Feb 5, 2013 ... How Shorter Work Hours and More Vacation Time Can Slow Global Warming. A
report published by a liberal think tank says that if people work ...
global warming that could be mitigated by reducing work hours depends on the
baseline ... time—even if emissions of greenhouse gases return to 1990 levels. ...
Heading off more serious climate change will require a variety of policy changes.
..... combination of shorter workweeks and additional vacation which reduces ...
Feb 5, 2013 ... Working Less and Playing More Could Slow Down Climate Change, New Study
Shows ... New research shows that working fewer hours and enjoying more ... the
American working model (long hours and very little vacation time) in favor of ... “
The relationship between [shorter work and lower emissions] is ...
Feb 6, 2013 ... Cutting working hours by 0.5% could help to reduce the warming impact ...
approach” with shorter working weeks and more vacation time could ...
Working time reduction could therefore achieve a synergy between ... Historically,
policies to reduce working time have frequently linked reductions ... that shorter
working hours lead to more carbon intensive purchases and time uses ...
reduction targets and reducing the level of future climate change (Pullinger, 2011
Feb 6, 2013 ... Are our work schedules driving global warming? An economist finds that
reducing work hours in the developing world could also lower ... Could we use
our ability to work ever more efficiently as a means of addressing climate change,
and ... productivity gains into shorter work weeks and longer vacations.
Jun 20, 2011 ... Cutting work hours can lead to more jobs. ... also do it while addressing the much
larger challenge we face: climate change and growing ecological devastation. ...
Without the advances of a shorter workweek, vacation time, earlier retirement ...
So that's the triple dividend: reduce unemployment, cut carbon ...
There is a lot of information in the internet about whether global warming is real,
how it is caused, and how it ... Switch the airconditioner off if you leave for more
than an hour. Lower the thermostat of your heating system when you are on
vacation. ... if you can't take public transport to work, telecommute as often as you
As a result, 23 percent of American workers have no paid vacation. ... A more
active government push to reduce work time will help counteract trends ...
explicitly promoted a “short work” policy, encouraging employers to cut hours ....
In the mid-2000s, progressives courted evangelicals to join the fight against
Feb 13, 2010 ... Shorter working hours could help to adapt the economy to the needs of ... and
accelerating climate change pose grave threats to the future of human civilisation
. ... growth, release time for people to live more sustainably, and reduce .....
Healthcare, retirement and vacation policies are much too important to ...