Consumers may change behavior if delivered the right message

March 14, 2014 by  
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I used to preach that education couldn't make people change their behavior. I was wrong.

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Want to Be More Eco-Friendly? Announce it to the World

October 18, 2012 by  
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The key to getting consumers to think green is as much about being ego-friendly as it is eco-friendly. A recent study published in Journal of Consumer Research shows that, if you want consumers to change their environmentally damaging behavior, you…

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Noise Pollution Causing Songbirds To Cheat On Each Other

August 31, 2011 by  
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Photo by chapmankj75 via Flickr CC Noise pollution from humans is guilty of many things — causing whales to lose their way, killing giant squid, leading baby fish away from good habitat, and generally stressing out animals. But while we know noise pollution in the oceans is causing whales to yell their songs, scientists have only just discovered that it is also causing birds to change their tune — and it seems to lead to a problem with fidelity and mate selection. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Major Coal Plant to Close, Transform into Green Community?

August 31, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: cliff1066 via Flickr/CC BY Good news from Alexandria, Virginia: Its dirty GenOn coal plant, which has drawn the ire of residents and activists, is shutting down next year . The plant had failed to comply with Clean Air Act standards for years, and occupied some of the city’s prime waterfront space to boot. A recent report confirmed that the plant wasn’t ne… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A ‘Converted’ Climate Skeptic Explains Why He Changed His Mind (Audio)

May 13, 2011 by  
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This post is the second in a series about the current state of American climate skepticism. I’ll be expanding upon the ideas put forward in my recent Slate piece, Do Climate Skeptics Change Their Minds? , so read that first.

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GLOBE Climate Legislation Study

April 27, 2011 by  
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This report maps the existing climate change and energy legislation in the major economies to identify gaps and best practice, helping to establish what has worked well and could be replicated elsewhere.

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Green Accounting as the Path to a Sustainable Future

April 27, 2011 by  
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Growth can no longer be measured in strictly economic terms. Sustainable growth has become the new goal, and environmental accounting could well be the solution for assessing it.

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Climate Laws Gain Currency in 16 Major World Economies

April 27, 2011 by  
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The commitments show a concerted effort of countries to change their laws, policies and regulations to address carbon pollution.

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How Can Utilities Get Customers Engaged with the Smart Grid?

November 11, 2010 by  
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Although utilities are moving forward with smart grid projects across the country, industry conferences like GridWeek highlight the level of disagreement about how best to encourage individuals to change their energy-consuming behavior. 

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Ameresco, JCI Help Schools with Sweeping Energy-Saving Projects

November 11, 2010 by  
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Energy efficiency companies are stepping up their work to make schools greener with Johnson Controls Inc. and Ameresco Inc.

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