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Joerg Schaefer travels far and wide to study climate change and works to reduce his carbon footprint in life every day.

Getting personal: Here's what climate scientists do to limit carbon emissions

by Megan Taylor Morrison
Oct 06, 2011

Top climate scientists such as Richard Alley and Joerg Schaefer share what they do to reduce their carbon footprints. Individual efforts count in the planet-sized challenge of human-influenced global warming.