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Carbon Cure

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Established in 2012, the goal of Carbon Cure was to reduce embodied carbon in the built environment by 500 million tonnes annually by 2030 to help slow climate change. To do this,…
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Climate Matters Program for TV Weathercasters

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In 2009, Ed Maibach and colleagues at George Mason University and Climate Central began to discuss the potential for TV weathercasters to band together, creating a community of pr…

Using Sustainability Village model to create change

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Cecilia Kemp Moss Vale April 28, 2021 02:30 AM
Hi guys, I am curious if anyone else lives in a rural setting where the local/municipal level government has developed a program based around the villages/small towns in their go…

Webinar: "Can Peer Pressure Solve Climate Change?"

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Liz Foote Maui August 18, 2020 11:34 PM
Last week, Rare hosted a webinar with behavioral economist and bestselling author Robert Frank, about how social norms can drive actions towards addressing climate change. A centr…

"How to Nudge a Coronavirus Nonbeliever"

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 09:24 AM
I came across this article by Cass Sunstein (“Nudge”) about the role of personal identity surrounding the issue of mask-wearing (or lack thereof…). It references the iconic “Don’t…

Mask Use, Messaging, and Social Norms

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Liz Foote Maui June 03, 2020 01:58 AM
As someone who’s had an N-95 mask in my carry on flight kit for years (alongside my spray bottle of 70% rubbing alcohol…), I have been really interested in following all the messa…

Fascinating Article on Peer Influence on Behavior

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Eric Eckl Falls Church May 26, 2008 09:51 AM
Folks, you may need to register with the Washington Post to read this article (registration is free), but I think it's worth it: Social Networks' Sway May Be Underestimated It s…

Environmental Stewardship Influencing Community?

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Linda Wilson Chicago April 01, 2008 11:04 AM
Hi all The overall goal of our community and mentor programs is to produce community environmental stewards. We know such a goal has benefit for society as a whole, but would …

Ambassador, Peer recruitment, Block Leader, Brand Evangelist Programs

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa July 30, 2007 09:55 PM
I'm seeking models or examples of ambassador / peer recruitment / block leader / brand evangelist programs. Doug Mckenzie-Mohr has been encouraging the use of social diffusion and…

Programmes to Develop a 'Culture Shift' in the Public Sector

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Peter Davis Wellington August 18, 2006 03:20 AM
Hi all. I am keen to know of examples of programmes developed and implemented within the public sector to embed a 'sustainability' consciousness in to managers and staff in Go…
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