How the Individual Can Reduce the Causes of Climate Change

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  • How the Individual Can Reduce the Causes of Climate Change
    • Use fuel efficient/electric cars
      • They don't require fuel which results in reduced emissions
    • Car pool or use public transport
      • Reduces the amount of greenhouse gas emissions
    • Use energy efficient light bulbs
      • Results in less energy having to be produced through the burning of fossil fuels
    • Install solar panels and insulation
      • Reduces energy usage in homes resulting in less electricity having to be produced
    • Buy local food or go to farmers' markets
      • Food is often transported thousands of miles and this results in the emission of greenhouse gases. Freezing food releases CFCs into the atmosphere
    • Recycle materials such as paper
      • Results in less deforestation
    • Eat less beef
      • Cows release methane into the atmosphere
    • Plant trees
      • Trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

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