A Scenario

Global warming is in the news constantly. While the causes are hotly debated, the results are becoming painfully clear, and the people of planet earth need to start remedying this situation. With this problem and others, innovative thinking can lead to some solutions. For instance:

•    New renewable energy sources such as wind, waves, or biomass, can be developed to be less expensive and more efficient.

•    Conservation methods can be improved and promoted more aggressively. Social psychology approaches as outlined in Nudge can make saving energy easier and more attractive to consumers.

•    Carbon taxing on individuals in the form of taxes and tax incentives can save energy.

•    New electronic gadgets can make energy usage more ...

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