One of the inspiring things about Earth Hour is the lengths that people are prepared to go to, to show their support for strong action on climate change, and this year stories are already coming in that show the commitment of ordinary people:
Embrace a low carbon lifestyle past Earth Hour by committing to making long term positive low carbon changes to your lifestyle.
The Queensland Government has a range of programs and initiatives that can help you live ClimateSmart, including:
- The ClimateSmart Home Service can help you save money, energy and the environment. For more information, call 13 20 40 or go to www.climatesmarthome.com
- The Low Carbon Diet can help you reduce your carbon kgs and lighten your carbon footprint with some simple changes around your home. Go to www.climatesmart.qld.gov.au for more information
- Save carbon around the workplace - encourage your colleagues to save energy, water and waste and reduce your business carbon footprint. Go to www.climatesmart.qld.gov.au/your_work