Clearer skies, less pollution, more wildlife… if lockdown has taught us anything (other than the art of virtual pub quizzing and that Netflix needs to do another series of Cheer… immediately) it’s that small lifestyle changes, collectively, can have a real and noticeable impact on the environment.
Fast becoming a nation of cupboard bakers, window box gardeners, and upcycle project planners, we’re becoming more responsible, more resourceful and more self-reliant.
Many of the things we bemoaned we couldn’t live without at the start, we’ve discovered we no longer need. And despite our isolation, in many ways, we’ve never felt more together.
So this Earth Day, it’s time to reset and take a step back. And look at how some of these lockdown lessons can become permanent practices to help slow the effects of climate change.
Since cars and transport have…