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CarbonAware office practices and native fruit trees in a disadvantaged region

GreenDependent donated 150 fruit tree saplings to the Real Pearl Foundation.

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Can the boomerang bounce back?

This was the question we addressed with participants at the Hungarian workshop, one of the five planned, about “rebound effects” of 1.5°-lifestyles. The topics and discussions covered four larger behaviour changes (give up car/flying/meat or living space).

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PRESS RELEASE - What should governments do for radical lifestyle change?

The 4th press release of the EU 1.5° Lifestyles project is out now!

New research in five EU countries reveals stakeholders’ views on what  is needed to enable a shift towards 1.5 °C-compatible lifestyles.

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What's in a carbon footprint?

Carbon footprints are models, essentially our best estimates. They will vary depending on the approach and data used, but they can be very useful for highlighting high-emissions hotspots in our lifestyles that need attention.

How do we go about calculating it, and how can it be useful in helping societies, not just individuals, transition to a 1.5°C world?

 

 

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Recent research report on Energy Citizenship in Hungary

News: 13 March 2023

Last year, we mapped 56 energy citizenship initiatives in Hungary as part of our EnergyPROSPECTS project. Our newly published research report aims to show the diversity of energy citizenship in our country.

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PRESS RELEASE - In the lead-up to the Global Climate Strike, European research reveals citizens' views on change needed to achieve 1.5° lifestyles for all

With one day to go to the next Global Climate Strike, a new European study shows key trends and reasons behind citizens’ acceptance or rejection of sustainable lifestyle change compatible with Paris Agreement goal.

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2nd March 2023

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7 structures indispensable for mainstreaming 1.5° lifestyles

News: 20 February 2023

Following the communication campaign on the low-carbon lifestlye options, here we are starting a new one on the 7 key structures enabling 1.5° lifestyles!

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The 3rd EU 1.5° Lifestyles newsletter is out!

News: 10 February 2023

Time to mainstream 1.5° lifestyles, thinking labs in 5 countries, and a lot more...

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PRESS RELEASE - Climate puzzle surveys EU citizens about 1.5° lifestyles

Innovative European research project uses Climate Puzzle to better understand citizen’s views on lifestyle changes in line with the 1.5°C-target of the Paris Agreement

 

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TreeDependent: 953 tree planted in 2022

TreeDependent – Responsible events | travel | lifestyle project closed a successful year. In 2022, 953 fruit trees found home in GreenDependent’s carbon compensation and awareness raising project. 172 of them were distributed by one of our partners among their employees and 781 trees were planted by various host institutions, mostly kindergartens and schools. With this, the total number of fruit trees distributed by GreenDependent since the beginning of TreeDependent reached 9000.

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