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        The experts break it down for us

        Climate action is a complex topic, so we wanted to break the big, unanswered questions into smaller, manageable pieces. On this blog, researchers and other experts will share their vast knowledge with us to make sure the discussion in the Spark Community is always based on facts. Let’s always stay curious.

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        A hot topic – Media’s role in solving the climate crisis

        What we see in media has a considerable impact on our own impressions and actions. It’s also one of the key factors shaping the scientific and political discussion. (Boykoff & Roberts, 2007.) Clim...

        Here’s why the bike should become king of the road (again)

        The bike has been around for several centuries now.  Bikes, especially in Europe, represented the most important means of transport during the early 1900's. With car ownership becoming popular in th...

        Your guide to the climate elections!

        Where do the parties stand when it comes to transport related issues?   We compiled a list of which parties have stated measures that are exceptionally good for the climate in the Finnish...

        Oppaasi ilmastovaaleihin!

        Millaisia linjauksia puolueet ovat tehneet liikenteeseen liittyen?   Ilmaston kannalta erinomaista: SDP mainitsee ohjelmassaan useita liikennesektorin päästöjä vähentäviä toimia. E...

        Plastics changed society once. Now it’s doing it again

        Plastic has changed the world. The low-cost and versatile material has saved millions of lives by bringing sterile single-use equipment to health centers and making it possible to store food safely. A...

        Spark’s Sustainable Travel Guide

        Travelling expands our personal horizons, improves our cross-cultural understandings, or enables us to finally relax and take that long-needed break from our day-to-day life. The tourism industry is o...

        Individuals can directly impact 70% of global emissions

        Whenever a problem is encountered, most people prefer it if someone else takes responsibility. In the case of climate change, for a long time that “someone” has meant politicians and the industry. In ...

        Why your actions might matter more in 2019 than ever before

        At Spark Sustainability, we’re on a quest to spark collective action on climate change, and we thought we’d kick off 2019 by explaining why that’s such a big deal.   Have you ever been in a b...

        What counts as a climate action? Building a cooler tomorrow

        The IPCC just released its latest report on the effect of temperature rise on our planet, and the message from the scientists is crystal clear: the world needs to become carbon neutral by 2050. That w...