peer-reviewed journal articles
“Comment: The Logic of Fossil Fuel Bans” (2018) 8 Nature Climate Change 449-451.
“China’s ‘exported carbon’ peak: patterns, drivers and implications” (2018) 45(9) Geophysical Research Letters 4309–4318 (with Z. Mi et al.).
“Cutting with Both Arms of the Scissors: the economic and political case for restrictive supply-side climate policies” (2018) 150 Climatic Change 73–87 (with R. Denniss).
“Anti-Fossil Fuel Norms” (2018) 150 Climatic Change 103–116.
“The 1.5⁰C Target and Coal Sector Transition: At the Limits of Societal Feasibility” (2018) 18(3) Climate Policy 335–351 (with
T. Spencer et al.).
“Legitimate Expectations, Legal Transitions, and Wide Reflective Equilibrium” (2017) 4(2) Moral Philosophy and Politics 177–205.
“China’s changing economy: implications for its carbon dioxide emissions” (2017) 17 Climate Policy 423–442 (with N. Stern).
“China’s Post-Coal Growth” (2016) 9 Nature Geoscience 564–566 (with Y. Qi, N. Stern, T. Wu and J. Lu).
“Fragmentation in Two Dimensions: The ICJ’s Flawed Approach to Non-State Actors and International Legal Personality” (2008) 9 Melbourne Journal of International Law 47–77.
“The normative foundations of climate legislation” (2017). In A. Averchenkova, S. Fankhauser & M. Nachmany (Eds.), Trends in Climate Change Legislation. London: Edward Elgar, 85–107 (ch 5). (Pre-publication version)
“Managing economic change and mitigating climate change: China’s strategies, policies and trends” (2016). In L. Song, R. Garnaut, C. Fang and L. Johnston (Eds). China's new sources of economic growth: reform, resources and climate change. Canberra: ANU Press, 419–448 (ch 18) (with N. Stern). (Chapter PDF)
“Innovation, risk and government: perspectives and principles from the social sciences” (2014). In: Innovation: Managing risk, not avoiding it – Evidence and Case Studies. The Government Chief Scientific Adviser’s Annual Report for 2014. Government Office for Science, 13–24 (ch 1) (with R. Boyd, R. Finighan and N. Stern).
“Carbon Compensation in the Resources and Energy Sectors” (2011) AMPLA Yearbook, 468–489 (Yearbook of the Resources and Energy Law Association of Australia).
“Transition Policy for Climate Change Mitigation: Who, What, Why and How” (2018) CCEP Working Paper 1807, Centre for Climate Economics & Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University.
“Prospects for a “just transition” away from coal-fired power generation in Australia: Learning from the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station” (2017) CCEP Working Paper 1708, Centre for Climate Economics & Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University (with J. Wiseman and S. Campbell).
“Nationally Self-Interested Climate Change Mitigation: A Unified Conceptual Framework” (2015) Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper No. 224; Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 199.
policy papers (selection)
“Fossil Fuel Free Zones”. Discussion Paper. The Australia Institute. December 2018.
“Towards a just and equitable low-carbon energy transition”. Grantham Institute Briefing Paper. September 2018 (with A. Gambhir and P.J.G. Pearson)
“Climate policy in China, the European Union and the United States: main drivers and prospects for the future”. CCCEP/GRI Policy Paper. November 2016 (with A. Averchenkova et al.).
“The road to Paris and beyond”. CCCEP/GRI Policy Paper. August 2015 (with R. Boyd and N. Stern).
“China’s ‘new normal’: structural change, better growth, and peak emissions”. CCCEP/GRI Policy Brief. June 2015 (with N. Stern).
“‘This time is different’: The prospects for an effective climate agreement in Paris 2015”. CCCEP/GRI Policy Paper. November 2014.
“An Innovative and Sustainable Growth Path for China: A Critical Decade”. CCCEP/GRI Policy Paper. May 2014 (with N. Stern).
“Walking alone? How the UK’s carbon targets compare with its competitors’”. CCCEP/GRI Policy Paper. March 2014 (with S. Bassi, S. Fankhauser and M. Nachmany).
* CCCEP = Centre for Climate Change Economics & Policy; GRI = Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change & the Environment