Explains how you can reduce the causes and risks of climate change and what your carbon footprint is.
To minimise your contribution to climate change you can:
For more hints and tips, please follow the link below to the Energy Saving Trust website:
Energy Saving Trust (external website)
Your carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that enters the atmosphere because of the electricity and fuel you use. It is measured in tonnes of CO2.
Your carbon footprint mostly depends on how much energy you use to heat your home, which electronics and appliances you use, which methods of transport you use day-to-day, and how often you fly. Knowing your footprint can help you to understand your impact on the environment and, more importantly, to find easy ways of reducing that impact. There is a link below to one of the many tools which are available online to help you to calculate your footprint:
Carbon Footprint Calculator (external website)