What is the impact of our individual actions in the climate crisis?

An airplane, a packaged piece of meat, and a sports car

Consumerism makes us too reliant on a carbon-intensive lifestyle

A carbon-intensive lifestyle feels comfortable and familiar. Whether it’s cutting back on meat, driving less, flying less, or shopping sustainably, people find it difficult to change their ways.
There’s also a cost involved too, which makes sustainable choices more difficult for many people.
And when people do make changes, it feels like a tiny drop in the ocean. The effect of individual actions is hard to gauge, making behaviour change even more demotivating.