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        Category: Climate change basics

        colorful donuts 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...
        baltic sea 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...
        A person standing in front of a metro 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 ...
        Person reading a newspaper 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

        Oppaasi ilmastovaaleihin!

        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...