Quality of life and environmentally responsible behavior in energy sector

Dmytro Makarenko, Dalia Štreimikienė

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Abstract

The quality of life is very complex concept however one of the most important issues is environmental quality. There is close relationship between a quality of life and environmentally responsible behavior. The environmentally responsible behaviour has positive impact on quality of life in terms of increased environmental quality. Resource saving and sustainable consumption reduces environmental burden of human activities. The sustainable consumption also allows increasing quality of life in terms of resource savings. The paper presents the concept of quality of life in terms of environmentally responsible behavior in energy sector and provides the results of empirical study dealing with environmental responsible behavior in Lithuania.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-192
JournalJournal of International Studies
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Quality of life
  • Environmentally responsible behaviour
  • Sustainable energy consumptionL
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Energy saving

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