Connectedness to nature is considered an important predictor of environmentally conscious behaviour. Adolescents represent an important target group in education for sustainable development. In this study, a youth version in German of the Connectedness to Nature Scale (CNS; Mayer & Frantz, 2004) was developed and validated.
In 2019, Brandenburg faces major challenges and important decisions. The Policy Brief contains recommendations for structural change and mobility to policy makers.
From February 6 to 8, 2019, Leuphana University of Lüneburg hosted the first ever Leverage Pointsconference on sustainability research and transformation. On behalf of the whole Leverage Pointsproject team from Leuphana University, members of the team take stock with colleagues from the Bridging the Great Divideproject from Leuphana University, and the NaWis network.
Consistent exceedances of the nitrogen dioxide air quality limit values at a roadside monitoring station in Potsdam, owing to heavy local and commuter individual motorized traffic, prompted the city administration to implement a trial traffic measure aimed at reducing motorized traffic to improve air quality.
How can cities solve the pressing environmental problems caused by the excessive use of private cars? By creating Free Cargo-Bikesharing systems, citizens are taking forward the transition to sustainable transportation systems.
Researchers at the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC), UC Berkeley in partnership with Zipcar conducted a survey to better understand the impact that carsharing has on college member travel behavior, vehicle holdings and driving, quality of life, and transportation expense savings.