Essays about: "Pro-environmental behaviour "

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Pro-environmental behaviour .

  1. 1. Predicting Pro-environmental Behaviours with Locus of Control and Ecoanxiety

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Filippa Sjöstrand; Emilie Hansen; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; locus of control; ecoanxiety; trait anxiety; pro-environmental behaviours.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The climate crisis is not only affecting the physical world, but individuals’ mental health. The concept of ecoanxiety has reached major attention in the public discourse and more individuals report psychological consequences as a result of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Encouraging pro-environmental behaviour amongst Millennials in Online Communities - The role of information and goal-frames on Instagram

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Vanessa Trager; Karin Drozd; [2019]
    Keywords : Pro-environmental behaviour ; Sustainability  ; the Integrated Framework for Encouraging Pro-environmental Behaviour; Online communities;

    Abstract : With the aim to reduce the effects of anthropocentric climate change and achieve a more sustainable future, promotion of sustainable individual behaviour is just as essential as driving political and economic change. As social media are experiencing growth in popularity, online communities in which influencers act as opinion leaders are a promising tool to influence behaviour. READ MORE

  3. 3. China's Social Credit System and Pro-Environmental Behaviour

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Michael Small; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Pro-Environmental Behaviour; Environmental Behaviour Models; Environmental Intervention Strategies; China Social Credit System; Surveillance.;

    Abstract : Climate change is an enormous challenge which, if not addressed will have detrimental impacts across the globe. This problem is largely produced by human behaviour. Therefore, strategies aimed at influencing behaviour are necessary in addressing this issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reframing plastic through experiences at a beach clean-up : a frame analysis of experience-based learnings at a beach clean-up for creating knowledge, building responsibility and motivation to shape individuals’ pro-environmental plastic behaviours

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jana Ricarda Busch; [2019]
    Keywords : plastic crisis; frames; behavioural change; pro-environmental behaviour; motivation; responsibility; beach clean-ups; citzen science project; experience-based learning; Spain;

    Abstract : The plastic crisis is one of the major environmental challenges of our times. Plastic pollution impacts our health, water, tourism, fishing and overall ecosystem. Plastic debris has accumulated in natural habitats from the poles to the equator. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beach clean-up as a practical implementation of ESD: effects in students’ knowledge, awareness and behavioural intentions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Carla Cecconi; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Education; pro-environmental behaviour; plastic; Italy; beach clean-up;

    Abstract : In the context of the critical sustainability problem of marine plastic pollution, the present paper presents a quasiexperimental research that explores the effects that participating on beach clean-up has on students’ knowledge,awareness and behavioural intentions. Considering this intervention as an outside of school practical implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), this research aims to determine if the addition of direct experiences with nature within ESD programs can lead to a behavioural change in favour of the environment. READ MORE