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Thinking about ‘Energy Behaviour’: a multi model approach

This paper introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about the way that people use energy. It draws on evidence from behavioural economics…

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This paper introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about the way that people use energy. It draws on evidence from behavioural economics, social psychology and sociology to examine different ways of changing ‘energy behaviour’. The paper draws on some of the key models and theories of behaviour change, in relation to energy, and presents them in a way that policies can take them into account.

Published 16 December 2011