Cutting-edge review articles on the 1,5 °C target

Special Issue of the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST) now out on 1.5°C climate change research and social transformation to support IPCC Special Report.

This Special Issue of the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST) contains cutting-edge review articles on themes relating to the 1.5°C climate change target and social transformation. In particular the articles focuses on social, political and cultural transformations and the implications for mitigation and adaptation aspects of a 1.5°C increase in global temperature.

 

One of the key purposes of the special issue is to directly support the assessment process for the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C with literature specific to this climate target.

 

Guest editors in this Special Issue is Bronwyn Hayward  (University of Canterbury) and Linda Sygna (University of Oslo).

 

The first articles are already online and more will come in the upcoming month. The online articles can be accessed here.

 

List of articles included in the Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. Volume 31, (April 2018), Sustainability governance and transformation 2018:

James J Patterson, Thomas Thaler, Matthew Hoffmann, Sara Hughes, Angela Oels, Eric Chu, Aysem Mert, Dave Huitema, Sarah Burch and Andy Jordan (2018). Political feasibility of 1.5°C societal transformations: the role of social justice. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 1-9, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.002.


Mark Pelling, Hayley Leck, Lorena Pasquini, Idowu Ajibade, Emanuel Osuteye, Susan Parnell, Shuaib Lwasa, Cassidy Johnson, Arabella Fraser, Alejandro Barcena and Soutane Boubacar (2018).  Africa's urban adaptation transition under a 1.5° climate. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 10-15, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.005


Jakob Grandin, Håvard Haarstad, Kristin Kjærås and Stefan Bouzarovski (2018). The politics of rapid urban transformation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 16-22, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.002.


Helene Amundsen, Grete K Hovelsrud, Carlo Aall, Marianne Karlsson and Hege Westskog (2018). Local governments as drivers for societal transformation: towards the 1.5 °C ambition. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 23-29, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.004.


Ioan Fazey, Esther Carmen, FS Chapin III, Helen Ross, Jennifer Rao-Williams, Christopher Lyon, Irena LC Connon, Beverley A Searle and Katherine Knox (2018). Community resilience for a 1.5 °C world. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 30-40, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.006


Siri Veland, Morgan Scoville-Simonds, Irmelin Gram-Hansen, Ann Kristin Schorre, Ann El Khoury, Milda Jonusaite Nordbø, Amanda Lynch, Gail Hochachka and Maiken Bjørkan (2018).  Narrative matters for sustainability: the transformative role of storytelling in realizing 1.5°C futures. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 41-47, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.005.


Christopher Lyon (2018). Complexity ethics and UNFCCC practices for 1.5 °C climate changeCurrent Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 48-55, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.008.


Renata Tyszczuk and Joe Smith (2018). Culture and climate change scenarios: the role and potential of the arts and humanities in responding to the ‘1.5 degrees target.  Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 56-64, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.007.


Sergio Tirado Herrero, Larissa Nicholls and Yolanda Strengers (2018). Smart home technologies in everyday life: do they address key energy challenges in households?Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 65-70, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.001


Diego Galafassi, Sacha Kagan, Manjana Milkoreit, María Heras, Chantal Bilodeau, Sadhbh Juarez Bourke, Andrew Merrie, Leonie Guerrero, Guðrln Pétursdóttir and Joan David Tàbara (2018). Raising the temperature’: the arts in a warming planet. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 31, April 2018, Pages 71-79, ISSN 1877-3435, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.010

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