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The National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS): a resource for assessing exposure to environmental pollutants
Because human activities impact the timing, location, and degree of pollutant exposure, they play a key role in explaining exposure variation. This fact has motivated the collection of activityExpand
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Future visioning of local climate change: A framework for community engagement and planning with scenarios and visualisation
Abstract There is an urgent need for meaningful information and effective public processes at the local level to build awareness, capacity, and agency on climate change, and support planning andExpand
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Energy backcasting A proposed method of policy analysis
Abstract There have recently emerged a number of analyses which suggest that there exists a large potential for ‘soft energy’ policy paths. It is difficult to illustrate this argument usingExpand
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Climate change and sustainable development: towards dialogue
Abstract The consequences of climate change and sustainable development remaining as separate discourses are explored, both in general and in the Canadian context. One of these consequences is theExpand
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Interpersonal Influence in Election Campaigns Two Step-flow Hypotheses
Research subsequent to the classic statement of a two-step flow-of-influence hy- pothesis has isolated a number of inaccuracies in the hypothesis as originally formulated. Analysis of a questionExpand
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Triggering transformative change: a development path approach to climate change response in communities
While climate change action plans are becoming more common, it is still unclear whether communities have the capacity, tools, and targets in place to trigger the transformative levels of changeExpand
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Unlearning and backcasting: Rethinking some of the questions we ask about the future
This paper represents a preliminary attempt to unlearn and rethink some traditional views about the meaning, purpose, use, and methods of long-range socioeconomic and resource policy modeling andExpand
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Recreating the university from within: Collaborative reflections on the University of British Columbia's engagement with sustainability
Purpose – In 1997, the University of British Columbia (UBC) adopted a sustainable development policy stating that the campus should adhere to sustainable practices in all of its actions and mandatesExpand
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Author(s): Kitamura, Ryuichi; Robinson, John; Golob, Thomas; Bradley, Mark; Leonard, John; van der Hoorn, Toon | Abstract: Initial results of a comparative study of Dutch and California time useExpand
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Sustainable Development and Mitigation
The concept of sustainable development was adopted by the World Commission on Environment and Development, and there is agreement that sustainable development involves a comprehensive and integratedExpand
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