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- 9th May 2019
Can we be more ambitious on sustainable diets?
Last week, a few doors down from where the Extinction Rebellion protests took place in Parliament Square, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released its report on how the UK should transition to ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The key recommendation of the report is to up the…
- 19th Aug 2019
Reducing household power usage during the hottest days of the year
On hot summer days, power usage in Australia skyrockets as households and businesses turn on their air conditioners. Energy usage can increase by over 45% on these days, particularly between 3pm and 6pm when both households and offices are running their air conditioning. The traditional approach to these peak-demand events…
- 16th Sep 2019
The behavioural science community gathers in London
It’s nearly ten years since BIT was set up in No10 with the seemingly simple (but in reality daunting) aim of incorporating a better understanding of human behaviour into public policy, while also saving the government ten times our running costs.
- 19th Sep 2019
The meat of the problem
In our new series of blog posts, our experts explore how behavioural science can encourage us to have more sustainable diets.
- 25th Sep 2019
Diets in flux
Here we take a look at some examples to see how our diets have always been in flux – and often deliberately influenced.
- 27th Sep 2019
Designing emissions markets carefully
Professor Marty Weitzman, a giant in the field of environmental economics, passed away exactly one month ago. On his ‘month’s mind’, we reflect on Marty’s work on pricing carbon emissions.
- 16th Oct 2019
Don’t tell me what to eat!
The prospect of the state meddling with our diets is not welcomed by everyone – our food preferences are so deeply personal, aren’t they?
- 22nd Oct 2019
Increasing volunteer retention in West Java
The aim of this project was to encourage volunteers to take a more active role in the local government’s ‘Eco Village’ programme. We designed a two-arm randomised controlled trial, through which we tested longer monthly messages about environmental challenges (Treatment 1) compared to short, weekly messages that drew on behavioural…
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- 1st Dec 2019
Free riding or discounted riding? How the framing of a bike share offer impacts offer-redemption
We report the results of an experiment to increase use of a municipal bike sharing system. Two distinct groups – those who had newly moved close to a bike station (N=3,500) and those who lived in the vicinity of a newly built bike station (N=7,000) – were randomly assigned to…
Saul is an Associate Advisor in our Sydney office. Saul joined the Behavioural Insights Team after completing an MSc in Behaviour Change at University College London, with a primary research focus on pro-environmental behaviour change and sustainable food consumption. Saul also has a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of…