“Green Minds, Sustainable Futures”: The Psychological Path to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

  • Ria Juneja
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  • Ria Juneja

    Assistant Professor at ICFAI Law School, The ICFAI University, Dehradun, India

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The pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.) is a multidimensional undertaking that goes far beyond policy and technology. In the middle of the worldwide pressure to solve environmental deterioration, social inequity, and economic insecurity, environmental psychology emerges as a hidden trigger. This abstract investigates how environmental psychology, which is frequently overshadowed by its more prominent competitors, might be used to unlock the door to sustainable development. Environmental psychology investigates the complex interaction between persons and their surroundings, revealing the tremendous influence of environment on human behavior and well-being. We explore the underlying psychological factors that drive sustainable activities, stimulate community participation, and change people's perceptions of nature via the perspective of this discipline. This investigation takes us on a trip from the creation of environmentally conscious urban settings that improve citizens' mental health to the promotion of sustainable purchase habits. It elucidates the significance of environmental psychology in resolving climate change worries, as well as its contribution to the SDGs' inclusive and equitable implementation. We discover a strong weapon that not only informs but also inspires, transforms attitudes, and mobilizes action as we travel the hidden corridors of environmental psychology's influence on sustainable development. This research invites readers to explore the world of environmental psychology, where the secret catalyst for unlocking sustainable development awaits discovery and harnessing for a more equal and sustainable future.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 2066 - 2080

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.116954

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