This blog was originally posted at Identity Campaigning.
Madeleine Bunting is spot on (My battle to cut carbon: a baffling, frustrating path to a more honest life) in yesterday’s Guardian. Making the large (and urgent) cuts in personal carbon isn’t easy. We wouldn’t be human if we weren’t beset with anxiety, sadness, anger and a thousand other difficult emotions as we struggle to change our lives. It’s tough making our behaviour line up with our intentions.
The key is finding support and dealing with our complex feelings. Our Carbon Conversations groups in Cambridge provide good, practical information in a context where people can safely share their emotions and struggles as they set off on the journey Madeleine describes. Other charities and voluntary organisations across the country provide similar help. Join us.