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The Climate Change Personal Action Chart
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First fill in the checklist:

Column A: I'm already doing this
Column B: Does this idea appeal to me?
Column C: Is this something I could do within the next month?
Column D: Is this something I could start on within a week?

Then circle your Top 3 Ideas and answer the questions below.

Climate Change: Ideas for Personal Action
A
B
C
D

1. Do some more reading, to learn more

       
2. Rent An Inconvenient Truth, and invite my friends to watch it
       
3. Join a local group, make a donation & attend the next meeting (eg BC Sustainable Energy Association, Sierra Club, etc.)        
4. Fit my home with 10 energy efficient light bulbs
       
5. Research the cost of replacing my most energy-consuming appliances        
6. Change the way I travel, so that I use less fuel
       
7. Write to my MP, MPP or MLA, and urge them to do more        
8. Talk to someone I know who could make a difference: .........................................................................        
9. Organize a small Climate Group for my friends and neighbours        
10. Join a Car-Sharing or Cycling Advocacy Group        
11. Research the cost to retrofit my home, to make it more efficient        
12. Research the cost to install a solar hot water system on my roof        
13. Write a letter to the paper the next time a climate story comes up        
14. Join a political party, and work to improve their climate policies        
15. Reduce the amount of meat I eat, and eat more local organic food        
16. Become Carbon Neutral. Calculate my annual emissions and buy offsets        
17. Make the choice to live more simply, and consume less stuff. How?        
18. Call a friend to talk to him or her about these personal actions        
19. Give a video or book on climate change to a friend as a gift        
20.        

Personal Action #1:

Idea: ______________________________________________________

What's my First Step?

___________________________________________________________

Who will help me?

___________________________________________________________


Personal Action #2:

Idea: ______________________________________________________

What's my First Step?

___________________________________________________________

Who will help me?

___________________________________________________________


Personal Action #3:

Idea: ______________________________________________________

What's my First Step?

___________________________________________________________

Who will help me?

___________________________________________________________

Created by Guy Dauncey - January 2007
Please feel free to copy, adapt, and use

BC Sustainable Energy Association - www.bcsea.org