Judge, M. et al. (2024)Accelerating social tipping points in sustainable behaviors: Insights from a dynamic model of moralized social change

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Authors: Madeline Judge,Thijs Bouman, Linda Steg and Jan Willem Bolderdijk
Publication date: May 2024 
Publication: One Earth

Social tipping points can only be accelerated if sustainable behavior is adopted. And this is crucial for tackling the climate crisis. From this perspective, this abstract proposes a dynamic model of moral social change that shows how moralization can initially delay tipping points and later accelerate them through social pressure. Policy makers can accelerate this process by making early system-level changes.

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