• Question: Do you think we will have to fundamentally change our lifestyles if we want to survive in the future?

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      Asked by ellieserpell to Chia-Yu, Helen, Matthew, Matt H, Rhod on 20 Jun 2013. This question was also asked by littleg.
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        Matthew Hudson answered on 20 Jun 2013:

        Yes, we really need to start being less dependent on fossil fuels and also use less ‘disposable’ items. Plastic packaging and other items that are one use and disposable (plastic bottles, plastic cutlery, item packaging etc), is very unsustainable 🙁

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        Helen Pritchard-Smith answered on 24 Jun 2013:

        Yes, we need to be more sustainable and only use recyclable materials, reduce packaging and waste production. Switch to nuclear power and renewable fuels where possible. Have reward schemes for car/lift sharing, using the bus or cycling/ walking to work.

        There is a lot we can do but it will take a global attitude change to make a difference in the long term.