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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Abstract: ENERGY CONSUMPTION, TRANSPORTATION: Find and compare cars for their fuel economy. Also gas mileage tips, fuel economy guide, and information on fuel cell, alternative fuel, and hybrid vehicles.
Getting Around Clean and Green
Abstract: CURRICULA: Upper Elementary and Middle School: TRANSPORTATION: Interdisciplinary science/social studies curriculum allows students to explore transportation and environmental issues in their own lives, including systems, histories, and impacts.
Abstract: TRANSPORTATION: Listing of greenest and meanest cars of 2003 with information on how to select a vehicle that does the least harm to the planet while meeting transportation needs.
Pollutants and Programs
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Provides links to information on air pollutants and greenhouse gases from transportation and other mobile sources.
Ten Simple Steps to Improving Air Quality [PDF]
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Ten things a person can do to prevent air pollution and/or help air quality.
Source: It All Adds Up
Abstract: TRANSPORTATION/AIR QUALITY: Describes how travel habits and transportation choices affect global climate change. Offers a trio of resources - interactive emissions calculators, on-line emissions maps, and a wealth of educational content - to emphasize the close relationship between more efficient transit systems and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Center for Neighborhood Technology
Trip Tally: Discovering Environmental Solutions [PDF]
Abstract: ACTIVITY: Upper Elementary and Middle School: TRANSPORTATION: Nine pages include a simple air pollution experiment and transportation survey including data tabulation, graphing, and analysis, relating transportation choices and pollution.
What is an Alternative Fuel?
Abstract: Sustainable Agriculture/ENERGY Consumption/Transportation: Describes ethanol and its benefits as an alternative fuel.
Source: Alternative Fuels Data Center
What is Sustainable Development?
Abstract: Sustainable Agriculture, Air Quality, Energy, Waste Management, Water Quality: Information describing components of sustainable development.
Source: The World Bank Group
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Hub Last Updated: 11/26/2012