Six Ways to Fight Climate Change
Climate change is a central issue for the entire planet, and Hong Kong is no exception – the city experiences more frequent heavy rain than before, and the sea level in Victoria Harbor is rising. Hong Kong has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 26-36 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 base levels, and is pursuing a variety of climate change initiatives, including phasing out coal and increasing buildings’ energy efficiency.
Reducing the causes and effects of our planet’s warming is also one of The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC)’s priorities, but organizations and governments won’t solve the problem on their own. That’s where individuals like you come in. The food you eat, appliances you use and the way you commute and spend your holidays all have an impact on the planet, so changing your behavior can make a big difference. Here are a few tips for fighting climate change in your everyday life: