12 climate solutions from children.
To reduce pollution, we use public transport or share the same car.
We use bikes, scooters or walk for short trips and only use cars for
We take care to switch off lights and unplug electrical devices that are
not being used.
To save electricity, we don’t switch on lights during the day and we
open the shutters.
We choose to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. Otherwise, they come
from heated greenhouses or are carried by truck or plane which consumes a lot
We eat less meat. Like that, we raise fewer cows, so there are not so
many of them farting and burping methane, a gas that pollutes the air.
When it’s cold, instead of turning up the heating, we wear warm
sweaters, thick socks and slippers.
In summer, instead of using air conditioning, we use a fan; boys go
topless and girls wear sleeveless T-shirts.
We sort our waste to avoid burning bottles and soda cans. They can be recycled
to make new objects such as bikes or clothes!
We know that trees absorb carbon gases, so we should plant more trees
and protect forests.
We should ask grown-ups to pass laws to make factories and cars that
To recharge game consoles, computers, tablets, smart phones or
toothbrushes, we’d like to do it easily using water, wind and solar energy.