At this point, I think we can all agree that climate change is an issue that MUST be addressed. However, what can you do to make sure this happens?
- Avoid using fossil fuels as much as you can. This means using plant-based plastics whenever you can, using wind power and solar power, driving less or getting an energy-efficient car, and not investing in fossil fuel stocks.
- Buy less things! Don't buy plastic if you can help it, or don't buy a car! You can also move closer to your job, and try to travel in more sustainable ways. For example, try to avoid taking a plane anywhere or driving long dsitances.
- Eat Smart! "Corn grown in the U.S. requires barrels of oil for the fertilizer to grow it and the diesel fuel to harvest and transport it[,]" (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/10-solutions-for-climate-change/). In addition, most grocery stores stock food that has been shipped via plane from far away, and most meat "requires pounds of feed to produce a pound of protein[,]" (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/10-solutions-for-climate-change/).