Twenty Years After Hines, Hungerford, and Tomera: A New Meta-Analysis of psycho-Social Determinants of Pro-Environmental Behaviour

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Bamberg, S., & Möser, G. (2007). Twenty years after Hines, Hungerford, and Tomera: A new meta-analysis of psycho-social determinants of pro-environmental behaviour. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 27(1), 14-25.
The goal of the present paper is a replication as well as an extension of the Hines et al. [(1986/87). Analysis and synthesis of research on responsible environmental behaviour: A…

Strategies for Reducing Energy Use in Social Housing

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Bill MacKinnon Burnaby June 28, 2010 04:11 PM
Hello, I am hoping to design a CBSM strategy to encourage tennants in social housing complexes to reduce energy use. The tennants are not generally responsible for paying their…

Residential Plug Load Study

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Dave Vigliotta Madison June 28, 2010 02:31 PM
Thirty years ago, a typical home had about three plugged-in devices. A recent study by the Energy Center of Wisconsin reveals homes now have 30 or more devices, which account for…

Promoting Internalized Motivation for Environmentally Responsible Behavior: A Prospective Study of Environmental Goals

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Osbaldiston, R., & Sheldon, K. (2003). Promoting internalized motivation for environmentally responsible behavior: A prospective study of environmental goals. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(4), 349-357.
We used a prospective design and structural equation modeling procedures to examine the processes by which people internalize the doing of new environmental behaviors. As predicte…

Ecological behavior and its environmental consequences: A life cycle assessment of a self-report measure

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Kaiser, F., Doka, G., Hofstetter, P., & Ranney, M. (2003). Ecological behavior and its environmental consequences: A life cycle assessment of a self-report measure. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(1), 11-20.
The environmental impact of individuals, namely, how much they pollute and what resources they consume, is of paramount importance. However, even environmental psychologists rarel…

Innovating 'Diffusion of Innovation' theory: Innovation Characteristics the Intention of Utility Companies to Adopt Energy Conservation Interventions

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Völlink, T., Meertens, R., & Midden, C. (2002). Innovating 'diffusion of innovation' theory: Innovation characteristics the intention of utility companies to adopt energy conservation interventions. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 22(4), 333-344. doi:10.1006/jevp.2001.0237.
Assessed the capacity of the innovation attributes proposed in Rogers' diffusion theory (1995) to predict the intention to adopt energy conservation interventions. It also provide…

Greenhouse Reduction Program

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Lisa Coffa Melbourne May 04, 2010 06:26 PM
I work for a Council in Melbourne, Australia who are endeavouring to work with local residents showing an interest in reducing their households greenhouse emissions by making smal…

Residential Energy Conservation Campaigns

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Eric Mallia Waterloo May 03, 2010 06:31 PM
Greetings everyone, I am an Environment and Resource Studies graduate student at the University of Waterloo and I would like to put together some research regarding social mark…

Descriptive Social Norms as Underappreciated Sources of Social Control

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Cialdini, R. (2007). Descriptive social norms as underappreciated sources of social control. Psychometrika, 72(2), 263-268.
Böckenholt and van der Heijden's results regarding compliance with insurance regulations--that the enforcement activities of a regulatory agency were relatively unpredictive of co…

Barriers & Motivations: Carrying Out Home Energy Audits & Retrofits

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Jan Aceti Concord April 26, 2010 05:54 PM
Hello, Has anyone carried out a literature review in order to identify the barriers and benefits that influence whether people: 1. have a home energy audit done, and/or 2.…

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