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% and learn what is ahead.
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%