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The Garrison Institute’s Climate Mind and Behavior (CMB) Program connects new insights from social and behavioral sciences about the drivers of human behavior with new thinking on solutions to climate change and other environmental issues. CMB convenes leading thinkers and practitioners in the fields of climate change and environmental advocacy, neuro-, behavioral and evolutionary economics, psychology, policy-making, investing and social media, working together on ways to shift behavior on a large enough scale to realize large-scale emissions reduction.

Climate, Mind and Behavior

Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, June 2013

CMB 2013 VideosThe Garrison Institute Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium on June 10-12, 2013 focused on developing a more nuanced understanding of variation and diversity in sustainability and climate work, with the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of efforts to engage with individuals, organizations, communities, businesses and policymakers across the country.
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Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, February 2012

meditation-hall-cmbClimate, Mind and Behavior brought experts from diverse fields together for the third CMB symposium February 15-17, 2012, to explore the connection between social sciences research and human-based solutions to climate change.
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Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, March 2011

meditation-hall-cmbClimate, Mind and Behavior is convening leading thinkers and practitioners in the fields of climate change and environmental advocacy, neuro-, behavioral and evolutionary economics, psychology, policy-making, investing and social media, working together on ways to shift behavior on a large enough scale to realize large-scale emissions reduction. It brought experts from these fields together for the second CMB symposium March 2-4, 2011.
Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, March 2010

openClimate, Mind and Behavior is convening leading thinkers and practitioners in the fields of climate change and environmental advocacy, neuro-, behavioral and evolutionary economics, psychology, policy-making, investing and social media, working together on ways to shift behavior on a large enough scale to realize large-scale emissions reduction. It brought experts from these fields together for the first CMB symposium March 9-12, 2010.
Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

Climate, Cities and Behavior

Climate, Cities and Behavior Symposium, March 2013

CCB Symposia 2013 VideoFrom March 13 - 15, 2013, the Institute hosted the second Climate, Cities and Behavior Symposium: The Human Dimensions of Resilient and Sustainable Communities: People, Organizations and Networks. The meeting drew from the expertise offered by decades of social science research and the successful efforts of practitioners addressing climate, energy, and other sustainability issues in a diverse set of communities. Presentations and discussions focused on building innovative strategies that are inclusive, compelling, and informed by social science principles that enhance the capacity and efficacy of community members to respond to unanticipated challenges. 

Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

Climate, Cities and Behavior Symposium, April 2011

ccb_240From April 27 - 29, 2011, the Institute hosted the first Climate, Cities and Behavior Symposium. The meeting convened city planners, transportation commissioners and urban sustainability directors as well as leading neuro- and behavioral scientists to explore how to use an understanding of the mind to strengthen climate-related projects, policies and regulations in urban environments. 

Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

 Climate, Buildings and Behavior

Climate, Buildings, and Behavior Symposium, September 2013

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From September 18 - 20th, the Garrison Institute hosted it's fifth Climate, Buildings and Behavior (CBB) Symposium. The Symposium looked at measurement and verification best practices and lessons learned across energy modeling/auditing, design, construction, commissioning, management, and occupancy to identify strategies for encouraging the human behaviors required to improve building performance. 

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Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium, May 2012

Group 240May 23rd - 25th, 2012, the Institute hosted the Climate, Buildings, and Behavior conference which focused on applying insights from neuro-, behavioral, and social science to changing the behavior of building managers and occupants.

Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

 

Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium, May 2011

cbb_2011_240May 25th - 27th, 2011, the Institute hosted the Climate, Buildings, and Behavior conference which focused on applying insights from neuro-, behavioral, and social science to changing the behavior of building managers and occupants.

Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

 

Climate, Buildings and Behavior Symposium, May 2010

Rose_CBBMay 26th - 28th, 2010, the Institute hosted the Climate, Buildings, and Behavior conference which focused on applying insights from neuro-, behavioral, and social science to changing the behavior of building managers and occupants. Sixty-three for-profit, not-for-profit, university, institutional, and governmental real estate owners, developers, and managers attended.

Watch videos of key presentations from the symposium.

 

 

Satyagraha

Satyagraha, April 13, 2008

philip_glass_describes_originOn April 11-13, 2008 Garrison Institute's Initiative on Transformational Ecology kicked off its Satyagraha Project, an exploration of Mahatma Gandhi's concept of nonviolent struggle, satyagraha or "truth force," part of a lineage of thought which also includes Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King, Jr., in the new context of climate change and the deep social and environmental changes we must make in our time.

Watch videos from the event at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

 

Other Recordings

Affordable Housing Podcast, February 2010: a roundtable discussion of green affordable housing. Jonathan Rose, CEO and founder of Jonathan Rose Companies and co-founder of the Garrison Institute, Dana Bourland, Vice President of Green Initiatives for Enterprise Community Partners, and Linda Mandolini, Executive Director of Eden Housing, discuss green building and smart growth in the context of affordable housing development. The Affordable Housing Podcast, provided by Eden Housing, explores the issues and challenges in affordable housing today.

 

Climate, Mind and Behavior Events

Climate, Mind and Behavior Leadership

Director:

John McIlwain

Climate, Mind and Behavior Leadership Council:

Dina Biscotti, UC Davis
Uwe Brandes, Urban Land Institute
Marilyn Cornelius, Stanford University
Jeff Domanski, Princeton University
Becky Ford, University of Otago, New Zealand
Ruth Greenspan-Bell, Woodrow Wilson Intl Center for Scholars
Lauren Kubiak, Natural Resources Defense Council
Skip Laitner, ACEEE
Nils Moe, Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Phil Payne, Gingko Residential
Roger Platt, USGBC
Jonathan Rose, Garrison Institute Board Member
Kurt Roth, Fraunhofer Institute
Jonathan Rowson, RSA
Rachael Shwom, Rutgers University
Jennifer Tabanico, Action Research
Jason Twill, Lend Lease (Australia)

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