According to estimates, world consumption is equivalent to 1.7 of the planet's resources. August 2 is Earth Overshoot Day (also known as Ecological Debt Day), which 30 years ago fell on December 19. We throw away food, waste water and energy. And we should: refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and rot, appeals the Institute of Environmental Protection.
Classical music is associated with luxury goods, while fast-paced music makes consumers shop faster and more impulsively. Dr. Sylwia Makomaska from the Institute of Musicology of the University of Warsaw studies and promotes research into background music and audio marketing based on it.
What is Poland like today and what is the attitude of Poles towards their own nation? What shades does contemporary Polishness have and what are contemporary patriots like? Who today is proud of their country, and who is ashamed of it? Scientists have investigated.
The score in football is the result of many factors, including meteorological and climatic conditions. Dr. Marek Konefał studies the impact of the latter on football players. 'Maybe in 4-5 years the norm will be that coaching staffs will have specialists who will tell players how to prepare for the game in given conditions,’ he says.