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Why We Don't "Walk the Talk": Understanding the Environmental Values/Behaviour Gap in Canada
Worldwide, studies have shown increases in environmental values and beliefs over the past four decades. However, in few cases have researchers observed parallel increases inExpand
Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime
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Scaling up alternative food networks: farmers’ markets and the role of clustering in western Canada
Farmers’ markets, often structured as non-profit or cooperative organizations, play a prominent role in emerging alternative food networks of western Canada. The contribution of these social economyExpand
Fatal tradeoff? Toward a better understanding of the costs of not evacuating from a hurricane in landfall counties
Given the significant population increases in United States hurricane-prone coastal areas since 1970, we empirically model U.S. coastal hurricane fatalities from 1970 to 2007. The findings suggestExpand
Rethinking ecological citizenship: the role of neighbourhood networks in cultural change
Ecological citizenship is a normative theory that has been used to explain how some individuals lead sustainable lives within the constraints of late capitalism. Bringing citizenship into theExpand
Downshifting: An Exploration of Motivations, Quality of Life, and Environmental Practices†
“Downshifting,” reducing work hours, thereby income, to increase leisure time, offers a possible individual-level solution to the stress many experience from long working hours and workExpand
Reinterpreting the gender gap in household pro-environmental behaviour
ABSTRACT Research has identified a gender gap in household-level environmental protection, with women engaging more frequently than men. However, this gender gap is rarely seen as problematic;Expand
Relational Activism: Re-imagining Women's Environmental Work as Cultural Change
We introduce the term “relational activism” to call attention to the way that relationship-building work contributes to conventional activism (re-activism) and constitutes activism in and of itself.Expand
Egregious Emitters
This article presents survey data from households in Alberta, Canada, examining the relationship between income and carbon footprint. Using multivariate statistics to scrutinize the role of income,Expand
Locating Gender in Environmental Sociology
Environmental sociology is premised on the inseparability of humans and nature and involves an analytical focus on the place of power and social inequality in shaping human/nonhuman interactions. OurExpand