Helping to conserve the planet does not require dramatic life changes—it’s easier than you think. Earth Day 2020, which falls on April 22, marks 50 years of all of us being part of the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and planet.
Over the past year, we have witnessed climactic and environmental changes nudging towards extreme levels, such as the calamitous bushfires that raged through New South Wales in Australia, or summer heat waves blazing through Northern Europe.
While it’s tempting to think we’re immune to the global impact of climate change in our corner of the world, we’re not—everyone on this planet has a shared responsibility of taking care of our only home. Living more sustainably does not mean having to deny yourself luxuries or things you enjoy—rather, it’s becoming more aware of your resource consumption and making small changes to reduce unnecessary waste. Here are some easy changes to make.
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Text: Pearlyn Quan
Additional Text: Melissa Lee