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Professor Harriet Bulkeley - all publications

Authored book

  • Bulkeley, H. (2015). Accomplishing Climate Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Bulkeley, H.A., Castan Broto, V. & Edwards, G.A.S. (2014). An urban politics of climate change: experimentation and the governing of socio-technical transitions. Routledge.
  • Bulkeley, H.A., Andonova, L.B., Betsill, M.M., Compagnon, D., Hale, T., Hoffmann, M.J., Newell, P., Paterson, M., Roger, C. & VanDeveer, S.D. (2014). Transnational climate change governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Newell, P. (2010). Governing Climate Change. Routledge.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Betsill, M.M. (2003). Cities and Climate Change: Urban Sustainability and Global Environmental Governance. New York.: Routledge.

Edited book

  • Bulkeley, H.A., Castan Broto, V., Hodson, M. & Marvin, S. (2010). Cities and Low Carbon Transitions. Routledge.

Chapter in book

  • Bulkeley, H. & Caston Broto, V. (2013). Urban governance and climate change experiments. In Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development. Mieg, H. & Topfer, K. Routledge. 72-87.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2012). Climate change and urban governance: a new politics? In Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society. Lockie, S., Sonnenfield, D. & Fisher, D. Routledge.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Schroeder, H. (2012). Global cities and the politics of climate change. In Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Dauvernge.P. Edward Elgar.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2011). Cities and subnational governments. In Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society. Dryzek, J.S., Norgaard, R.B. & Schlosberg, D. Oxford University Press.
  • Bulkeley, H., Hodson, M. & Marvin, S. (2011). Emerging strategies of urban reproduction and the pursuit of low carbon cities. In The New Politics of Sustainable Urban Planning. Flint, J. & Raco, M. The Policy Press.
  • Bulkeley, H., Castan Broto, V. & Maassen, A. (2010). Governing urban low carbon transitions. In Cities and Low Carbon Transitions. Bulkeley, H., Castan Broto,V., Hodson, M. & Marvin, S. London.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2009). Planning Governance of Climate Change In Planning for Climate Change Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation for Spatial Planners. Davoudi, S., Crawford, J. & Mehmood, A. Earthscan.

Journal Article

  • Langley, P., Bridge, G., Bulkeley, H. & van Veelen, B. (Accepted). Decarbonizing capital: Investment, divestment and the qualification of carbon assets. Economy and Society
  • Bulkeley, H. (2021). Climate Changed Urban Futures: Environmental Politics in the Anthropocene City. Environmental Politics
  • Tozer, Laura (2020). Catalyzing political momentum for the effective implementation of decarbonization for urban buildings. Energy Policy 136: 111042.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Stripple, J. (2020). Climate Smart City: New Cultural Political Economies in the Making in Malmö, Sweden. New Political Economy
  • Xie, L. & Bulkeley, H.A. (2020). Nature-based Solutions for Urban Biodiversity Governance. Environmental Science and Policy 110: 77-87.
  • Bridge, G., Bulkeley, H., Langley, P. & van Veelen, B. (2020). Pluralizing and Problematizing Carbon Finance. Progress in Human Geography 44(4): 724-742.
  • Kirshner, J., Baker, L., Smith, A. & Bulkeley, H. (2019). A Regime in the Making? Examining the Geographies of Solar PV Electricity in Southern Africa. Geoforum 103: 114-125.
  • Frantzeskaki, Niki, McPhearson, Timon, Collier, Marcus J, Kendal, Dave, Bulkeley, Harriet, Dumitru, Adina, Walsh, Claire, Noble, Kate, van Wyk, Ernita, Ordóñez, Camilo, Oke, Cathy & Pintér, László (2019). Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Climate Change Adaptation: Linking Science, Policy, and Practice Communities for Evidence-Based Decision-Making. BioScience 69(6): 455-466.
  • Bulkeley, H.A. (2019). Navigating climate’s human geographies: Exploring the whereabouts of climate politics. Dialogues in Human Geography 9(1): 3-17.
  • Bulkeley, Harriet (2019). Reflections on Navigating Climate’s Human Geographies. Dialogues in Human Geography 9(1): 38-42.
  • Kumar, A., Ferdous, R., Luque-Ayala, A., McEwan, C., Power, M., Turner, B. & Bulkeley, H. (2019). Solar energy for all? Understanding the successes and shortfalls through a critical comparative assessment of Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and South Africa. Energy Research & Social Science 48: 166-176.
  • Stripple, Johannes & Bulkeley, Harriet (2019). Towards a material politics of socio-technical transitions: Navigating decarbonisation pathways in Malmö. Political Geography 72: 52-63.
  • Bulkeley, Harriet, Marvin, Simon, Palgan, Yuliya Voytenko, McCormick, Kes, Breitfuss-Loidl, Marija, Mai, Lindsay, von Wirth, Timo & Frantzeskaki, Niki (2019). Urban Living Laboratories: conducting the experimental city? European Urban and Regional Studies 26(4): 317-335.
  • Bulkeley, H., Luque-Ayala, A., McFarlane, C. & MacLeod, G. (2018). Enhancing urban autonomy: towards a new political project for cities. Urban Studies 55(4): 702-719.
  • Edwards, G.A.S. & Bulkeley, H.A. (2018). Heterotopia and the urban politics of climate change experimentation. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 36(2): 350-369.
  • Romero-Lankao, P., Bulkeley, H., Pelling, M., Burch, S., Gordon, D., Gupta, J., Johnson, C., Kurian, P., Lecavalier, E., Simon, D., Tozer, L., Ziervogel, G. & Munshi, D. (2018). Urban transformative potential in a changing climate. Nature Climate Change 8(9): 754-756.
  • Edwards, G.A.S. & Bulkeley, H. (2017). Urban political ecologies of housing and climate change: the ‘Coolest Block’ Contest in Philadelphia. Urban Studies 54(5): 1126-1141.
  • McGuirk, P.M., Bulkeley, H. & Dowling, R. (2016). Configuring urban carbon governance: insights from Sydney, Australia. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 106(1): 145-166.
  • Bickerstaff, K., Hinton, E. & Bulkeley, H.A. (2016). Decarbonisation at home: the contingent politics of experimental domestic energy technologies. Environment and Planning A 48(10): 2006-2025.
  • Powells, Gareth, Bell, Sandra, Judson, Ellis P., Lyon, Stephen M., Wardle, Robin , Capova, Klara Anna & Bulkeley, Harriet (2016). Fostering active network management through SMEs’practises. Energy Efficiency 9(3): 591-604.
  • Bulkeley, H.A., McGuirk, P. & Dowling, R. (2016). Making a Smart City for the Smart Grid? The urban material politics of actualising smart electricity networks. Environment and Planning A 48(9): 1709-1726.
  • Bulkeley, H., Powells, G. & Bell, S. (2016). Smart grids and the constitution of solar electricity conduct. Environment and Planning A 48(1): 7-23.
  • Bulkeley, H., Coenen, L., Frantzeskaki, N., Hartmann, C., Kronsell, A., Mai, L., Marvin, S., McCormick, K., van Steenbergen, F. & Voytenko Palgan, Y. (2016). Urban Living Labs: Governing Urban Sustainability Transitions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 22: 13-17.
  • Newell, P., Bulkeley, H., Turner, K., Shaw, C., Caney, S., Shove, E. & Pidgeon, N. (2015). Governance traps in climate change politics: re-framing the debate in terms of responsibilities and rights. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 6(6): 535-540.
  • McLean, Anthony, Bulkeley, Harriet & Crang, Mike (2015). Negotiating the Urban Smart Grid: Socio-Technical Experimentation in the City of Austin. Urban Studies 53(15): 3246–3263.
  • Bell, S., Judson, E., Bulkeley, H., Powells, G., Capova, K. & Lynch, D. (2015). Sociality and electricity in the United Kingdom: The influence of household dynamics on everyday consumption. Energy Research & Social Science 9: 98-106.
  • Judson, Ellis P., Bell, Sandra, Bulkeley, Harriet, Powells, Gareth & Lyon, Stephen M. (2015). The co-construction of energy provision and everyday practice: integrating heat pumps in social housing in England. Science & Technology Studies 28(3): 28-53.
  • McGuirk, P., Dowling, R., Brennan, C. & Bulkeley, H. (2015). Urban Carbon Governance Experiments: The Role of Australian Local Governments. Geographical Research 53(1): 39-52.
  • Bulkeley, H.A., Edwards, Gareth. A.S. & Fuller, Sara (2014). Contesting climate justice in the city: Examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments. Global Environmental Change 25: 31-40.
  • Bulkeley, Harriet, Luque-Ayala, Andrés & Silver, Jonathan (2014). Housing and the (re)configuration of energy provision in Cape Town and São Paulo: Making space for a progressive urban climate politics? Political Geography 40: 25-34.
  • Bulkeley, Harriet, Castán Broto, Vanesa & Maassen, Anne (2014). Low-carbon Transitions and the Reconfiguration of Urban Infrastructure. Urban Studies 51(7): 1471-1486
  • Armstrong, A. & Bulkeley, H.A. (2014). Micro-hydro politics: producing and contesting community energy in the North of England. Geoforum 56: 66-76.
  • Powells, Gareth, Bulkeley, Harriet, Bell, Sandra & Judson, Ellis (2014). Peak electricity demand and the flexibility of everyday life. Geoforum 55: 43-52.
  • McGuirk, Pauline, Bulkeley, Harriet & Dowling, Robyn (2014). Practices, programs and projects of urban carbon governance: Perspectives from the Australian city. Geoforum 52: 137-147.
  • McGuirk, Pauline, Dowling, Robyn & Bulkeley, Harriet (2014). Repositioning urban governments? Energy efficiency and Australia’s changing climate and energy governance regimes. Urban Studies 51(13): 2717-2734.
  • Dowling, R., McGuirk, P. & Bulkeley, H.A. (2014). Retrofitting cities: Local governance in Sydney, Australia. Cities 38: 18-24.
  • Bulkeley, H.A., Carmin, JoAnn, Castán Broto, Vanesa, Edwards, Gareth A.S. & Fuller, Sara (2013). Climate justice and global cities: Mapping the emerging discourses. Global Environmental Change 23(5): 914-925.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Castán Broto, V. (2013). Government by experiment? Global cities and the governing of climate change. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 38(3): 361-375.
  • Castán Broto, Vanesa & Bulkeley, Harriet (2013). Maintaining Climate Change Experiments: Urban Political Ecology and the Everyday Reconfiguration of Urban Infrastructure. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 37(6): 1934-1948.
  • Bulkeley, H.A. & Betsill, M.M. (2013). Revisiting the urban politics of climate change. Environmental Politics 22(1): 136-154.
  • Hodson, Michael, Marvin, Simon & Bulkeley, Harriet (2013). The Intermediary Organisation of Low Carbon Cities: A Comparative Analysis of Transitions in Greater London and Greater Manchester. Urban Studies 50(7): 1403-1422.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Tuts, R. (2013). Understanding urban vulnerability, adaptation and resilience in the context of climate change. Local Environment 18(6): 646-662.
  • Castán Broto, V. & Bulkeley, H.A. (2012). A survey of urban climate change experiments in 100 cities. Global Environmental Change 23(1): 92-102.
  • Bulkeley, H., Castan Broto, V. & Edwards, G. (2012). Bringing climate change to the city: towards low carbon urbanism? Local Environment 17(5): 545-551.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2012). Governance and the geography of authority: modalities of authorisation and the transnational governing of climate change. Environment and Planning A 44(10): 2428-2444.
  • Bulkeley, H., Andonova, L., Backstrand, K., Betsill, M., Compagnon, D., Duffy, R., Kolk, A., Hoffman, 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 30(4): 591-612.
  • Biermann, F., Abbott, K., Andresen, S., Backstrand, K., Bernstein, S., Betsill, M.M., Bulkeley, H., Cashore, B., Clapp, J., Folke, C., Gupta, A., Gupta, J, Haas, P.M., Jordan, A., Kanie, N., Kluvankova-Oravska, T., Lebel, L., Liverman, D., Meadowcroft, J., Mitchell, R.B., Newell, P., Oberthur, S., Olsson, L., Pattberg, P., Sanchez-Rodriguez, R., Schroeder, H., Underdal, A., Camargo Vieira, S., Vogel, C., Young, O.R., Brock, A. & Zondervan, R. (2012). Transforming governance and institutions for global sustainability: key insights from the Earth System Governance Project. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4(1): 51.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Jordan, A. (2012). Transnational environmental governance new findings and emerging research agendas. Environment and Planning C Government and Policy 30(4): 556-570.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Castan-Broto, V. (2012). Urban experiments and climate change: securing zero carbon development in Bangalore. Contemporary Social Science 1-21.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Schroeder, H. (2011). Beyond State/Non-State Divides: global cities and the governing of climate change. European Journal of International Relations 18(4): 741-764.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2010). Cities and the governing of climate change. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 35: 229-253.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2010). Climate policy and governance: an editorial essay. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 1(3): 311-313.
  • Lovell, H., Bulkeley, H. & Liverman, D. (2009). Carbon offsetting: sustaining consumption? Environment and Planning A 41(10): 2357-2379.
  • Kern, K. & Bulkeley, H. (2009). Cities, Europeanization and Multi-level Governance: Governing Climate Change through Transnational Municipal Networks. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 47(2): 309-332.
  • Okereke, C., Bulkeley, H. & Schroeder, H. (2009). Conceptualizing Climate Governance Beyond the International Regime. Global Environmental Politics 9(1): 58-78.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Gregson, N. (2009). Crossing the threshold: municipal waste policy and household waste generation. Environment and Planning A 41(4): 929-945.
  • Schroeder, H. & Bulkeley, H. (2009). Global cities and the governance of climate change: what is the role of law in cities? Fordham Urban Law Journal XXXVI(2): 313-359.
  • Bickerstaff, K., Bulkeley, H. & Painter, J. (2009). Symposium: Justice, nature and the city. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 33(3): 591-600.
  • Andonova, L.M., Betsil, M.M. & Bulkeley. H. (2009). Transnational Climate Governance. Global Environmental Politics 9(2): 52-73.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Askins, K. (2009). Waste interfaces: biodegradable waste, municipal policy and everyday practice. Geographical Journal 175(4): 251-260.
  • Petts, J., Owens, S. & Bulkeley, H. (2008). Crossing boundaries: interdisciplinarity inthe context of urban environments. Geoforum 39(2): 593-601.
  • Watson, M., Bulkeley, H. & Hudson, R. (2008). Unpicking environmental policy integration with tales from waste management. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 26(3): 481-498.
  • Betsill, M. & Bulkeley, H. (2007). Looking back and thinking ahead: a decade of cities and climate change research. Local Environment 12(5): 447-456.
  • Bulkeley, H., Watson, M. & Hudson, R. (2007). Modes of governing municipal waste. Environment and Planning A 39(11): 2733-2753.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Moser, S.C. (2007). Responding to climate change: governance and social action beyond kyoto. Global Environmental Politics 7(2): 1-10.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2006). A changing climate for spatial planning? Planning Theory and Practice 7(2): 203-214.
  • Betsill, M. & Bulkeley, H. (2006). Cities and the Multilevel Governance of Global Climate Change. Global Governance 12: 141-159.
  • Owens, S., Petts, J. & Bulkeley, H. (2006). Editorial - Boundary work: knowledge, policy and the urban environment. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 24: 633-643.
  • Walker, G. & Bulkeley, H. (2006). Editorial - Geographies of Environmental Justice. Geoforum 37(5): 655-659.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Kern, L. (2006). Local government and climate change governance in the UK and Germany. Urban Studies 43(12): 2237-2259.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2006). Urban Sustainability: learning from best practice? Environment and Planning A 38(6): 1029-1044.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Walker, G. (2005). Environmental Justice: A New Agenda for the UK. Local Enviroment 10(4): 329-332.
  • Bulkeley, H., Watson, M., Hudson, R. & Weaver, P. (2005). Governing Municipal Waste: Towards a New Analytical Framework. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 7(1): 1-23.
  • Watson, M. & Bulkeley, H. A. (2005). Just Waste? Municipal waste management and the politics of environmental justice. Local Environment 10(4): 411-426.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2005). Reconfiguring environmental governance: Towards a politics of scales and networks. Political Geography 24(8): 875-902.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Betsill, M. (2005). Rethinking sustainable cities: multilevel governance and the 'urban' politics of climate change. Environmental Politics 14(1): 42-63.
  • Betsill, M. & Bulkeley, H. (2004). Transnational Networks and Global Environmental Governance: The Cities for Climate Protection Program. International Studies Quarterly 48: 471-493.
  • Bulkeley, H., Davies, A., Evans, B., Gibbs, D., Kern, K. & Theobald, K. (2003). Environmental governance and transnational municipal networks in Europe. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 5: 235-254.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Rayner, T. (2003). New Realism and local realities: transport planning in Leicester and Cambridgeshire. Urban Studies 40: 35-55.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Mol, A.P.J. (2003). Participation and environmental governance: Consensus, ambivalence and debate. Environmental Values 12(2): 143-154.
  • Mol, A.P.J. & Bulkeley, H. (2002). Food risks and the environment: changing perspectives in a changing social order. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 4(3): 185-195.
  • Richards, K., Watson, E., Bulkeley, H. & Powell, R. (2002). Some ideas and reflections on teaching 'ideas' in geography. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 26(1): 33-47.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2001). Governing climate change: the politics of risk society? Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 26(4): 430-447.
  • Bulkeley, H. (2001). No regrets? Economy and environment in Australia's domestic climate change policy process. Global Environmental Change - Human and Policy Dimensions 11(2): 155-169.

Book review

  • Bulkeley, H., Drew, G., Hobbs, R. & Head, L. (2018). Conversations with Lesley Head about Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene: Reconceptualising Human‐Nature Relations. Geographical Research 56(3): 325-335.