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Carbon Literacy

Carbon Literacy is an understanding of the carbon costs and impacts of everyday activities and the ability and motivation to reduce emissions on an individual, community, and organizational level. It encompasses a thorough knowledge of the sources of carbon emissions, the science of climate change, and the practical steps that can be taken to mitigate its effects.

Acquiring Carbon Literacy equips individuals and groups with the skills to make informed decisions that lead to lower carbon footprints. This can range from simple actions such as reducing energy use and waste to more complex strategies like advocating for sustainable policies and practices within organizations.

By becoming Carbon Literate, people can contribute significantly to the global effort to combat climate change, fostering a culture of sustainability and responsibility that spreads through communities and organizations alike.