An Awareness Based Approach to Avoid Rebound Effects in ICTs

  title={An Awareness Based Approach to Avoid Rebound Effects in ICTs},
  author={Giovanna Sissa},
The full exploitation of ICTs environmental potential benefits needs to take into account a social dimension, where there is a shift of role from passive user to aware user of ICT-based services. After a short overview of the rebound effect in ICTs, the paper will focus on the role that users, consumers or citizens can play in spreading and adopting beneficial behavior. The enabling factor of this active participative role is the collective situational awareness about environmental effects of… CONTINUE READING

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