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The Impacts of Household Consumption and Options for Change
This introductory article situates the contributions that comprise this special issue within the field of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) studies. After a brief review of the policyExpand
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Risk society and ecological modernisation alternative visions for post-industrial nations☆
Abstract Two prominent social theories have been shaping the discourse of environmental politics during recent years. Ulrich Beck's risk society theory contends that conventional definitions ofExpand
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Consumer Credit, Household Financial Management, and Sustainable Consumption
Over the past decade, sustainable consumption has emerged as an issue of growing international prominence. Policy initiatives to facilitate more environmentally and socially preferable householdExpand
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Does the COVID-19 outbreak mark the onset of a sustainable consumption transition?
For nearly 30 years, since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, sustainability proponents have sought in various ways to foster a “sustainable con...
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Science and the environment: assessing cultural capacity for ecological modernization
Ecological modernization is emerging as a new paradigm for the environmental improvement of advanced nations. Rather than emphasize the use of remedial technologies as has been customary since theExpand
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Ecological modernisation, environmental knowledge and national character: A preliminary analysis of the Netherlands
Comparative research regarding the varying capabilities of the advanced countries to pursue strategies consistent with ecological modernisation has typically focused on institutional and economicExpand
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The Oslo Declaration on Sustainable Consumption
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Is the UK preparing for “war”? Military metaphors, personal carbon allowances, and consumption rationing in historical perspective
Metaphors are essential devices for fostering collective understanding and forging political commitment across diverse constituencies. Due to the ineffectualness of prevailing linguisticExpand
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The Emergent Environmental Policy Discourse on Sustainable Consumption
Publisher Summary This chapter deals with emergent environmental policy that discourses on sustainable consumption, which is a long-neglected topic in dominant environmental discourse. There areExpand
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