Environmental Participation and Environmental Motivation (B. Torgler, et al)

Author(s) Benno Torgler, Maria Angeles Garcia-Valiñas and Alison Macintyre Keywords Environmental Participation, Environmental Motivation, Environmental Morale, Pro-environmental Attitudes, Social Capital Abstract We explore whether environmental motivation affects environmental behavior by focusing on volunteering. The paper first introduces a theoretical model of volunteering in environmental organizations. In a next step, it tests the hypothesis working with […]

Sustainable development (1987-2005): an oxymoron comes of age (M. Redclift)

Author Michael Redclift Keywords Sustainable development; environmental justice; social capital; property rights; rights based approach; materiality. Abstract The paper examines the conceptual history of sustainable development, from the Brundtland Commission’s definition in 1987 to the present day. It argues that the superficial consensus that has characterized much of the early debate has given way to […]