Contingent Valuation of Global Environmental Resources: Test of Perfect and Regular embedding

Svedsaeter, Henrik (2000). Contingent valuation of global environmental resources: Test of perfect and regular embedding. . Journal of Economic Psychology, 21, 6, 605-623.
Examines the internal consistency of willingness to pay (WTP) assessed for 4 environmental amenities (preservation of 50,000 hectares of rain forests in Bolivia, saving of the…

Diffusion of Pro-Environment Attitudes?

Uyeki, Eugene S; Holland, Lani J (2000). Diffusion of pro-environment attitudes? . American Behavioral Scientist, 43, 4, 646-662.
10 statements in the 1993 General Social Surveys that relate to general themes about the environment were reduced to 3 scales after factor analysis: Pro-Environment, Less-Grow…

Environmental Education and Attitudes:

Pooley, Julie Ann; O'Connor, Moira (2000). Environmental education and attitudes: Emotions and beliefs are what is needed. . Environment & Behavior, 32, 5, 711-723.
The main focus of environmental education programs has been to change environmental behavior through increasing environmental knowledge. As many environmental studies have f…

Elaborating on Gender Differences in Environmentalism

Zelezny, Lynnette C; Chua, Poh-Pheng; Aldrich, Christina. (2000). Elaborating on gender differences in environmentalism. . Journal of Social Issues, 56, 3, 443-457.
A review of recent research (1988-1998) on gender differences in environmental attitudes and behaviors found that, contrary to past inconsistencies, a clearer picture has em…

Targeting Consumers who are Willing to Pay More for Environmentally Friendly Products

Laroche, Michel; Bergeron, Jasmin; Barbaro-Forleo, Guido (2001). Targeting consumers who are willing to pay more for environmentally friendly products. . Journal of Consumer Marketing, 18, 6, 503-520.
Concerns related to the environment are evident in the increasingly ecologically conscious marketplace. Using various statistical analyses, this paper investigates the demogra…

Preferences for Landscape Choice in a Southwestern Desert City

Yabiku, S., Casagrande, D., & Farley-Metzger, E. (2008, May). Preferences for landscape choice in a Southwestern desert city. Environment and Behavior, 40(3), 382-400.
Through outdoor water consumption, residential landscaping behavior affects public policy and the environment in the American Southwest. We propose a decision framework based on c…

Environmental Beliefs and Endorsement of Sustainable Development Principles in Water Conservation: Toward a New Human Interdependence Paradigm Scale

Corral-Verdugo, V., Carrus, G., Bonnes, M., Moser, G., & Sinha, J. (2008). Environmental beliefs and endorsement of sustainable development principles in water conservation: Toward a New Human Interdependence Paradigm scale. Environment and Behavior, 40(5), 703-725.
It is thought that a dichotomy exists between two apparently contradictory belief systems: the so-called "Human Exception Paradigm" (HEP)--an anthropocentric belief system--and th…

'I'm Not in the Habit of Recycling': The Role of Habitual Behavior in the Disposal of Household Waste

Knussen, C., & Yule, F. (2008). 'I'm not in the habit of recycling': The role of habitual behavior in the disposal of household waste. Environment and Behavior, 40(5), 683-702.
The role of habit was investigated using two potential measures of habitual recycling behavior: past recycling behavior and perceived lack of habit as a reason for previous failu…

Consumers' Attitudes Toward Energy Conservation

Olsen, M. (1981). Consumers' Attitudes Toward Energy Conservation. Journal of Social Issues, 37(2), 108.
Discusses the finding that there are not strong links between energy-related attitudes and behaviors such as conservation support and actions. Proposes that appropriate energy-rel…

Energy Conservation: Family Values, Household Practices and Contextual Variables

Hogan, M., & Paolucci, B. (1979). Energy Conservation: Family Values, Household Practices and Contextual Variables. Home Economics Research Journal, 7(4), 210-18.
A study was conducted to determine if differences existed in adoption rate of household energy conservation practices in families with varying husband-wife commitment to values an…

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