By christruesdale, Oct 28 2011 03:29PM
Consider driving less
More CO2 comes from people’s car travel than from any other kind of UK transport
In the UK, more carbon dioxide (CO2) comes from people’s car travel than from any other kind of UK transport. Reducing your car travel is a key step to reducing climate change effects and local air pollution.
Nearly a quarter of all car trips are under two miles, a distance you can cycle in less than 15 minutes. Cycling and walking distances under two miles could help you get fitter and save you money in fuel. You could also consider:
planning ahead so you can combine car trips
using public transport