Today is Earth Day (22nd April)

Just a quick break from our daily series of Downshifting tips to let you know that today is Earth Day. An annual global event to raise awareness about Climate Change and Global Warming.

Have a look at the world map on, part of a new series with Worldmapper, Each country has been resized to reflect the amount of greenhouse gas emissions it is responsible for.

If you feel the need to do your bit and try and reduce your carbon footprint (and the greenhouse gasses you produce) now might be the day to buy an eco product. Use our list of links to the many online stores which offer eco products.

If you recently changed your mobile phone, why not recycle it today. Visit Envirofone and get paid for doing it!!!