We all know that we need to take climate action to reduce our carbon footprint and reach climate neutrality. People expect the authorities to pass laws to make it happen, but they are also keen to influence business practices through their own actions.
Making a difference in the fight against climate change can only be achieved if we all take steps to decarbonise our lifestyles. But what does that mean in practice and what kind of impact does it make?
How can we tackle the climate crisis by changing the way we travel, eat and use energy? This question was at the heart of hundreds of Peer Parliament debates recently held across Europe.
From food and clothes to cosmetics and mobile phones, the products we buy have a considerable impact on the planet. So, what can we do about it?
What should the climate transition look like, and how can citizens influence the policy making process?
The ambition to make Europe the first climate neutral continent by 2050 will only be successful if everyone – from individuals to organisations, to local and national governments – takes action.
From food and clothes to cosmetics and mobile phones, our consumption has a considerable impact on the planet. Want to tackle that challenge? Then raise your voice at our upcoming Youth Dialogue.
It’s getting vital to reduce our energy use – because of rising global temperatures, of course, but also rising energy costs. Why not set yourself a challenge and see if you can achieve a few of these over the coming month?
Let’s start with the numbers: did you know that 40% of Europe’s energy use goes into heating, cooling and powering the buildings in which we live and work?
The future of our planet is in young people’s hands – and many are taking action. Even small steps, such as reducing your meat consumption or swapping the car for your bike, can make a big difference.