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This page contains an overview of more than 200 publications regarding the Global Governance Project. A full article overview is also downloadable. For any questions regarding this list of publications, please contact eleni.dellas[at]ivm.vu.nl

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Andler, Lydia.

- 2007. The Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility. Global Governance Working Paper No 24.

Asselt, Harro van.

- 2009, with Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen, S. Introduction: exploring and explaining the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate. In: International Environmental Agreements 9 (4), 195-211.

- 2009, with Kanie, N. and Iguchi, M. Japan's position in international climate policy: navigating between Kyoto and the APP. In: International Environmental Agreements 9 (4), 319-336.

- 2007. Dealing with the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance: Legal and Political Approaches in Interplay Management. Global Governance Working Paper No 30.

- 2007. From UN-ity to Diversity? The UNFCCC, the Asia-Pacific Partnership, and the Future of International Law on Climate Change. Carbon and Climate Law Review 1(1), 17-28.

- 2007, with Biermann, Frank. European emissions trading and the international competitiveness of energy-intensive industries: A legal and political evaluation of possible supporting measures. Energy Policy 35(1), 497-507.

- 2007, with Gupta, J. & Biermann, F. Advancing the Climate Agenda: Exploiting Material and Institutional Linkages to Develop a Menu of Policy Options. Review of European Community and International Environmental Law 14(3), 255-264.

- 2007. Dealing with the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance: Legal and Political Approaches in Interplay Management. Global Governance Working Paper No 30.

- 2006, with Nicolien van der & Oosterhuis, F. Greener Public Purchasing: Opportunities for Climate-Friendly Government Procurement under WTO and EU Rules. Climate Policy 6(2), 217-229.

- 2005, with Gupta, J. & Biermann, F. Advancing the Climate Agenda: Exploiting Material and Institutional Linkages to Develop a Menu of Policy Options. Review of European Community and International Environmental Law 14(3), 255-264.

Bastos Lima, Mairon

- 2009. Biofuel Governance and International Legal Principles: Is it Equitable and Sustainable? Melbourne Journal of International Law 10 (2): 470-492.

Bauer, Steffen.

- 2008, with Lindsay C. Stringer. Science and policy in the global governance of desertification - An analysis of institutional interplay under the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.Global Governance Working Paper No 35.

- 2007, with Busch, Per-Olof and Siebenhüner, Bernd. Administering International Governance: What Role for Treaty Secretariats? Global Governance Working Paper No 29.

- 2007. The Ozone Secretariat: Administering the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Global Governance Working Paper No 28.

- 2007. The Catalyst Conscience: UNEP's Environment Secretariat and International Environmental Governance. Global Governance Working Paper No 27.

- 2004, with Frank Biermann. Does Effective International Environmental Governance Require a World Environment Organization? The State of the Debate Prior to the Report of the High- Level Panel on Reforming the United Nations. Global Governance Working Paper No 13.

- 2004, with Frank Biermann. Does Effective International Environmental Governance Require a World Environment Organization? The State of the Debate Prior to the Report of the High- Level Panel on Reforming the United Nations. Global Governance Working Paper No 13. Reprinted excerpts from Frank Biermann and Steffen Bauer, editors. 2005. A World Environment Organization: Solution or Threat for Effective International Environmental Governance? Aldershot (UK): Ashgate.

- Administering International Governance: What Role for Treaty Secretariats? Global Governance Working Paper No 29.

Biermann, Frank.

- 2010. Beyond the intergovernmental regime: recent trends in global carbon governance. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2: 284-288.

- 2009, with Philipp Pattberg, Harro van Asselt and Fariborz Zelli. The Fragmentation of Global Governance Architectures: a framework for analysis. In: Global Environmental Politics 9(4): 14-40.

- 2009, with Olwen Davies and Nicolien van der Grijp. Environmental policy integration and the architecture of global environmental governance. In: International Environmental Agreements 9 (4): 351-369.

- 2008. Climate Governance Post-2012: Options for EU Policy-Making. CEPS Policy Brief No. 177, CEPS: Brussels.

- 2008, with Ingrid Boas. Preparing for a Warmer World. Towards a Global Governance System to Protect Climate Refugees. A shorter version of this paper has been published in Environment, November-December 2008. link

- 2008, with Philipp Pattberg. Global Environmental Governance: Taking Stock, Moving Forward. Annual review of Environment and Resources, Volume 33.

- 2007, with Pattberg, Philipp, Asselt, Harro van, Zelli, Fariborz. Fragmentation of Global Governance Architectures - The Case of Climate Policy. Global Governance Working Paper No 34.

- 2007, with Pattberg, Philipp, Chan, Sander and Mert, Aysem. Partnerships for Sustainable Development: An Appraisal Framework. Global Governance Working Paper No 31.

- 2007, with Philipp Pattberg, Harro van Asselt, and Fariborz Zelli. Fragmentation of Global Governance Architectures - The Case of Climate Policy. Global Governance Working Paper No 34.

- 2007, with Philipp Pattberg, Sander Chan, Aysem Mert. Partnerships for Sustainable Development: An Appraisal Framework. Global Governance Working Paper No 31.

- 2007, with Philipp Pattberg, Sander Chan, Aysem Mert. Partnerships for Sustainable Development: An Appraisal Framework. Global Governance Working Paper No 31.

- 2006. Earth System Governance. The Challenge for Social Science. Global Governance Working Paper No 19. Appeared revised in Global Environmental Change 17: 3-4 (2007), 326-337.

- 2005. Between the United States and the South. Strategic Choices for European Climate Policy.Global Governance Working Paper No 17. Appeared revised in Climate Policy 5 (2005), pp. 273-290.

- 2005, with Steffen Bauer. Managers of Global Governance. Assessing and Explaining the Influence of International Bureaucracies. Global Governance Working Paper No 15. Appeared in Global Environmental Change 14 (2004), 189-193.

- 2005, with Rainer Brohm. Implementing the Kyoto Protocol without the United States: The strategic role of energy tax adjustments at the border. Climate Policy 4: 3, 289-302.

- 2005. Between the United States and the South. Strategic Choices for European Climate Policy. Appeared revised in Climate Policy 5 (2005), 273–290.

- 2005, with Steffen Bauer. Managers of Global Governance. Assessing and Explaining the Influence of International Bureaucracies. Global Governance Working Paper No 15. Appeared in Global Environmental Change 14 (2004) 189-193.

- 2004. Global Environmental Governance. Conceptualisation and Examples. Global Governance Working Paper No 12.

- 2004, with Sabine Campe and Klaus Jacob. Editors. Proceedings of the 2002 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change "Knowledge for the Sustainability Transition. The Challenge for Social Science". Global Governance Project: Amsterdam, Berlin, Potsdam and Oldenburg.

- 2004, with Klaus Dingwerth. Introduction: Global Environmental Change and the Nation State. Global Environmental Politics.

- 2004, with Klaus Dingwerth. Global Change als Herausforderung für die deutsche Umweltpolitologie. Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht 27: 4, 505-529. 

- 2004. Global Environmental Governance. Conceptualisation and Examples. Global Governance Working Paper No 12. Appeared revised in International Environmental Politics, edited by Michele M. Betsill, Kathryn Hochstetler and Dimitris Stevis. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, 237–261.

- 2004, with Hans-Dieter Sohn. Europe and Multipolar Global Governance. India and East Asia as New Partners? Global Governance Working Paper No 10.

- 2003, with Hans-Dieter Sohn. Europe and Multipolar Global Governance: India and East Asia as New Partners?Policy Paper No 21 of the Foundation Development and Peace. Bonn: Foundation Development and Peace.

- 2003, with Rainer Brohm. Implementing the Kyoto Protocol Without the United States: The Strategic Role of Energy Tax Adjustments at the Border. Global Governance Working Paper No 5. Appeared shortened and revised in Climate Policy 4: 3 (2005), 289-302.

- 2002. Strengthening green global governance in a disparate world society: Would a world environment organisation benefit the South? International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.

- 2002, with Rainer Brohm and Klaus Dingwerth. Editors. Global Environmental Change and the Nation State: Proceedings of the 2001 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. Potsdam: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

- 2002, with Rainer Brohm and Klaus Dingwerth. Global Environmental Change and the Nation State: Proceedings of the 2001 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. PIK Report No 80. Selected articles appeared as special issue of Global Environmental Politics 4: 1 (2004), 1–114 (edited by Frank Biermann and Klaus Dingwerth).

- 2002. Strengthening Green Global Governance in a Disparate World Society: Would a World Environment Organization Benefit the South? Global Governance Working Paper No 3. Appeared revised in: International Environmental Agreements 2:4 (2002), 297–315.

- 2001. The emerging debate on a world environment organization: A commentary. Global Environmental Politics 1: 1, 45-55. 

- 2001, with Klaus Dingwerth. Weltumweltpolitik: Global Change als Herausforderung für die deutsche Politikwissenschaft [World environmental policy: Global change as a challenge for German political science]. PIK Report No 74. Appeared revised and shortened in Zeitschrift für Umweltpolitik und Umweltrecht 4 (2004), 505–29.

- 2000. Science as Power in International Environmental Negotiations: Global Environmental Assessments Between North and South. Environment and Natural Resources Program, Discussion Paper no. 2000-17. Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

- 2000. The Rising Tide of Green Unilateralism in World Trade Law: Options for Reconciling the Emerging North-South Conflict. PIK Report no 66. Appeared in Journal of World Trade 35(3) (2001), 421-448.

- 1999. Big Science, Small Impacts-in the South? The Influence of International Environmental Information Institutions on Policy-making in India. Environment and Natural Resources Program, Discussion Paper E-99-12, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government.Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University. 47 pages.

- , with Sabine Campe and Klaus Jacob. Proceedings of the 2002 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change: ‘Knowledge for the Sustainability Transition. The Challenge for Social Science’. Edited by Frank Biermann, Sabine Campe and Klaus Jacob. 2004. ISBN 3-00-014956-2.

Busch, Per-Olof.

- 2006. The Secretariat of the Climate Convention: Make a Living in a Straitjacket. Global Governance Working Paper No 22.

- 2006. The OECD Environment Directorate: An Art of Persuasion and its limitations Global Governance Working Paper No 20.

- 2006. How to make a living in a straitjacket: explaining influences of the Secretariat to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Global Governance Working Paper No 22.

- 2006. The OECD Environment Directorate: The Art of Persuasion and its Limitations. Global Governance Working Paper No 20.

- 2005, with Helge Jörgens. The international sources of policy convergence: explaining the spread of environmental policy innovations. Journal of European Public Policy 12 (5): 860-884. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 33, 187-211.

- 2005, with Helge Jörgens, and Kerstin Tews. The global diffusion of regulatory instruments: the making of a new international environmental regime. Annals of the American Political Science Association 598 (1):146-167.

- 2005, with Helge Jörgens. International Patterns of Environmental Policy Change and Convergence. European Environment 15 (2): 80-101. available from http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/5299 >>

- 2005, with Helge Jörgens.
Globale Ausbreitungsmuster umweltpolitischer Innovationen [Global Patterns of the international spread of environmental policy innovations] FFU-Report 01-2005. Environmental Policy Research Centre: Berlin.

Campe, Sabine.

- 2007. A Tanker for the Tankers? The Secretariat of the International Maritime Organization.Global Governance Working Paper No 23.

Chan, Sander.

- 2008, with Philipp Pattberg. Pri­vate Rule-Mak­ing and the Poli­tics of Ac­count­ability: Ana­lyzing Global Forest Gov­ern­ance. Global Environ­mental Politics, 8 (3): 103-121.

Dingwerth, Klaus.

- 2010, with Margot Eichinger. Tamed Transparency: How Information Disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative Fails to Empower. Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 74-96.

- 2009, with Philipp Pattberg. World Politics and Organiza­tional Fields: The Case of Sustainability Governance. In: European Journal of International Relations, Volume 15(4): 707-743.

- 2008, with Marianne Beisheim. Procedural Legitimacy and Private Transnational Governance - Are the Good Ones Doing Better?. SFB-Governance Working Paper, Nr. 14

- 2008. "From International Politics to Global Governance: The Case of Nature Conservation". GARNET Working Paper No. 46/08. Warwick: University of Warwick.

- 2006, with Philipp Pattberg. Was ist Global Governance? Leviathan. Berliner Zeitschrift fur Sozialwissenschaft 34 (3): 377-399.

- 2006, with Philipp, Pattberg. Global Governance as a Perspective on World Politics. Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations. 12 (2): 185-203.

- 2006, with Sabine Campe. Organizing the World: Ein Tagungsbericht. Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 13 (1): 123-135.

- 2005. The Democratic Legitimacy of Public-Private Rule-Making: What can we learn from the World Commission on Dams? Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations11 (1): 65-83.

- 2004. Democratic Governance Beyond the State: Operationalising an Idea. Global Governance Working Paper No. 14.

- 2004. Effektivität und Legitimität globaler Politiknetzwerke. Unternehmen in der Weltpolitik: Politiknetz-werke, Unternehmensregeln und die Zukunft des Multilateralismus. edited by Tanja Brühl, Heidi Feldt, Brigitte Hamm, Hartwig Hummel, and Jens Martens. Bonn: Dietz, 74-95.

- 2004. Democratic Governance Beyond the State: Operationalising an Idea. Global Governance Working Paper No 14.

- 2003. The Democratic Legitimacy of Global Public Policy Networks. Analysing the World Commission on Dams. Global Governance Working Paper No 6 (English version).

- 2003. Globale Politiknetzwerke und ihre demokratische Legitimation: Eine Analyse der Weltstaudammkommission. Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 10: 1, 69-109. 

- 2003. Globale Politiknetzwerke und ihre demokratische Legitimation [The democractic legitimacy of global public policy networks]. Global Governance Working Paper No 6 (German version). Appeared in: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen 10: 1 (2003), 69–109. The Democratic Legitimacy of Global Public Policy Networks. Analysing the World Commission on Dams. By Klaus Dingwerth. Global Governance Working Paper No 6 (English version). 2003. Appeared revised in: Global Governance 11: 1 (2005), 65–83.

- The Democratic Legitimacy of Public-Private Rule-Making: What can we learn from the World Commission on Dams?Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations11 (1): 65-83.


Gulbrandsen, Lars H.

- 2010, with Graeme Auld. Transparency in Nonstate Certification: Consequences for Accountability and Legitimacy. Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 97-119.

- 2008. Accountability Arrangements in Non-State Standards Organizations: Instrumental Design and Imitation". Organization 15 (4): 563-583.

- 2008. The Role of Science in Environmental Governance: Competing Knowledge Producers in Swedish and Norwegian Forestry. Global Environmental Politics. Vol. 8, No. 2, pp 99-122

Gupta, Aarti.

- 2010. Transparency to what end? Governing by disclosure through the biosafety clearing house. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 28 (1): 128-144.

- 2010.Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: A Coming of Age? Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 1-9.  

- 2010. Transparency as Contested Political Terrain: Who Knows What about the Global GMO Trade and Why does it Matter? Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 32-52.

- 2000. Governing trade in genetically modified organisms: The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.Environment 42(4): 23-33.

- 2000. Governing Biosafety in India: The Relevance of the Cartagena Protocol. Environment and Natural Resources Program Discussion Paper no. 2000-24. Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. 

Gupta, Joyeeta.

- 2008, with et al. Institutions For Climate Change: A Method To Assess the Inherent Characteristics of Institutions to Enable the Adaptive Capacity of Society

Jacob, Klaus.

- 2004, with Manfred Binder and Anna Wieczorek. Editors. Governance for Industrial Transformation. Proceedings of the 2003 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, FFU report 04-03.

Marschinksi, Robert.

- 2009, with Christian Flachsland and Ottmar Edenhofer. To link or not to link: benefits and disadvantages of linking cap-and-trade systems. Climate Policy 9 (4): 358-372.

- 2009, with Christian Flachsland and Ottmar Edenhofer. Global Trading versus Linking: Architectures for International Emissions Trading. Energy Policy 37 (5): 1637-1647.

- 2009, with Kai Lessman and Ottmar Edenhofer. The Effects of Trade Sanctions in International Environmental Agreements. Economic Modelling 26 (3): 641-649.

- 2009, with Robert C. Schmidt. A Model of Technological Breakthrough in the Renewable Energy Sector. Ecological Economics 69 (2): 435-444.

- 2006, with Steffen Behrle. The World Bank: Making the Business Case for the Environment. Global Governance Working Paper No 21.

- 2002, with H. Kantz. Analysing the information flow between financial time series. An improved estimator for transfer entropy The European Physical Journal B , 30. 

- 2001, with Lorenzo Matassini. ">Financial Markets as a Complex System: A Short Time Scale Perspective. Deutsche Bank Research Notes in Economics & Statistics, November 09.

Meckling, Jonas.

- 2005. Transatlantic Interdependence in US Climate Change Policy. Cross-Border State-Business Relations Challenging State Autonomy. Global Governance Working Paper No 16.

Mert, Aysem.

- 2009. Partnerships for sustainable development as discursive practice: Shifts in discourses of environment and democracy. In: Forest Policy and Economics 11 (5-6): 326-339.

- 2009. Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Shifts in Discourses of Environment and Democracy. In: M. Böcher, L. Giessen, D. Kleinschmit: Environmental and Forest Governance: The Role of Science and Expertise, Universitätsverlag Göttigen, 69-74.

Pattberg, Philipp.

- 2010. Public-private partnerships in global climate governance. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 1 (2): 279-287.

- 2008, with Johannes Stripple. Beyond the public and private divide: remapping transnational climate governance in the 21st century International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.

- 2007. Conquest, Domination and Control: Europe’s Mastery of Nature in Historic Perspective. Journal of Political Ecology 14 (2007): 1-9.

- 2007, with Johannes Stripple. Remapping Global Climate Governance: Fragmentation beyond the public/private divide. Global Governance Working Paper No 32.

- 2007, with Johannes Stripple. Remapping Global Climate Governance: Fragmentation beyond the public/private divide. Global Governance Working Paper No 32.

- 2007. The Transformation of Global Business Regulation. Global Governance Working Paper No 18.

- 2005. The Forest Stewardship Council: Risk and Potential of Private Forest Governance. Journal of Environment & Development14 (3): 356-374. 

- 2005. The Institutionalization of Private Governance: How business and non-profit organizations agree on transnational rules. Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions 18 (4): 589-610.

- 2004. The Institutionalisation of Private Governance. Conceptualising an Emerging Trend in Global Environmental Politics. Global Governance Working Paper No 9.

- 2004. Private-Private Partnerships als innovative Modelle zur Regel(durch)setzung? Möglichkeiten und Grenzen eines neuen Konzeptes am Beispiel des Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Unternehmen in der Weltpolitik: Politiknetzwerke, Unternehmensregeln und die Zukunft des Multilateralismus, edited by Tanja Brühl, Heidi Feldt, Brigitte Hamm, Hartwig Hummel, and Jens Martens. Bonn: Dietz: 143-162.

- 2004. The Institutionalisation of Private Governance. Conceptualising an Emerging Trend in Global Environmental Politics. Global Governance Working Paper No 9. Potsdam, Berlin, Oldenburg: The Global Governance Project.

- 2004. The Institutionalisation of Private Governance: Conceptualising an Emerging Trend in Global Environmental Politics. Global Governance Working Paper No 9. Appeared revised in: Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions 18: 4 (2005), 589–610.

Selbmann, Kirsten.

- 2004.   "Ich werde versuchen, so weiter zu arbeiten..." ("I will try to work on..."), Interview with Ignacio Chapela.Gen-ethischer Informationsdienst (GID) 165, 8-10.

Siebenhüner, Bernd.

- 2005, with Volker Barth. The role of computer modeling in participatory integrated assessments. Environmental Impact Assessment Review.

- 2003. International Organisations as Learning Agents in the Emerging System of Global Governance. A Conceptual Framework. Global Governance Working Paper No 8.

- 2003. The Changing Role of Nation-states in International Environmental Assessments. The Case of the IPCC. Governance Working Paper No 7.

- 2003. International Organisations as Learning Agents in the Emerging System of Global Governance. A Conceptual Framework. Global Governance Working Paper No 8.

- 2003. The Changing Role of Nation States in International Environmental Assessments. Global Governance Working Paper No 7. 2003. Appeared revised in: Global Environmental Change 13 (2003).

Tarradell, Mireia.

- 2004. Morocco Case Study: Analysis of National Strategies for Sustainable Development. Working Paper of the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU). Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Zelli, Fariborz.

- 2008. Regime Conflicts in Global Environmental Governance - A Framework for Analysis. Global Governance Working Paper No 36.

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