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Module Reading List 2018-2019

Climate Change: Society and Human Dimensions, 2018/19, Semester 2
Dr Monica Di Gregorio
M.Digregorio@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General Readings:

IPCC, 2014: Summary for Policy Makers in Climate change 2014 : impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability ISBN: 9781107683860. Paperback. v. 2; 9781107641655. Paperback. v. 1; 9781107058071. Hardback. v. 1; 1107058074. Hardback. v. 1; 1107641659. Paperback. v. 1. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Unite. Available online

IPCC, 2014: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate change 2014 : mitigation of climate change : Working Group III contribution to the Fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ISBN: 9781107058217 hardback; 110705821X hardback; 9781107654815 paperback; 1107654815 paperback [Edenhofer, O., R. Pichs-Madruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier, B. Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J.C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Available online

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Lecture 2: Uncertainty, Consensus and Climate Change Scenarios

Essential readings

Bray, D. 2010. The scientific consensus of climate change revisited. Environmental science and policy. 13: 340-350. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1462901110000420

Ebi, K.L., Hallegatte, S., Kram, T., Arnell, N.W., Carter, T.R., Edmonds, J., Kriegler, E., Mathur, R., O’Neill, B.C., Riahi, K., Winkler, H., Van Vuuren, D.P., Zwickel, T. (2014) A new scenario framework for climate change research: background, process, and future directions. Climatic Change. ISSN: 0165-0009 122, 363-372. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-013-0912-3

Additional readings:

Cook J et al 2016 Consensus on consensus: a synthesis of consensus estimates on human-caused global warming Environmental research letters ISSN: 1748-9326 11 048002  IOPscience

Shackley, S., Young, P., Parkinson, S. and Wynne, B. 1998. Uncertainty, Complexity and Concepts of Good Science in Climate Change Modelling: Are GCMs the Best Tools? Climatic Change. ISSN: 0165-0009. 38 (2): 159-205. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1005310109968

Freudenburg, W.R. & Muselli, V. 2010. Global warming estimates, media expectations and the asymmetry of scientific challenge. Global environmental change : human and policy dimensions. 20: 483-491. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378010000300

Moxnes, E. & Saysel, A.K. 2009. Misperceptions of global climate change: information policies. Climatic Change. 93:15-37. http://www.springerlink.com/content/p3kmh25110510j31/fulltext.pdf

Schenk, N.J. & Lensink, S.M. 2007. Communicating uncertainty in the IPCC’s greenhouse gas emissions scenarios. Climatic Change. 82:293-308. http://www.springerlink.com/content/6444441v7767724q/

Schiermeier, Q. 2006 The costs of global warming. Nature. 439:374-375 http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v439/n7075/full/439374a.html

Stegman, A. 2006. How should emissions projections be evaluated? An editorial comment. Climatic Change. 75:1-7. http://www.springerlink.com/content/qvgnr62h52507641/

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Lecture 3: Vulnerability and Adaptation

Essential readings:

Adger, W.N. (2006). Vulnerability. Global environmental change : human and policy dimensions. ISSN: 0959-378016 (3), 268-281.

Orlove, B. (2009). The past, the present and some possible futures of adaptation. In Adger, N.W., Lorenzoni, I., and O'Brien, K. (eds.) Adapting to climate change : thresholds, values, governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Additional readings:

Adger N, Arnell NW, Tompkins E (2005). Successful adaptation to climate change across scales. Global Environmental Change 15:77–86.

Simelton, E; Fraser, EDG; Termansen, M; Forster, PM; Dougill, AJ (2009) Typologies of crop-drought vulnerability: An empirical analysis of the socio-economic factors that influence the sensitivity and resilience to drought of three major food crops in China (1961-2001), . Environmental science and policy. 12(4): 438-452.

Næss, L.O., Bang, G., Eriksen, S., Vevatne, J. (2005). Institutional adaptation to climate change: Flood responses at the municipal level in Norway. Global Environmental Change 15: 125-138.

Rosenzweig, C., G. Casassa, D.J. Karoly, A. Imeson, C. Liu, A. Menzel, S. Rawlins, T.L. Root, B. Seguin, P. Tryjanowski, (2007). Assessment of observed changes and responses in natural and managed systems. Climate change 2007 : impacts, adaptation and vulnerability Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 79-131.

Adger, W.N., Dessai, S., Goulden, M., Hulme, M., Lorenzoni, I., Nelson, D.R., Naess, L.O., Wolf, J., Wreford, A. (2009) Are there social limits to adaptation to climate change? Climatic Change. ISSN: 0165-0009 93, 335-354. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-008-9520-z

Keller, E.J. (2008) Drought, War, and the Politics of Famine in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Journal of modern African studies. ISSN: 0022-278X 30, 609-624. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-modern-african-studies/article/drought-war-and-the-politics-of-famine-in-ethiopia-and-eritrea/C7537BCFE5D0E24D7A89AFED542153CC

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Lecture 4: Regional Climate Impacts and Adaptation Responses

Essential readings:

The essential readings below are excerpts from: IPCC, 2014: Climate change 2014 : impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability : Working Group II contribution to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ISBN: 9781107058071 hardback; 1107058074 hardback; 9781107641655 paperback; 1107641659 paperback: Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA:

Additional readings:

Kates, R.W. 2000: Cautionary tales: adaptation and the global poor. Climatic Change. ISSN: 0165-0009 45, 5–17. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1005672413880

Reed MS, Fraser EDG, Morse S & Dougill AJ (2005) Integrating methods for developing sustainability indicators that can facilitate learning and action, Ecology and society [electronic resource]. ISSN: 1708-3087 10 (1): [online].

Tompkins, E.L. (2004). Planning for climate change in small islands: insights from national hurricane preparedness in the Cayman Islands. Global environmental change : human and policy dimensions., 15(2): 139-149.

Aneire E. Khan, Wei W. Xun, Habibul Ahsan & Paolo Vineis (2011): Climate Change, Sea-Level Rise, &Health Impacts in Bangladesh, Environment : science and policy for sustainable development. ISSN: 0013-9157; 1939-9154 , 53:5, 18-33. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00139157.2011.604008

Dasgupta, S., et al. 2010. Vulnerability of Bangladesh to cyclones in a changing climate : potential damages and adaptation cost. The World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper Series: 5280. Washington DC: The World Bank. https://elibrary.worldbank.org/doi/abs/10.1596/1813-9450-5280

Hulme, M., R.M. Doherty, T. Ngara, M.G. New, and D.Lister. 2001. African climate change: 1900-2100. Climate research ISSN: 0936-577x 17:145-168. http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v17/n2/p145-168/

Wani, SP, Rockström J, Oweis T. Eds. 2009. Rainfed agriculture - past trends and future prospects. In: Rainfed agriculture : unlocking the potential ISBN: 9781845933890 (hbk.) : £85.00; 1845933893 (hbk.) : £85.00. CABI, ICRISAT and IWMI: Wallingford, UK, Cambridge, MASS, US. Chapter 1.  https://www.cabi.org/cabebooks/ebook/20093041376

Nelson, G.C. et al. 2009. Climate change: Impact on agriculture and costs of adaptation. Policy report. IFPRI, Washington DC. http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/rome2007/docs/Impact_on_Agriculture_and_Costs_of_Adaptation.pdf

Ayers, J., Forsyth, T. 2009. Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change. Environment : science and policy for sustainable development. ISSN: 0013-9157; 1939-9154 51, 22-31. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/24188/1/Ayers_Forsyth_Community_based_adaptation_to_climate_change_2009.pdf

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Lecture 5: Climate Change Mitigation

Essential readings

IPCC, 2014: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Work­ing Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer, O., R. Pichs-Madruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier, B. Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J.C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Available online

Additional readings:

Kramer, GJ and M Haigh (2009) No quick switch to low-carbon energy, Nature. ISSN: 0028-0836; 1476-4687, 462, 568-569. https://www.nature.com/articles/462568a.pdf

Creutzig, F., Jochem, P., Edelenbosch, O.Y., Mattauch, L., Vuuren, D.P.v., McCollum, D., Minx, J. (2015) Transport: A roadblock to climate change mitigation? Science. ISSN: 0036-8075; 1095-9203 350, 911-912. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/350/6263/911

Carter, S., Herold, M., Rufino, M. C., Neumann, K., Kooistra, L., and Verchot, L.: Mitigation of agricultural emissions in the tropics: comparing forest land-sparing options at the national level, Biogeosciences. ISSN: 1726-4170, 12, 4809-4825, 2015. https://www.biogeosciences.net/12/4809/2015/

Santamouris, M. (2016) Innovating to zero the building sector in Europe: Minimising the energy consumption, eradication of the energy poverty and mitigating the local climate change. Solar energy. ISSN: 0038-092X 128, 61-94. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038092X16000359#f0020

Worrell, E., Bernstein, L., Roy, J., Price, L., Harnisch, J. (2008) Industrial energy efficiency and climate change mitigation. Energy efficiency. ISSN: 1570-646X; 1570-6478 2, 109. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs12053-008-9032-8.pdf

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Lecture 6: UNFCCC, Kyoto protocol and global climate change governance

Essential readings

Gupta, J. (2010) A history of international climate change policy. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Climate change. ISSN: 1757-7799 1, 636-653. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.67/full

Ellis, et al (2007) CDM: taking stock and looking forward. Energy Policy. 35:15-28.

Additional readings:

Schmitz, S. & Michaelowa, A. (2005) Kyoto institutions: baselines and bargaining under Joint Implementation. Environmental politics. 14(1):83-102.

Sonneborn, C.L. (1999) An overview of GHG emissions trading pilot schemes and activities. Ecological economics. 31(1):1-10. (follow the link to Volume 13, Issue 1 of the journal the first article called 'NEWS' is Sonneborn article.)

Sutter, C. & Parreño, J.C. (2007) Does the current Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) deliver its sustainable development claim? An analysis of officially registered projects. Climatic Change. 84:75-90.

Westskog, H. (2002) Why should emissions trading be restricted. Climate policy. 2:97-103.

Woerdman, E. (2000) Implementing the Kyoto Protocol: why JI and CDM show more promise than International Emissions Trading. Energy Policy. 28:29-38.

Lohmann, L. (2005) Marketing and making carbon dumps: Commodification, calculation and counterfactuals in climate change mitigation. Science as culture. 14(3): 203-235.

Campbell, K. (1998) From Rio to Kyoto: The Use of Voluntary Agreements to Implement the Climate Change Convention. Review of European community and international environmental law. ISSN: 0962-8797 7, 159-169. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9388.00142/full

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Lecture 7: Post- Kyoto and transnational climate governance

Essential readings

Clémençon, R. (2016) The Two Sides of the Paris Climate Agreement: Dismal Failure or Historic Breakthrough? The Journal of Environment & Development ISSN: 1070-4965 25, 3-24. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1070496516631362

Bulkeley, H., Andonova, L., Backstrand, K., Betsill, M., Compagnon, D., Duffy, R., Kolk, A., Hoffmann, M., Levy, D., Newell, P., Milledge, T., Paterson, M., Pattberg, P., VanDeveer, S. (2012) Governing climate change transnationally: assessing the evidence from a database of sixty initiatives. Environment and planning. C : government and policy. ISSN: 0263-774x 30, 591-612.

Additional readings:

Rogelj, J., den Elzen, M., Höhne, N., Fransen, T., Fekete, H., Winkler, H., Schaeffer, R., Sha, F., Riahi, K., Meinshausen, M. (2016) Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2 °C. Nature. ISSN: 0028-0836; 1476-4687 534, 631. https://www.nature.com/articles/nature18307

Savaresi, A. (2016) The Paris Agreement: a new beginning? Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law ISSN: 0264-6811 34, 16-26. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/02646811.2016.1133983?needAccess=true

Falkner, R. (2016) The Paris Agreement and the new logic of international climate politics. International affairs. ISSN: 0020-5850 92, 1107-1125. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1468-2346.12708/abstract

Pattberg, P., Stripple, J. (2008) Beyond the public and private divide: remapping transnational climate governance in the 21st century. International environmental agreements : politics, law and economics. ISSN: 1567-9764 8, 367-388. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10784-008-9085-3

Andonova, L.B. (2014) Boomerangs to Partnerships? Explaining State Participation in Transnational Partnerships for Sustainability. Comparative political studies. ISSN: 0010-4140 47, 481-515. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0010414013509579

Becault, E., (2015) Democratizing global environmental governance? The case of transnational climate governance, in: Wouters, J., Braeckman, A., Lievens, M., Becault, E. (Eds.), Global governance and democracy : a multidisciplinary analysis ISBN: 9781781952627 (e-book), pp. 63-96.

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Lecture 8:  Video-lecture

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Lecture 9: Social Justice and Climate Change

Essential readings:

Bulkeley, H., Carmin, J., Broto, V.C., Edwards, G.A. and Fuller, S., 2013. Climate justice and global cities: mapping the emerging discourses. Global environmental change : human and policy dimensions., 23(5), pp.914-925.

Schlosberg, D. and Collins, L.B., 2014. From environmental to climate justice: climate change and the discourse of environmental justice. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Climate change., 5(3), pp.359-374.

Additional readings:

Chu, E., Anguelovski, I. and Carmin, J., 2016. Inclusive approaches to urban climate adaptation planning and implementation in the Global South. Climate policy., 16(3), pp.372-392.

Leichenko, R. and Silva, J. A. (2014), Climate change and poverty: vulnerability, impacts, and alleviation strategies. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Climate change., 5: 539–556. doi: 10.1002/wcc.287 - Available online: http://wires.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WiresArticle/wisId-WCC287.html

Milman, A. and Arsano, Y. (2014) Climate adaptation and development: Contradictions for human security in Gambella, Ethiopia. Global environmental change : human and policy dimensions.. 29: 349-359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.11.017

McKinney, L.A. and Fulkerson, G.M., 2015. Gender equality and climate justice: a cross-national analysis. Social justice research., 28(3), pp.293-317.

Okereke (2006) Global environmental sustainability: intragenerational equity and conceptions of justice in multilateral environmental regimes. Geoforum., 37 (2006), pp. 725–738

Schlosberg, D. 2007. Defining environmental justice [electronic resource] : theories, movements, and nature. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Terry, G., 2009. No climate justice without gender justice: an overview of the issues. Gender and development., 17(1), pp.5-18.

This list was last updated on 05/01/2019