Green hypocrisy? Environmental attitudes and residential space heating expenditure

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Laura Traynor; Ian A. Lange; Mirko Moro;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Munich: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo)
  • Subject: BHPS | Großbritannien | Verbraucherausgaben | Q40 | Q50 | environmental attitudes | green hypocrisy, heating expenditures, environmental attitudes, BHPS | Wärmeenergie | heating expenditures | Umweltbewusstsein | Energiekonsum | green hypocrisy
    • jel: jel:Q50 | jel:Q40
      ddc: ddc:330

In the UK, the largest proportion of household energy use is for space heating. Popular media make claims of a green hypocrisy: groups which have the strongest attitude towards the environment have the highest emissions. This study examines whether environmental attitud... View more
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