A new app teaching people about energy efficiency reflects how technology plays a key role in reaching new audiences

Marina Ollé Hurtado writes on the youris.com about a user-friendly smart app to help people improve their energy-saving behaviours developed by European researchers.     An intelligent app to teach people energy efficiency Energy demand is growing across many countries in the world as populations increase and people get richer. In fact, global energy consumption … Continue reading A new app teaching people about energy efficiency reflects how technology plays a key role in reaching new audiences

Disappointment in new climate information hub for SMEs in Britain

Opened to great fanfare, the UK government-backed Business Climate Hub has come in for criticism from small businesses that hoped it would help them to cut their carbon emissions and provide a simple reporting guide. Richard Tyler explains in an article on The Times website.   Climate hub ‘sends small firms on wild goose chase’ … Continue reading Disappointment in new climate information hub for SMEs in Britain

Continuing concern over US federal government tampering with information about climate change

These groups have documented four ways that climate-related information has become less accessible since Trump took office. Morgan Currie, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford University and Britt S. Paris, Ph.D. Student in Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles explain about the four ways in an article on The … Continue reading Continuing concern over US federal government tampering with information about climate change

Opponents of battling the climate crisis have had twice the media coverage of those advocating to take action

Mainstream news organisations often mislead readers by giving equal weight to two sides of an argument thus providing a platform to climate deniers. Louise Boyle explains in an article on The Independent website.   Climate deniers get twice the news coverage of pro-climate messages, study finds Opponents of battling the climate crisis have had twice … Continue reading Opponents of battling the climate crisis have had twice the media coverage of those advocating to take action

How to protect the public against disinformation climate denier campaigns

This article from Stephan Lewandowsky, Chair of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Bristol and John Hunter, University Associate, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania reflect on how to protect the public against disinformation campaigns in future fire seasons in Australia.  There are lessons for all of us.   We … Continue reading How to protect the public against disinformation climate denier campaigns

“Making good decisions depends on having good quality, reliable information . . .”

Investing in energy-efficient equipment seems a no-brainer but it is not straightforward and simple for companies to make investment decisions. As shown in an article on the Cooling Post website, customers distrust manufacturers’ efficiency claims and almost half have never heard of the UK’s Energy Technology List, a new report claims.   Customers mistrust energy … Continue reading “Making good decisions depends on having good quality, reliable information . . .”