The role of climate change education on individual lifetime carbon emissions

  title={The role of climate change education on individual lifetime carbon emissions},
  author={Eugene C. Cordero and Diana Centeno and Anne Marie Todd},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Strategies to mitigate climate change often center on clean technologies such as electric vehicles and solar panels, while the mitigation potential of a quality educational experience is rarely discussed. In this paper, we investigate the long-term impact that an intensive one-year university course had on individual carbon emissions by surveying students at least five years after having taken the course. A majority of course graduates reported pro-environmental decisions (i.e., type of car to… 
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