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Lifestyle choices reducing your carbon footprint

"While past research has focused on incremental behavioural changes that require minimal effort on the part of individuals, we propose to empower individuals to focus on changing the behaviours that are most effective at reducing their personal emissions"
infographic lifestyle choices impact
Source: Lund University

To understand the main sources of our carbon footprints, researchers made a study based on 39 peer-reviewed articles,carbon calculators and government sources.
The study found that family size, car-free living, avoid flights and plant-based diet makes the most difference.

Their conclusions can be read from the infographics. Read more at lu.se.

 

Sources:

Environmental Research Letters:
The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

Lund University

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