You can have a great family trip and reduce your carbon footprint by making green choices. For example, take a train instead of a plane and select a green hotel. Take this quiz to learn more about taking a green vacations.
What do green travelers want to do?
preserve the areas they visit
leave no carbon footprint
By the year 2020, what is the estimate for tourists flying to international destinations?
How can travelers decrease their carbon footprint with their lodging choices?
choose a green hotel
choose a new hotel
What is a sustainable operating technique that may be used at green hotels?
composting food waste
using environmentally preferable products
What transportation method emits the most carbon dioxide per traveler?
How do carbon offsets help the environment?
proceeds are used to fund projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions
proceeds are used to fund petroleum exploration
How can an environmentally concerned traveler compensate for a plane trip?
recycle water bottles
purchase carbon offset
use lower octane gas
What is the greener choice for transportation?
What is the cost of carbon offsets?
very, very expensive
What senator is reputed to purchase carbon offsets?
Senator Diane Feinstein
Senator John McCain
Senator Joe Lieberman
What is a project sponsored by funding from carbon offsets ?
landfill gas capture
What is a staycation?
vacationing in your local area
vacationing in the neighboring state
vacationing in the neighboring country
What famous religious leader encouraged his followers to adapt green living practices?
Pope Benedict XVI
14th Dalai Lama
What is gray water recycling?
recycling of water from laundry
recycling of water from dishwashing
How many environmentally friendly hotels are there?
How do green hotels perform financially compared to non-green hotels?
How do you know if a hotel or resort is green?
Green Key sign
Blue Flag sign
What sovereign state has zero carbon dioxide emissions?