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Carbon tunnel vision

Carbon Tunnel Vision is the focus on emissions to the exclusion of waster, food, ocean health, biodiversity

Your Life Your Planet offers 101 tips for living lightly on your planet, with detailed sources justifying every claim.

It focuses on carbon emissions (as well as water, food-waste and plastic) because they are all urgent policy issues but its central message is that we need to stop consuming as a way of life. Instead, we need to turn our homes into a hub of production and start sharing. The revolution is to divest from the debt cycle of working to pay for things, and start living in a resilient and abundant way.

This great graphic by Jan Konietzko of Cognizant (who coined the term “Carbon Tunnel Vision and also invented the CircularityDeck ) puts it into perspective. 

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