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Toward an integrated, causal, and psychological model of climato-economics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 August 2013

Steve Loughnan
School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia.
Boyka Bratanova
Melbourne Business School, Victoria 3053, Australia.
Peter Kuppens
KU Leuven–University of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. peter.kuppens@ppw.kuleuven.be


Van de Vliert puts forward a model of how climate and economics interact to shape human needs, stresses, and freedoms. Although we applaud the construction of this model, we suggest that more needs to be done. Specifically, by adopting a multi-level and experimental approach, we can develop an integrated, causal, and psychological model of climato-economics.

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