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Urban Transformations to Keep All the Same:

The Power of Ivy Discourses

Linda Westman and Vanesa Castán Broto


A culture-led approach to understanding energy transitions
in China: The correlative epistemology

Ping Huang, Linda Westman and Vanesa Castán Broto

Compound urban crises

Linda Westman, James Patterson, Rachel Macrorie,
Christopher J. Orr, Catherine M. Ashcraft, Vanesa Castán Broto, Dana Dolan, Mukesh Gupta, Jeroen van der Heijden, Thomas Hickmann, Robert Hobbins, Marielle Papin, Enora Robin, Christina Rosan, Jonas Torrens, Robert Webb

China’s imaginary of ecological civilization: A resonance between the state-led discourse and sociocultural dynamics

Ping Huang and Linda Westman

Reparative innovation for urban climate adaptation

Vanesa Castán Broto, Linda Westman and Ping Huang

Motivations and Intended Outcomes in Local Governments’ Declarations of Climate Emergency

Xira Ruiz-Campillo, Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman


Spatiotemporal perspectives on urban energy transitions:

a comparative study of three cities in China

Vanesa Castán Broto, Daphne Mah, Fangzhu Zhang,

Ping Huang, Kevin Lo and Linda Westman

Emerging dynamics of public participation in climate governance: A case study of solar energy application in Shenzhen, China

Ping Huang, Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman


Ten years after Copenhagen: Reimagining climate change
governance in urban areas

Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman

Urban Sustainability and Justice:

Just Sustainabilities and Environmental Planning

Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman


From Asking Why to Thinking How: Emerging Challenges for Urban Climate Action

Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman

Just Climate Adaptation in Cities:
Reflections for an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda

Vanesa Castán Broto

COP26 & Beyond: What Role for Cities

Linda Westman

Cities as Climate Saviours? Political Strategy Ahead of COP-26

Linda Westman

Visual summaries

Some pointers on a decade of research on cities and climate change

Authors: Vanesa Castan Broto and Linda Westman

Graphics: Erika Conchis

Reparative innovation for urban climate adaptation

Authors: Vanesa Castan Broto, Linda Westman and Ping Huang

Graphics: Erika Conchis

Scientific report

Mid-term project report [M1—M30]


Community-led Innovations for Resilience: Case in the Philippines

- APSA Conference

Emelyn Bermundo

Cities in an era of climate crisis: Prospect for transformation and justice

- SusSEd 2022

Linda Westman

Tackling climate change in ordinary cities: tracing the origins of social innovation

- International Social Innovation Research Conference 2020

Ping Huang and Vanesa Castán Broto

From experiments to messiness: responding to the need for radical change

- Climate Praxis Conference, Place-Based Climate Action Network

Vanesa Castan Broto

Geography Research Seminar: Climate change politics, the problem of change and the new urban geographies of climate change

- Geography Research Seminar, University of Manchester

Vanesa Castan Broto

Climate Change Politics in Urban Environments

- Director's Seminar: Climate Change Politics in Urban Environments at the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity

Vanesa Castan Broto

The uses of messiness: understanding climate governance in practice

- Lecture at the University of Cambridge

Vanesa Castan Broto

Radical urban ecologies

- Mexico Conference on Earth System Governance

Linda Westman

Messiness and the Governance of Climate Change in Urban Areas

- American Association of Geographers 2019

Vanesa Castan Broto

Revisiting multi-level governance theory

- Politics and innovation in the urban climate transition in Rizhao, China

Linda Westman

Climate Change Politics and the Messy Contexts of Urban Governance

- Territory, Politics, Governance Annual Lecture

Vanesa Castan Broto

Changing Cities in a Changing Climate

- Inaugural Lecture 

Vanesa Castan Broto

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