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Rethinking plan A for sustainable HCI

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Publication date2014
Host publicationCHI '14 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781450324731
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This paper challenges the sustainable HCI community to move away from a focus on demand and instead address climate change as a supply problem. We identify a new route to impact, namely addressing the psychological barriers that interfere with political mobilization toward limiting the use of fossil fuels. Five barriers are explored as a means of refocusing research objectives for the community.