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Strategies for sustainability: citizens and responsible environmental behaviour

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Policymakers are becoming increasingly interested in the means by which individuals can be encouraged to engage in environmental actions around the home. This paper uses evidence from existing empirical research and a large questionnaire survey undertaken by the author to argue that environmental action is open to a range of influences, focusing especially on environmental values, situational characteristics and psychological variables. Accordingly, the paper asserts that strategies for promoting environmentally responsible behaviours (such as energy saving, water conservation and waste recycling) should take account of these factors. The implications for the study of environmental behaviour are considered.
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Keywords: Exeter; environmental policy; environmental values; psychology; situation

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Geography, University of Exeter, Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ, Email: [email protected]

Publication date: 01 September 2003

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