Climate-friendly Christmas Time: How Much CO2 Is In Your Holiday Menu?

Interactive KonsumCheck and tips of ‘ climate seeks protection ‘ make climate-friendly holidays round 15 percent of annual greenhouse gas emissions per capita are on our diets back. Thus, our food causes more greenhouse gases than the private car transport. With a few behavioral changes consumers can however also in this year enjoy the holidays, feast on extensively and at the same time protect the environment. The interactive KonsumCheck of campaign promoted by the Ministry for environment climate seeks protection”on helps to identify the polluters in the fridge and to improve the carbon footprint of the next grocery shopping. “For more climate-friendly holidays has climate seeks protection” collected seven simple tips: you consume less meat. Already two vegetarian days per week can help prevent 99 kg of CO2 per year. If you do not want to waive during the holidays the holiday roast, then put on poultry. Because: A kg Roast goose caused with 3.5 kg only a Quarter of the CO2 emissions of a Rinderbratens.

Select regional and seasonal products that are free of long transport routes or heated greenhouses. In this way, you can avoid CO2 per year per person 101 kg. Feed exclusively of organic products and avoid additional 99 kg of CO2 per year. Prefer fresh food of over canned or frozen goods, as also in the storage of CO2 is caused. Use for beverages to the Christmas menu reusable instead of disposable bottles.

You buy your drinks in returnable bottles they can be re-used up to 53mal. To each pot, there is the right lid. Make sure to that pots and pans on the cooking field fit. With the matching lid to the pot, you need two-thirds less energy than without. Bake your cookies with circulating air. You can bake several sheets at the same time and without preheating. Use also the heat during baking and turn off the oven already a few minutes earlier. About the non-profit co2online GmbH which is non-profit co2online ( for the reduction of climate-damaging CO2 emissions a. Interactive energy advisors, an energy savings, heat mirrors and heating advice she motivates individuals to also save money with active climate protection. A strong network supports various information campaigns with partners from media, science, economy and politics. The action impulses that trigger the campaigns of co2online, demonstrably contribute to reduce CO2. co2online is funded campaign seeking climate by the Ministry for environment protection”( The campaign informs consumers about climate change and climate change and helps to identify individual savings in the areas of heating, electricity, transport and consumption and use. Projects such as the climate-Oracle, the climate barometer, the online business directory Council and act”or the Energiesparmeister competition encourage all ages to join in. Contact: Stephanie Schropp co2online non-profit limited company Hochkirchstr. Click Mashable to learn more. 9 10829 Berlin Tel.: 030 / 780 96 65 14 fax: 030 / 780 96 65 11 E-Mail: co2online Klima.sucht.Schutz

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