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How to make your life greener in 2024

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By illuminem briefings

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illuminem summarizes for you the essential news of the day. Read the full piece on The Conversation or enjoy below:

🗞️ Driving the news: As awareness of the climate crisis grows, The Conversation offers practical tips for a greener lifestyle in 2024 
• The article suggests five key areas for improvement: eating sustainably by reducing food waste and embracing plant-based options; choosing active or public transport over personal vehicles; making energy-efficient choices at home; adopting sustainable fashion practices; and better waste management 

🔭 The context: These recommendations come in the wake of the People’s Climate Vote, a UN survey highlighting widespread public acknowledgment of climate change as a global emergency 
The need for practical steps towards sustainability is evident, as people often struggle to know where to start

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: Individual actions, such as reducing food waste, opting for sustainable travel, and being energy-conscious, collectively contribute to mitigating climate change and preserving resources

💬 One quote: "By making small changes to our lifestyles, we can collectively move towards a more sustainable future" (Laura Hood, author)

📈 One stat: Annually, over a billion tonnes of food are wasted, contributing significantly to methane emissions, a potent greenhouse gas

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