Scholarly Articles

2013 “No Talk, but Some Walk: The Obama Administration’s First Term Rhetoric on Climate Change and its International Climate Budget Commitments.” Graciela Kincaid and J. Timmons Roberts. Global Environmental Politics 13(4) Forthcoming, 2013. Available online here.

2013 “The Climate and Development Lab: An Experiment in Engaged Education for Global Just Sustainability” Ciplet, David, Timmons Roberts and Guy Edwards Journal of Sustainability of Education, Available online

2013 “The impact of climate change on human security in Latin America and the Caribbean” Úrsula Oswald Spring, Hans Günter Brauch, Guy Edwards and J. Timmons Roberts in Climate change and Human Security Handbook, Michael Redclift and Marco Grasso (eds.) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. More information available here.

2013 The Politics of International Climate Adaptation Funding: Justice and Divisions in the Greenhouse.” David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan Khan. Global Environmental Politics, 12(2).

2013 Adaptation and International Climate Policy.” Mizan Khan and J. Timmons Roberts. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews—WIREs–Climate ChangeVolume 4, Issue 3, pages 171–189, May/June 2013.

2013 “Towards a Binding Adaptation Regime: Three Levers and Two Instruments.” Mizan Khan and J. Timmons Roberts. In Suzanne Moser and Maxwell Boykoff, Successful Adaptation to Climate Change. (London: Routledge Publishers). 2013.

2012 “National emissions pathways and human development: correcting for carbon embodied in trade.” Julia Steinberger, J. Timmons Roberts, Glen Peters, and Giovanni Baiocchi. Forthcoming in Nature: Climate Change.

2012 “‘The State of Latin American and European relations in an age of uncertainty and opportunity” Edwards, Guy and Mendizabal, Enrique in Latin America in the Globalization Age: Hopes and Fears (eds.) Manuela Nilsson and Jan Gustafsson, Palgrave Macmillan, UK

2011 “Multipolarity and the New World dis(Order): US Hegemonic Decline and the Fragmentation of the Global Climate Regime.” J. Timmons Roberts. Global Environmental Change, Vol. 21 No. 3. Lead article in special issue on “Social Theory and the Environment in the New World dis(Order)” David Sonnenfeld and Arthur Mol, Editors.

2011 “Keeping a big promise: options for baselines to assess ‘new and additional’ climate finance.” Martin Stadelmann, J. Timmons Roberts, and Axel Michaelowa. Climate and Development Vol. 3 No. 3: 175-192 (lead article).

2011 “Social Development Aspects of Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism Projects: A Review of Six Hydroelectricity Projects in Brazil and Peru.” John C. Cole and J. Timmons Roberts. Climate and Development.

2010 “From Constraint to Sufficiency: The Decoupling of Energy and Carbon from Human Needs, 1975-2005.” Julia K. Steinberger and J. Timmons Roberts. Ecological Economics 70: 425-433.

2010 “Climate Change, Social Theory, and Justice.” Bradley C. Parks and J. Timmons Roberts. Theory, Culture and Society. Vol 27 (2-3): 1-32.

2010 “Addressing Inequality and Building Trust to Secure a Post-2012 Global Climate Deal” Bradley C. Parks and J. Timmons Roberts. In Maxwell Boykoff (Editor) The Politics of Climate Change: A Survey. London: Routledge/Europa. [Chapter in edited volume, invited, not peer-reviewed]

2010 “Structural Obstacles to an Effective Post-2012 Global Climate Agreement: Why Social Structure Matters and How Addressing it Can Help Break the Impasse.” Bradley C. Parks and J. Timmons Roberts. The International Handbook of Environmental Sociology, Second Edition. Edited by Michael R. Redclift and Graham Woodgate. London: Edward Elgar. [Chapter in edited volume].

2010 “A ‘Shared Vision’ of Global Climate Policy: Why Inequality Must Be Addressed to Build a Durable North-South Consensus.” J. Timmons Roberts and Bradley C. Parks. Forthcoming in Climate Change, Ethics and Human Security, edited by Karen O’Brien, Asuncion Lera St. Clair and Berit Kristoffersen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Chapter in edited volume, invited].

2009 “The International Dimension of Climate Justice and the Need for International Adaptation Funding.” J. Timmons Roberts. Environmental Justice, Volume 2, Number 4, forthcoming.

2009 “How can the Clean Development Mechanism better contribute to sustainable development?” Nathan E. Hultman, Emily Boyd, J. Timmons Roberts, John Cole, Esteve Corbera, Johannes Ebeling, Katrina Brown, and Diana M. Liverman. Ambio 38(2):120-122. [“Synopsis,” not peer-reviewed]

2009 “Ecologically Unequal Exchange, Ecological Debt, and Climate Justice: The History and Implications of Three Related Ideas for a New Social Movement.” J. Timmons Roberts and Bradley C. Parks. International Journal of Comparative Sociology Vol. 50(3–4): 381–408.