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5% is a non-profit organisation that is a leading source of information and knowledge on climate issues and solutions. Since 2014, the project team has been developing initiatives to help stop the growth of greenhouse gases and further reduce their amount in the atmosphere. Since 2017, 5% has produced an annual review of current climate solutions for different sectors. We have translated the 5% 2020 report for you.

Restoring abandoned farmland.

The use of alternative cement - a mixture of limestone and aluminosilicate clay.

Bamboo production.

Using alternative refrigerants such as ammonia and trapped carbon dioxide instead of fluorinated gases.

Increased cycling infrastructure.

Using biogas for cooking.

Using biomass (agricultural waste) as a source of renewable energy.

Production of biochar, a specially treated coal that improves soil fertility.

Production, use and recycling of bioplastics.

Construction of automated systems.

Energy-efficient retrofitting of buildings.

Carpooling - carpooling, e.g. BlaBlaCar.

– Coastal wetland protection.
– Restoration of coastal wetlands.
– Composting.
– Distribution of concentrated solar energy – CSP. Unlike photovoltaic panels and wind turbines, CSP generates heat before it generates electricity, and heat is easier to store.
– Promoting conservation agriculture.
– Distribution of stored energy.
– Installation of photovoltaic solar electric systems.
– District heating and cooling instead of boilers and air conditioners.
– Production and use of smart glass. Windows with smart glass react to the weather and change colour, thus saving energy and improving heating and cooling efficiency.
– Improving aviation efficiency. Various technologies and can reduce aircraft emissions to some extent. For example, better engines. upgraded wings and lighter interiors.
– Improved shipping efficiency. Fuel-efficient ship design, on-board technologies and operational techniques can improve efficiency and reduce emissions.
– Production of energy efficient trucks.
– Production and promotion of electric bicycles, electric cars, electric trains.
– Installation of new irrigation systems on farms – such as drip and sprinkler irrigation.
– Forest protection at all levels.
– Harnessing geothermal energy.
– Protecting grazing lands.
– Green roof construction. Soil and vegetation are used as living insulation, reducing energy use for heating and cooling.
– Introducing an adaptable electricity system. If electricity supply is to become predominantly or entirely renewable, the energy system must become more flexible.
– Increasing the availability of education and health care.
– Production of high-efficiency heat pumps.Heat pumps extract heat from the air and transfer it to rooms for heating.
– Use of high performance glazing. They improve the insulation of windows and make heating and cooling of buildings more efficient. This minimises energy use and reduces emissions.
– Laying high-speed rails.
– The production of hybrid cars.
– The use of improved cooking cookers. They can fight pollution from burning wood or biomass in traditional cookers. Worldwide, 3 billion people still cook over open fires or elementary cookers.
– Modernisation of rice production.
– Protection of indigenous peoples. They practice traditional safe farming.
– Insulation of buildings. Better insulation of building envelopes can reduce heat transfer, save energy and avoid emissions.
– Capture methane from landfills. Methane can be captured and used to generate electricity.
– Installation of LED lighting.
– Use of shower heads with low water consumption.
– Grazing management. This includes careful control of livestock density, grazing time and intensity. Compared to conventional grazing practices, this approach can improve the health of grassland soils.