Encouraging Pro-Environmental Behaviour,
Edition 1 What Works, What Doesn't, and Why
By Wokje Abrahamse

Publication Date: 31 Jan 2019

Encouraging Pro-Environmental Behavior: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why examines the main drivers of human behavior related to environmental sustainability and how we can encourage environmental behavior change in humans. The book explores the underlying barriers and enablers of environmental behavior and outlines key theoretical advances from psychology to improve understanding. It then uses theory-based research in the development of behavior change interventions to critically evaluate empirical evidence on the effectiveness of those interventions. This book will help inform and improve the success of behavior change initiatives to mitigate climate change.

Key Features

  • Explores what influences behavior: who conserves and why
  • Includes both theory and practice
  • Focuses on water and energy use, food choice and travel behavior
  • Identifies impacts of incentives and interventions
About the author
By Wokje Abrahamse, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Book details
ISBN: 9780128113592
Page Count: 184
Retail Price : £58.99
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Researchers and students who study environmental psychology, social psychology, and environmental studies. A secondary market for those who make policy regarding environmental change