This database contains more than 1800 references divided in 39 categories. A description of the different categories is given below.
Please note: the categories are overlapping, so some articles appear in more than one category.
Pro-environmental Behavior: Broad category of articles related to (the promotion of) pro-environmental behavior
Behavior and Energy: Behavior and investments related to energy
Behavior and Climate Change: Relationship between decision and climate change
Travel Mode Choice:Relationship between choice of travel mode and the environment
Green Firms: Environmental behavior and decision making of firms
Industry and Energy Conservation: Energy conservation in and promoted by industries
Environmental Psychology: Psychological insights that help to explain environmental decision making.
Environmental Attitudes and Norms: Relationships between environmental attitudes and norms and environmental decision making.
Intertemporal Choice: Time preferences and discounting influencing environmental decision making.
Status Quo Bias: Studies discussing the tendency of individuals to disproportionally stick with the current situations by doint nothing or by maintaining previous decisions.
Household & Energy: Psychological Factors: Psychological theories that describe what drives household’s environmental decisions and behavior.
Scales: Scales measuring environment-related behaviors, decision making and traits.
Goals and Commitment: Influence of goals and values of individuals and organizations on environmental decision making.
Demographics: 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.
Communication: The role of communication in encouraging pro-environmental behavior.
Monitoring and Disclosure: Discussing the impact of monitoring and disclosing environmental performance of individuals and organizations on environmental decisions.
Feedback:Influence of feedback on environmental performance on decision making.
- Public vs Private Feedback: Effects of public vs private feedback on environmental decision making.
Incentives:Influence of giving incentives on environmental decision making.
- Economic Incentives: Psychological effects of economic incentives on environmental decision making.
- Household Interventions: Interventions targeted at changing household’s environmental behavior (curtailment).
- Workplace Interventions: Interventions targeted at changing employees environmental behavior (curtailment).
Mitigation Technology: Adoption of mitigation technologies and its influence on environmental decision making.
Household & Energy Technology: Potential of technique to increase household’s environmental performance (investment).
Workplace & Energy Technology: Potential of technique to increase organization’s environmental performance (investment).
Water: Water consumption and conservation.
Energy Policy:Policies related to the environment, and specifically to energy.
Energy USA: Energy use and conservation strategies in the USA.
Energy China: Energy use and conservation strategies in China.