Publicado por: pongpesca | 2010/07/16

Science for Environment Policy, Issue 204: A service from the European Commission

Self-interest could hold key to sustainable consumption

Promoting the personal benefits of sustainable consumption, such as more free time and less stress, could play an important role in encouraging more sustainable living, according to a recent study. The researchers interviewed people who lived greener lifestyles and found that self-interest influenced their decision to consume less and buy sustainable products.

Local participation in Payment for Environmental Services schemes

New research from Vietnam has provided insight into factors that may influence the likelihood of local people supporting schemes that reward them for protecting services provided by the environment. It suggested that local scoping studies and open dialogue with participants are essential for these schemes to be successful.

Fonte: Science for Environment Policy, Issue 204: A service from the European Commission


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