Lawn Sprinkling Bans vs. Summer Seasonal Surcharges

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Amy Wakeford Abbotsford November 22, 2010 01:34 PM
Does anyone know of any research on the effectiveness of lawn sprinkling bans vs. summer surcharges on reducing peak day demand? Amy Wakeford Water Conservation Program Coord…

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

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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

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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 …

Use of Newsletters to Promote Environmental Political Action: An Experimental Analysis

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Schroeder, S., Hovell, M., Kolody, B., & Elder, J. (2004). Use of newsletters to promote environmental political action: An experimental analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37(3), 427-429.
The managers of beach businesses were randomly assigned to receive no intervention or two newsletters per week for 6 weeks that presented economic consequences of damage to coasta…

Utilizing a Social-Ecological Framework to Promote Water and Energy Conservation: A Field Experiment

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Kurz, T., Donaghue, N., & Walker, I. (2005). Utilizing a social-ecological framework to promote water and energy conservation: A field experiment. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35(6), 1281-1300.
The present study utilized a social-ecological framework to design an intervention to reduce residential water and energy use in a local community. An experimental design was used…

The Ways That People Talk About Natural Resources: Discursive Strategies as Barriers to Environmentally Sustainable Practices

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Kurz, T., Donaghue, N., Rapley, M., & Walker, I. (2005). The ways that people talk about natural resources: Discursive strategies as barriers to environmentally sustainable practices. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44(4), 603-620.
In this paper, we analyse talk about water and energy use taken from nine interviews with citizens of Perth, Western Australia. Participants' talk offered representations of water…

Do You See What I See? Examining the Epistemic Barriers to Sustainable Agriculture

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Carolan, M. (2006). Do You See What I See? Examining the Epistemic Barriers to Sustainable Agriculture. Rural Sociology, 71(2), 232.
This paper examines the epistemic barriers to sustainable agriculture, which are those aspects of food production that are not readily revealed by direct perception: such as decre…

Effective Tourist & Agricultural Water Efficiency Programs

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Lucy Allinson MELBOURNE October 20, 2010 06:26 AM
Looking for examples of effective water efficiency programs that ideally have been implemented in tourist and agricultural regions.What the programs entailed, the duration of such…

High-power, High-efficiency Sprayer Nozzles for Commercial Food Services

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Michelle Vigen Washington October 06, 2010 04:06 PM
Does anyone have an experience with this program or this technology? http://www.savedallaswater.com/Nozzle.html http://www.savedallaswater.com/FAQ.html http://www.savedalla…

Journal Publications re Effectiveness of Tailored Information

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Sarah Wein Twin Cities September 29, 2010 09:52 PM
Hi, I am a current graduate student at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, and am currently working on a thesis examining whether or not spatial grouping of households on a…

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