Category: Climate change basics
June 29, 2020
Top tips to reduce your Carbon Donut
Why even bother taking a bite off your Carbon Donut? Because if one person in each Finnish household would reduce personal carbon emissions by 20%, we would already achieve 38% of Finland’s emission r...
June 2, 2020
The state of the Baltic Sea and our climate are connected
Our personal actions have a massive impact when it comes to keeping our planet cool — and to keep our seas clean. Fighting climate change and helping the Baltic Sea go hand in hand as eutrophication...
May 27, 2020
How to start a more climate-smart lifestyle?
We’ve all heard the lists of things we can change in our lives to mitigate emissions, but how to get started, and how on Earth does one make it a part of one’s everyday life? Do you have to make clima...
March 25, 2020
To grow or not to grow — the future of our economy
So far, an ever growing economy has meant ever growing emissions. Now that we need to halve global emissions by 2030 in order to reach the 1.5 °C target set in the Paris Agreement, it is clear that we...
November 1, 2019
Mikä ihmeen lentovero?
Tarkkaavaisimmat ovat huomanneet, että tämän viikon lauantaihin asti on mahdollista käydä allekirjoittamassa lentoveroa ajava kansalaisaloite. Eduskuntakelpoinen kansalaisaloite edellyttää 50 000 ...
May 29, 2019
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...
May 8, 2019
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...
April 1, 2019
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...
April 1, 2019
Millaisia linjauksia puolueet ovat tehneet liikenteeseen liittyen?
Ilmaston kannalta erinomaista:
SDP mainitsee ohjelmassaan useita liikennesektorin päästöjä vähentäviä toimia. E...
March 14, 2019
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...