The impact of travel and transportation /

by Dickmann, Nancy [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Impact on Earth: Publisher: St. Catharines, ON ; Crabtree Publishing Company, 2020.Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780778774396; 9780778774938; 0778774392; 0778774937.Subject(s): Transportation -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature | Travel -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature | Transportation -- Environmental aspects | Travel -- Environmental aspects | Juvenile worksIssued also in electronic format.
Contents:
Getting around -- Why worry -- Polluting the air -- Public Transportation -- Going electric -- Future developments -- Your turn.
Summary: "Modern transportation lets us travel farther and faster than ever before, but these developments have come at a cost. This book explores ways we can move around without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are working on cleaner fuels and new forms of transportation in order to prevent pollution, which affects people's health, and greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change. Find out how we can contribute by changing our own transportation habits"-- Provided by publisher.
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Modern transportation lets us travel farther and faster than ever before, but these developments have come at a cost. This book explores ways we can move around without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are working on cleaner fuels and new forms of transportation in order to prevent pollution, which affects people�s health, and greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change. Find out how we can contribute by changing our own transportation habits.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes index.

Getting around -- Why worry -- Polluting the air -- Public Transportation -- Going electric -- Future developments -- Your turn.

"Modern transportation lets us travel farther and faster than ever before, but these developments have come at a cost. This book explores ways we can move around without harming the planet. Case studies show how scientists are working on cleaner fuels and new forms of transportation in order to prevent pollution, which affects people's health, and greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change. Find out how we can contribute by changing our own transportation habits"-- Provided by publisher.

Ages 9-12 Crabtree Publishing Company.

Grades 4-6 Crabtree Publishing Company.

Issued also in electronic format.

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