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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
Affiliation:
School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia. sloughnan@unimelb.edu.auhttp://psych.unimelb.edu.au/people/steve-loughnan
Boyka Bratanova
Affiliation:
Melbourne Business School, Victoria 3053, Australia. b.bratanova@mbs.edu
Peter Kuppens
Affiliation:
KU Leuven–University of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. peter.kuppens@ppw.kuleuven.behttp://ppw.kuleuven.be/okp/people/Peter_Kuppens/

Abstract

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.

Type
Open Peer Commentary
Copyright
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2013 

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