Real Life Hacks to Cut Your Carbon Footprint

March 21, 2016 at 10:13 am Leave a comment

chartOver the past few years I’ve been working to systematically reduce my impact. I didn’t set out to save the world; my reductions are a billion times too small for that. Instead, I’m motivated to avoid harming others, human and nonhuman, and it has become clear that burning fossil fuel does, in fact, harm others. I was also curious to see what life without all the fossil fuel would be like. It turns out that I like it better.

Many of the actions we take in our daily lives contribute to global warming. When we start a car, we’ve made a decision to change the Earth’s climate. This is also true when we eat lunch, book a flight, do the laundry, turn on the television, or flush the toilet. But the fossil fuels we consume tend to be hidden from our immediate experience, making them easy to take for granted.

Read Real Life Hacks to Cut Your Carbon Footprint by Dr Peter Kalmus at Yes! Magazine.

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Entry filed under: Carbon_Emissions, Climate, How-To.

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