Costly myths: An analysis of idling beliefs and behavior in personal motor vehicles $

@article{Carrico2009CostlyMA,
  title={Costly myths: An analysis of idling beliefs and behavior in personal motor vehicles \$},
  author={Amanda R. Carrico and P. Padgett and M. P. Vandenbergh and J. Gilligan and K. Wallston},
  journal={Energy Policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={37},
  pages={2881-2888}
}
Despite the large contribution of individuals and households to climate change, little has been done in the US to reduce the CO2 emissions attributable to this sector. Motor vehicle idling among individual private citizens is one behavior that may be amenable to large-scale policy interventions. Currently, little data are available to quantify the potential reductions in emissions that could be realized by successful policy interventions. In addition, little is known about the motivations and… Expand
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