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Our actions make a difference

We can use our choices – and our voices – to show we care for our global neighbours living in poverty who are hit hardest by climate change. By making more sustainable everyday choices, we show we value what God has given us and send a signal to world leaders that we want them to act. 

To limit the worst effects of the climate emergency, we need to see a huge cut in global emissions by 2030 – aiming for ‘net zero’ by 2050. We can all play our part by reducing our own climate emissions. Every action matters!

Ten ways to reduce your carbon emissions now

Reducing your carbon footprint doesn't need to be complicated: the most important thing is taking the next step! Think about changes you could make to your travel, home, diet, finance and buying habits. Here are some simple ideas to get you started:


Home and diet


Less is more 

For more ways to put your faith into action to tackle the injustice of the climate crisis, visit our climate campaigning page. And if you'd like to take your church on a journey to explore these and other lifestyle actions, why not take on Let's Change the Climate - a new Tearfund climate challenge perfect for congregations looking to take small steps towards climate action.



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