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Doing the Wrong Things for the Right Reasons: How Environmental Fallacies Affect Environmental Behavior

This book chapter examines how people's common misperceptions of the environmental impact of energy and water use behaviors influence behavioral choices and environmental outcomes, concluding that correcting these misperceptions could be an integral part of a successful strategy to reduce consumption.
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Lamarck Revisited: The Implications of Epigenetics for Environmental Law

This article explores how epigenetics, the interaction between genes and the environment in which there is a non-gene mutating, but still chemically altering effect from exposure, presents novel challenges for chemical regulatory regimes in the U.S. because chemical substances that don't cause mutations are not typically regulated for their potential…