Catalogue of 1.5-Degree Lifestyles Options India (Nov 2020)

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This catalogue has been produced for the workshops and home experiments organised by the 1.5ºC Lifestyle Project.
A decarbonised lifestyle to limit the carbon footprint (CFP), including CO₂ emissions plus CO₂ equivalent of the other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 2,500 kg per year in 2030 and 700 kg per year in 2050. 
The options are divided into four categories: food, mobility, housing, consumer goods, and leisure. Each page explains the specific details of the option and the amount of CFP that could be reduced if 100% of the options were adopted. If 100% of all options are adopted, the maximum amount of CFP reduction will be achieved, but care must be taken to ensure that this does not result in a society that is difficult to live in, as the pleasures of life are lost.
It should be noted that the adoption of some of the options has increased rapidly since the spring of 2020 due to the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus, but it may return to normal as economic activity recovers, and it is fluid as to whether they will remain in place. 
Please note that for the purposes of this workshop, we have calculated CFP reductions based on 2015, the year before the novel coronavirus epidemic.

Vimlendu Kumar
Kuldip Singh