Janis Brizga is a researcher at University of Latvia, department of geography and earth sciences, and head of the board at the NGO Green Liberty. Previously, he was a chair of NGO network ANPED – The Northern Alliance for Sustainability, the Environmental Policy Programme Director at WWF-Latvia, and the Executive Director at Coalition Clean Baltic Latvia’s office. He has received a Ph.D. in geography, Environmental Science, and a Master of Social Science in Public Administration at the University of Latvia. His research interests (h=8) are related to issues of sustainable development and sustainable consumption governance and environmentally friendly behavior. Janis Brizga is a member of the board of SCORAI-Europe, a research network focusing on sustainable consumption research.
Janis's 1.5-degree lifestyle options include a vegetarian diet, energy savin and microgeneration (solar collectors) and well as permaculture gardening.