Fighting the efficiency fallacies

 作者:滕翥市     |      日期:2017-05-18 08:01:00
WHICH is better for the environment: turning off incandescent light bulbs more often or not changing your behaviour but switching to more energy efficient bulbs? The latter has a greater impact on your home’s carbon footprint, but research published this week says most of us prefer the former. Shahzeen Attari at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University, New York, and colleagues, asked volunteers what they considered to be the best thing they could do to cut their CO2 emissions. Over half of the 505 people questioned chose steps like turning off lights and gadgets,