of a bath Report Abuse
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Cover your pots while cooking Report Abuse
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Get a home energy audit Report Abuse
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Replace your old single-glazed windows with double-glazing Report Abuse
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Don't let heat escape from your house over a long period Report Abuse
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Defrost old fridges and freezers regularly Report Abuse
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Move your fridge and freezer Report Abuse
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Wrap your water heater in an insulation blanket Report Abuse
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Replace a regular incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb (cfl) Report Abuse
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