Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. A website for a more sustainable lifestyle
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2021-12-09 in Eco
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Let's balance out: what is it?

It isn't as bad as you think. Or maybe it is.

Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Here you can find the article of last week. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?
A little boy is falling down into a deep dark hole
Illustration by Gabriela

Bad news: the UK is far from reaching its COP26 goals

Last week we talked about Germany, now we move to the United Kingdom. Unfortunately, it looks like the UK is still far from reaching its COP26 goals. As the BBC tells us, the Climate Change Committee has said that, if the trend keeps going this way, the UK could contribute to a temperature increase of 2.7°C by 2100.

The English government should push for more ambitious climate policies and should promote a greener lifestyle for its citizens. If you want to know more, read the article!
A pink smartphone is scanning the co2 levels in the air
Illustration by Radioimmaginaria

Good news: a website to make our lifestyle more sustainable

To help ourselves to have a more sustainable lifestyle it looks like a website can help. It's called Sitra Lifestyle Test and everyone can do it. Basically this website allows you to see how much CO2 your lifestyle causes, and it helps you to reduce your impact on the environment.

This Finnish website is extremely useful because, as The Guardian tells us, instead of simply advising to "don't take planes" or "stop eating meat", it creates personalized paths for your specific lifestyle. If you want to do it too, click here!