If every title relates to climate change, well-designed social graphics, or a documentary that makes you scream “What can I do to really help combat climate change?” into the blank (or you know, your closest search engine), welcome to the club.
About 146.1 million tons of solid waste were buried in 2018, Theo There are new schoolsSo it makes sense if you’re feeling overwhelmed – but there We steps you can take to lessen your impact. To find out, Sophia Bush sat down with marine biologist, policy expert and environmental activist. Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson on our latest episode about Need to know To get helpful tips on making real environmental change, start with what you can do at home.
Before you can act, Dr. Johnson says you need to hone in on the area of climate change that you think should be your pay most attention. “I like to think about what solution I’m most excited about,” she said. “No one can do it all – the problem is figuring out how the skills each of us have to come up with solutions need to be pushed forward,” she said. However, if we focus solely on our own personal carbon footprint, we are ignoring the systemic changes that still have to be made, she said. So how can you focus on both?
“Everyone should think about what it means to be part of the solutions in the communities and organizations that you are already a part of,” says Dr. Johnson. “What can you do to help improve your household, workplace, place of worship, school, sports team or other groups you join?”
But when you’re near home, change your mindset to consider everything in your everyday life – from switching to a more eco-friendly car like hydrogen Toyota Mirai, a zero-emission car, appreciate styling and Sustainability, to start a compost bin in your kitchen – can lead to larger and more efficient changes in pipes.