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Amid widespread speculation over whether delegates attending the United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen will reach a deal on emission targets, some environmentalists have suggested that climate change must be tackled at a local level.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, suggests a series of tips on its website titled “Twelve Days of Copenhagen” to mark each day of the Dec. 7 to 18 summit.
Defra‘s suggestions include conserving water, driving less, turning lights off, turning heating down, eating seasonal food and keeping reusable shopping bags on hand.
Defra released a new video to Reuters ahead of the summit of chief scientific advisor Bob Watson stating the importance of reaching a deal in Copenhagen. Watch it below.