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Judith Shapiro, "China's Evolving Civil Society," in Sternfeld, E. ed. Handbook on China's Environmental Policy (New York: Routledge, 2017).

Judith Shapiro, "Environmental Degradation in China Under Mao and Today: A Comparative Reflection." Global Environment, Vol. 9 no. 2. October 2016.

Judith Shapiro, China's Environmental Challenges (New York: Polity, 2016).

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Climate and Energy

Simon Nicholson. "Is Climate Engineering a Right-Wing Fantasy?" Ethics and International Affairs, forthcoming.

Claire Brunel. "Pollution Offshoring and Emissions Reductions in European and US Manufacturing." Environmental and Resource Economics (2016).

Paul Wapner and Hilal Elver, eds. Reimagining Climate Change (New York: Routledge, 2016).

Ken Conca. "Which risks get managed? Addressing Climate Effects in the Context of Evolving Water-governance Institutions," Water Alternatives, Vol. 8, no. 3 (Oct 2015).

Paul Wapner. "Climate Suffering." Global Environmental Politics. Vol. 14, no. 2, May 2014.

Simon Nicholson. “The Promises and Perils of Geoengineering,” in Erik Assadourian et al., Worldwatch Institute: State of the World 2013 (Island Press, 2013).

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Environment, conflict, and peacebuilding

Ken Conca and A. van Breda. "Enduring Responses to War and Disaster: The Environmental Dimensions of Recovery." Woodrow Wilson Center (forthcoming 2017).

Tim Kovach and Ken Conca. "Environmental Priorities in Post-Conflict Recovery: Efficacy of the Needs-assessment Process." Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, Vol. 11 No. 2 (August 2016): 4-24.

Ken Conca. "Decoupling Water and Violent Conflict." Issues in Science and Technology Vol. 29 No.1 (Fall 2012): 39-48.

Ken Conca and Jennifer Wallace, “Environment and Peacebuilding in War-Torn Societies: Lessons from the UN Environment Programme’s Experience with Post-Conflict Assessment,”in David Jensen and Steve Lonergan, eds., Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding (Abingdon: EarthScan: 2012). Updated and revised version of article appearing originally in Global Governance (2009).

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Environmental Justice, Human Rights, Ethics, and Activism

Paul Wapner. "Contemplative Environmental Studies: Pedagogy for Self and Planet," Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, Vol. 3, no. 2 (2017).

S. Doshi and Malini Ranganathan. "Contesting the Unethical City: Land Disposession and Corruption Narratives in Urban India," Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Vol. 107, no. 1 (2017).

Malini Ranganathan. "Thinking with Flint: Racial Liberalism and the Roots of American Water Tragedy," Capitalism Nature Socialism (2016).

E. Bratman, K. Brunette, D. Shelly, Simon Nicholson. "Justice is the Goal: Divestment as Climate Change Resistance," Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, Vol. 6, no. 4 (2016).

Malini Ranganathan and C. Balazs. "Water Marginalization at the Urban Fringe: Environmental Justice and Political Ecology Across the North-South Divide," Urban Geography, Vol. 36, no. 3, 403-423 (2015).

Paul Wapner. "Ethical Enhancement in a Climate Age," Ethics and International Affairs, Vol. 28, no. 4 (November 2014).

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Food and Agriculture

Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, Adam Diamond. "From Supply Management to Agricultural Subsidies - and Back Again? US Farm Bill & Agrarian (In)Viability." Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 50 (2017).

Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, Scott Freeman, A. Diamond. "Dumping Peanuts in Haiti Isn't about Aid Policy. It's about US Ag Policy." The Globalist, 21 June 2016.

A. Iles, Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, M. Montenegro, and R. Galt. "Agricultural Systrma: Co-Producing Knowledge and Food," in U. Felt and C. Miller (eds.) The Science and Technology Studies Handbook, 4th edition (MIT Press, 2016).

Simon Nicholson. "Biotechnology and the Global Food Riots: Why Genetically Modified Foods Will Not End World Hunger" in Guy Robinson and Doris Carson, eds. The Globalisation of Agriculture (New York, Edward Elgar, 2015).

Garrett Graddy. "Situating in situ: A Critical Geography of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation in the Peruvian Andes and Beyond." Antipode. August 2013.

Global Environmental Governance: Politics, Law, and Institutions

Paul Wapner and A. Kantel. "Global Civil Society," in R. Durant, D. Fiorino, and R. O'Leary (eds.) Environmental Governance Reconsidered: Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2017).

Simon Nicholson and S. Jinnah (eds.) New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene. (MIT Press, Spring 2016).

Ken Conca. An Unfinished Foundation: The United Nations and Global Environmental Governance. (Oxford University Press, USA, 2015).

Simon Nicholson and Paul Wapner, (eds.) Global Environmental Politics: From Person to Planet. (Paradigm Publishers, 2015).

Paul Wapner. "The Changing Nature of Nature: Environmental Politics in the Anthropocene." Global Environmental Politics. 2014.

Ken Conca and Geoffrey D. Dabelko, (eds.) Green Planet Blues: Critical Readings in Global Environmental Politics (Coulder, CO: Westview Press, fifth edition, 2014).

Simon Nicholson. “Governance and Global Environmental Issues: Cooperation in the Twenty-first Century (2000s-present),” in Sally Fairfax and Ed Russell (eds.) The Guide to US Environmental Policy (CQ Press, 2014).

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Politics, Culture, and Society

Scott Freeman and Robert Maguire. Who Owns Haiti? People, Power, and Sovereignty. Gainsville: University Press of Florida (2017).

Claire Brunel and Arik Levinson. "Measuring the Stringency of Environmental Regulations, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 10, no. 1 (2016).

Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, A. Harnish, and J. Hazlewood. "World Is Burning, Sky is Falling, All Hands on Deck: Engaging Social Science for Sustainability," in N. Haenn, R. Wilk, and A. Harnish (eds.) The Environment in Anthropology: A Reader in Ecology, Culture & Sustainable Living, 2nd edition (New York University Press, 2016).

Paul Wapner. "The Changing Nature of Nature: Environmental Politics in the Anthropocene," Global Environmental Politics, Vol. 14, no. 4 (Nov 2014).

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Ken Conca and E. Weinthal (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy, (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017).

Malini Ranganathan. "Storm Drains as Assemblages: The Political Ecology of Flood Risk in Postcolonial Bangalore," Antipode, Vol. 47, no. 5 (2015).

B. Pohl, A. Carius, Ken Conca, et al. The Rise of Hydro-Diplomacy: Strengthening Foreign Policy for Transboundary Waters. (Berlin: Adelphi Research and Federal Foreign Office, 2014). 52 pp.

Malini Ranganathan. "Paying for Water, Claiming Citizenship: Political Agency and Water Reforms at the Urban Periphery." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Vol. 38, no. 2 (2014): 590-608.

Malini Ranganathan. "Mafias in the Waterscape: Urban Informality and Everyday Public Authority in Bangalore." Water Alternatives. Vol. 7, no. 1 (2014).

Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Ken Conca, Annika Kramer, Josefina Maestu, and Falk Schmidt. "Missing Links in Global Water Governance: A Processes Oriented Analysis," Ecology and Society. Vol. 18, no. 2 (June 2013).