• The Imperatives of Sustainable Development 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin; Banister, David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      The United Nations sustainable development goals are under fire. By attempting to cover all that is good and desirable in society, these targets have ended up as vague and meaningless. We suggest a model for sustainable ...
    • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin; Banister, David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      The United Nations sustainable development goals are under fire. By attempting to cover all that is good and desirable in society, these targets have ended up as vague and meaningless. We suggest a model for sustainable ...
    • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin; Banister, David; Schwanitz, Valeria Jana; Wierling, August Hubert (Book, 2017)
      For more information on the book, its content and the authors, see https://www.routledge.com/guilfordpressbooks/details/9781138714267?books/details/9781138714267/
    • The influence of atmospheric blocking on extreme winter minimum temperatures in North America 

      Whan, Kirien; Zwiers, Francis W.; Sillmann, Jana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Regional climate models (RCMs) are the primary source of high-resolution climate projections, and it is of crucial importance to evaluate their ability to simulate extreme events under current climate conditions. Many ...
    • The Paris Agreement: Short-term and Long-term Effectiveness 

      Bang, Guri; Hovi, Jon; Skodvin, Tora (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      The 2015 Paris Agreement was widely greeted with enthusiasm. We assess the short-term and long-term potential effectiveness of Paris. Concerning short-term effectiveness, we contend that while Paris scores high on ...
    • The Paris Agreement: Short-term and Long-term Effectiveness 

      Bang, Guri; Hovi, Jon; Skodvin, Tora (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      The 2015 Paris Agreement was widely greeted with enthusiasm. We assess the short-term and long-term potential effectiveness of Paris. Concerning short-term effectiveness, we contend that while Paris scores high on ...
    • The political economy of technology support: Making decisions about carbon capture and storage and low carbon energy technologies 

      Torvanger, Asbjørn; Meadowcroft, J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      This article reviews the political economy of government choice around technology support for the development and deployment of low carbon emission energy technologies, such as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). It is ...
    • The political feasibility of potent enforcement in a post-Kyoto climate agreement 

      Aakre, Stine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      To be effective, a post-Kyoto climate agreement must secure significant greenhouse gas emissions reductions by all (key) emitters. Potent participation and compliance enforcement will be required to make it in every key ...
    • The regional temperature implications of strong air quality measures 

      Aamaas, Borgar; Berntsen, Terje Koren; Samset, Bjørn Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    • The socioeconomic drivers of China's primary PM_2.5 emissions 

      Guan, D; Su, X; Zhang, Q; Peters, Glen Philip; Liu, Z; Lei, Y; He, K (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Primary PM2.5 emissions contributed significantly to poor air quality in China. We present an interdisciplinary study to measure the magnitudes of socioeconomic factors in driving primary PM2.5 emission changes in China ...
    • The trouble with negative emissions 

      Anderson, K; Peters, Glen Philip (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      n December 2015, member states of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement, which aims to hold the increase in the global average temperature to below 2°C and to pursue ...
    • The vulnerability and resilience of smallholder-inclusive agricultural investments in Tanzania 

      West, Jennifer Joy; Haug, Ruth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      This paper compares and contrasts two cases of smallholderinclusive agricultural investment in Tanzania and investigates the factors that shape their vulnerability and resilience to risks and uncertainties that influence ...
    • Three Decades of Climate Mitigation: Why Haven't We Bent the Global Emissions Curve? 

      Stoddard, Isak; Anderson, Kevin; Capstick, Stuart; Carton, Wim; Depledge, Joanna; Facer, Keri; Gough, Clair; Hache, Frederic; Hoolohan, Claire; Hultman, Martin; Hällström, Niclas; Kartha, Sivan; Klinsky, Sonja; Kuchler, Magdalena; Lövbrand, Eva; Nasiritousi, Naghmeh; Newell, Peter; Peters, Glen Philip; Sokona, Youba; Stirling, Andy; Stilwell, Matthew; Spash, Clive L.; Williams, Mariama (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Despite three decades of political efforts and a wealth of research on the causes and catastrophic impacts of climate change, global carbon dioxide emissions have continued to rise and are 60% higher today than they were ...
    • Threshold Effect of Economic Growth on Energy Intensity — Evidence from 21 Developed Countries 

      Zhou, Jinjin; Ma, Zengjin; Wei, Taoyuan; Li, Chang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Based on threshold regression models, this paper analyzes the effect of economic growth on energy intensity by using panel data from 21 developed countries from 1996 to 2015. Results show that a 1% increase in GDP per ...
    • Top ten European heatwaves since 1950 and their occurrence in the coming decades 

      Russo, Simone; Sillmann, Jana; Fischer, Erich M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The Russian heatwave in 2010 killed tens of thousands of people, and was by far the worst event in Europe since at least 1950, according to recent studies and a novel universal heatwave index capturing both the duration ...
    • Transforming knowledge systems for life on Earth: Visions of future systems and how to get there 

      Fazey, Ioan; Schäpke, Niko; Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø; Caniglia, Guido; O'Brien, Karen; Hodgson, Anthony; Kendrick, Ian; Scoville-Simonds, Morgan; Gram-Hanssen, Irmelin; Amundsen, Helene; Grandin, Jakob; Dannevig, Halvor; Grenni, Sara; Gunnell, Jade Lauren; Gusmao, Felipe; Hamann, Maike; Harding, Brian; Harper, Gavin; Hesselgren, Mia; Hestad, Dina; Heykoop, Cheryl Anne; Holmén, Johan; Holstead, Kirsty; Hoolohan, Claire; Horcea-Milcu, Andra-Ioana; Horlings, Lummina Geertruida; Howden, Stuart Mark; Howell, Rachel Angharad; Huque, Sarah Insia; Inturias Canedo, Mirna Liz; Preiser, Rika; Rahman, Sajidur; Reed, Mark S.; Revell, Philip; Rodriguez, Iokiñe; Rogers, Briony Cathryn; Rohr, Jascha; Ross, Helen; Russell, Shona; Young, Hannah R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Formalised knowledge systems, including universities and research institutes, are important for contemporary societies. They are, however, also arguably failing humanity when their impact is measured against the level of ...
    • Transitions in pathways of human development and carbon emissions 

      Lamb, William; Steinberger, Julia; Bows-Larkin, Alice; Peters, Glen Philip; Roberts, JT; Wood, FR (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Countries are known to follow diverse pathways of life expectancy and carbon emissions, but little is known about factors driving these dynamics. In this letter we estimate the cross-sectional economic, demographic and ...
    • Tropospheric ozone changes, radiative forcing and attribution to emissions in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP) 

      Stevenson, D.S.; Young, P.J.; Naik, V.; Lamarque, J.-F.; Shindell, D.T.; Voulgarakis, A.; Skeie, Ragnhild Bieltvedt; Dalsøren, Stig Bjørløw; Myhre, Gunnar; Berntsen, Terje Koren; Folberth, G.A.; Rumbold, S.T.; Collins, W.J.; MacKenzie, I.A.; Doherty, R.M.; Zeng, G.; van Noije, T.P.C; Strunk, A.; Bergmann, D.; Cameron-Smith, P.; Plummer, D.A.; Strode, S.A.; Horowitz, L.; Lee, Y.H.; Szopa, S.; Sudo, K.; Nagashima, T.; Josse, B.; Cionni, I.; Righi, M.; Eyring, V.; Conley, A.; Bowman, K.W.; Wild, O.; Archibald, A. T. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      Ozone (O3) from 17 atmospheric chemistry models taking part in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP) has been used to calculate tropospheric ozone radiative forcings (RFs). All models ...
    • Troublesome leisure travel: Counterproductive sustainable transport policies 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin (Chapter, 2015)
      In this chapter, we present three well-established sustainable transport policies – developing more compact cities, building pro-environment awareness and attitudes, and promoting growth of information and communication ...
    • Troublesome Leisure Travel: The Contradictions of Three Sustainable Transport Policies 

      Holden, Erling; Linnerud, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      Sustainable passenger transport policies are most often directed towards everyday travel and ignore the large and expanding amount of leisure travel. The paper examines whether policies aimed at reducing energy consumption ...