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Elke Weber
2017
Elke Weber June, 2017 With Yoeli, E., Budescu, D.V., Carrico, A.R., Delmas, M.A., DeShazo, J.R., Ferraro, P.J., Forster, H.A., Kunreuther,H., Larrick, R.P., Lubell, M., Markowitz, E.M., Tonn, T., Vandenbergh, M.P. Behavioral Science and Policy. (in press) ...
Elke Weber
2017
Policymakers involved in climate change negotiations are key users of climate science. It is therefore vital to understand how to communicate scientific information most effectively to this group1. We tested how a unique sample of policymakers and ...
Elke Weber
2017
Every attribute can be expressed in multiple ways. For example, car fuel economy can be expressed as fuel efficiency (“miles per gallon”), fuel cost in dollars, or tons of greenhouse gases emitted. Each expression, or “translation,” highlights a different ...
Elke Weber
2017
As humans, our decision-making process is biased towards maintaining the status quo, even if an alternative choice has substantial long-term benefits. This cognitive myopia and present bias, when applied to decisions that affect sustainability, could be ...
Elke Weber
2016
Decision aids, ranging from rating systems to design software to regulatory standards, guide the design and evaluation of infrastructure projects. To present the information in these decision aids, there must first be some options such as, attributes are ...
Elke Weber
2016
There is no silver bullet—no single solution to get us to a sustainable climate. There is, however, silver buckshot: a combination of political, technological, economic, and behavioral actions and interventions that will provide the necessary progress ...
2016
Decision aids, ranging from rating systems to design software to regulatory standards, guide the design and evaluation of infrastructure projects. To present the information in these decision aids, there must first be some options such as, attributes are ...
Elke Weber
2016
Failures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by adopting policies, technologies, and lifestyle changes have led the world to the brink of crisis, or likely beyond. Here we use Internet surveys to attempt to understand these failures by studying factors ...
Elke Weber
2016
Would you follow advice about personal energy conservation from a climate specialist with a large carbon footprint? Many climate researchers report anecdotes in which their sincerity was challenged based on their alleged failure to reduce carbon emissions ...
Elke Weber
2016
Five years ago, an article in the first issue of WIREs Climate Change reviewed the factors that shape perceptions of climate change. Climate change is an abstract statistical phenomenon, namely a slow and gradual modification of average climate conditions ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(6), 758-763. Education Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Domestic and Social Policy Environment and Energy Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External ...
2015
Sander van der Linden November, 2015 Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25(5), 338-342. Education Environment Health Law Poverty Psychology Science Domestic and Social Policy Environment and Energy Law and Justice Social and Behavioral Psychology ...
2015
Sander van der Linden June, 2015 Nature Climate Change, 5(7), 612-613. Education Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Statistics Environment and Energy Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File External Link ...
2015
Sander van der Linden April, 2015 Energy Environment Politics Psychology Science Environment and Energy Science and Technology Social and Behavioral Psychology External Link ...
Elke Weber
2015
Long time horizons and social distance are viewed as key psychological barriers to proenvironmental action, particularly regarding climate change. We suggest that these challenges can be turned into opportunities by making salient long-term goals and ...
Elke Weber
2014
Elke Weber December, 2014 With Kunreuther H., S. Gupta, V. Bosetti, R. Cooke, V. Dutt, M. Ha-Duong, H. Held, J. Llanes-Regueiro, A. Patt, E. Shittu. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth ...
Elke Weber
2014
A recent surge of research has investigated the potential of pro-environmental behavior interventions to affect other pro-environmental behaviors not initially targeted by the intervention. The evidence evaluating these spillover effects has been mixed, ...
Elke Weber
2014
There are obvious economic predictors of ability and willingness to invest in environmental sustainability. Yet, given that environmental decisions represent trade-offs between present sacrifices and uncertain future benefits, psychological factors may ...
Elke Weber
2013
Actions by individuals and households to reduce carbon-based energy consumption have the potential to change the picture of U.S. energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions in the near term. To tap this potential, however, energy policies and programs ...
Elke Weber
2013
Elke Weber June, 2013 In E. Shafir (Ed), The Behavioral Foundations of Policy, (pp. 380-397). Princeton University Press (2013). Environment Psychology Environment and Energy Social and Behavioral Psychology ...

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