What is carbon dioxide equivalent (CO₂e)?

It is a collective name for all greenhouse gases.There are several different types of atmospheric gases that contribute to the greenhouse effect. Fossil combustion primarily gives rise to carbon dioxide, but e.g. cows produce a lot of methane which is also a greenhouse gas. Methane is more short-lived than carbon …

What climate data do you use to calculate my footprint?

We are using the research, models and data from IVL Swedish Environmental Institute to calculate the climate footprint. In the first questions, we include what factors drives your footprint so to also give you that understanding. This first calculation is fast but does assume some average numbers when providing you …

What is included and what is not included in the climate calculation?

We ask you about your consumption habits and lifestyle in five categories; eating habits, housing, commuting, long-distance travelling and shopping. Based on your answers, we calculate how many tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions this contributes to each year, measured in kilos of carbon dioxide equivalents (kg CO2e). Public consumption, i.e. …

How do I get support for the app?

We want to continuously make our app and our service better, so we really appreciate feedback from you. It can be anything from things that do not work, work poorly, work well or just happy shouts and fun ideas. We really like to talk about Deedster … The easiest way …

How does Deedster work with sponsors?

For some Challenges we have invited other companies to share their best ideas, learnings and deeds. We love them so we kind of stick their photos on there. It can be companies that we are inspired by or companies that pay a small amount to be there (and that has …

Why are you doing this in a mobile app?

We have a mission to get everyone to do something for the climate every day. Imagine how that would completely change how we see the world around us and with what speed we would then do this transition to sustainable lifestyles. Do it on the bus, at a dinner party …

Where does all the information come from?

We love science and research! So we base the learnings you find in Deedster on scientific sources and reports. At the same time, climate change and sustainability are complex areas and as different methods and perspectives evolve we try to keep up with also new results. We often consult with …

How do I invite even more people to my team?

Share your team (whether you created it or if someone else did it) by: Click the Challenge menu bar icon and chose the Challenge. In the top right corner within the Challenge, click the share icon. Through the phone’s sharing function, you have now received a link that you can …