Climate Action Team Training Series Session #3: Transportation Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club.

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Climate Action Team Training Series Session #3: Transportation Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club

Overview of Todays Session 1. Observation Worksheets: Seeing your impact 2. Basic Information: Cars & driving impacts 3. Activities: Seeing your cars impact & opportunities to save 4. Personal Goal Setting 5. Conclusion / Action Items 6. Questions

Review Your Electricity Goal & Experience

Observation Worksheet: Seeing Your Individual Savings! Find your individual totals from this past week

Observation Worksheet: Team Totals For Session #3 Find your individual totals from this past week Report on your group totals from this past week

230 1-liter balloons (volume) Group Totals: Balloons Saved ? How many did your team save between Session #2 & #3 (this past week) ?

Basic Information

Human Energy Behaviors: Using Gasoline What percentage of the gasolines energy actually goes into moving the car? CO 2 How many balloons per mile? 13 % 230 !

Smart Driving Air drag Engine friction Best mileage Savings: 35 balloons / mile Equivalent to paying \$0.38 less for a gallon of gas !

Activity #1: Getting to Know Your Cars Impact

The Impact of Your Driving 1. Estimate your daily gasoline consumption 2 options: # gallons purchased / # of days OR # miles / # of days / m.p.g. 2. Calculate daily CO 2 emissions: = daily gallons x 4600 balloons 3. Calculate daily cost of gasoline: = daily gallons x cost per gal.

Weekly Errands Worksheet 2. Mark on the chart when you do these errands 3. Shade in those errands you already combine into one trip 1. Review when and where you run errands by car. 4. Circle and link with line those opportunities for trip-linking

Personal Goal Setting

Transportation Behaviors: Examples On Worksheet How many of you have made these default low-energy transportation behaviors part of your lives? More choices for low-energy behaviors…

Climate Protection Action Menu: Transportation (cont.)

Thoughts on Earlier Goal & Set a Specific New Goal

Conclusion

Training Series Schedule

Action Items for Session 4 1. Finalize and work toward your personal transportation goal 2. Monitor & record your Observation Worksheet practices during the week 3. Compute your individual & team totals before class (balloons & dollars saved) 4. Plot your cumulative savings on My Total Savings Worksheet 5. Continue to practice your low-electricity goal!

Questions?

The End

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