Climate change

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.

Fracking is a process to extract shale gas and shale oil. Burning these fossil fuels contributes to climate change.

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.
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Your carbon emissions will be sky high if you fly frequently.

6. Take the train, not the plane

Your carbon emissions will be sky high if you fly frequently.
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Turning off lights and unplugging appliances will help, but your heating could be undoing all your good work. Make a dent in your carbon emissions by properly insulating your home.

7. Save energy at home

Turning off lights and unplugging appliances will help, but your heating could be undoing all your good work. Make a dent in your carbon emissions by properly insulating your home.
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