Coffeepots and climate

Garrison, Ben
May 2008
High Country News;5/12/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p27
An essay is presented on the author's realization about factors that affects the environment. It focuses on the author's experience in realizing and understanding how his everyday routine affects the environment around him. He relates how the brewing his coffee in the morning with his coffeepot puts about 37 pounds of carbon into the air. Moreover, he did some conservation as he realizes and understands his involvement to global warming.


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