Conference Papers

0006 Sander Chan, Accomodating global environmental governance to new drivers: The case of governance partnerships and China’s biodiversity governance

0014 Brendan Coolsaet, Fair and equitable governance? Procedural justice in the negotiations on the Nagoya Protocol

0023 Md. Mahmudul Alam, Chamhuri Siwar, and Basri Talib, Climatic Changes Leading Income Inequality: Empirical Study on the Farming Community in Malaysia

0024 Md. Mahmudul Alam, Keith Alverson, Chamhuri Siwar, and Md. Wahid Murad, Technological Usage, Impacts, and Requirements for Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Malaysia

0029 Yumiko Yasuda, Interaction of Architecture and Agents in the Governance of International Waters – Institutional influence on NGO Coalitions along the Mekong river –

0037 Aki Tonami and Anders Riel Müller, Japanese and South Korean Environmental Aid: What are their life stories?

0038 Sébastien Jodoin, Complex and Intersecting Pathways of Policy Change in Global Environmental Governance: Understanding the Influence of the REDD+ Readiness Phase on the Rights of Local and Indigenous Communities

0042 Craig Rashid, Deconstructing Natural Resource Governance in Bangladesh-Is Good Governance a Rhetoric or Reality in Protected Area Management? A Stakeholder Perception

0045 S.V.R.K. Prabhakar, Misa Aoki, and Reina Mashimo, How Adaptive Policies are in Japan and can Adaptive Policies Mean Effective Policies? Some Implications for Governing Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

0048 Riyanti Djalante, Cameron Holley, Frank Thomalla, and Michelle Carnegie, Pathways for Adaptive and Integrated Disaster Resilience

0049 Simon Hoiberg Olsen, Updating Civil Society Participation for Governance Post-2015

0050 Katja Biedenkopf, Diffusion and Regulatory Cooperation between the EU and South Korea: The Case of Chemicals

0052 Michele Betsill and Dimitris Stevis, Climate Protection through Energy Transitions: The Politics of Colorado’s (USA) “New Energy Economy”

0071 Marjo Lindroth and Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen, Adapt or die? Indigenous peoples – from the civilising mission to the need of adaptation

0080 Johanna Kentala-Lehtonen, Business’s Discursive Power Use in the Struggle for the Pace of Climate Action

0081 Joern Huenteler and Tobias S. Schmidt, Considering technological characteristics in bottom-up climate governance – A framework to inform green growth strategies and technology transfer institutions

0088 Noelyn Dano and Delia Catacutan, Turning Tensions into Synergies for Collective Actions in Forest Governance: Implications for REDD+

0091 Noelyn Dano, Networked Environmental Governance in a Deliberative System: Polycentric, Collaborative and Discursive”

0092 P. Balachandra, Adopting low carbon strategy for ensuring universal energy access in India: Innovative governance and institutional mechanisms

0094 Prakash C. Tiwari, Trans-boundary Headwater Governance in Himalaya: A Geo-political Architecture for Climate Change Adaptation and Regional Security in South Asia

0098 Harro van Asselt and Fariborz Zelli, Connect the Dots: Managing the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance

0101 Peter Bridgewater and Ian Cresswell, AVOIDING DEAD PARROTS, DISEASED FORESTS AND ACIDIC OCEANS: Developing a New Global Adaptive Architecture for Biodiversity Governance

0103 Katharina Rietig, Learning among policymakers – the missing link to improve earth system governance

0110 Katharina Rietig, The influence of academics on the political dynamics of international negotiations

0113 Masahiko Iguchi, Governance of Sustainable Technological Innovations in Automobile Industry: Regulatory Convergence of Fuel Economy Standards in Japan, Europe and the US

0118 Takuya Takahashi, Global diffusion of forest certification in the long run: An agent-based modeling approach

0127 Thomas Hale and Charles Roger, Domestic Politics and Transnational Climate Governance: A Research Agenda

0134 Laurence L Delina and Mark Diesendorf, Governing Rapid Climate Mitigation

0135 Alexandru P. Luta, Dealing with the German exemplar: The influence of dominant advocacy coalitions on renewable electricity policy in Japan, Finland and Norway

0139 Ir. D.L.T. Hegger and C. Dieperink, Towards design principles for successful joint knowledge production, a reflection on Dutch regional climate change projects

0141 Dries Hegger, Peter Driessen, Carel Dieperink, Mark Wiering, Tom Raadgever, and Marleen van Rijswick, Strengthening And Redesigning European FLOOD risk practices (STAR-FLOOD): Towards appropriate and resilient flood risk governance arrangements

0145 Asami Miyazaki, Emerging Loose System in Regional Institutions –  Networked Cooperation on Transboundary Air Pollution in East Asia

0146 Ederson Zanetti, The Agricultural Climate Governance Policy – PGCA, the Agricultural Market for Emissions Reductions – MARE and the Platform for Business on Environmental and Ecosystem Goods and Services – PNBSAE in Brazil

0147 Norichika Kanie, Peter M. Haas, and Steinar Andresen, Lessons from Actor Configurations in Best Practices in Global Environmental Governance

0153 Naoko Matsumoto and Akira Ogihara, Voluntary approaches in VOC emission reduction policy in Japan -architecture and participation-

0160 Joseph Anthony L. Reyes, Environmental Attitudes, Discourses, and Drivers of Environmental Politics: An International Longitudinal Study of ISSP Datasets

0163 Seita Romppanen, Private Climate Ordering and EU’s Biofuel Governance

0164 José Célio Silveira Andrade and José Antônio Puppim de Oliveira, The Role of The Private Sector in Global Climate and Energy Governance


0175 Mikael Kylsäter, Who Governs the Forests? Proposing a Study of the Changing Role of the State in Swedish Forest Politics

0176 Karin Bäckstrand, The Democratic Legitimacy and Legitimation of Global Climate Governance

0177 Pedi Chiemena Obani and and Joyeeta Gupta, CLIMATE CHANGE AND RECESSION

0183 Rakhyun E. Kim, The Emergent Network Structure of the Multilateral Environmental Agreement System

0186 Jakob Skovgaard, Allocating International Climate Finance: Understanding Contributor Government Beliefs and Processes—Case Studies from the Australia, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, the UK and the US 

0197 Keiko Segawa, Case study on the actors and their coalitions in the formation of plural environmental regimes – case of carbon capture and storage in sub-seabed geological formations

0199 Liguang Liu, Institutions of Renewable Energy Governance in China

0201 Emiko Inoue, An empirical analysis of the relationship between innovation activity and environmental management toward climate change

0202 Hideaki Shiroyama, Regulatory Failures of Nuclear Safety in Japan –The Case of Fukushima Accident

0203 KAYSER Dirk, HÜNTELER Jörn, and SCHMIDT Tobias, Fire the workers when building new houses? How proposed New Market Mechanisms would impact the value chain created in the Clean Development Mechanism

0204 Chaewoon Oh and Shunji Matsuoka, Localized Norms in Asia, Brewing Normative Contestation to Global Climate Change Regime

0206 Aliyu Salisu Barau, A.N.M. Ludin, and Boyd Dionysius Joeman, An X-Ray of Iskandar Malaysia Low Carbon Society Project in the Context of Earth System Governance

0209 Hanne Louise Knaepen, Mainstreamed Donor Policy Dialogue on Climate Change Risks in Vietnam

0210 David A. Simmons, Climate Change Governance in Caribbean Jurisdictions

0214 Makiko Matsuo, The Complex Risk Governance Issues Posed by Radionuclides in Food After the Fukushima Disaster

0225 Christine Larssen, How should nuclear be governed? The Aarhus Convention’s participatory system: strengths and weaknesses relevant to nuclear governance


0230 Harald Heubaum, Felicia Jackson, and Robin C. Daniels, Cities and public-private partnerships in multi-level climate governance: Identifying new approaches and opportunities

0232 Felicia Jackson and Harald Heubaum, Deploying private capital through the Green Climate Fund: the effective mitigation of investor risk

0234 Timothy Meyer, Fragmentation and Systemic Governance Risk in International Energy

0241 Masahiko Iguchi, Towards an Effective Climate Architecture for Road Transport Sector: Lessons from Japan’s Proposal for a Road Transport Task Force in the Asia-Pacific Partnership (APP)

0242 Esther Conrad, Multi-level Collaborative Governance of California’s Water Resources: Emerging Lessons from the Integrated Regional Water Management Program


0247 Maki Koga and Norichika Kanie, Designing Science-Policy Interface in Environmental Regime in East Asia: A Case for Transboundary Air Pollution

0248 R. Patrick Bixler, Viewing Environmental Governance Architecture Relationally: Networked Agents and Accountability

0250 Sarah Burch, Alison Shaw, Ann Dale, and  John Robinson, Accelerating sustainability in British Columbia: Enablers of transformative multilevel governance in communities

0266 Joost Vervoort, Rathana Peou van der Heuvel, Greetje Schouten, Erik Mathijs, Frans Hermans, Kasper Kok, Ariella Helfgott, and Angela Wilkinson, Future speak: discourses in strategic deliberative arenas for food systems governance

0267 Ria Adoracion Lambino, Transferring ideas and sustaining action: challenges of a foreign-assisted environmental program adoption in the Philippines

0268 M. Azam and Gregor C. Falk, Governance of Climate Induced Migration in the Coastal regions of Bangladesh: New Transformation Required?

0269 Joost Vervoort, Robin Bourgeois, Polly Ericksen, Kasper Kok, Philip Thornton, Wiebke Foerch, Moushumi Chaudhury, and Patti Kristjanson, Linking multi-actor futures for food systems and environmental governance

0270 Jonathan Pickering, Frank Jotzo, and Peter Wood, Can climate finance commitments be fulfilled legitimately if multilateral coordination remains limited?

0279 Tim Bishop, The Sustainable Habitat Challenge – developing prototypes for transformative change in the New Zealand built environment

0283 Elisabeth van de Grift and Joost Vervoort, Global grassroots resource governance networks: opportunities and challenges for reconceptualising multi-level governance architectures


0297 Sander Chan, The Impact of Global Environmental Mega-­‐Conferences on Institution Building and Transnational Society on China’s Environmental Governance

0300 Harris Gleckman, Multi-stakeholder Governance: An Evaluation of a Component of World Economic Forum’s Comprehensive Proposal for a Post-nation-state Governance System

0319 Benjamin Cashore, Daniela Gohler, and Jeremy Rayner, Can Policy Learning Help Ameliorate Global Environmental Problems? Lessons from Multi-level Forest Governance for Designing an Effective Learning Architecture

0321 Agata Pietrzyk-Kaszyńska and Małgorzata Grodzińska-Jurczak, The performance of sub-national biodiversity governance – insight from practitioners in Małopolska region, Poland

0326 Maria Ivanova, Closing the Implementation Gap in Global Environmental Governance: Understanding Country Needs and Obligations under Multilateral Environmental Agreements

0331 Michelle Scobie, Regional Marine Governance Architecture- Towards Environmental Justice In The Caribbean

0335 Harald Heubaum and Frank Biermann, Agency and Architecture in Global Energy Governance: A Case Study of Institutional Fragmentation and Opportunities for Linkage

0336 Roman Serdar Mendle, Thinking globally, acting locally: The cooperation project between the cities of Tangshan and Malmö as a case of sub-­national global governance for sustainability

0338 Ana Luiza Rocha de Melo Santos, Maria Cecília C. Silva Luna, Paula O. M. Cançado, and Susana Camargo Vieira, Solid Waste Management. From unruled to legally sustainable management… but how to address the social consequences? A case study

0344 Anthony T. ODOEMENA and Joni Jupesta, Earth System Governance and the Complexity of Collective Decision-Making

0349 Sharif Ahmed Mukul, A.Z.M. Manzoor Rashid, Mohammad Belal Uddin, and John Herbohn, Efficacy of forest law enforcement and incentive based conservation to prevent illegal logging in developing countries: experience from Bangladesh

0353 Tobias Dan Nielsen and Michael Thompson, REDD+ a Clumsy Solutions to a Complex problem: How Cultural Theory can Aid the Emerging REDD+ Governance Architecture

0356 Raquel Moreno-Peñaranda, Can biocultural diversity facilitate stakeholder engagement in urban environmental policy? Lessons from Kanazawa city, Japan

0358 Sebastiaan van Herk, Jeroen Rijke, Chris Zevenbergen, Richard Ashley, and Broos Besseling, Adaptive multi-level governance through social learning: River Basin Management in the Netherlands

0361 Gaston Meskens, The human rights principle for sustainable development governance


0374 Sohail Ahmad and Manu V. Mathai, Household Energy Equity and Human Well-being: A Case of India

0384 Joni Jupesta, Aki Suwa, and Govindan Parayil, Stakeholder Analysis on Geothermal Development: A Case Study in Japan

0396 Tek Maraseni and Tim Cadman, A comparative analysis of global stakeholders’ perceptions of the governance quality of the CDM and REDD+



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