Joanna Depledge is an affiliated lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), where her main research interest lies in international climate change politics, and global environmental negotiations more broadly. She is Editor of the journal Climate Policy (www.climatepolicy.com) and has taught, supervised and examined on climate change for several courses at Cambridge, including at POLIS, Land Economy and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Joanna has been following the climate negotiations for the past 20 years. She has published widely on climate change issues, as well as on other environmental topics. Prior to her academic career, Joanna worked for the UN Climate Change Secretariat, as well as for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, reporting on climate change, ozone and biodiversity meetings. She holds a PhD from University College London.
Journal articles and book chapters
Climate policy after the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, Editorial. (2017) With Vinalues, J., Reiner, D.M. and Lees, E. In Climate Policy, Special Issue on the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, Vol. 17, 1, pp. 1-8.
The Paris Agreement: A Significant Landmark on the Road to a Climatically Safe World (2016). In Chinese Journal of Urban and Environmental Studies, Vol. 04, No. 01, doi:0.1142/S2345748116500111
Climate change negotiations: Pushing Diplomacy to Its Limits (2016), Chapter 16 in Bayne, N. and Woolcock, S., The New Economic Diplomacy, 4th Edition. Decision-making and negotiation in international economic relations. Routledge
The Global Climate Change Regime (2015), Chapter 4 in Ekins, P, Bradshaw, M, and Watson, J. (eds), Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications, Oxford University Press.
Great-power politics, order transition, and climate governance: insights from international relations theory (2013). With Maximilian Terhalle. In Climate Policy, Vol.13, No.5. pp. 572-588
Raising the Tempo: The Escalating Pace and Intensity of Environmental Negotiations (2012). With Pamela S. Chasek. In Chasek, P. and Wagner, L. (eds) The Roads from Rio: 20 years of global environmental negotiations, Chapter 2. RFF Press/Routledge
The outcome from Copenhagen: At the limits of global diplomacy (2010). Environmental Policy and Law, Vol. 40, no.1.
The global climate change regime: A defence (2009) With Farhana Yamin. Chapter 21, in Helm, D. and Hepburn, C. (eds) The Economics and Politics of Climate Change. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
The road less travelled: difficulties in moving between annexes in the climate change regime (2009). Climate Policy. Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 273–287.
Striving for no: Saudi Arabia in the climate change regime (2008). Global Environmental Politics, Vol.8, no.4, pp.9-35.
Crafting the Copenhagen Consensus: Some reflections (2008). Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (RECIEL), Vol. 17, no.2, 154-165.
A special relationship: Chairpersons and the secretariat in the climate change negotiations (2007). Global Environmental Politics, Vol.7, no.1, pp.45-68.
The opposite of learning: Ossification in the climate change regime (2006). Global Environmental Politics, Vol.6, no.1, pp.1-22.
COP/MOP 1 and COP-11: a breakthrough for the climate change regime? (2006). With Michael Grubb. Climate Policy, Vol.5, no.5, pp.553-560.
Against the grain: The United States and the Global Climate Change Regime (2005). Global Change, Peace and Security, Vol.17, No.1, p11-27.
The international climate change regime: A guide to rules, institutions and procedures. With Farhana Yamin (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
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