Carbon Karma – 5 ways you can tackle climate change

Heidi Wilbor - Director of Customer Service & Operations
| 18th April 2019 | Sustainability
THE SITUATION

Last year saw the IPCC report and UN Climate Change Conference warn of the dangers of increasing temperatures exceeding 1.5°C. Rising sea levels and damage to ecosystems and coral reefs are just the tip of the melting iceberg. 

 

There is a 97% consensus of scientists who agree that human-induced climate change is happening [1]. 

 

“If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon” – Sir David Attenborough, COP24 Climate Conference, Katowice, December 4th 2018) [2].

 

As an individual, you can make a big difference with small changes in your lifestyle. 

 

Here are our top 5 tips to live more sustainably and improve your Carbon Karma.

There it is, 5 ways you can reduce your carbon footprint and live more sustainably to help limit climate change. To learn more on what your business can do to help the environment, read https://www.brytenergy.co.uk/knowledge-hub/ipcc-report-what-does-it-mean-for-your-business-and-how-can-you-make-a-difference/

 

Interested in switching to zero carbon, 100% renewable electricity? For more information, please get in touch at solutions@brytenergy.co.uk or on 0121 726 7575.

Sources

[1]  https://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-consensus/

[2] www.independent.co.uk/environment/david-attenborough-climate-talks-cop-24-poland-global-warming-civilisations-collapse-a8664856.html

[3] http://theconversation.com/its-time-to-wake-up-to-the-devastating-impact-flying-has-on-the-environment-70953  

[4] Carbon offsetting organisations https://climatecare.org/ & www.carbonfootprint.com/carbonoffset.html  

[5https://onetreeplanted.org/blogs/news/14245701-how-planting-trees-can-help-reduce-your-carbon-footprint  

[6] https://www.carbontrust.com/resources/guides/energy-efficiency/buildings-energy-efficiency/  

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