Climate change

The Five Most Effective Things You Can Do To Fight Climate Change

  • Posted on: 28 July 2017
  • By: lyanabu
Photo of the author on the Holy Ghost hiking trail, near Pecos, New Mexico

We have a problem. It's clear that global climate change is upon us, but what do we do about it?

Finding out which actions work best to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a challenge.

There are plenty of suggestions: Switch to a fuel-efficient vehicle! Plant some trees! Fly less! Bring your own plastic bags to the grocery store!?

But there were so many options, I started to wonder. Which of these actions made the most difference? Which were the things I, individually, could actively do that have a measurable effect?