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Author Archives: Sylvia Rowley
To mark world water day, here are 5 water-related facts, courtesy of Waterwise. 1. In the UK we flush 2 billion litres of water down the toilet every day. 2. In Abu Dhabi, average per capita household water consumption is … Continue reading
Unlike most people working on environmental issues, I spend most of my time finding and telling good news stories. When not editing the Green Alliance blog, I work on earthrise, an environmental TV show on Al Jazeera English that features … Continue reading
As the year draws to a close here’s a look back at our top 10 most-read posts of the past 12 months. If you missed them first time round, now’s your chance to have a peek…
Hot on the heels of our recent list of green political tweeters, here’s one focusing on economics. These are people to follow if you’re interested in the relationship between the economy and the environment – from green growth and sustainable investment … Continue reading
Filling your twitter feed with political commentators or green geeks is easy, but pinpointing people who combine the two can be trickier. So, who should you follow for news, views and the inside scoop on how environmental issues are faring in the … Continue reading
Tucked away at the back of Green Alliance’s recent report Neither sermons nor silence are some great examples of how government communication can be done well. The report argues that to get quick, widespread take up of consumer-facing energy policies such as the Green … Continue reading
This blog post is based on a paper What people really think about the environment: an analysis of public opinion, published today by Green Alliance. We’re living with the effects of what’s been called the worst financial crisis since the … Continue reading
This post looks at structural factors that affect our behaviour. It’s part of a series on behaviour change and sustainability, which includes an introduction to behavioural theory, a summary of some of the psychological traits that influence us, and a look at how social … Continue reading
This post looks at social factors that affect our behaviour. It’s part of a series on behaviour change and sustainability, which includes an introduction to behavioural theory and a summary of some of the psychological traits that influence us. Social … Continue reading
Following on from last week’s introductory post on behavioural theory, here’s a summary of some of the individual-level factors that influence whether people do green things or not. Rational beings? In standard neoclassical economics, people are seen as self-interested, rational … Continue reading