Household Energy Use in a Political Context

Stern, P. C. (1985). Household energy use in a political context. Marriage and Family Review, 9, 1-2, 15-27.
Contends, based on a study by the present author and E. Aronson (1984), that the way the society thinks about energy is an important part of the policy context. It is suggested th…

Transforming Values into Actions: Ecological Preservation through Energy Conservation

Howard, G. S., Delgado, E., Miller, D., & Gubbins, S. (1993). Transforming values into actions: Ecological preservation through energy conservation. Counseling Psychologist, 21, 4, 582-596.
Three studies examined the economic and ecological impact of overconsumption of nonrenewable natural resources and the several kinds of air pollution produced by fossil fuels. The…

Commitment and Energy Conservation

Neuman, K. (1986). Personal values and commitment to energy conservation. Environment and Behavior, 18, 1, 53-74.
Discusses the process by which the authors became involved in energy conservation (EC) research, explores practical issues about EC, and discusses several sets of data concerning …

Individual Environmental Initiative: Championing Natural Environmental Issues in U.S. Business Organizations

Andersson, Lynne M.; Bateman, Thomas S. (2000). Individual environmental initiative: Championing natural environmental issues in U.S. business organizations.. Academy of Management Journal, 43, 4, 548-570.
"Presents a framework describing how 3 activities--identifying, packaging, and selling--can lead to successful environmental championing. The authors explain how individuals, as e…

Consumer Concern, Knowledge, Belief, and Attitude toward Renewable Energy: An Application of the Reasoned Action Theory

Bang, Hae-Kyong; Ellinger, Alexander E.; Hadjimarcou, John; Traichal, Patrick A. (2000). "Consumer concern, knowledge, belief, and attitude toward renewable energy: An application of the reasoned action theory.". Psychology & Marketing, 17, 6, 449-468.
Using the theory of reasoned action as a theoretical framework, the current research investigates the relationship of concern with the environment, knowledge about renewable energ…

A Longitudinal Study of Informational Interventions to Save Energy in an Office Building

Staats, H., van-Leeuwen, E., & Wit, A. (2000). A longitudinal study of informational interventions to save energy in an office building. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 33, 1, 101-104.
Investigated whether informational interventions, applied periodically might affect proenvironmental behavior change and long term maintenance of change of office occupants. The i…

Reducing Household Energy Consumption: A Qualitative and Quantitative Field Study

Brandon, G. & Lewis, A. (1999). Reducing household energy consumption: A qualitative and quantitative field study. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 19, 1, 75-85.
Investigated the effect of feedback conditions, income constraints, behavioural/structural aspects, environmental attitudes, and socio-demographics on energy consumption for 120 h…

Variables Associated with American High School Students' Knowledge of Environmental Issues Related to Energy and Pollution

Gambro, J. S. & Switzky, H.N. (1999). Variables associated with American high school students' knowledge of environmental issues related to energy and pollution. Journal of Environmental Education, 30, 2, 15-22.
Conducted a secondary analysis of data from the Longitudinal Study of American Youth (J. D. Miller et al, 1991) to examine the distribution of knowledge about environmental issues…

Changing Attitudes toward Energy Conservation: The Effect of Development Advancement on the Salience of One-Sided and Two-Sided Persuasive Communications

Koballa, T. R. (1984). Changing attitudes toward energy conservation: The effect of development advancement on the salience of one-sided and two-sided persuasive communications. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 21, 6, 659-668.
Tested the effect of 1-sided (favorable argument only) and 2-sided (both favorable and unfavorable arguments) persuasive messages about energy conservation (EC) on attitudes towar…

A Self-Instructional Manual for Installing Low-Cost/No-Cost Weatherization Materials: Experimental Validation with Scouts

Pavlovich, M. & Greene, B. F. (1984). A self-instructional manual for installing low-cost/no-cost weatherization materials: Experimental validation with scouts. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 17, 1, 105-109.
Compared a weatherization and retrofit manual developed using task analysis, field testing, and revision with instructions contained in an existing weatherization product by havin…

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