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More must be done to nudge consumers towards efficient appliances

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and department store John Lewis have just reported the results of a trial around in-store behavioural ‘nudges’ aimed at encouraging the purchase of the most energy efficient washers, dryers and washer-dryers in class. The trial compared stores...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 08:45



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Water innovations – canals to cleaning

Despite a resolutely wet winter in the UK, there’s no reason to rest on laurels where water supply is concerned. Making sure there’s adequate water for the future is one of the world’s paramount concerns – and luckily there’s lots of work being done on supply and demand. Providing a stable supply...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 31/03/2014 - 08:45