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and the members of the Haas School of Business OBIR seminar for contributions to earlier versions of this paper. ABSTRACT The masculine overcompensation thesis asserts that men react to masculinity threats with extreme demonstrations of masculinity. This often-cited account for hypermasculine behaviors was tested across four studies. Study 1 was a(More)
Despite its relative youth (less than two decades), the ecological footprint (EF) is a commonly used term in environmental science, policy discussions, and popular discourse. The motivation behind the concept is sound—we must account for, and quantify, the impacts of humanity on Earth's ecosystems if we are to manage the planet sustainably for the benefit(More)
Max Luke is an energy and climate policy expert whose research at the Breakthrough Institute included coauthoring Our High-Energy Planet and Coal Killer: How Natural Gas Fuels the Clean Energy Revolution. He is currently pursuing a master's degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his research is focused on how innovative companies in the(More)
The Formal Comment by Rees and Wackernagel [1] raises our concern that this exchange will confuse readers. For this reason, we aim to emphasize a few key points that we believe cannot be disputed. First, the entire global ecological overshoot (footprint of consumption in excess of biocapacity) results from carbon dioxide emissions reframed as the(More)
No technology is more enshrouded in myth than nuclear energy. The urgency of addressing global poverty and reducing emissions demands that we consider this technology without ideological blinders. The basic facts of the technology — both good and bad — must be confronted. This Breakthrough Institute Frequently Asked Questions is backed by primary sources(More)
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