AGW Observer

Observations of anthropogenic global warming

Mitigation

Papers from New research stream

2016

Climate change and individual duties (Fragnière, 2016) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.422/abstract

Renewable and nuclear electricity: Comparison of environmental impacts (McCombie & Jefferson, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301240

Consideration of Land Use Change-Induced Surface Albedo Effects in Life-Cycle Analysis of Biofuels (Cai et al. 2016) http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2016/EE/C6EE01728B

Quantifying expert consensus against the existence of a secret, large-scale atmospheric spraying program (Shearer et al. 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/084011/meta

The Conditional Nature of the Local Warming Effect (Druckman & Shafranek, 2016) http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/WCAS-D-16-0012.1

The importance of climate change and nitrogen use efficiency for future nitrous oxide emissions from agriculture (Kanter et al. 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/094003/meta

Methane emissions measurements of natural gas components using a utility terrain vehicle and portable methane quantification system (Johnson & Heltzel, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231016306586

Impacts of current and projected oil palm plantation expansion on air quality over Southeast Asia (Silva et al. 2016) http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/10621/2016/

Climate change education and knowledge among Nigerian university graduates (Ayanlade & Jegede, 2016) http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/WCAS-D-15-0071.1

Potential emission savings from refrigeration and air conditioning systems by using low GWP refrigerants (Beshr et al. 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1186-6

The world’s biggest gamble (Rockström et al. 2016) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016EF000392/abstract

Statements about climate researchers’ carbon footprints affect their credibility and the impact of their advice (Attari et al. 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1713-2

Should environmentalists be concerned about materialism? An analysis of attitudes, behaviours and greenhouse gas emissions (Andersson & Nässén, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272494416300767

Austria’s wind energy potential – A participatory modeling approach to assess socio-political and market acceptance (Höltinger et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516304268

Time-varying analysis of CO2 emissions, energy consumption, and economic growth nexus: Statistical experience in next 11 countries (Shahbaz et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030142151630427X

China’s wind electricity and cost of carbon mitigation are more expensive than anticipated (Lam et al. 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/084015/meta

New Tools for Comparing Beliefs about the Timing of Recurrent Events with Climate Time Series Datasets (Stiller-Reeve et al. 2016) http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/WCAS-D-15-0054.1

Most Americans Want to Learn More about Climate Change (Perkins et al. 2016) http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0097.1

Atmosfear: Communicating the Effects of Climate Change on Extreme Weather (Janković & Schultz, 2016) http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/WCAS-D-16-0030.1

Rapid scale-up of negative emissions technologies: social barriers and social implications (Buck, 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1770-6

Revisiting the climate impacts of cool roofs around the globe using an Earth system model (Zhang et al. 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/084014/meta

Low carbon cities: is ambitious action affordable? (Sudmant et al. 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1751-9

Energy efficiency outlook in China’s urban buildings sector through 2030 (McNeil et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303949

Wind, hydro or mixed renewable energy source: Preference for electricity products when the share of renewable energy increases (Yang et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303913

Reducing beef consumption might not reduce emissions: response to Phalan et al. (2016) (Barioni et al. 2016) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13458/abstract

Universal access to electricity in Burkina Faso: scaling-up renewable energy technologies (Moner-Girona et al. 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/084010/meta

A New Model for the Lifetime of Fossil Fuel Resources (Michaelides, 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11053-016-9307-2

A method to estimate climate-critical construction materials applied to seaport protection (Becker et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016301261

Multi-model assessment of global hydropower and cooling water discharge potential under climate change (van Vliet et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016301236

Technoeconomic assessment of beetle kill biomass co-firing in existing coal fired power plants in the Western United States (Beagle & Belmont, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516304141

Statistical analysis of compliance violations for natural gas wells in Pennsylvania (Abualfaraj et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516304128

A new way of carbon accounting emphasises the crucial role of sustainable timber use for successful carbon mitigation strategies (Härtl et al. 2016) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-016-9720-1

Climate consequences of low-carbon fuels: The United States Renewable Fuel Standard (Hill et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303962

A spatially explicit assessment of the wind energy potential in response to an increased distance between wind turbines and settlements in Germany (Masurowski et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303718

The scientific veneer of IPCC visuals (McMahon et al. 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1758-2

Climate impacts of geoengineering in a delayed mitigation scenario (Tilmes et al. 2016) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL070122/abstract

Co-benefits of global and regional greenhouse gas mitigation for US air quality in 2050 (Zhang et al. 2016) http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/9533/2016/

Increasing recycling through displaying feedback and social comparative feedback (Mickaël & Sébastien, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272494416300652

How geographic distance and political ideology interact to influence public perception of unconventional oil/natural gas development (Clarke et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303925

Assessing greenhouse gas emissions of milk production: which parameters are essential? (Wolf et al. 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1165-y

Do effects of theoretical training and rewards for energy-efficient behavior persist over time and interact? A natural field experiment on eco-driving in a company fleet (Schall et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303603

Evaluation of usage and fuel savings of solar ovens in Nicaragua (Bauer, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516304025

Transport demand, harmful emissions, environment and health co-benefits in China (He & Qiu, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516304001

Key challenges to expanding renewable energy (Stram, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516302646

Economics of nuclear and renewables (Khatib & Difiglio, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030142151630180X

Nuclear power: Status report and future prospects (Budnitz, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301124

Afforestation to mitigate climate change: impacts on food prices under consideration of albedo effects (Kreidenweis et al. 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/8/085001/meta

Supplementing Domestic Mitigation and Adaptation with Emissions Reduction Abroad to Face Climate Change (Ayong Le Kama & Pommeret, 2016) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10640-016-0050-2

Re-framing the climate change debate in the livestock sector: mitigation and adaptation options (Rivera-Ferre et al. 2016) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.421/abstract

Readily implementable techniques can cut annual CO2 emissions from the production of concrete by over 20% (Miller, Horvath & Monteiro, 2016) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074029/meta

Risk, Liability, and Economic Issues with Long-Term CO2 Storage—A Review (Anderson, 2016) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11053-016-9303-6

Global low-carbon transition and China’s response strategies (He, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674927816300223

Realizing potential savings of energy and emissions from efficient household appliances in India (Parikh & Parikh, 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303585

Coal power overcapacity and investment bubble in China during 2015–2020 (Yuan et al. 2016) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303615

What are the limits to oil palm expansion?
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016300814

Risks affecting the biofuels industry: A US and Canadian company perspective
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303561

Productivity ranges of sustainable biomass potentials from non-agricultural land
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074026/meta

Investigating biofuels through network analysis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303536

Understanding the nuclear controversy: An application of cultural theory
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303597

Life cycle inventories of electricity supply through the lens of data quality: exploring challenges and opportunities
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1163-0

Increasing beef production won’t reduce emissions
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13436/abstract

Health and climate benefits of offshore wind facilities in the Mid-Atlantic United States
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074019/meta

Carbon budgets and energy transition pathways
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/075002/meta

An assessment of alternative carbon mitigation policies for achieving the emissions reduction of the Clean Power Plan: Case study for the state of Indiana
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303500

A retrospective analysis of benefits and impacts of U.S. renewable portfolio standards
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303408

An overview of the Earth system science of solar geoengineering
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.423/abstract

Can climate policy enhance sustainability?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1701-6

Contribution of the G20 economies to the global impact of the Paris agreement climate proposals
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1700-7

REDD+ politics in the media: a case from Nepal
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1731-0

Solutions for ecosystem-level protection of ocean systems under climate change
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13423/abstract

The impact of different cooling strategies on urban air temperatures: the cases of Campinas, Brazil and Mendoza, Argentina
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1851-5

Dynamics of the land use, land use change, and forestry sink in the European Union: the impacts of energy and climate targets for 2030
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1729-7

Unravelling the United Kingdom’s climate policy consensus: The power of ideas, discourse and institutions
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016300863

Could artificial ocean alkalinization protect tropical coral ecosystems from ocean acidification?
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074008/meta

Impacts of sea spray geoengineering on ocean biogeochemistry
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL070111/abstract

A comparative life cycle assessment of commercially available household silver-enabled polyester textiles
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1145-2

Most promising flexible generators for the wind dominated market
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303421

What would it take to achieve the Paris temperature targets?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL069563/abstract

Conflicts of economic interests by limiting global warming to +3 °C
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-016-9718-8

Reforestation in a high-CO2 world—Higher mitigation potential than expected, lower adaptation potential than hoped for
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068824/abstract

Fossil fuels, employment, and support for climate policies
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516302828

China’s low-carbon transition for addressing climate change
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674927816300120

Safety and effective developing nuclear power to realize green and low-carbon development
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674927816300168

Coping with climate change and China’s wind energy sustainable development
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674927816300272

Energy, land-use and greenhouse gas emissions trajectories under a green growth paradigm
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095937801630067X

An analysis of Chinese provincial carbon dioxide emission efficiencies based on energy consumption structure
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303202

The Hinkley Point decision: An analysis of the policy process
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303044

Implicit CO2 prices of fossil fuel use in Switzerland
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516303056

Could more civil society involvement increase public support for climate policy-making? Evidence from a survey experiment in China
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016300759

Pacific Islanders’ understanding of climate change: Where do they source information and to what extent do they trust it?
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-016-1001-8

Understanding perceptions of changing hurricane strength along the US Gulf coast
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4805/abstract

Older papers

2012

Excavation-drier method of energy-peat extraction reduces long-term climatic impact (Silvan et al. 2012) http://www.borenv.net/BER/ber1734.htm#263

2011

Climate change, energy and social preferences on policies: exploratory evidence for Spain (Hanemann et al. 2011) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v48/n2-3/p343-348/
Eco-energy and urbanisation: messages from birds about wind turbine proliferation (Fox 2011) http://www.borenv.net/BER/ber16B.htm#14

2010

Can oceanic foams limit global warming? (Evans et al. 2010) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v42/n2/p155-160/

2009

Development and greenhouse gas emissions deviate from the ‘modernization’ theory and ‘convergence’ hypothesis (Romero Lankao et al. 2009) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v38/n1/p17-29/
User community preferences for climate change mitigation and adaptation measures around Hainich National Park, Germany (Rajmis et al. 2009) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v40/n1/p61-73/
Potential synergy between adaptation and mitigation strategies: production of vegetable oils and biodiesel in northeastern Brazil (La Rovere et al. 2009) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v40/n2-3/p233-239/
Applying Bayesian modelling to assess climate change effects on biofuel production (Peter et al. 2009) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v40/n2-3/p249-260/

2008

2007

Historical emissions, by country, of N2O from animal manure management and of CH4 from enteric fermentation in domestic livestock (Muylaert de Araujo et al. 2007) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v34/n3/p253-258/
Greenhouse impact due to different peat fuel utilisation chains in Finland — a life-cycle approach (Kirkinen et al. 2007) http://www.borenv.net/BER/ber122.htm#211
Peat-based emissions in Finland’s national greenhouse gas inventory (Lapveteläinen et al. 2007) http://www.borenv.net/BER/ber122.htm#225

2006

Life cycle assessment of Finnish cultivated rainbow trout (Grönroos et al. 2006) http://www.borenv.net/BER/ber115.htm#401

2005

2004

Public perceptions of unusually warm weather in the UK: impacts, responses and adaptations (Palutikof et al. 2004) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v26/n1/p43-59/
Equity, responsibility and climate change (Muylaert et al. 2004) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v28/n1/p89-92/

2003

Global warming versus ozone depletion: failure and success in North America (Ungar, 2003) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v23/n3/p263-274/
Climate Research: an article unleashed worldwide storms (Kinne, 2003)

2002

Some patterns of interaction between science and policy: Germany and climate change (Bray & Krück, 2002) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v19/n1/p69-90/
Climate change in the Western Himalayas of India: a study of local perception and response (Vedwan & Rhoades, 2002) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v19/n2/p109-117/
Picturing climate change (Brönnimann, 2002) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v22/n1/p87-95/

2001

2000

Stakeholder involvement in climate assessment: bridging the gap between scientific research and the public (O’Connor et al. 2000) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v14/n3/p255-260/
Attitudes toward climate change: major emitters in southwestern Kansas (Harrington, 2000) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v16/n2/p113-122/

1999

Industrial greenhouse gas emissions: Does CO2 from combustion of biomass residue for energy really matter? (Lineback et al. 1999) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v13/n3/p221-229/

1998

Public perceptions of global warming: United States and internation perspectives (Bord et al. 1998) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v11/n1/p75-84/

1997

Global Warming Potentials: ambiguity or precision as an aid to policy? (Shackley & Wynne, 1997) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v08/n2/p89-106/
The people’s attitudes towards global environmental phenomena: a case study (González & da Silveira, 1997) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v09/n1-2/p95-100/

1996

1995

The social construct of climate and climate change (Stehr & von Storch, 1995) http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v05/n2/p99-105/

1994

Economic efficiency of CO2 reduction programs (Tahvonen et al. 1994) http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr/4/c004p127.pdf

1993

Economic impacts of individual climate change mitigation options in the U.S. forest sector (Winnett et al. 1993) http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr/3/c003p121.pdf
Biotic carbon offset programs: sponsors of or impediment to economic development? (Trexler & Meganck, 1993) http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr/3/c003p129.pdf
Global climate change education: technology transfer to schools (Henderson & Holman, 1993) http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr/3/c003p137.pdf

1992

1991

1990

Selecting ‘interesting’ scenarios with which to analyze policy response to potential climate change (Yohe, 1990) http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr/1/c001p169.pdf

 
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