If you would like to take some practical steps towards making a difference then tick as many as the top ten pledges below as you think you can achieve.
I pledge to ring my electricity supplier over the next 24 hours and see if I can switch to green energy (if not I will find one)!
I pledge to buy local seasonal produce as much as possible – starting with at least 2 meals a week
I pledge to educate myself about the science and impacts of climate change starting with reading Climate Vision's article “Climate Change”
I pledge to contact my MP and my friends and make these pledges too
I have pledged to walk, cycle, use public transport or register with www.carsharecornwall.com 08700 111199 to travel to work or regular journey at least once a week.
I have worked out my own carbon footprint using one of the many easy to use carbon calculators eg, http://footprint.wwf.org.uk
I pledge to do a ‘home energy check’ to find out how I can save energy in my home. Click here to follow steps. (If you don't have internet, ask the Energy Saving Trust on
0800 512 012)
I pledge to turn my thermostat down or use a thermometer to reach the lowest comfortable temperature, typically between 18-21°C & think about putting on a jumper instead.
I have pledged to reduce my holiday air miles by 50%.
I pledge to research ‘Driving in a greener way’ by google/research or by ringing up a driving instructor and booking a lesson to learn eco-drive ideas.
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Truro Cathedral Office, 14 St Mary's Street, Truro TR1 2AF. Tel: 01872 276782
This is also the registerd address for Truro Cathedral Ltd,
(Registration number: 4917372, Place of Registration: Cardiff)