Sustainablelifestyle Comenius, LibraryofEconomyandAdministrationSchool Varaždin, 10 April 2014
Howmanyplanets do weneed? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmrx9z8T4Zo&feature=plcp Does GDP (Gross Domestic Product) correspond to happiness? How manyplanets do weneed to sustainourlifestyle? What do you think the majority would do?
Howmuch do wespend? Food 27% Home 3% Travel 44% Stuff 15%
Howmanyplanets do youneed? • http://footprint.wwf.org.uk/ (by World Wide Fund for Nature, NGO) • Ingroups of 3 or 4, eachpupilfrom a differentcountry, try to calculateyour own footprint on Earth
Whatcanyoudo to reduceyourfootprint? Eatinglessfishandmeat by 40% lowerfootprint Buy organicfood pesticides are energy-intensive to makeandhigh-carbon Buy locally or sustainablyproducedfood (FairTrade) Driveless, walk or bike more Isolate home, reduce temperature inrooms, turnoffelectricity Buy ifyoureallyneedsomethingandsecond-hand Recycle
At home… Trythefootprint test againandsee how manyplanetsyouwouldneedafter change Tellyourfriendsandfamily… Why change? Becauseweonlyhave 1 planet!
Films Thegenerationwakingup http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/generation-waking-up-the-story-of-our-generation/ Storyofstuff http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gLBE5QAYXp8 Europe's first carbon neutral neighborhood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yZYXSsWnsg Farm for the future http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/farm-for-the-future/