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Household Actions Can Provide a Behavioral Wedge to Rapidly Reduce US Carbon Emissions

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Dietz, T., Gardner, G.T., Gilligan, J., Stern, P.C., Vandenbergh, M.P. (2009). Household actions can provide a behavioral wedge to rapidly reduce US carbon emissions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(44), 18452-18456.
Most climate change policy attention has been addressed to long-term options, such as inducing new, low-carbon energy technologies and creating cap-and-trade regimes for emissions…

The Attitude-Behavior Relationship: A Test of Three Models of the Moderating Role of Behavioral Difficulty

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Kaiser, F., & Schultz, P. (2009, January). The attitude-behavior relationship: A test of three models of the moderating role of behavioral difficulty. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(1), 186-207.
The moderating role of behavioral difficulty in the attitude–behavior relationship remains a controversial topic in social psychology. Previous research has been unclear in establ…

Reducing Elevator Energy Use: A Comparison of Posted Feedback and Reduced Elevator Convenience

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Van Houten, R., Nau, P. A., & Merrigan, M. (1981). Reducing elevator energy use: A comparison of posted feedback and reduced elevator convenience. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 14, 4, 377-387.
Assessed the effects of 2 procedures for reducing elevator energy use. In the 1st procedure, feedback about the amount of energy consumed by the elevators each week was posted on …

Do-It-Yourself and Energy Conservation

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Mayer, Peter C (1996). Do-it-yourself and energy conservation. Contemporary Economic Policy , 14, 116-118.
A study was conducted to investigate whether buyer-installation of household equipment reduces the inclination to buy energy-saving equipment. The results reveal the need …

Manufacurer/Public Cooperation Takeback CFL Bulbs

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Jan Gravemaker Tukwil January 09, 2008 03:09 PM
Does anybody know about a private/public partnership in which CFL lightbulbs are taken-back at the point of sale and then returned to the manufacturing sector where the toxic, rar…

Finding International Best Practice Models for CFL Diversion from Household Waste and Recycling Options

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Susanne Dittke Cape Town December 21, 2007 06:37 PM
Dear List Member of FSB Our South African parastatal energy provider ESKOM has recently embarked on a Demand Side Management programme for both households and businesses to f…

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