Kathy Kuntz

4
Dec

Being the Change in Northeast Wisconsin

From our experience in northeast Wisconsin, we know that people want to do the right things. Sometimes all it takes is a little nudge—or perhaps a fun workplace game—to make it happen.

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6
Nov

Make Sustainable Practices More Visible

Humans follow social cues all the time—which means sustainability professionals can accelerate change by making sustainable practices more visible.

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24
Oct

Motivating Everyone, Without Bribes

The IPCC’s sharp warnings about climate change are prompting an increased sense of urgency. Every sustainability and climate change advocate wants to motivate change faster. We want to engage everyone and to inspire them all to take meaningful actions that reduce emissions.

So let’s do it already.

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15
Oct

Timing is Everything: Reflections from BECC

Cool Choices Executive Director Kathy Kuntz recently attended the 2018 Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change conference. BECC is an international conference focused on understanding human behavior and decision making and using that knowledge to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future. 

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24
Sep

We Are Still In and We’re Feeling Hopeful

"We Are Still In" (WASI) logo that resembles the American flag, with the words "Time to Step up" and "Keep America's Pledge on Climate"

As part of the Global Climate Action Summit, Cool Choices staff attended a We Are Still In (WASI) Forum at the California Academy of Sciences. The Global Action Climate Summit was a weeklong series of events to take climate action to the next level.

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18
Sep

Make Participation Fun to Bring Climate Change Efforts to Scale

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Climate change is a major challenge. But here at Cool Choices, we know we need everyone to be a part of the solution– so we need to make sustainability fun.

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13
Sep

Sustainable Communities: Accelerating Sustainable Practices Across Your Community

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Communities across the world are committing to sustainable practices. Here in the US, cities large and small are pledging to reduce their emissions, to fulfill the terms of the Paris Climate Accord, and to achieve 100% clean energy.

As we showcased in the first installment of our Sustainable Communities webinar series, communities large and small across the Midwest are doing great work around sustainability. A challenge is expanding and accelerating that work by involving everyone and delivering change at scale.

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11
Sep

High-Tech Gardens

MudPi's smart garden set up

Smart gardens are becoming ever more popular and accessible with open-source software that helps to reduce water use, weed growth, and labor.

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15
Aug

It’s Time for Culture Change

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Achieving aggressive sustainability goals requires more than a strategy; sustainability leaders need to facilitate a culture change so that sustainable practices are part of a new normal.

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7
Aug

Cool Choices Across the Kohler Power Network

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Kohler Power Systems —Kohler’s division that manufactures generators and related products—will implement a unique Cool Choices program this fall.

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