Curbing the world’s increasing appetite for meat is essential to mitigate the devastating effects of anthropogenic climate change. Here’s how nudging can help to encourage people to reduce their meat intake – without them even realizing.
Studies suggest that there is an eco gender gap. Compared to women, men tend to litter more, recycle less and have a larger carbon footprint. In line with this, eco-friendly products are often specifically marketed towards women only. Does this mean that climate change is literally a man-made disaster?
From turtles eating plastic bags to beaches covered in plastic waste – many of us have seen the shocking images of plastic pollution. Despite the known issues surrounding plastic waste, per capita consumption of plastic continues to rise all over the world, especially in high income countries. Recent research suggests that plastic consumption may be influenced by the export of plastic waste.