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Andrea Blackmore
UK, Germany, Australia all see energy/emissions drop in 2014

Here’re some examples which provide a powerful and timely reminder that our individual actions—whether it’s installing LED bulbs, weatherizing your home or biking to work—can have a powerful collective impact when enough people get on board.

They also remind us, however, that individual actions don’t happen in a vacuum. In all three cases, these energy and emissions savings—savings which will have a very real benefit on these countries’ health and economic outcomes, not to mention climate change—were supported by government initiatives to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency and/or to put a price on more polluting forms of energy.

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