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  • Posted February 20th, 2024
    Climate Crisis? Now what?

    Has searching for information on the climate crisis landed you here? Perhaps you’ve been asking yourself how bad it is, wondered what ‘polycrisis’ means or if the planet has lost it’s collective mind. Well, you’re in a good place to start to unpick what is happening, and how you can help yourself, and your family.

    So – welcome to Lowimpact! This post will take a look at how we can help you and what you can do to make yourself, your family and your community resilient in the face of what’s coming.

    First of all – remember you are not alone. Climate anxiety is real and as we see more impacts of a changing climate around the globe it is perfectly reasonable to be worried. Here at Lowimpact we have a wide community of people who can support what you are doing and can help with whatever level of involvement you want to get help with. We have a facebook group, and our newsletter shares events and opportunities that will help you meet people and maybe get out of your comfort zone.

    Anxiety? Take action…

    Upskill yourself – we can help those pesky practical skills. You know, the ones you keep meaning to learn. Planting and growing your own food? Start here. Want to learn more about how you can use rainwater? Look here. Thinking about drastically cutting your energy use? Think of cooking here. Heating your home here.

    Already got the first level of those skills covered? We know that the climate crisis has the potential to impact all ares of our community. Have a read about the experiences of those who are going off-grid completely. Or, if your are thinking about business, or your own small enterprise, read about how businesses can adapt and move away from ‘business as usual’ capitalism towards a ‘commons’ economy.

    Of course, your concerns about the climate crisis and the coming changes mean that you need to look after your own health, In all ways. And we can help you with that as well. We have guides for walking, running, swimming and ways that being in nature can support your mental health.

    So.. grab a cup of tea.. take a deep breath and just dive in to what you can do to help yourself!

    And – if you are someone already familiar with our site, please do share an article or topic that has really inspired you! We’d love to see what our readers get the most from.

    The views expressed in our blog are those of the author and not necessarily lowimpact.org's


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