Environmental Decision Making

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Factors influencing environmental decision making

Goals and Commitment

  • Influence of goals and values of individuals and organizations on environmental decision making.


  • Relationship between pro-environmental behavior and demographic information of the decision maker.

Individual Trait Measures

  • Influence of individual differences on environmental decision making.

Risk and Uncertainty

  • Effects of risks and uncertainty on environmental decision making.

Lack of Knowledge

  • Relationship between environmental knowledge and conservation behavior.

Social Environment

  • Influence of the social environment on environmental decision making.

Economic Growth

  • Discussing the causal relationship between energy consumption and economic growth.

Rebound Effect

  • Interventions increasing energy efficiency may lead to a reverse effect due to increased energy consumption.