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How Shorter Work Hours and More Vacation Time Can Slow Global ...

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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 ...

Study: Global Warming Can Be Slowed By Working Less | US News

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Feb 4, 2013 ... Working fewer hours might help slow global warming, according to a new ... which includes working fewer hours and more vacation time, could ... used a 2012 study that found shorter work hours could be associated with ...

Reduce Work Hours to Address Global Warming? - Sustainablog

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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.

Working time reduction policy in a sustainable economy: Criteria ...

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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 , chap.

How to prevent climate change: work 'European' hours | GlobalPost

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Feb 6, 2013 ... How to prevent climate change: work 'European' hours ... DC, suggests a new way for Americans to slow down global warming: work fewer hours. ... With shorter work weeks and more vacation time, Western Europeans work ... The study doesn't contemplate how more telecommuting could affect carbon ...

Reducing working hours can benefit the economy and the ...

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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 ...

Working less would slow climate change, group argues - Business ...

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Feb 8, 2013 ... The group advocates a global move toward a European model of shorter work weeks and more vacations. Europe had about the same hours ...

Counting the hours - OECD Observer

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Many analysts see the shorter working hours as a cause of the transatlantic gap in ... While the working week for men in full-time jobs in Europe is only marginally ... It can either increase the incentive to work more, to cover the loss of income, ... because they marginally reduce the number of weekly hours worked by men in ...

21 hours | New Economics Foundation

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Feb 13, 2010 ... Shorter working hours could help to adapt the economy to the ... climate change pose grave threats to the future of human civilisation. ... growth, release time for people to live more sustainably, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ..... Healthcare, retirement and vacation policies are much too important to ...

What you can do to slow global warming

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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 can.

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Reduced Work Hours as a Means of Slowing Climate Change

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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 ...

How to stop global warming ¿ work less: Liberal think tank claims ...

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Feb 5, 2013 ... How to stop global warming - work less: Think tank claims American workers should ... Shorter hours and more vacations could help the environment ... Time off for the climate: American can help fight climate change by taking ...

Working Less and Playing More Could Slow Down Climate Change ...

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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 ...