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Project title: Understanding the mechanisms and use of Compensatory Green Beliefs (CGBs)

Primary supervisor: Dr Chris Jones

Project description: To what extent do people believe that performing one environmentally friendly action makes up for (or compensates for) a less environmentally friendly action? This project would seek to understand more about the psychological underpinnings and behavioural impacts of people\'s tendencies to endorse and use these so-called Compensatory Green Beliefs (CGBs).

See: Kaklamanou, D., Jones, C.R., Webb, T.L., & Walker, S.R. (2015). Using Public Transport Can Make Up for Flying Abroad on Holiday Compensatory Green Beliefs and Environmentally Significant Behavior. Environment and Behavior, 47(2), 184-204. doi: 10.1177/0013916513488784


Formal enquiries should be addressed to: Dr Chris Jones (c.r.jones@sheffield.ac.uk)

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