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New Year’s Resolutions for the Planet

Transportation is a big part of nearly everyone’s carbon footprint, whether it’s the daily commute or that vacation flight. Personal and commercial transportation is the United States’ biggest contributor to greenhouse gases, at about 28 percent of the total.

So, until we can shift the nation’s transportation infrastructure to favor lower-emissions travel, a lot of you are looking for ways to get around without burning fossil fuels — or, at least, to do it without producing as much planet-warming carbon emissions.