Examining Trends in Adolescent Environmental Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors Across Three Decades

Wray-Lake, L., Flanagan, C., & Osgood, D. (2010). Examining trends in adolescent environmental attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors across three decades. Environment and Behavior, 42(1), 61-85.
Since the Environmental Movement began, adolescents’ views have been largely ignored in studies of public opinion. The article presents a descriptive analysis of trends in the env…

General Beliefs and the Theory of Planned Behavior: The Role of Environmental Concerns in the TPB

de Groot, J., & Steg, L. (2007). General beliefs and the theory of planned behavior: The role of environmental concerns in the TPB. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37(8), 1817-1836. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2007.00239.x.
This study tested whether the theory of planned behavior (TPB; Ajzen, 1985) could explain people's intention to use a park-and-ride facility (transferium) in Groningen, The Nether…

Light Rail Use is More Likely on Walkable Blocks: Further Support for Using Micro-Level Environmental Audit Measures

Werner, C., Brown, B., & Gallimore, J. (2009). Light rail use is more likely on walkable blocks: Further support for using micro-level environmental audit measures. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.
The primary purpose of the study was to address the claim that people are more likely to walk to a transit stop if they live on a “walkable” block. An additional purpose was to ev…
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Household Actions Can Provide a Behavioral Wedge to Rapidly Reduce US Carbon Emissions

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…

Responsibility and Environment: Ecological Norm Orientation and External Factors in the Domain of Travel Mode Choice Behavior

Hunecke, M., Blöbaum, A., Matthies, E., & Höger, R. (2001). Responsibility and environment: Ecological norm orientation and external factors in the domain of travel mode choice behavior. Environment and Behavior, 33(6), 830-852.
In the domain of travel mode choice behavior, the interaction between ecological norm orientation and the external aspects "fare" and "subway station range" was investigated in an…

Human Values and the Emergence of a Sustainable Consumption Pattern: A Panel Study

Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2002). Human values and the emergence of a sustainable consumption pattern: A panel study. Journal of Economic Psychology, 23(5), 605-630.
In this study, data from a random sample of Danish consumers are used to test the hypothesis that the emergence of a sustainable consumption pattern is influenced by individual va…
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Spillover of Environment-Friendly Consumer Behaviour

Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2003). Spillover of environment-friendly consumer behaviour. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(3), 225-236.
Investigated whether environmental-friendly behaviors spread to more and more areas of the consumption pattern in a virtuous circle and whether it is a necessary prerequisite for …

Effects of Values, Problem Awareness, and Personal Norm on Willingness to Reduce Personal Car Use

Nordlund, A., & Garvill, J. (2003). Effects of values, problem awareness, and personal norm on willingness to reduce personal car use. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(4), 339-347.
The influence of values, problem awareness, and personal norm on willingness to cooperate were studied. The choice situation was seen as a social dilemma and willingness to reduce…

Development of Script-Based Travel Mode Choice After Forced Change

Fujii, S., & Gärling, T. (2003). Development of script-based travel mode choice after forced change. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 6(2), 117-124.
A previously proposed model [Transportation Research F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior 4 (2001) 89] predicts that frequent choice of a particular travel mode will result in a hab…

Incentives, Morality, or Habit? Predicting Students' Car Use for University Routes with the Models of Ajzen, Schwartz and Triandis

Bamberg, S., & Schmidt, P. (2003). Incentives, morality, or habit? Predicting students' car use for university routes with the models of Ajzen, Schwartz and Triandis. Environment and Behavior, 35(2), 264-285.
The predictive power of the I. Ajzen, H. C. Triandis, and S. H. Schwartz models are compared in the context of car use for university routes. 254 students (mean age 24.5 yrs) fill…

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