As world governments continue to ratify the Paris Agreement, which Australia finally did in November, they formalise their commitments to keep carbon emissions “well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius.”

These commitments are very good news, but what do communities really think? What are their attitudes toward reaching this goal and accepting low carbon living as the new way of life? Although electricity production and the manufacturing industry are the greatest carbon emitters, individuals all have a role to play…