The Urbane Ecologist

Notes on Readings

Click on each link to see notes from readings. If you want to know more about a particular paper that has been marked as read (i.e. is green) in my dissertation bibliography, email the authors for a copy or send me an email at for my notes.


Climate Change Governance

Bulkeley, H and Castan-Broto, V. (2012) “Government by experiment?: Global cities and the governing of climate change.” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. vol. 38.

Urban Environments

Roy, A. and Ong, A. (2011) Worlding cities: Asian experiments and the art of being global. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Simone, A.M. (2001) “On the Worlding of African Cities.” African Studies Review, vol. 44, no. 2. 

Peri-Urbanization and the Political Ecology of Differential Sustainability” by Adriana Allen (ch. 43 in Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South, eds. Susan Parnell and Sophie Oldfield, 2014).

Climate Change Mitigation | Climate Change Adaptation | Resilience

Evans, JP (2011) “Resilience, ecology and adaptation in the experimental city.” Transactions of the Society of British Geographers, vol 36, pp. 223-37.


Meadowcroft, J. (2009) “What about the politics? Sustainable development, transition management, and long-term energy transitions.” Policy Science, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 323-340.

Smith, A. (2010) “Translating sustainabilities between green niches and socio-technical regimes.” Technology Analysis and Strategic Management.

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