Prof. dr. Frank Biermann

Hoogleraar
Global Sustainability Governance
030 253 5580
f.biermann@uu.nl

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Publicaties

2023

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Montesano, F. S., Biermann, F., Kalfagianni, A., & Vijge, M. J. (2023). Greening labour? The role of the SDGs in fostering sustainability integration within trade unions. Globalizations. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/14747731.2023.2234174
Driel, M., Biermann, F., Vijge, M., & Kim, R. (2023). How the World Bank engages with the Sustainable Development Goal on reducing inequalities A case of organizational jiu-jitsu. https://doi.org/10.1093/isagsq/ksad035
Biermann, F. (2023, Feb 5). Mexico Bans Solar Geoengineering Experiments. Solar Geoengineering Non-Use Agreement. https://www.solargeoeng.org/mexico-bans-solar-geoengineering-experiments/
Bogers, M., Biermann, F., Kalfagianni, A., & Kim, R. E. (2023). The SDGs as integrating force in global governance? Challenges and opportunities. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 23(2), 157-164. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-023-09607-9
Yunita, A., Biermann, F., Kim, R. E., & Vijge, M. J. (2023). Making development legible to capital: The promise and limits of ‘innovative’ debt financing for the Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesia. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/25148486231159301
Montesano, F. S., Biermann, F., Kalfagianni, A., & Vijge, M. J. (2023). Balancing or prioritising for sustainable development? Perceptions of sustainability integration among professionals. Sustainable Development, 31(3), 1921-1936. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.2493
Chan, S., Bauer, S., Betsill, M. M., Biermann, F., Boran, I., Bridgewater, P., Bulkeley, H., Bustamente, M. M. C., Deprez, A., Dodds, F., Hoffmann, M., Hornidge, A-K., Hughes, A., Imbach, P., Ivanova, M., Köberle, A., Kok, M. T. J., Lwasa, S., Morrison, T., ... Pettorelli, N. (2023). The global biodiversity framework needs a robust action agenda. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 7, 172-173. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01953-2
Hickmann, T., Biermann, F., Spinazzola, M., Ballard, C., Bogers, M., Forestier, O., Kalfagianni, A., Kim, R. E., Montesano, F. S., Peek, T., Sénit, CA., Driel, M. V., Vijge, M. J., & Yunita, A. (2023). Success factors of global goal‐setting for sustainable development: Learning from the millennium development goals. Sustainable Development, 31(3), 1214-1225. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.2461
Pickering, J., Patterson, J., Biermann, F., Burch, S., Gupta, A., Inoue, C. Y. A., Ishii, A., Kalfagianni, A., Meadowcroft, J., Okereke, C., & Persson, Å. (2023). Pluralizing Debates on the Anthropocene Requires Engaging with the Diversity of Existing Scholarship. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 113(2), e-i-e-vi . https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2022.2105296
Biermann, F., Hickmann, T., Sénit, C-A., Beisheim, M., Bernstein, S., Chasek, P., Grob, L., Kim, R. E., Kotzé, L. J., Nilsson, M., Llanos, A. O., Okereke, C., Pradhan, P., Raven, R., Sun, Y., Vijge, M. J., Vuuren, D. V., & Wicke, B. (2023). Author Correction: Scientific evidence on the political impact of the Sustainable Development Goals (Nature Sustainability, (2022), 5, 9, (795-800), 10.1038/s41893-022-00909-5). Nature Sustainability, 6(3). Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-022-00938-0
Montesano, F., Biermann, F., Kalfagianni, A., & Vijge, M. (2023). Can the Sustainable Development Goals Green International Organisations? Sustainability Integration in the International Labour Organisation. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 25(1), 1-15. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2021.1976123

Vakpublicaties

Biermann, F. (2023, Feb 27). Why the new “Letter of Support for Solar Geoengineering Research” is misguided. Solar Geoengineering Non-Use Agreement. https://www.solargeoeng.org/why-the-new-letter-of-support-for-solar-geoengineering-research-is-misguided/

2022

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

van der Vliet, J., & Biermann, F. (2022). Global governance of climate migrants. A critical evaluation of the Global Compacts. In S. Behrman, & A. Kent (Eds.), Climate Refugees: Global, Local and Critical Approaches (pp. 60-82). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108902991.004
Biermann, F. (2022). Earth system governance. World politics in the post-environmental age. In P. G. Harris (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics (2 ed., pp. 283-294). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003008873-25
Yanuardi, Y., Bluemling, B., & Biermann, F. (2022). Social-Ecological Peace – A framework to analyze the transition from violence to peace in post-conflict areas, applied to Aceh, Indonesia. Journal of Political Ecology, 29(1), 247-265. https://doi.org/10.2458/jpe.4707
Jaschke, G., & Biermann, F. (2022). The policy discourse on negative emissions, land-based technologies, and the Global South. Global Environmental Change, 75, 1-10. Article 102550. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102550
Friedman, K., Bridgewater, P., Agostini, V., Agardy, T., Arico, S., Biermann, F., Brown, K., Cresswell, I. D., Ellis, E. C., Failler, P., Kim, R. E., Pratt, C., Rice, J., Rivera, V. S., & Teneva, L. (2022). The CBD Post‐2020 biodiversity framework: People's place within the rest of nature. People and Nature, 4(6), 1475-1484. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10403
Bogers, M., Biermann, F., Kalfagianni, A., & Kim, R. E. (2022). Sustainable Development Goals fail to advance policy integration: A large-n text analysis of 159 international organizations. Environmental Science and Policy, 138, 134-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2022.10.002
Livingston, J., Hickmann, T., Bertram, C., Brutschin, E., Biermann, F., Kriegler, E., Pianta, S., Riahi, K., van Ruijven, B., & van Vuuren, D. (2022). Exploring Global Climate Policy Futures and Their Representation in Integrated Assessment Models. Politics and Governance, 10(3), 171-185. https://doi.org/10.17645/PAG.V10I3.5328
Azelton, K., Biermann, F., Mohanty, S., Gupta, A., Schildknecht, T., & Morin, J-F. (2022). Exploring the interface of Earth and Space governance. Abstract from 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance, Toronto, Canada.
Kotzé, L. J., Adelman, S., Arling, H., Biermann, F., Celis, N., Kennedy, A., Lewis, B., Mayer, B., Peters, B., Setzer, J., & van Asselt, H. (2022). Courts as a Transformative Force in Global Climate Governance. Abstract from 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance, Toronto, Canada.
Biermann, F., Hickmann, T., Sénit, C. A., Beisheim, M., Bernstein, S., Chasek, P., Grob, L., Kim, R. E., Kotzé, L. J., Nilsson, M., Ordóñez Llanos, A., Okereke, C., Pradhan, P., Raven, R., Sun, Y., Vijge, M. J., van Vuuren, D., & Wicke, B. (2022). Scientific evidence on the political impact of the Sustainable Development Goals. Nature Sustainability, 5(9), 795-800. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-022-00909-5
Biermann, F., Hickmann, T., Sénit, C-A., & Grob, L. (2022). The Sustainable Development Goals as a Transformative Force?: Key Insights. In C-A. Sénit, F. Biermann, & T. Hickmann (Eds.), The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals? (pp. 204-226). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009082945.009
Sénit, C-A., Okereke, C., Alcázar, L., Banik, D., Lima, M. B., Biermann, F., Fambasayi, R., Hathie, I., Kronsell, A., Leonardsson, H., Niles, N., & M. Siegel, K. (2022). Inclusiveness. In C-A. Sénit, F. Biermann, & T. Hickmann (Eds.), The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals? (pp. 116-139). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009082945.006
Beisheim, M., Bernstein, S., Biermann, F., Chasek, P., van Driel, M., Fritzsche, F., Sénit, C-A., & Weinlich, S. (2022). Global Governance. In C-A. Sénit, F. Biermann, & T. Hickmann (Eds.), The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals? (pp. 22-58). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009082945.003
Biermann, F., Hickmann, T., & Sénit, C-A. (2022). Assessing the Impact of Global Goals: Setting the Stage. In F. Biermann, T. Hickmann, & C-A. Sénit (Eds.), The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals? (pp. 1–21). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009082945.002
Biermann, F., Hickmann, T., & Senit, C-A. (Eds.) (2022). The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals? (Earth System Governance). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009082945
Bogers, M., Biermann, F., Kalfagianni, A., Kim, R. E., Treep, J., & De Vos, M. G. (2022). The impact of the Sustainable Development Goals on a network of 276 international organizations. Global Environmental Change, 76, 1-12. Article 102567. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102567
Driel, M. V., Biermann, F., Kim, R. E., & Vijge, M. J. (2022). International organisations as ‘custodians’ of the sustainable development goals? Fragmentation and coordination in sustainability governance. Global Policy, 13(5), 669-682. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.13114
Velis, M., Conti, K. I., & Biermann, F. (2022). Patterns in transboundary aquifer governance: comparative analysis of eight case studies from the perspective of efficacy. Water International, 47(2), 278-296. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2022.2038925
Yanuardi, Y., Vijge, M. J., & Biermann, F. (2022). Social‐ecological reflexivity of extractive industry governance? The case of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in Indonesia. Environmental Policy and Governance, 32(5), 426-437. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/eet.1988
Biermann, F., Oomen, J., Gupta, A., Ali, S. H., Conca, K., Hajer, M. A., Kashwan, P., Kotzé, L. J., Leach, M., Messner, D., Okereke, C., Persson, Å., Potočnik, J., Schlosberg, D., Scobie, M., & VanDeveer, S. D. (2022). Solar geoengineering: The case for an international non‐use agreement. WIREs Climate Change, 13( 3), Article e754. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.754
Kotzé, L. J., Kim, R. E., Blanchard, C., Gellers, J. C., Holley, C., Petersmann, M., Asselt, H. V., Biermann, F., & Hurlbert, M. (2022). Earth system law: Exploring new frontiers in legal science. Earth System Governance, 11, 1-10. Article 100126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2021.100126
Yunita, A., Biermann, F., Kim, R. E., & Vijge, M. J. (2022). The (anti-)politics of policy coherence for sustainable development in the Netherlands: Logic, method, effects. Geoforum, 128, 92-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2021.12.002

Populariserende publicaties

Biermann, F. (Author). (2022). UN sustainable development goals failing to have meaningful impact, our research warns. Web publication/site, The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/un-sustainable-development-goals-failing-to-have-meaningful-impact-our-research-warns-185269

2021

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Dzebo, A., Adams, K., Biermann, F., & Chan, S. (2021). Governing transboundary climate risk in agriculture supply chains – Insights from the coffee sector. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Gupta, A., Möller, I., Biermann, F., Jinnah, S., Kishwan, P., Mathur, V., Morrow, D., & Nicholson, S. (2021). Anticipatory Governance of Solar Geoengineering: How Future Visions Shape Proposals to Govern. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Biermann, F., & Senit, C-A. (2021). Misrepresentation and Marginalization of Least Developed Countries in Global Change Science. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Senit, C-A., & Biermann, F. (2021). In Whose Name? Civil Society and the Representation of the Global Poor in Earth System Governance. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Kotzé, L. J., Kim, R. E., Blanchard, C., Biermann, F., Holley, C., Hurlbert, M., Petersmann, M., & van Asselt, H. (2021). Exploring new frontiers in earth system law: An invitation to fellow epistemic travellers. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Low, S., Biermann, F., Boettcher, M., & Schweizer, P-J. (2021). The uptake of systemic assessment in post-2015 global governance architectures. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Birner, J., Biermann, F., & Bornemann, B. (2021). Global goals as a lever for change in institutional networks? The steering effects of the Sustainable Development Goals on the governance architecture in Germany. Abstract from 2021 Bratislava Conference Earth System Governance.
Chan, S., Eichhorn, F., Biermann, F., & Teunissen, A. (2021). A Momentum for Change? Systemic effects and catalytic impacts of transnational climate action. Earth System Governance, 9, 1-9. Article 100119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2021.100119
Senit, C-A., & Biermann, F. (2021). In Whose Name Are You Speaking? The Marginalization of the Poor in Global Civil Society. Global Policy, 12(5), 581-591. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12997
Yanuardi, Y., Vijge, M. J., & Biermann, F. (2021). Improving governance quality through global standard setting? Experiences from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in Indonesia. Extractive Industries and Society, 8(3), 1-9. Article 100905. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2021.100905
Biermann, F. H. B. (2021). Preface. In B. Siebenhüner, & R. Djalante (Eds.), Adaptiveness: Changing Earth System Governance Cambridge University Press.
Biermann, F. (2021). The future of ‘environmental’ policy in the Anthropocene: time for a paradigm shift. Environmental Politics, 30(1-2), 61-80. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09644016.2020.1846958

2020

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Biermann, F. (2020). Weltregieren durch unverbindliche Zielvereinbarungen? WeltTrends, 28, 27-31.
Kashwan, P., Biermann, F., Gupta, A., & Okereke, C. (2020). Planetary justice: Prioritizing the poor in earth system governance. Earth System Governance, 6, 1-5. Article 100075. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2020.100075
Gupta, A., Möller, I., Biermann, F., Jinnah, S., Kashwan, P., Mathur, V., Morrow, D. R., & Nicholson, S. (2020). Anticipatory governance of solar geoengineering: conflicting visions of the future and their links to governance proposals. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 45, 10-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2020.06.004
Biermann, F. H. B. (2020). World Environment Organization. In J-F. Morin, & A. Orsini (Eds.), Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance (2 ed.). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367816681
Biermann, F., & Kim, R. E. (2020). The Boundaries of the Planetary Boundary Framework: A Critical Appraisal of Approaches to Define a “Safe Operating Space” for Humanity. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 45(1), 497-521. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-environ-012320-080337
Muiderman, K., Gupta, A., Vervoort, J., & Biermann, F. (2020). Four approaches to anticipatory climate governance: Different conceptions of the future and implications for the present. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 11(6), 1-20. Article e673. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.673
Ramirez-Gomez, S. O. I., van Laerhoven, F., Boot, R., Biermann, F., & Verweij, P. A. (2020). Assessing spatial equity in access to service-provisioning hotspots in data-scarce tropical forests regions under external pressure. Ecosystem Services, 45, Article 101151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101151
Biermann, F. H. B., & Kalfagianni, A. (2020). Planetary Justice: A Research Framework. Earth System Governance, 6, 1-11. Article 100049. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2020.100049
Biermann, F., Kim, R. E., Abbott, K. W., Hollway, J., Mitchell, R. B., & Scobie, M. (2020). Taking Stock and Moving Forward. In F. Biermann, & R. E. Kim (Eds.), Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation (pp. 299-321). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108784641.014
Kim, R. E., van Asselt, H., Kotzé, L. J., Vijge, M. J., & Biermann, F. (2020). Hierarchization. In F. Biermann, & R. E. Kim (Eds.), Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation (pp. 275-296). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108784641.013
Vijge, M. J., Biermann, F., Kim, R. E., Bogers, M., Driel, M. V., Montesano, F. S., Yunita, A., & Kanie, N. (2020). Governance through Global Goals. In F. Biermann, & R. E. Kim (Eds.), Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation (pp. 254-274). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108784641.012
Biermann, F., van Driel, M., Vijge, M. J., & Peek, T. (2020). Governance Fragmentation. In F. Biermann, & R. E. Kim (Eds.), Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation (pp. 158-180). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108784641.008
Biermann, F., & Kim, R. E. (2020). Architectures of Earth System Governance: Setting the Stage. In F. Biermann, & R. E. Kim (Eds.), Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation (pp. 1-34). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108784641.001
Dirth, E., Biermann, F., & Kalfagianni, A. (2020). What do researchers mean when talking about justice? An empirical review of justice narratives in global change research. Earth System Governance, 6, 1-10. Article 100042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2020.100042
Biermann, F. H. B., & Kim, R. (Eds.) (2020). Architectures of Earth System Governance: Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108784641
Hanusch, F., & Biermann, F. (2020). Deep-time organizations: Learning institutional longevity from history. The Anthropocene Review, 7(1), 19-41. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053019619886670
Bluemling, B., Kim, R. E., & Biermann, F. (2020). Seeding the clouds to reach the sky: Will China’s weather modification practices support the legitimization of climate engineering? Ambio, 49, 365-373. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-019-01180-3

Vakpublicaties

Biermann, F. H. B., & Hickmann, T. (2020). Globale Ziele ohne Wirkung oder normative Leitplanken? Vereinte Nationen : German Review on the United Nations, 5, 195-200. https://doi.org/10.35998/VN-2020-0021

2019

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Biermann, F. H. B. (2019). A new paradigm for global sustainability governance: Inside look from the trenches of the SDGs negotiation arena. GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 28(1), 52-53. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.28.1.12
Biermann, F., & Lövbrand, E. (2019). Encountering the “Anthropocene”: Setting the Scene. In F. Biermann, & E. Lövbrand (Eds.), Anthropocene Encounters: New Directions in Green Political Thinking (pp. 1–22). Cambridge University Press [etc.]. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108646673.001
Biermann, F. H. B. (Ed.), & Lovbrand, E. (2019). Anthropocene Encounters: New Directions in Green Political Thinking. Cambridge University Press [etc.]. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108646673
De Santo, E. M., Ásgeirsdóttir, Á., Barros-Platiau, A., Biermann, F., Dryzek, J., Gonçalves, L. R., Kim, R. E., Mendenhall, E., Mitchell, R., Nyman, E., Scobie, M., Sun, K., Tiller, R., Webster, D. G., & Young, O. (2019). Protecting biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction: An earth system governance perspective. Earth System Governance, 2, Article 100029. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2019.100029
Azizi, D., Biermann, F., & Kim, R. E. (2019). Policy Integration for Sustainable Development through Multilateral Environmental Agreements: An Empirical Analysis, 2007-2016. Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, 25(3), 445-475. https://doi.org/10.1163/19426720-02503005
Biermann, F., Betsill, M. M., Burch, S., Dryzek, J., Gordon, C., Gupta, A., Gupta, J., Inoue, C., Kalfagianni, A., Kanie, N., Olsson, L., Persson, Å., Schroeder, H., & Scobie, M. (2019). The Earth System Governance Project as a network organization: a critical assessment after ten years. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 39, 17-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2019.04.004
Biermann, F. (2019). Editorial to the inaugural issue of ‘Earth System Governance’. Earth System Governance, 1, Article 100001. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2018.12.001
Biermann, F., & Möller, I. (2019). Rich man’s solution? Climate engineering discourses and the marginalization of the Global South. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 19(2), 151-167. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-019-09431-0
Henckens, M. L. C. M., Biermann, F. H. B., & Driessen, P. P. J. (2019). Mineral resources governance: A call for the establishment of an International Competence Center on Mineral Resources Management. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 141, 255-263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.10.033

Vakpublicaties

Henckens, M. L. C. M., Biermann, F. H. B., & Driessen, P. P. J. (2019). De ene grondstof is de andere niet; beleid voor geologisch schaarse grondstoffen ontbreekt. Tijdschrift Milieu - Dossier, 38-43.
Biermann, F. H. B. (2019). Debatteer over ingrepen in klimaat. Nederlands Dagblad, Opinie; 12-13.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/381032/untitled1.pdf?sequence=1
Biermann, F. H. B. (Author). (2019). Nederland moet zich mengen in wetenschappelijke discussies over climate engineering. Web publication/site https://www.volkskrant.nl/columns-opinie/nederland-moet-zich-mengen-in-wetenschappelijke-discussies-over-climate-engineering-br~ba5e48e4/

2018

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Biermann, F. H. B. (2018). Global Governance to Protect Future Climate Refugees. In S. Behrman, & A. Kent (Eds.), Climate Refugees : Beyond the Legal Impasse? (1 ed., pp. 264-277). (Routledge Studies in Environmental Migration, Displacement and Resettlement). Routledge.
van der Loos, H., Kalfagianni, A., & Biermann, F. H. B. (2018). Global aspirations, regional variation? Explaining the global uptake and growth of forestry certification. Journal of Forest Economics, 33, 41-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfe.2018.10.002
Osunmuyiwa, O., Biermann, F. H. B., & Kalfagianni, A. (2018). Applying the Multi-level Perspective on Socio-technical transitions to Rentier States: The Case of Renewable Energy Transitions in Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 20(2), 143-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2017.1343134
Biermann, F. (2018). Global governance in the "Anthropocene". In C. Brown, & R. Eckersley (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory (pp. 467-478). (Oxford Handbooks). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198746928.013.34
Biermann, F. (2018). International environmental institutions. In N. Castree, M. Hulme, & J. Proctor (Eds.), The Companion to Environmental Studies Routledge.

Vakpublicaties

Biermann, F. H. B., & van der Hel, S. C. (2018). Het Antropoceen als Politiek Fenomeen. AGORA, 1, 32-34.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/373690/2018_1_web.pdf?sequence=1

2017

Wetenschappelijke publicaties

Velis, M., Conti, K. I., & Biermann, F. (2017). Groundwater and human development: synergies and trade-offs within the context of the sustainable development goals. Sustainability Science, 12(6), 1007-1017. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-017-0490-9
Biermann, F., Kanie, N., & Kim, R. (2017). Global governance by goal-setting: the novel approach of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Open issue, part II. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 26-27(Supplement C), 26-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.01.010
van der Hel, S. C., & Biermann, F. H. B. (2017). The Political Authority of Science in Sustainability Governance: A Structured Comparison of Six Science Institutions Engaged with the Sustainable Development Goals. Environmental Science and Policy, 77, 211-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.03.008
Biermann, F., & Boas, I. (2017). Towards a global governance system to protect climate migrants: Taking stock. In B. Mayer, & F. Crépeau (Eds.), Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law (pp. 405-419). (Research Handbooks in climate law). Edward Elgar Publishing.
Biermann, F. (2017). Transnational environmental governance. In D. Richardson, N. Castree, M. F. Goodchild, A. Kobayashi, W. Liu, & R. A. Marston (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118786352
Kanie, N., Bernstein, S., Biermann, F., & Haas, P. M. (2017). Introduction: Global governance through goal setting. In N. Kanie, & F. Biermann (Eds.), Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation (pp. 1-27). The MIT Press.
Biermann, F., Stevens, C., Bernstein, S., Gupta, A., Kanie, N., Nilsson, M., & Scobie, M. (2017). Global goal setting for improving national governance and policy. In N. Kanie, & F. Biermann (Eds.), Governing Through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation (pp. 75-97). The MIT Press.
Biermann, F., & Kanie, N. (2017). Conclusion: Key challenges for global governance through goals. In N. Kanie, & F. Biermann (Eds.), Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation (pp. 295-309). The MIT Press.
Kanie, N., & Biermann, F. (Eds.) (2017). Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation. (Earth System Governance series). The MIT Press.
Morseletto, P., Biermann, F., & Pattberg, P. (2017). Governing by targets: Reductio ad unum and evolution of the two-degree climate target. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 17(5), 655-676. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-016-9336-7
Klinsky, S., Roberts, J. T., Huq, S., Okereke, C., Newell, P., Dauvergne, P., O'Brien, K., Schroeder, H., Tschakert, P., Clapp, J., Keck, M., Biermann, F., Liverman, D., Gupta, J., Rahman, A., Messner, D., Pellow, D., & Bauer, S. (2017). Why equity is fundamental in climate change. Global Environmental Change, 44, 170-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.08.002
Sénit, C-A., Biermann, F., & Kalfagianni, A. (2017). The representativeness of global deliberation: A critical assessment of civil society consultations for sustainable development. Global Policy, 8(1), 62-72. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12371

2016

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Senit, C. A., Kalfagianni, A., & Biermann, F. H. B. (2016). Cyber-democracy? Information and Communication Technologies in Civil Society Consultations for Sustainable Development. Global Governance, 22(4), 533-554. https://doi.org/10.1163/19426720-02204006
Heinrichs, H., & Biermann, F. (2016). Sustainability: Politics and governance. In H. Heinrichs, P. Martens, G. Michelsen, & A. Wiek (Eds.), Sustainability Science (pp. 129-137). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7242-6_11
Biermann, F. (2016). Politics for a new Earth: Governing in the "Anthropocene". In S. Nicholson, & S. Jinnah (Eds.), Politics for a New Earth: Essays from the Anthropocene (pp. 405-420). The MIT Press.
Bennett, E., Solan, M., Biggs, R., McPhearson, T., Norström, A., Olsson, P., Pereira, L., Peterson, G., Raudsepp-Hearne, C., Biermann, F., Carpenter, S., Ellis, E., Hichert, T., Galaz, V., Lahsen, M., Milkoreit, M., Martin-López, B., Nicolas, K., Preiser, R., ... Xu, J. (2016). Bright Spots: Seeds of a good Anthropocene. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14(8), 441-448. https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.1309
Brondizio, E. S., O'Brien, K., Bai, X., Biermann, F., Steffen, W., Berkhout, F., Cudennec, C., Lemos, M. C., Wolfe, A., Palma-Oliveira, J., & Chen, C-T. A. (2016). Re-conceptualizing the Anthropocene. A call for collaboration. Global Environmental Change, 39, 318-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.02.006
Boas, I., Biermann, F., & Kanie, N. (2016). Cross-sectoral strategies in global sustainability governance: Towards a nexus approach. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 16(3), 449-464. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-016-9321-1
Biermann, F. (2016). Critical Dialogue: Review of Democratizing Global Climate Governance, by Hayley Stevenson and John S. Dryzek (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014). Perspectives on Politics, 14(1), 174-176. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1537592715003436
Bai, X., van der Leeuw, S., O'Brien, K., Berkhout, F., Biermann, F., Brondizio, E. S., Cudennec, C., Dearing, J., Duraiappah, A., Glaser, M., Revkin, A., Steffen, W., & Syvitski, J. (2016). Plausible and desirable futures in the Anthropocene: A new research agenda. Global Environmental Change, 39, 351-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.09.017
Biermann, F., Bai, X., Bondre, N., Broadgate, W., Arthur Chen, C-T., Dube, O. P., Erisman, J. W., Glaser, M., van der Hel, S., Lemos, M. C., Seitzinger, S., & Seto, K. C. (2016). Down to Earth: Contextualizing the Anthropocene. Global Environmental Change, 39, 341-350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.11.004
Pauw, W. P., Klein, R. J. T., Vellinga, P., & Biermann, F. (2016). Private finance for adaptation: do private realities meet public ambitions? Climatic Change, 134(4), 489-503. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-015-1539-3
Atalay, Y., Biermann, F., & Kalfagianni, A. (2016). Adoption of renewable energy technologies in oil-rich countries: Explaining policy variation in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. Renewable Energy, 85, 206-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.06.045

2015

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Habtezion, S., Adelekan, I., Aiyede, E., Biermann, F., Fubara, M., Gordon, C., Gyekye, K., Kasimbazi, E., Kibugi, R., Lawson, E., Mensah, A., Mubaya, C., Olorunfemi, F., Paterson, A., Tadesse, D., Usman, R., & Zondervan, R. (2015). Earth System Governance in Africa: Knowledge and capacity needs. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 14, 198-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2015.06.009
Biermann, F. (2015). Reform options. In K. Bäckstrand, & E. Lövbrand (Eds.), Research Handbook on Climate Governance (pp. 516-525). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781783470600
Heubaum, H., & Biermann, F. (2015). Integrating global energy and climate governance: The changing role of the International Energy Agency. Energy Policy, 87, 229-239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2015.09.009

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2010

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Biermann, F., Betsill, M. M., Vieira, S. C., Gupta, J., Kanie, N., Lebel, L., Liverman, D., Schroeder, H., Siebenhüner, B., Yanda, P. Z., & Zondervan, R. (2010). Navigating the anthropocene: The Earth System Governance Project strategy paper. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2(3), 202-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2010.04.005
Biermann, F., & Zondervan, R. (2010). Editorial. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 10(4), 273-276. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-010-9136-4
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