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The #Climattitude campaign features a quiz that uses eight questions to analyze users’ attitude towards climate.

The campaign also allows users to discover their personal carbon footprint through the UN carbon footprint calculator, and invites citizens to become climate neutral through the UN’s Voluntary Cancellation Platform.

15 October 2018: The UNFCCC has launched a campaign to encourage citizens from around the world to engage in climate action, stressing that “no action is too small or too big.” The campaign features a quiz that allows users to find out whether their support for climate change ranges from being a “climate hero” to “living in the moment.”

The campaign quiz features eight questions to analyze users’ attitude towards climate. Questions ask how often users eat meat and about their travel habits and hot water use. Additional questions probe users’ attitudes towards extreme weather events and discussions on climate change. Once users submit their answers, they receive information about how to share their results on social media and encourage others to follow their #climateaction footsteps.

Users can discover their personal carbon footprint through the UN carbon footprint calculator.

The #Climattitude campaign allows users to discover their personal carbon footprint through the UN carbon footprint calculator. The calculator asks users to provide information on the number of people in their household, their country of residence, house size and type, energy consumption, transport and lifestyle, such as preferred household diet, purchase of local products, purchases from environmentally responsible companies and recycling behavior, among other questions. Users can then calculate their footprint and take steps to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions based on the results from their quiz.

The campaign invites citizens to become climate neutral through the UN’s Voluntary Cancellation Platform, which uses a three-step method of measuring, reducing and offsetting unavoidable GHG emissions. The platform is part of the UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now (CNN) initiative, which supports the Paris Agreement on climate change goal of keeping the global average temperature rise to well below 2°C and as close as possible to 1.5°C. [UNFCCC Press Release] [UN Carbon Footprint Calculator]

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