Doing your bit for the planet – does it REALLY make a difference?



You’ve heard it said that we all need to do our bit for the planet. Whether it’s avoiding plastic straws. Carrying reusable shopping bags. Using low energy light bulbs. Sure, these are just little things. But everybody doing a little all adds up, doesn’t it?

It turns out there’s research that highlights there’s a right way and a wrong way to approach it. And guess which one most of us are taking? Let’s have a look.

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References

Some of the key arguments in this video are from the book The Willpower Instinct, by Kelly McGonigal
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Willpower-Instinct-Kelly-McGonigal/dp/1583335080/

Moral Cleansing and Moral Licenses: experimental evidence, Brañas-Garza et al, 2013
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/254398827_Moral_Cleansing_and_Moral_Licenses_experimental_evidence

Do green products make us better people? (Mazar & Zhong, 2010)
https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Do-green-products-make-us-better-people-Mazar-Zhong/7db2b5b170ca4d07bd2e1b747989e5866702ef4d

Hybrid drivers more ticket- and accident-prone
https://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1022235_hybrid-drivers-more-ticket-and-accident-prone

A Meta-Analytical Review of Moral Licensing
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272837497_A_Meta-Analytic_Review_of_Moral_Licensing

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