Climate change emergency in Derbyshire: Eight ways in which you can help
We can't stop climate change, but we can prevent it getting much worse.
Derbyshire County Council unveiled its Climate and Carbon Reduction Manifesto this week and pledged it will do all it can to reduce its carbon footprint, cut waste, reduce emissions and improve the environment. But what are the things you can be doing at home to help? In conjunction with Friends of the Earth here are eight top suggestions.
5. Sign a petition against fracking
Fracking is a process to extract shale gas and shale oil. Burning these fossil fuels contributes to climate change.