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Downloadable Publications 2006-2011


Biermann, Frank, and Aarti Gupta. 2011. Accountability and legitimacy in earth system governance: A research framework. Ecological Economics, in press.

Dellas, Eleni, Philipp Pattberg and Michele Betsill. 2011. Agency in earth system governance: refining a research agenda. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 11(1): 85-98.

Hufty, Marc, and Annie Haakenstad. 2011. Reduced Emissions for deforestation and degradation: a critical review. Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development. 5 (1): 1-24.

Rosendal, Kirstin and Steinar Andresen. 2011. Institutional design for improved forest governance through REDD: Lessons from the global environment facility. Ecological Economics, in press.


Auld, Graeme, and Lars Gulbrandsen. 2010. Transparency in nonstate certification: consequences for accountability and legitimacy. Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 97-119.

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

Dingwerth, Klaus, and Margot Eichinger. 2010. Tamed transparency: how information disclosure under the Global Reporting Initiative fails to empower. Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 74-96.

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.

Gupta, Aarti. 2010.Transparency in global environmental governance: a coming of age? Global Environmental Politics 10 (3): 1-9.   

Gupta, Aarti. 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.

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


Asselt, Harro van, Norichika Kanie and Masahiko Iguchi. 2009. Japan's position in international climate policy: navigating between Kyoto and the APP. In: International Environmental Agreements 9 (4): 319-336.

Bastos Lima, Mairon G. 2009. Biofuel governance and international legal principles: is it equitable and sustainable? Melbourne Journal of International Law 10 (2): 470-492.

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

Biermann, Frank, Philipp Pattberg, Harro van Asselt and Fariborz Zelli. 2009. The fragmentation of global governance architectures: a framework for analysis. In: Global Environmental Politics 9(4): 14-40.

Dingwerth, Klaus and Philipp Pattberg. 2009. World politics and organiza­tional fields: the case of sustainability governance. In: European Journal of International Relations, Volume 15(4): 707-743.

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

Flachsland, Christian, Robert Marschinski and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2009. Global trading versus linking: architectures for international emissions trading. Energy Policy 37 (5): 1637-1647.

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

Lessman, Kai, Robert Marschinski and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2009. The effects of trade Sanctions in international environmental agreements. Economic Modelling 26 (3): 641-649.

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.

Mert, Aysem. 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.

Schmidt, Robert C. and Robert Marschinski. 2009. A model of technological breakthrough in the renewable energy sector. Ecological Economics 69 (2): 435-444.


Auld, Graeme, Lars H. Gulbrandsen and Constance L. McDermott. 2008. Certification schemes and the impacts on forests and forestry. In Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 33, 187-211.

Beisheim, Marianne and Klaus Dingwerth. 2008. Procedural legitimacy and private transnational governance - are the good ones doing better?. SFB-Governance Working Paper, Nr. 14

Biermann et al. 2008: Climate Governance Post-2012: Options for EU policy-making. CEPS Policy Brief No. 177, CEPS: Brussels.

Biermann, Frank and Ingrid Boas. 2008. 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.

Biermann, Frank and Philipp Pattberg. 2008. Global environmental governance: taking stock, moving forward. Annual review of Environment and Resources, Volume 33

Chan, Sander and Philipp Pattberg (2008): Pri­vate rule-mak­ing and the poli­tics of ac­count­ability: ana­lyzing global forest gov­ern­ance. In Global Environ­mental Politics, 8 (3): 103-121.

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

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

Gulbrandsen, Lars H. 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

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

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


Asselt, Harro van. 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.

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

Asselt, Harro van & Biermann, Frank. 2007. 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.

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

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

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

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


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

Biermann, Frank. 2006. Earth System Governance: The Challenge for Social Science. Global Governance Working Paper No 19. Appeared in 2007 in Global Environmental Change.

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

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

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

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

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