While one person’s carbon footprint will never compare to the emissions impact of large corporations, there are lifestyle choices individuals can make that help propel the climate change movement by inspiring others to make changes, electing officials who will vote for effective climate legislation and ultimately force companies to reduce their carbon emissions at scale.
Some Fundamental Recomendations for Reducing your Carbon Footprint from WIRED
Make your home more energy-efficient
Have Fewer Children
WIRED presented this data in a recent article: The practical ways to reduce your carbon footprint (that actually work)