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Introduction Debate over how, when, and even whether, human-made greenhouse gas emissions should be controlled has grown in its intensity even faster than 3 May 17, 2007 23:23 WSPC/SPI-B424 From Earthquakes to Global Warming 4 ch01 D. S. Reay the levels of greenhouse gas in our atmosphere. Many argue that the costs involved in reducing emissions outweigh the potential economic damage of human-induced climate change. Exaggerated claims and forecasts of climate meltdown in the media have naturally given rise to both fervent belief in, and hardened scepticism of, measures to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
For their holidays, Mr Black now travels each year to Bangkok at a price of £427, with the ﬂights producing a massive 2745 kg of GHG each holiday. 5 kg of GHG. The GHG emission and monetary savings possible in their rented student accommodation are fairly limited for both our subjects. As relatively ‘low’ energy users in London, each would normally produce around 4750 kg of GHG from ‘household’ sources, at a cost of nearly £300 in energy bills each year. However, Mr Meyer saves over £14 and around 300 kg of GHG simply by setting his home PC to ‘sleep mode’ for those times when he’s not using it.