Koning Boudewijnstichting - Hoe het best steun mobiliseren voor klimaatactie?


16:30 - 18:00

Evenement type

Boeiende webinar, gratis ook … maar in het Engels.

KBF – Free webinar – 19/11/2020 – How to better mobilise support for climate action

spreker: Linda Steg, Universiteit van Groningen

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To mitigate climate change, it is important that people accept low carbon technology and systems, and consistently engage in climate action. Common approaches to encourage climate action typically target extrinsic motivation, by offering incentives that change personal costs and benefits of mitigation behaviour. However, such approaches are not always as effective as assumed.

Linda Steg will discuss factors and strategies that can foster and secure intrinsic motivation to engage in climate actions. Intrinsically motivated people behave without being coerced or incentivised, even when climate actions are somewhat costly, as doing so is meaningful and makes them feel good.

Linda is professor of environmental psychology at the University of Groningen. She studies factors influencing sustainable behaviour, the effects and acceptability of strategies aimed at promoting sustainable behaviour, and public perceptions of technology and system changes.

Once you have registered online, you will be sent a link to the webinar shortly before its date.
The presentation is in English only, followed by an exchange of views between Linda and participants, with Annabelle Van Nieuwenhuyse as moderator.

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