The Transition Streets Canberra Research Study

The Neighbourhood Effect is running a research study to evaluate how effective the Transition Streets Canberra digital workbook is in achieving the goals of the program. These goals are: Continue reading

Behavioural Science 101

Behavioural science is the study of human behaviour. Behavioural science helps to restructure the decision-making environment, by framing information to remove psychological barriers that usually make it hard for people to change their habits or adopt new ones. Continue reading

The problem and the opportunity

Are you interested in understanding more about what you can do to help address climate change? It's not just governments and businesses that need to take action. A study by Ivanova et al from 2015 found that more than 60% of global carbon emissions can be traced back to household-level consumption. And in Australia, we have one of the highest rates of per person carbon pollution in the world. The good news is - there's heaps you can do to help yourself and your community reduce emissions and live more sustainably, all while saving money, spending time with friends and getting healthier. Sounds pretty good right? Continue reading