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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

New study: Work less, fight climate change | Climate Home - climate ...

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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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Less Work, More Leisure : Democracy Journal

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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 climate change.

21 hours | New Economics Foundation

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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 ...

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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 ...

Are Shorter Work Hours Good for the Environment? - Center for ...

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could result in 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in extra global warming. ... more in the direction of Europe, which would reduce energy consumption. ... Employed Americans work 16 percent more hours than their EU-15 counterparts. Mandatory paid vacations and shorter workweeks mean that workers in other countries have gotten.

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 ...