Encouraging pro-environmental behaviour : An integrative review and research agenda

  title={Encouraging pro-environmental behaviour : An integrative review and research agenda},
  author={Linda Steg and Charles A. J. Vlek},
Environmental quality strongly depends on human behaviour patterns. We review the contribution and the potential of environmental psychology for understanding and promoting pro-environmental behaviour. A general framework is proposed, comprising: (1) identification of the behaviour to be changed, (2) examination of the main factors underlying this behaviour, (3) design and application of interventions to change behaviour to reduce environmental impact, and (4) evaluation of the effects of… CONTINUE READING
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