Little tricks, big impact - The idea
Everyone is talking about climate change and its consequences, but what I as an individual can do about it already? Currently a person in Germany caused an average of about 11.9 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year. CO2 equivalents include, besides carbon dioxide also other greenhouse gases like methane and one unit in order to unify their effect on the atmosphere. If we want to limit the warming of the average air temperature to below 2 degrees, there are likely to max. be 2 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per person.
What we eat, how we move, what we buy: Almost every choice in everyday life caused greenhouse gas emissions. The good news is that with each decision have a chance to act. Only one person can not affect climate change? As an individual may not, however, alone in the Hanover region live 1.2 million people. join the more, the greater the impact on our climate!
Become Climate Hero! - How it works
To contribute to climate protection is not as difficult as it seems! Whether a car-free trip tip or a seasonal recipe - with the "Climate Heroes" app you get every day an idea to your mobile phone sent, as you can with small changes in everyday life to make a difference. While it's all about the Hanover region in events and excursions, all other proposals can be implemented everywhere.
Every day you have the choice of whether you implement the tip - depending on your time. You confirm that you are actively involved, do you get air points and if possible even the specific amount of CO2 equivalent that you have saved. So you can see an overview at a glance how you affect with your everyday your carbon footprint. Just no time? Click on can "later" and you'll find the appropriate tip for seven days under the menu item "Open Ideas", so that you will read and implement. You want to save an idea long term? Mark them as favorites and access them back whenever you want. collect air points you can order but only within the first seven days.
Combating climate change means bans and waiving? Not in the "Climate Heroes" app, here belong together climate and fun! Most save the little tricks even money. Nevertheless, you will discover new and learn the way your region know better. So you also will step by step to the Climate Heroes Hannover Region!
Together for climate neutral region - Who is behind it?
The "Climate Heroes" app is a project of the nonprofit association Environmental Center Hannover, which is active in the field of environmental protection. Because the app supports the citizens of the region Hannover thereby, contribute to climate protection, it is sponsored by the Region Hannover. For the Hanover region has "100% for climate protection master plan the city and region Hannover" set the ambitious goal to become carbon-neutral by 2050th This means that until then the greenhouse gas emissions should be reduced by 95% compared to the figure in 1990. In addition, the energy consumption is projected to decline by 50% and the more citizens are, the faster we get to your destination.