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Picture Yourself Going Green: Step-by-Step Instruction for Living a Budget-Conscious, Earth-Friendly Lifestyle in Eight Weeks or Less by Erinn Morgan

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Glossary

Bamboo Fiber:

a fiber derived from bamboo plants, which have a built-in natural defense against bacteria and, thus, do not require pesticides to grow abundantly. This natural feature is also translated into the bamboo fiber, which boasts anti-bacterial as well as odor-resistant and hypoallergenic qualities.

Carbon Emissions:

the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which is caused primarily by the burning of fossil fuels. Usually measured in metric tons, CO2 emissions play a key role in trapping heat in the earth’s atmosphere, an event that leads to global warming.

Climate Change:

the reported increase in the average measured temperature of the earth’s surface air and oceans. From 1905 to 2005, this average temperature rose by 1.33 ...

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