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Reducing Carbon output

Our practice for this shmita year is to reduce our household carbon output. Carbon dioxide is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases which leads to climate change (global warming). I think we have gotten a bit complacent about all the ways in which our daily activities add to carbon emissions and I want to take this Shmita year to refocus our energies on reducing them. At the same time, I also feel an obligation to educate others about ways in which they, too, can make changes in their lifestyle to also reduce carbon output.

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