Experience in Analyzing Information-Dependent Ecological Consciousness of Students in Upper Grades of Secondary School (Attitude toward Ecological Problems in Relation to the Personality Structure in Upper-Grade Students of a Secondary School)

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Baranov, E. G., Zarakovskii, G.M., Medvedev, V. N. & Razygraeva, N. A. Experience in analyzing information-dependent ecological consciousness of students in upper grades of secondary school (attitude toward ecological problems in relation to the personality structure in upper-grade students of a secondary school). Vol. 24. 1998. 424-434.
Examined a hypothesis proposed for the environmental and personal factors determining the ecological consciousness (EC of teenagers, i.e., their attitude toward ecological problem…

Personal Efficacy, the Information Environment, and Attitudes Toward Global Warming and Climate Change in the United States

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Kellstedt, P.M., Zahran, S., and Vedlitz, A. (2008). Personal Efficacy, the Information Environment, and Attitudes Toward Global Warming and Climate Change in the United States. Risk Analysis, 28(1), 113
Despite the growing scientific consensus about the risks of global warming and climate change, the mass media frequently portray the subject as one of great scientific controversy…

The Effect of Empathy in Proenvironmental Attitudes and Behaviors

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Berenguer, Jaime. (2007). The Effect of Empathy in Proenvironmental Attitudes and Behaviors. Environment and Behavior, 39(2), 269-283.
Previous studies have pointed out the importance of empathy in improving attitudes toward stigmatized groups and toward the environment. In the present article, it is argued that …

Long-Term Effects of the Energy Source Education Program

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Hanson, R. (1993). Long-Term Effects of the Energy Source Education Program. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 19(4), 363.
Evaluation of Energy Source Education Program investigated effects on energy-related knowledge, attitudes, and conservation behaviors of 1,349 sixth graders in 15 schools who had …

Mind the Gap: Why Do People Act Environmentally and What are the Barriers to Pro-Environmental Behavior?

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Kollmuss, A., & Agyeman, J. (2002). Mind the Gap: why do people act environmentally and what are the barriers to pro-environmental behavior?. Environmental Education Research, 8(3), 239-260.
Numerous theoretical frameworks have been developed to explain the gap between the possession of environmental knowledge and environmental awareness, and displaying pro-environmen…

Consumers' Attitudes Toward Energy Conservation

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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…

Approaches to Encouraging Conservation Behavior: A Review and Conceptual Framework

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Cook, S., & Berrenberg, J. (1981). Approaches to Encouraging Conservation Behavior: A Review and Conceptual Framework. Journal of Social Issues, 37(2), 73.
Introduces a conceptual framework aimed at integrating the conservation behavior literature and facilitating the comparison of findings across studies. Describes seven approaches …

Energy Behavior

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Stern, P., & Kirkpatrick, E. (1977, January 1). Energy Behavior. Environment.
This article discusses the current two major schools of thought about energy conservation. One is based on a system of incentives or penalties to change behavior and the other on …

Energy Conservation: Feelings Influence Actions

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Verma, S. (1980). Energy Conservation: Feelings Influence Actions. Journal of Extension, 18, 14.
A study was done to determine (1) if interaction exists between the feeling and action components of behavior demonstrable for energy conservation, and (2) the effectiveness of an…

Energy Conservation: Family Values, Household Practices and Contextual Variables

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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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