Factors Necessary for the Social Diffusion of Social Energy in New England

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Sawyer, S.W. (1982). Leaders in change: Solar energy owners and the implications for future adoption rates. Technological Forecasting and Social Change,21, 201-211.

Global Action Plan Community Lifestyles Campaign

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Gershon, D. & Gilman, R. (1991). Household ecoteam workbook: A six month program to bring your household into environmental balance. Uxbridge, Ontario:
The Global Action Plan (GAP) Community Lifestyles Campaign is targeted at households. A group of friends or neighbors get together eight times over 4 months. At each of these meet…

Restoring the Redwood River

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The Redwood River Clean Water Project, an accelerated program to restore the Redwood River and Lake Redwood, was officially launched in 1995. It began as a response to deteriorati…

The Implementation of Set-Back Thermostats and Social Diffusion in Twin Rivers, New Jersey

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Darley, J. M., & Beniger, J. R. (1981). Diffusion of energy-conserving innovations. Journal of Social Issues, 37, 2, 150-171.
After conducting a literature review, a time -controlled set-back thermostat was used as an innovation to reduce energy consumption. Residents in a three-block area in Twin Rivers…

1-2-3 Campaign Against Global Warming

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The 1-2-3 Global Warming Campaign was initiated in the 1st Unitarian Church in Portland, Oregon in January 2001 to inform people about the dangers of global warming and spur them …

Encouraging and Recognising Urban Gardens for Habitat

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Andrew Smith October 06, 2005 07:20 PM
Hello listserve members, In Tasmania we are looking at developing a program that recognises gardeners who consider and encourage wildlife to use their gardens (Gardens for W…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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