Working Paper Series

Earth System Governance Working Papers are peer-reviewed online publications that broadly address questions raised by the Project’s Science and Implementation Plan. The series is open to all colleagues who seek to contribute to this research agenda, and submissions are welcome at any time at workingpapers [at] earthsystemgovernance.org. While most members of our network publish their research in the English language, we accept also submissions in other major languages. The Earth System Governance Project does not assume the copyright for working papers, and we expect that most working papers will eventually find their way into scientific journals or become chapters in edited volumes compiled by the Project and its members. Comments on working papers are highly welcome.

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Author(s) Title Year
Mattor, Katherine., Michele Betsill, Ch’aska Huayhuaca, Heidi Huber-Stearns, Theresa Jedd, Faith Sternlieb, Patrick Bixler, Antony Cheng, and Matthew Luizza. Transdisciplinary Research on Environmental Governance: A View from the Trenches. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.29: 2013
Schmeier, Susanne., Andrea K. Gerlak and Sabine Schulze. Who Governs Internationally Shared Watercourses? Clearing the Muddy Waters of International River Basin Organizations. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.28: 2013
Baber, Walter F., Robert V. Bartlett. Juristic Democracy: A Deliberative Common Law Strategy for Earth System Governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.27: 2013
Biermann, Frank. Curtain Down and Nothing Settled. Global Sustainability Governance after the ‘Rio+20’ Earth Summit. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.26: 2012
van Asselt, Harro., Fariborz Zelli. Connect the Dots: Managing the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.25: 2012
Laguna-Celis, Jorge. Ideas for a Sustainable Development Outlook. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.24: 2012
Schaffrin, André. Who Pays for Climate Mitigation? An Empirical Investigation on the Social Impact of Climate Policy. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.23: 2012
Mayer, Benoît. Environmental Migration in Asia and the Pacific. Could We Hang Out Sometime?. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.22: 2012
Biermann, Frank. Greening the United Nations Charter. World Politics in the Anthropocene. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.21: 2012
Cadman, Tim. Evaluating the quality of global governance: A theoretical and analytical approach. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.20: 2012
Guimarães, Roberto Pereira., Yuna Souza dos Reis da Fontoura and Glória Runte. Time to act: Understanding earth system governance and the crisis of modernity. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.19: 2011
Biermann, Frank. Planetary Boundaries and Earth System Governance: Exploring the Links. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.18: 2011
Biermann, Frank., Kenneth Abbott, Steinar Andresen, Karin Bäckstrand, Steven Bernstein, Michele M. Betsill, Harriet Bulkeley, Benjamin Cashore, Jennifer Clapp, Carl Folke, Aarti Gupta, Joyeeta Gupta, Peter M. Haas, Andrew Jordan, Norichika Kanie, Tatiana Kluvánková-Oravská, Louis Lebel, Diana Liverman, James Meadowcroft, Ronald B. Mitchell, Peter Newell, Sebastian Oberthür, Lennart Olsson, Philipp Pattberg, Roberto Sánchez-Rodríguez, Heike Schroeder, Arild Underdal, Susana Camargo Vieira, Coleen Vogel, Oran R. Young, Andrea Brock, and Ruben Zondervan. Transforming Governance and Institutions for Global Sustainability: Key Insights from the Earth System Governance Project. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.17: 2011
Abbott, Kenneth W., David Gartner. The Green Climate Fund and the Future of Environmental Governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.16: 2011
Spagnuolo, Francesca. Democracy and Accountability in Earth System Governance: Why Does Administrative Law Matter? . Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.15: 2011
Mayer, Benoît. Fraternity, Responsibility and Sustainability: The International Legal Protection of Climate (or Environmental) Migrants at the Crossroads. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.14: 2011
Eisenack, Klaus., Rebecca Stecker. An Action Theory of Adaptation to Climate Change. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.13: 2011
Benecke, Elisabeth. Networking for Climate Change. Agency in the Context of Renewable Energy Governance in India. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.12: 2011
Rindefjäll, Teresia., Emma Lund, and Johannes Stripple. Wine, fruit and emission reductions: the CDM as development strategy in Chile. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.11: 2010
Bouteligier, Sofie. Exploring the agency of global environmental consultancy firms in earth system governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.10: 2010
Partzsch, Lena., Rafael Ziegler. Social Entrepreneurs as Change Agents. A Case Study on Power and Authority in the Water Sector. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 9.: 2010
Dryzek, John S., Hayley Stevenson. Democracy and Earth System Governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 8.: 2010
Lebel, Louis., Jianchu Xu, Ram C. Bastakoti, and Amrita Lamba. Pursuits of adaptiveness in the shared rivers of Monsoon Asia. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 7: 2010
Lebel, Louis., Torsten Grothmann, and Bernd Siebenhüner. The role of social learning in adaptiveness: insights from water management. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 6: 2010
Dombrowski, Kathrin. Filling the gap? An analysis of non-governmental organizations responses to participation and representation deficits in global climate governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 5: 2010
Gupta, Joyeeta., Louis Lebel. Access and allocation in earth system governance: water and climate change compared. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 4: 2010
Schroeder, Heike. Agency in international climate negotiations: the case of indigenous peoples and avoided deforestation. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 3: 2010
Kanie, Norichika., Hiromi Nishimoto, Yasuaki Hijioka, and Yasuko Kameyama. Allocation and architecture in climate governance beyond Kyoto: lessons from interdisciplinary research on target setting. Earth System Governance Working Paper, No. 2: 2010