Sympathy for the environment predicts green consumerism but not more important environmental behaviours related to domestic energy use

@article{Chen2016SympathyFT,
  title={Sympathy for the environment predicts green consumerism but not more important environmental behaviours related to domestic energy use},
  author={Xiaodong Chen and Jennifer DE LA ROSA and M. Peterson and Y. Zhong and C. Lu},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  year={2016},
  volume={43},
  pages={140 - 147}
}
SUMMARY Household consumption is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions. Some behaviours (for example energy use and vehicle use) may have far larger impacts than others (for example green consumerism of household products). Here, the driving forces of green consumerism and two domestic energy uses (electricity consumption and vehicle fuel use) are compared. This study found that environmental attitudes predicted green consumerism, but not electricity consumption or vehicle fuel… Expand
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