KEYNOTE ONE Janet Swim Psychological perspectives on climate change and climate justice: From asking questions to taking action
SYSTEMS AND ORGANIZATIONS CHANGE Abigail Abrash Walton Positively deviant leadership and sustainable consumption: The phenomenon of institutional fossil fuel divestment. Rainer Romero-Canyas, David Hardisty, Alec Beall, Ruben Lubowski & Annie Petsonk A carbon price by any other name may seem sweeter: Consumers prefer upstream offsets to downstream taxes. Deborah Saber& Linda Silka Sustainability issues are everywhere: Health care as a waste generating behemoth. [30 minute break + buffer]
'MORAL FOOD' Beth Armstrong, Aaron Meskin & Pam Birtill Does ethical food taste better? The effect of ethical information on consumer expectations and experience of food. Matthew Feinberg, Chloe Kovacheff, Yoel Inbar & Rimma Teper Understanding the process of moralization: How eating meat becomes a moral issue. Jan Andre Koch, Koert van Ittersum & Jan Willem Bolderdijk Disgusting? No, just different: Understanding consumers' scepticism towards sustainable consumption alternatives.
THE MELBOURNE PROJECTS Julian Fernando, Madeline Judge, Yoshi Kashima, Angela Paladino & Hollis Ashman Utopian thinking and sustainable consumer behaviour. Madeline Judge, Julian Fernando, Angela Paladino, Gosia Mikolajczak & Yoshi Kashima Folk theories of artefact creation: Implications for promoting sustainable consumption. Ilona McNeill, Lean OBrien, Jarrod Walshe, Gordana Bruce, Christine Critchley, Michael Ambrose, Paul Dudgeon, Peter Newton, Garry Robins & Yoshi Kashima Examining intrapersonal goals and interpersonal support and norms as predictors of low carbon behaviors.
MEAT CONSUMPTION Joel Ginn& Brian Lickel Negative reactions to meat as a climate change mitigation strategy. Matt Ruby Low environmental impact food consumption. Jared Piazza Testing self-persuasion as a meat reduction strategy.
TRANSPORT AND WASTE Samuel Chng The psychology of sustainable transport decisions: Car use, car purchase, and beyond. Byundgoo Kim& Jonathan Schuldt Judging the ecological impact of 'green' consumption: Evidence of quantity insensitivity. Kelley Dennings Waste reduction: The forgotten R and how it impacts happiness and well-being.
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THEORETICAL ISSUES Zoe Leviston & Hannah Uren 'I'm not an environmentalist, but...' Navigating calls for sustainable consumption. Atar Herziger, Hana Berkessel, Matija Franklin, Kamilla Knutsen Steinnes & Felicia Sundstrom Selfishly green: An anti-consumption intervention. Tim Kurz & Annayah Prosser Could vegans and lycra cyclists be helping to kill the planet? Theorising the role of moralised minority practice in societal-level change.
INTERVENTIONS + MORALITY Karen Hamann& Gerhard Reese My influence on the world (of others) contrasting collective and self-efficacy about CO2 reduction in an experimental setting. Lucy Richardson Sustainable consumption behaviour research relevant for campaign designs. Joshua Rottman, Daniel Crimston & Stylianos Syropoulos Tree-huggers vs. human-lovers: Differences in mind perception predict attributions of moral worth to nature. Geoff Goodwin & Hanne Watkins Title TBD [10 minutes break + buffer]
IDENTITY PROCESSES AND FRAMING Jessica Nolan Public support for global warming policies: Solution framing matters. Michael Schmitt, Caroline Mackay, Florencia Cristoffanini, Hanna Ogawa Lisa Droogendyk & Daphne Payne A collective identity explanation for why nature connection predicts sustainable consumption. Hannah Uren, Zoe Leviston, Peta Dzidic & Lynne Roberts The Kermit complex: Are you really green or just a muppet?