Archive for May 12th, 2008

“Green guilt”, a study in statistical significance

May 12, 2008

An article dated May 7 2008 in the on-line edition of USA Today describes the results of the second annual “green guilt” survey, conducted at the behest of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Commission. (“Green guilt” is a reaction to the belief that one ought to live more ecologically than one does or attempts to do.) As the USA Today article puts it, people’s guilt levels are rising! And we’re recycling more! Unless you’re male, that is.