Due to the increasing impact on the environment, the focus on reducing it has become a trend. Climate change is experienced every day on a global scale, but what causes us to suffer such negative effects? The burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas), deforestation, intensive agriculture… and other human activities generate greenhouse gas emissions, the result of which is threatening to all life on the planet.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major contributor to climate change. The carbon footprint has become a measure for assessing environmental impact.
In an effort to achieve the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, governments, private initiative and society work together under sustainability policies and practices to achieve the result. An example of this is the implementation of green taxes by governments to encourage industries to improve their technologies in a more environmentally friendly way. Production chains require suppliers to be more efficient in their carbon footprint.
For their part, consumers tend to change their consumption habits, choosing products with a lower carbon footprint, local and seasonal products, reducing their meat intake and also opting to use public transport, among others.
We know that profound changes are needed in the way we consume and consume