BECC2022 Poster

Welcome! Here you'll find a copy of our BECC 2022 poster, along with references and notes, contact info, and links.

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3. Darnton, A., (2008). GSR Behavior Change Knowledge Review. Practical guide: An overview of behaviour change models and their uses. Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Westminster.

4. Guy, S., Kashima, Y., Walker, I., & O'Neill, S. (2014). Investigating the effects of knowledge and ideology on climate change beliefs. Special issue article: The social psychology of climate change. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44(5), 421-429.

5. Malka, A., Krosnick, J., & Langer, G. (2009). The association of knowledge with concern about global warming: Trusted information sources shape public thinking. Risk Analysis, 29(5), 633-647.

6.  Braman, D., Kahan, D. M., Peters, E., Wittline, M., & Slovic, P. (2012). The polarizing impact of science literacy and numeracy on perceived climate change risks, Nature Climate Change, 2, 732-735.

7. Fogg, B. J. (2019). Tiny habits: The small changes that change everything. Virgin Books.

8. Ekstrom, J. A., & Moser, S. C. (2014). Identifying and overcoming barriers in urban adaptation efforts to climate change: case study findings from the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. Urban climate9(September), 54-74.

9. van Valkengoed, A. M., & Steg, L. (2019). Meta-analyses of factors motivating climate change adaptation behaviour. Nature Climate Change9(2), 158-163.

10. Riviére, E. (2021, October). Sharing the responsibility for climate action: an individual and collective commitment. Kantar Public, 4,3. 

11. Xue, W., Hine, D. W., Loi, N. M., Thorsteinsson, E. B., & Phillips, W. J. (2014). Cultural worldviews and environmental risk perceptions: A meta-analysis. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 40, 249-258.

12. Haidt, J., & Graham, J. (2007). When morality opposes justice: Conservatives have moral intuitions that liberals may not recognize. Social Justice Research, 20(1), 98-116. 

13. Yanni M., Dixon, G.. & Hmielowski, J.D. (2019). Psychological Reactance From Reading Basic Facts on Climate Change: The Role of Prior Views and Political Identification, Environmental Communication, 13:1, 71-86, DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2018.1548369

14. Lacroix, K., & Gifford, R. (2018). Psychological barriers to energy conservation behavior: The role of worldviews and climate change risk perception. Environment and Behavior, 50(7),749-780.

15. Benegal, S. D., & Scruggs, L. A. (2018). Correcting misinformation about climate change: The impact of partisanship in an experimental setting. Climatic Change, 148(1), 61-80.

16. Feinberg, M., & Willer, R. (2012). The moral roots of environmental attitudes. Psychological Science OnlineFirst, 24(1), 56-62.

17. Wolsko, C., Ariceaga, H., & Seiden, J. (2016). Red, white, and blue enough to be green: Effects of moral framing on climate change attitudes and conservation behaviors. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 65, 7-19.

18. Feygina, I., Jost, J. T., & Goldsmith, R. E. (2009). System justification, the denial of global warming, and the possibility of “system-sanctioned change." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(3), 326-338.

19. Gustafson, A., Goldberg, M. H., Kotcher, J. E., Roshenthal, S. A., Maibach, E. W., Ballew, M. T., & Leiserowitz, A. (2020). Republicans and Democrats differ in why they support renewable energy. Energy Policy, 141, 111448.

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23. Howe, L. C., Carr, P. B., & Walton, G. M. (2021). Normative appeals motivate people to contribute to collective action problems more when they invite people to work together toward a common goal. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

24. Milfont, T. L., Osborne, D., Yogeeswaran, K., & Sibley, C. G. (2020). The role of national identity in collective pro-environmental action. Journal of Environmental Psychology72, 101522.

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26. Pearson, A. R., Bacio, G. A., Naiman, S., Romero-Canyas, R., & Schuldt, J. P. (2021). Cultural determinants of climate change opinion: familism predicts climate beliefs and policy support among US Latinos. Climatic Change167(1), 1-8.

27. Sherman, D. K., Shteyn, M. F., Han, H., & Van Boven, L. (2021). The exchange between citizens and elected officials: a social psychological framework for citizen climate activists. Behavioural Public Policy5(4), 576-605. 

28. Ban Rohring, E. J., & Akerlof, K. L. (2020). Perceptions of social consensus at the regional level relate to prioritization and support of climate policy in Maryland, USA. Regional Environmental Change20(3), 1-13.

29.  Doherty, K. L, & Webler, T. N. (2016). Social norms and efficacy beliefs drive the Alarmed segment's public-sphere climate actions. Nature Climate Change, 6(9), 879-884.

30. Roser-Renouf, C., Maibach, E. W., Leiserowitz, A., & Zhao, X. (2014). The genesis of climate change activism: From key beliefs to political action. Climatic Change, 125(2),163-178.

31. Lorenzoni, I., Nicholson-Cole, S., & Whitmarsh, L. (2007). Barriers perceived to engaging with climate change among the UK public and their policy implications, Global Environmental Change, 17, 445-459.