Publications

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Maize seed choice and perceptions of climate variability among smallholder farmers  
Kurt B. Waldman, Jordan P. Blekking, Shahzeen Z. Attari, Tom P. Evans (2017) Global Environmental Change, 47, 51-63.

 

Perceptions of water systems
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Kelsey Poinsatte-Jones, and Kelsey Hinton (2017) Judgment and Decision Making, 12(3), 314-327.

 

Public preferences for species conservation: choosing between lethal control, habitat protection, and no action
Michelle L. Lute and Shahzeen Z. Attari (2017) Environmental Conservation, 44(2), 139-147.

 

Statements about climate researchers' carbon footprints affect their credibility and the impact of their advice
Shahzeen Z. Attari, David H. Krantz, and Elke U. Weber (2016) Climatic Change, 138(1), 325-338. 

 

Energy conservation goals: What people adopt, what they recommend, and why
Shahzeen Z. Attari, David H. Krantz, and Elke U. Weber (2016) Judgment and Decision Making, 11(4), 342-351.

 

Don't rush to flush
Michelle L. Lute, Shahzeen Z. Attari, and Steven J. Sherman (2015) Journal of Environmental Psychology, 43, 105-111.

 

Enabling energy conservation through effective decision aids
Shahzeen Z. Attari & Deepak Rajagopal (2015) Journal of Sustainability Education, 8

 

The water short list: The most effective actions U.S. households can take to curb water use
Benjamin D. Inskeep and Shahzeen Z. Attari (2014) Environment, 56(4), 4-15 (Cover Article).

 

Perceptions of water use
Shahzeen Z. Attari (2014) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(14), 5129-5134.

 

Reasons for cooperation and defection in real-world social dilemmas
Shahzeen Z. Attari, David H. Krantz, and Elke U. Weber (2014) Judgment and Decision Making, 9(4), 316-334.

 

Does information feedback from in-home devices reduce electricity use? Evidence from a field experiment
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Gautam Gowrisankaran, Troy Simpson, and Sabine M. Marx (2014) NBER Working Paper #20809

 

On the importance of strengthening moderate beliefs in climate science to foster support for immediate action
Zach A. Wendling, Shahzeen Z. Attari, Sanya R. Carley, Rachel M. Krauss, David C. Warren, John A. Rupp, and John D. Graham (2013) Sustainability, 5(12), 5153-5170.

 

Catalyzing frontiers in water-climate-society research: A view from early career scientists and junior faculty 
Shannon M. McNeeley et al. (2012) Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93(4), 477-484

 

Paying for what was free: Lessons from the New York Times paywall
Jonathan E. Cook and Shahzeen Z. Attari (2012) Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15(12), 1-6

 

Changing household behaviors to curb climate change: How hard can it be?
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Michael L. DeKay, Cliff I. Davidson, and Wändi Bruine de Bruin (2011) Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 4(1), 9–11

 

Public perceptions of energy consumption and savings
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Michael L. DeKay, Cliff I. Davidson, and Wändi Bruine de Bruin (2010) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(37), 16504–16059

 

Preferences for change: Do individuals prefer voluntary actions soft regulations, or hard regulations to decrease fossil fuel consumption
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Mary Schoen, Cliff I. Davidson, Michael L. DeKay, Wändi Bruine de Bruin, Robyn Dawes, and Mitchell J. Small (2009) Ecological Economics, 68, 1701–1710

 

Global climate change and human behavior: Decreasing energy consumption
Shahzeen Z. Attari (2009) Doctoral thesis, Carnegie Mellon University

 

A deliberative poll on climate change
Robert Cavalier, Shahzeen Z. Attari, Tim Dawson, and Vanessa Schweizer (2008)  Proceeding of the UNITAR Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy: Institutions, Public Participation and Environmental Sustainability. 


Reports

Campus conversations: Climate change and the campus
Robert Cavalier et al. (2009) Southwestern Pennsylvania program for deliberative democracy.

Analysis of green energy options for the Phipps conservatory
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Elisabeth Gilmore, Andrew Grieshop, Costa Samaras (2006) Presented to Executive director of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Richard Piacentini

Life cycle assessment of waterless urinals
Shahzeen Z. Attari, Nan Boonyachut, David Lieberman, Neil McCarthy (2005) 

Impact of folivory on red fluorescence emission using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM)
Shahzeen Z. Attari (2004) Undergraduate thesis

Investigating solar cell efficiency at different temperatures and wavelengths
Shahzeen Z. Attari (2003) 


Popular Press

The behavionomics of paywalls
The European, Opinion (January 31, 2013) (with Jonathan Cook)

How much energy does that device use?
Climate Central, Blog posting, (September 23, 2010)

The collective action curse
State of the Planet, The Earth Institute, Published essay (December 10, 2009) 

Tomorrow’s Energy Ambassadors, Managers and Scholars - essay competition
USA Today, Washington DC and Pittsburgh editions (November 20, 2007) Letter to the 2008 Presidential Candidates on Energy and Sustainability, National Winner: Johnson Controls won a $10,000 scholarship fund for CMU.