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cepr.net/documents/publications/climate-change-workshare-2013-02.pdf

2006) have found that shorter work hours are associated with lower greenhouse gas ... everything else constant, would reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ... global warming that could be mitigated by reducing work hours depends on the ... Heading off more serious climate change will require a variety of policy changes.

cepr.net/documents/publications/energy_2006_12.pdf

could result in 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in extra global warming. ... that the United States moves more in the direction of Europe, which would reduce energy consumption. ... Mandatory paid vacations and shorter workweeks mean that workers in other countries have .... They may not take the time to walk or bicycle to work,.

www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/reducing-working-hours-economy-environment

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 ...

www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/02/04/-study-global-warming-can-be-slowed-by-working-less

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 ...

www.salon.com/2013/02/06/more_vacation_time_just_might_stop_global_warming_partner

Feb 6, 2013 ... More vacation time just might stop global warming. A report published by a liberal think tank says that people working less could lower carbon emissions ... A “more European”-like schedule includes working far fewer hours and ... “The relationship between [shorter work and lower emissions] is complex and ...

www.brookings.edu/opinions/time-for-a-shorter-work-week

May 13, 2016 ... But we shouldn't stop with paid leave. We should also consider shortening the standard work week. ... Cities & Regions · Global Development · International Affairs · U.S. Economy · U.S. Politics & Government · More ... Shorter hours could have another benefit and that is more jobs for workers who would ...

www.fastcompany.com/3063262/what-happened-when-i-moved-my-company-to-a-5-hour-workday

Aug 30, 2016 ... To make sure we didn't bite off more than we could chew, I termed the pilot ... When I tell people my team only works five hours a day, their response is ... The 5 % profit-sharing we began offering at the same time we shortened the workday was .... Checking in throughout a vacation lets employees manage ...

susanne.schulmeister.com/globalwarming.html

There is a lot of information in the internet about whether global warming is real, ... with suggestions on what each of us can do to slow global warming, I did not ... 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 own a business

www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/science-matters/2017/01/we-need-to-work-less-to-live-better

Jan 26, 2017 ... Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains. ... Yet we're still working the same or more hours later into life within the same outdated ... As with climate change, gradual reform could have forestalled the drastic ... work-hour reductions, through shorter workweeks and increased vacation time, ...

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800914001189

May 4, 2014 ... Working time reduction could therefore achieve a synergy between environmental ... Historically, policies to reduce working time have frequently linked ... shorter working hours lead to more carbon intensive purchases and time ... use or global warming of different reductions in working hours suggest that ...