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AECB News : Carrots, Sticks and Tambourines; A Donkey Serenade – by AECB Guest Author, Andrew Warren On average, we are all 18% wealthier in real terms than we were at the start of the century. On average, we are achieving this increase in affluence whilst using 14% less energy than in 2000. One way this turnaround has been achieved is by treating us all like donkeys. How come? Well, there are three ways to get donkeys to do things. You wave a carrot in front of their noses. You bash them on the rump with a stick. And most importantly, around their ears, you rattle away on a tambourine. All three work together, to get the donkey’s attention. Every successful energy saving programme needs precisely the same set of components. Carrots, to provide inducements. Sticks, to ensure compliance. And tambourines, to increase awareness. Put the three together, the programme should wo...

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