10 Billion

On 11 July 1987, the Earth’s population exceeded 5 million for the first time, according to the United Nations. Two years later, in 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) decided to declare the international World Population Day on that date in order to raise awareness of the challenges of a […]

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Getting started: SLA in Finland gathered together nine municipalities to accelerate sustainable lifestyles in 2019

In Finland nine municipalities are about to activate their citizens to try out sustainable lifestyles during the autumn 2019. To get it all started, D-mat and representatives from the municipalities met in June in Porvoo, where eight families participated in the project last year with great results. The sunny (but windy) day consisted of sharing […]

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SLA Pilot families reduce their Lifestyle Carbon Footprints up to 18%!

7 pilot families of Sant Cugat del Vallès achieve reducing their lifestyle carbon footprint in 13% average through the international Sustainable Lifestyle Accelerator Project! Between 6 and 18% of carbon emissions could be avoided by families through behavioural changes in their daily life in the areas of housing, nutrition, mobility, purchases and leisure activities. Within […]

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