What will you do about climate change?
Have your say about how you will commit to changing your lifestyle. Read what others are willing to do.
'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has'
Margaret Mead, American anthropologist
Catherine Cooper - Exhibition Project Coordinator
'I bought a second hand bike so I could ride to work every day and have cut down the amount of meat my family eats.'
Dr Buz Wilson - Principal Research Scientist
'The windows in my house are being replaced with energy-efficient ones, cutting the amount of energy required for heating and cooling.'
Sue Lewis - Museum Education Officer
'I started a local Climate Action Group which is part of a much larger network campaigning for changes to government polices relating to greenhouse gas emissions.'
Steve Vogel - Museum Interpretive Officer
'My family is installing solar water heating on our roof, which is partly subsidised by the Department of Environment and Climate Change.'
Clare Dorey - Teacher
'I try to show my students practical and simple ways we can all lessen our environmental impact and encourage them to reuse, recycle and reduce.'
Samantha Findlay - Student
'My family uses shower water savers and I grow my own herbs.'
Taylor Stacey - Student
'We reduced our energy use at home by installing fans instead of air-con, insulating our house, and using the clothesline instead of a dryer.'
Isobel Lindley - Greenpeace
'I contacted my local MP and told him I want Australia to embrace renewable energy.'
You can also make a pledge to do something about climate change on the Save Power website from the Department of Environment and Climate Change
Catherine Cooper and Fran Dorey