Sustainability News & Insights

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September 2, 2010

The Transition movement: Planning for an “Elegant Descent”

Are Americans ready to embrace a lifestyle that involves darning their own socks, walking more and generally living without modern...

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May 6, 2010

The Big Oil Spill: is it enough to change consumer behavior?

Is the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico enough to make Americans adopt conservation behaviors? Shelton Group just conducted a survey...

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May 4, 2010

Is the advertising industry to blame for consumers’ slow adoption of energy efficiency?

As we travel around the country talking with ordinary Americans about energy efficiency, it’s common to hear them express confusion about...

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April 8, 2010

Don Blankenship and the mainstream American consumer

Given how little Americans understand about their daily connection to coal, trying to tie the recent tragedy to a call for reduced...

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February 23, 2010

Bill Gates and Mainstream Consumers want an “energy miracle”

Consumers want to be comfortable in their homes. And they don't really want to change their behavior to create that. If you can invent a...