Climate change has been in the news a lot lately, what with the increasing frequency and duration of droughts, such as that being experienced here in the San Joaquin Valley and the rest of California. Additionally, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently released its latest reports that summarize what we know about climate change and what the world needs to do about it
Much of the discussion about what to do focuses on replacing fossil fuel energy sources with renewable sources such as wind and solar power. But did you know that there are things you can do right at home that will help to reduce your carbon footprint? Not only that, by implementing these simple changes, you can save a lot of money as well!
Here are five changes you can make around your home to do your part to save the planet. For more information and additional tips, try the California Air Resources Board (ARB) website.
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