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Top 5 things you can personally do about climate change

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CLIMATE change has been labelled the biggest threat to humanity, and we’ve all been urged to pitch in and do our bit if we want to avoid its most devastating impacts. But there’s a lot of information out there and it’s difficult to know what the most effective methods are and if you’re actually making any difference.

It’s easy to feel that your actions are just a tiny drop in an unfathomably huge ocean, but the latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes it clear that without individual action, we’re pretty much doomed.

With just 12 years before we’re facing climate catastrophe, we need to act now.

SEE ALSO: This is not a drill: Our final call to save the planet from rising temperatures

Researchers at Lund University examined all of the information we have on preventing climate change and determined the most effective and efficient ways for individuals to make a difference. These are the top ways to reduce your carbon footprint:

5. Go veggie

CO2 saving: up to 1.6 tonnes

Going vegetarian – or even better vegan – can make a significant difference to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that cause warming. Even........

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