Environment: treading lightly on the Earth
Environment: treading lightly on the Earth

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Environment: treading lightly on the Earth

Acknowledgements

This free course was written by Professor Robin Roy. It was first published in 2017 and updated in January 2019.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources. Every effort has been made to contact copyright holders. If any have been inadvertently overlooked the publishers will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements at the first opportunity.

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Course image: John Loo [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence.

Figure 2: Adapted from Berners-Lee, M., Hatter, W. and Hoolohan, C. (2011) The Total Carbon Footprint of Greater Manchester, Small World Consulting Ltd, Lancaster University.

Figure 3: Department of Trade & Industry, Meeting the Energy Challenge: A White Paper on Energy’, May 2000, Crown copyright material is reproduced under Class Licence Number C01w0000065 with the permission of the controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland.

Figure 4: Reproduced under the terms of the OGL, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence;

Figure 5: Adapted from Berners-Lee, M., Hatter, W. and Hoolohan, C. (2011) The Total Carbon Footprint of Greater Manchester, Small World Consulting Ltd, Lancaster University.

Figure 6: Department of Work and Pensions. Reproduced under the terms of the OGL, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Figure 7: Gough, I., Abdallah, S., Johnson, V., Ryan, J. (2011) 'The Distribution of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Households in the UK'

Figure 8: Gough, I., Abdallah, S., Johnson, V., Ryan J. (2011) 'The Distribution of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Households in the UK'

Figure 9: © Global Carbon Project;

Figure 10: © Global Carbon Project;

Figure 11(a): © Courtesy Arjjeet B/Flickr;

Figure 11(b): © imageBROKER / Alamy Stock Photo;

Figure 11(c): © www.flickr.com / innamoo;

Figure 11(d): © Courtesy of Gordontour / www.flickr.com;

Figure 11(e): © Courtesy Fozza / www.flickr.com;

Figure 11(f): © Daniel Gredecki / www.flickr.com;

Figures 13(a)-(c): © Robin Roy

Figure 15: From Pixabay. Covered under Creative Commons licence CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication

Figure 16: From Pixabay. Covered under Creative Commons licence CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication

Figure 17: From Pixabay. Covered under Creative Commons licence CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication

Video 1: Wingspan Productions

Video 2: BBC

Video 3: BBC

Carbon calculator: © 2018 The Open University. Developed by Peter Harper with Robin Roy from a calculator produced by Peter Harper for The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) with acknowledgments to CAT. Software and graphic design by Callum Lester and Vicky Eves, The Open University.

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