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Hahlbrock (1990)
Policy has less manouevrability in resource restriction due to population growth
Saradhi (2009)
Scenario building desirable to identify key areas and initiate R&D
Oerke et al. (2012)
Cash crops
Meadows (1972)
More resources consumed by growing population (Limits to Growth)
López (1999)
Eliminating energy subsidies and introduce carbon credits - better for the environment and GDP due to efficiency gains
Camerer (2003)
Neoclassical revolution rejected psychology in economics
Stigler (1965)
Economic theory = reality, generality and tractability
Green Economy
Investments catalysed by targeted public expenditure, policy reforms and regulation changes
Drive income and employment - reduce carbon emissions and pollution, enhance energy efficiency and recent eco damage
Asian tiger growth rate
7% a year
Swart et al. (2002)
Owens (2008)
Attitudes are influenced by a variety of social, political and cultural factors aside from information provision
Burgess et al. (1998)
Information deficit model (information from experts to non-experts) - doesn't take into account the social, cultural and institutional contexts in which attitudes and behaviours are formed
Shove (2003)
Energy consumption influenced by dominant conceptions of comfort, cleanliness and convenience
Owens (2000)
Individuals don't feel they have to take responsibility and/or they won't make a difference
Application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
Kuznets Curve
As per capita increases, environmental degradation first increases and then decreases; contradicts Limits to Growth