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Everyday Energy

Improving energy management is now embedded in everyday life. © THINKSTOCK

The world’s citizens are increasingly aware of energy’s role in every aspect of their daily lives, from housing and transportation to consumer goods. Their awareness reflects not just the cost of energy, of course, but also extends to its environmental impact or “carbon footprint.”

fr- Les gestes du quotidien : comment économiser de l’énergie dans ma maison ?

We can all reduce our energy use — and save money in the process — simply by changing a few habits in our day-to-day lives. Numerous websites offer tips on how to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (ghg) Gas with physical properties that cause the Earth's atmosphere to warm up. There are a number of naturally occurring greenhouse gases... emissions, one of the most comprehensive of which is managed by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME).1

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fr- Transports : des déplacements plus respectueux de l’environnement

In France, road transportation accounts for 34% of total CO2See Carbon Dioxid emissions, with passenger cars responsible for more than half. From tax incentives to ecodriving, a wide range of measures are available to optimize fuelFuel is any solid, liquid or gaseous substance or material that can be combined with an oxidant... consumption and thereby reduce greenhouse gas (ghg) Gas with physical properties that cause the Earth's atmosphere to warm up. There are a number of naturally occurring greenhouse gases... emissions.

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fr - Consommation : l’affichage carbone et environnemental

“Carbon ratings” are starting to make their debut on labels in France. Currently in the trial phase, these labels ultimately aim to inform consumers about the impact their purchases have on greenhouse gas (ghg) Gas with physical properties that cause the Earth's atmosphere to warm up. There are a number of naturally occurring greenhouse gases... (GHG) emissions. The European Union is also working on an eco-label for use in all E.U. countries.

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fr - l'énergie vie quotidienne

Everything we do requires energy, but we only really notice when it’s time to pay. Whether for home heating and electricityForm of energy resulting from the movement of charged particles (electrons) through a conductor..., gasoline or other consumer goods, bills and invoices increasingly include information about the carbon dioxide emissions generated by the products and services we use.

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