Images of stranded polar bears and meltingice caps can leave a carbon-inducedpit in your stomach. But employingsmall changes to your regular computinghabits can help you do your part as aresponsible human being on this blue ballof ours.

Let’s start with your computer. We allknow that computers are everywhere andhere to stay — with no sign of declininguse. Are you one of the many people wholeaves his desktop running at all times — sovaluable time isn’t wasted waiting for theoperating system to boot up each morning?You’re not alone.