Research Papers

A.R. Carrico, P. Padgett, M.P. Vandenbergh, J. Gilligan, and K.A. Wallston. "Costly myths: an analysis of idling beliefs and behavior in personal motor vehicles." Energy Policy 37 (2009): 2881-2888.

Dietz, Thomas., Gerald T. Gardner, Jonathan Gilligan, Paul C. Stern, and Michael P. Vandenbergh. 2009. "Household actions can provide a behavioral wedge to rapidly reduce US carbon emissions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciencesof the United States of America 106, 18452–18456. Full Text - Presentation - Supporting Information

Gardner, Gerald T and Paul C Stern. "The Short List: The Most Effective Actions U.S. Households Can Take to Curb Climate Change." Environment 50 (2008):13-24. Full Text

Vandenbergh, Michael P, Jack Barkenbus, and Jonathan Gilligan. "Individual Carbon Emissions: The Low-Hanging Fruit." UCLA Law Review 55 (2008):1701-1758.

Stern, P.C. "Environmentally significant behavior in the home." The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour. Ed. A. Lewis. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 363-382.

Vandenbergh, Michael P and Anne C Steinemann. "The Carbon-Neutral Individual." New York University Law Review 82 (2007):1673-1745.

J.M. Gilligan. "Flexibility, clarity, and legitimacy: Considerations for managing nanotechnology risks," Environ. Law Reporter 36 (2006): 10,924–10,930.

Gardner, G.T., and Stern, P.C. Environmental Problems and Human Behavior. Second Edition. Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing, 2002.

Stern, P.C. "Changing behavior in households and communities: What have we learned?" New Tools for Environmental Protection: Education, Information, and Voluntary Measures. Eds. Dietz, T., and Stern, P.C. Washington: National Academy Press, 2002. 201-211.

Stern, P.C. "Toward a coherent theory of environmentally significant behavior." Journal of Social Issues 56:3 (2000): 407-424.