Green consumption has become an important academic and practical topic. However, a recurring theme in the literature has been the attitude‐behavior gap in green consumption. Taking the cognitive view in studying consumer behaviors, this study theoretically developed and tested two key moderators to the relationship between green consumption intention and behavior, namely green product availability and perceived consumer effectiveness. Under high levels of the moderators, the relationship between the intention and the behavior were hypothesized to be stronger.
LOOP Mission reached the semi-final of the Government of Canada’s Food Waste Reduction Challenge and won $100,000.
More than a third of food worldwide is wasted, which accounts for eight percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, one in seven Canadians experience food insecurity. To accelerate and advance diverse and high-impact solutions to fight food waste, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launched the Food Waste Reduction Challenge, a $20 million initiative under the Food Policy for Canada.
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The Australian Greens have pledged to legalise marijuana, wipe student debt, make childcare free and ban petrol cars in an ambitious election agenda. But the audacious plan – which would cost billions and change Australia as we know it – is mostly pie in the sky with the party only holding one seat in the House of Representatives. In the latest Newspoll ahead of the May election the Greens have a primary vote of 10 per cent which is the same as their 2019 result. Last week the Greens announced they would spend at least $66billion of taxpayers’ money to wipe all student debt and leader Adam Bandt is set to announce more big-spending plans in the coming weeks.
A new research series from Barclays Private Bank on the intergenerational transfer of wealth shows that ESG investing has been brought into wealthy families’…
Global food insecurity is a chronic issue that is likely to affect an increasing number of people worldwide in accordance with climate change, rapid population growth, and the increasing scarcity of arable land due to soil deterioration. To face the current growing challenge of environmental degradation caused by conventional farming practices (including the overuse of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides that have immense and adverse effects on humans, animals, and environments) a potential suitable solution is the use of plant-beneficial rhizospheric microorganisms or whole microbiome management techniques to improve plant growth, coupled with the use of entomopathogenic fungi as biological control techniques.