Public Participation in Developing a Common Framework for the Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation

Glossary

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Climate Doctor

The Climate Doctor initiative gives advice to people how to start a climate diet. The specialists of the Finnish Environment Institute evaluate for example the climate impact of inappropriate use of grocery shopping bags. Climate Doctor is a blog (in Finnish) that discusses climate related issues with the aim of promoting sustainable lifestyles by educating people on the climate implications of their actions.

http://ilmastodieetti.fi/index_EN.html

Related sector

  • L - Real estate activities

SI Lead organisation

The Finnish Environment Institute - Government actor (Departments, Agencies, etc.) ( National / Federal body )

http://www.syke.fi/en-US

SI Scope

Finland

SI Process

Start Date: March 2010 End Date: Ongoing

Start Date: March 2010 End Date: Ongoing

Start Date: March 2010 End Date: Ongoing

Start Date: March 2010 End Date: Ongoing

Link to H2020 SI Priorities

  • Climate change mitigation solutions
  • Strategic intelligence and citizens’ participation
  • Climate action by sustainable lifestyle
  • Resource efficient sustainable lifestyles
  • Solutions to explore, extract, process and recycle

SI Type

  • Social (incl. behavioural) - Educating people about the climate implication of their actions.

SI Objectives

  • Educating people on the climate implications of their actions.
  • Facilitating discussions on sustainable lifestyles among the Finnish people.

SI Origin

The initiative came from the need to communicate to people about issues related to sustainable lifestyles

SI Factors of success

  • Social - The blog adresses grassroot actions and changing lifestyles in a funny, interesting and concrete way.

Sources

  • Primary - The Blogpage of the Climate Doctor