Climate change is real and each of us can take easy steps to become more environmentally friendly. These steps will, in turn, help build a better future for ourselves and generations to come. 

People are at risk from food and water shortages, greater flooding, high heat, an increase in illness, and economic loss due to climate change. Conflict and human migration are potential outcomes. Climate change is regarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the biggest danger to world health in the twenty-first century. Here are some steps that can be followed, to protect our surroundings. 

1. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: To save natural resources and landfill space, follow the three “R’s.” To avoid waste, reduce what you toss away and make good use of natural resources.

2. Conserve water: To reduce water wastage, turn off the faucet when brushing your teeth. Wait until you’re ready to hop in the shower and wash your hair before turning it on. Change your behaviours and reduce your water use since the less water you consume, the less runoff there will be.

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3. Avoid using plastics: Plastic, in whatever form, pollutes the environment. Plastic trash causes animals and marine life to become unbalanced. So, whether you’re shopping for groceries, clothing, or books, bring a reusable bag with you.

4. Plant trees: Trees produce food, conserve energy, purify the air, and aid in the fight against climate change. Trees minimize soil erosion by allowing water to enter the ground and permeate into the soil by breaking up rainfall.

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5. Conserve energy: Reduce your home’s energy use by turning off your phone charger, bathroom lights, and other equipment while not in use. Apart from that, decrease the usage of air conditioning because it consumes a lot of power and emits around 100 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, which is a big contributor to ozone depletion.

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