My New Year’s low-carbon resolution

Credit: Oliver Rudkin

Get real by making your resolution!

Choose one change that you will live out between 1-31 January 2022. We will all focus on the same 3 priority areas of transport, diet, and home energy use, yet our local contexts differ and our options vary. That is why we invite you to write down your resolution in your own words, describing your reality. For example: “I commit to taking public transport to get to work 3 days a week”, or “I commit to eating meat only once a week”, or furthermore “I commit to lowering the thermostat in my home”.

Select an area of focus

Meat, cheese, and milk production all create lots of carbon pollution. What we do with “everything we don’t eat” can also hurt the environment … or it can help! We invite you to eat a plant-based diet and compost your non-meat food scraps.

How do we heat and cool our homes? When do we use electrical appliances? Where does our electricity come from? We invite you consider these questions and lower your home’s impact on climate change.

How we travel from one place to another always has an impact on the Earth, no matter how near or far. We invite you to join us in moving around our world more thoughtfully and sustainably.

Thank you for making your resolution!

We invite you live it out between 1 and 31 January.

You are not alone on this journey. Hundreds of people commit to climate justice during Time for Living the Change, embracing joyful lives of simplicity and solidarity.