Earth Day 2015 is all about cleaning up your commute, something we've talked a lot about here at CurioCity thanks to the Energy4Travel Action Project. It lets you track the impact of your travel, change your habits, and measure the difference you're making. Here are 10 of our best resources to help you learn more about how to clean up your commute:
Learn more about how vehicles generate greenhouse gases and contribute to smog.
What makes hybrid cars environmentally friendly? And why are they so fuel-efficient?
This video highlights the benefits of electric vehicles, including improved fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and lower maintenance costs.
The goal of Swathi's research project is to design a motor for use in an electric car.
Catalytic converters reduce emissions of harmful compounds found in car exhaust.
There are many forms of transportation and many sources of energy that enable these forms of transportation to get where they are going.
Many of the cars today have fuel-saving technologies that were first developed for race cars.
The average Canadian produces the equivalent of about 20.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, or about the weight of four adult African elephants!
This article explains what carbon offsets are, their pros and cons and what to consider before purchasing a carbon offset
Canadians use a lot of energy for transportation! Find out more in this introductory video for the Energy4Travel Action Project.
And don't forget to check out Energy4Travel and see how your own commute adds up!