Humankind is facing its greatest challenge.
10 years to cut carbon pollution by 45%.
30 years to cut to zero.
Over a week, see if you can cut your emissions by 45%..
Check the data below and decide where you could make your biggest cuts.
ELECTRICITY:Switch electricity supplier to Community Power (100% renewable)
TRANSPORT: keep to 80km/hr as top speed and check your tyres. Or even better, leave the car at home.
FOOD: Buy only locally produced food for a week. Use leftovers. Buy only what you know you will eat. Do not buy special offers if you are not sure you will eat all of them.
WASTE: Buy only fresh food in biodegradable packaging.
WATER: Do not leave tap running for any reason.Wash dishes in basin.
Comparison of GHG emissions between 1990 - 2016
Waste: Down 38%
Residential: Down 19%
Agriculture: Down 2.4%
Road transport: UP 145%
Demand our government...
Ban all advertising for fossil fuel and fossil fuel dependent merchandise.
Put Health warnings on all fossil fuel dependent goods.
'This vehicle damages the health of future generations'.
Oblige Petrol stations to provide checks on tyre pressures with every fill of fuel.