A recent article on the BBC website says a paper is soon to published in the Environmental Research Letters, that puts switching to renewable based heating in the top 10 list of things we can do to reduce our carbon footprint. Topping the list is living car free which for some might be a bit unrealistic, however switching to a battery electric car is in second place with only 5% less carbon savings then going car free. The list includes a number of expected options such as; switching to renewable energy, reducing long haul flights, and using public transport. There are also some less expected ones on the list such as improving your cooking equipment, so it could be time to drag yourselves down to Curry's and pick up a new oven.
Read more about this on the BBC news articles here.