Reducing your personal carbon footprint (feat. One Small Step)

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Published Jul 11, 2022, 7:00 PM

Lily Dempster from One Small Step chats to us about how to address your personal carbon footprint.

Welcome to Season THREE of A Positive Climate! We’re excited to have a new season of another ten episodes, released fortnightly on Tuesdays in Australia. HIT THE FOLLOW / SUBSCRIBE button in your podcast app

One Small Step is a mobile app that aims to be your personal sustainability coach. It provides you with tailored programs to help you cut your carbon footprint. It uses behavioural science to make green living simple, easy and fun. Lily has just moved over to the US to continue to scale the business. Give it a download!

We wanted to bring Lily on not only to share what you can do but also how we should think about what to do. Should we feel guilty when we forget our keep cups? Should we procreate? The big questions!

We cover a lot on this episode including:

  • Tips and tricks to have less of an impact on the environment and climate
  • Whether consumers can truly impact the needle on carbon emissions compared to big business
  • The biggest sources of personal emissions
  • Australia’s (unwanted) place near the top of the global carbon emitter leaderboard   
  • Carbon offsetting and donating to climate charities 
  • A speed round of submitted questions to Lily from our audience!

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About the podcast

A Positive Climate is an uplifting podcast about tackling climate change. An inspiring look at the products, people and technologies making a real difference.

Hosted by Australian climate technology experts Alex McIntosh and Nick Zeltzer, two friends on a mission to find the solutions to keep our existential crises at bay. We cover it all on the show while keeping things optimistic and accessible: electric planes, waste eating maggots, plant-based meats, hydrogen made from beer, the solar revolution, the coolest new sustainable products and much much more.

If you’re passionate about the environment, the latest clean technology or just want to know how to get involved in the movement, this podcast is for you 

Music by the late, great Nick Weaver

Production by our hero Mark Spencer from Here.Media

Socials by the legend Rebecca Sather Jenkins

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