Back in August 2020, we have launched the first official version of Planethours, the survey that within just 8 questions can tell you which actions to take to address the ongoing climate crisis 🧯🔥🌎.
Until now, thanks to all of you 🙏🏻, we have collected more than 2000 responses, which means it’s time to finally share some interesting results!
According to our estimations (based on the traffic we received on our server) the majority of the people came from Germany, although we haven’t explicitly asked for this information in the original version of the survey (the latest version of the survey includes a dedicated question about nationality). …
After the initial launch of the Planethours quiz back in August 2020, we have received a lot of relevant feedback from the people who took part in it (thank you all! 🙏🏻). The biggest concern that emerged from all these feedback was related to the question about car usage.
The question was as follow:
How often do you travel by car?
Electric/hybrid car users reasonably considered this a too narrow perspective on the topic, since the question was completely ignoring the car type and only focusing on the frequency of usage.
The reasons why we initially decided to not consider the car type were:
- charging a car might not necessarily be more sustainable if the electricity comes mainly from a coal grid (for…
Planethours is an independent, non-profit and self-funded organization which aims to provide an easy and accessible way to assess the impact of individuals on climate change.
Our journey with Planethours starts in Berlin at the dawn of 2019, when we, Nicola Miotto and Stefano Bonetta, overwhelmed by the sense of dread and powerlessness caused by the climate crisis, decided that we needed “to do something”.
We began to collect and evaluate scientific documentation and statistics about climate change to build up our own understanding on the topic. We quickly realised that the practical information about climate change is very hard to extract and understand, making it almost inaccessible to the majority of the people, in particular the emission proportions across sectors: is it worse to fly 3 times a year or to eat chicken every day? …