Reducing your carbon footprint at school
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Reducing your carbon footprint at school by Jeanne Nagle

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Published by Rosen Central in New York .
Written in English


  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature,
  • School buildings -- Energy conservation -- Juvenile literature,
  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide -- Juvenile literature,
  • Global warming -- Juvenile literature,
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sustainable living -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-46) and index.

StatementJeanne Nagle.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesYour carbon footprint
LC ClassificationsTD886.5 .N33 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22512837M
ISBN 101404217746
ISBN 109781404217744
LC Control Number2008000678

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