Publications

BOOKS

  • Chan, S. (2014) Partnerships for Sustainability Development: Emergence, Adaptation and Impact on Global and Domestic Governance. PhD thesis. VU University, Amsterdam. Available here.
  • Pattberg, P., and S. Chan, A. Mert, F. Biermann (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
    • Reprinted (2013) in paperback, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  • Kuramoch, T., Roelfsema, M., Hsu, A., Lui, S., Weinfurter, A., Chan, S., Hale, T., Clapper, A., Höhne, N. (2020) Beyond national climate action: the impact of region, city, and business commitments on global greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Policy, 20(3), 275-291. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2020.1740150
  • Hsu, A., J. Brandt, O. Widerberg, S. Chan, A. Weinfurter (2019) Exploring links between national climate strategies and non-state and subnational climate action in nationally determined contributions (NDCs). Climate Policy, 1-15 (online first). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2019.1624252
  • Chan, S., W. Amling (2019) Does orchestration in the Global Climate Action Agenda effectively prioritize and mobilize transnational climate adaptation action? International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 1-18 (online first). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-019-09444-9
  • Chan, S., I. Boran, H. van Asselt, G. Iacobuta, N. Niles, K. Rietig, M. Scobie, J.S. Bansard, D. Delgado Pugley, L.L. Delina, F. Eichhorn, P. Ellinger, O. Enechi, T. Hale, Hermwille,  T. Hickmann, M. Honegger, A. Hurtado Epstein, S. La Hoz Theuer, R. Mizo, Y. Sun, P. Toussaint, G. Wambugu (2019) Promises and risks of nonstate action in climate and sustainability governance. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews: climate change, 10(3), 1-8. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.572
  • Hsu, A., N. Höhne, T. Kuramochi, M. Roelfsema, A. Weinfurter, Y. Xie, K. Lütkehermöller, S. Chan, J. Corfee-Morlot, P. Drost, P. Faria, A. Gardiner, D. J. Gordon, T. Hale, N.E. Hultman, J. Moorhead, S. Reuvers, J. Setzer, N. Singh, C. Weber / O. Widerberg (2019) A research roadmap for quantifying non-state and subnational climate mitigation action. Nature Climate Change 9 (1), 11-17. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0338-z
  • Chan, S., P. Ellinger, O. Widerberg (2018) Exploring national and regional orchestration of non-state action for a < 1.5 °C world. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 18 (1), 135-152. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10784-018-9384-2
  • Chan, S., R. Falkner, M. Goldberg, H. van Asselt (2018) Effective and Geographically Balanced? – An Output-based Assessment of Non-state Climate Actions. Climate Policy. 18(1). Available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14693062.2016.1248343
  • D’Amato, D., N. Droste, S. Chan, A. Hofer (2017) Green Economy: Pragmatism or Revolution? – Perceptions of Young Researchers on Social Ecological Transformation. Environmental Values, 26 (4). Available at: https://doi.org/10.3197/096327117X14976900137331
  • Chan, S., S. Bauer, C. Brandi (2016) Aligning Transnational Action with International Climate Governance: The Road from Paris. Review of European Comparative International Environmental Law (RECIEL), 25 (2): 238-247. Available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/reel.12168/abstract
  • Chan, S., H. van Asselt, T. Hale, K.W. Abbott, M. Beisheim, M. Hoffmann, B. Guy, N. Höhne, A. Hsu, P. Pattberg, P. Pauw, C. Ramstein, and O. Widerberg (2015) Reinvigorating international climate policy: A comprehensive framework for effective nonstate action. Global Policy, 6 (4): 466-473. Available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1758-5899.12294/full
  • Chan, S. (2010) Ethical Narratives and Climate Change in a Transnational Context. Radix, 36 (4) 264-275. In Dutch. Available online at: http://www.forumc.nl/netwerken/forumc-kunst/netwerk/56-content/radix-36-4/183-ethische-narratieven-en-klimaatverandering-in-een-transnationale-context
  • Chan, S., P. Pattberg (2008) Private Rule-Making and the Politics of Accountability: Analyzing Global Forest Governance. Global Environmental Politics, 8 (3) 103-121. Available online at: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/glep.2008.8.3.103
  • Chan, S. (2009) Partnerships for Sustainable Development in China: Adaptation of a Global Governance Instrument. European Journal of East Asian Studies, 8 (1) 121-13. Available at: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/156805809×439912
  • Biermann, F., S. Chan, A. Mert, P. Pattberg (2007) Partnerships for Sustainable Development: An Appraisal Framework, Global Governance Working Papers, No. 31. Amsterdam: The Global Governance Project.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Chan, S., R.B. Mitchel (2020) How to evaluate agents and agency. Chapter 14 in: M. Betsill, A. Gerlak, T.M. Benney (2020) Agency in Earth System Governance, Cambridge University Press, 168-180.
  • Betsill, M.M., T. M. Benney, A. K. Gerlak, C. Brown, S. Chan, O. Enechi, R. Mitchell, I. Möller, J. Patterson, M. Scobie, S. van der Hel, and O. Widerberg (2020) Introduction: Agency in Earth System Governance. Chapter 1 in: M. Betsill, A. Gerlak, T.M. Benney (2020) Agency in Earth System Governance, Cambridge University Press, 3-24.
  • Gerlak, A.K., M. Betsil, J. Patterson, S. Chan, T. Benney, M.C. Brisbois, T. Eimer (2020) Conclusion: policy implications of ESG-Agency research and reflections on the road ahead. Chapter 17 in: M. Betsill, A. Gerlak, T.M. Benney (2020) Agency in Earth System Governance, Cambridge University Press, 183-197
  • Chan, S., G. Iacobuta, Haegele, R. (forthcoming in 2020). Maximizing goal coherence in sustainable and climate resilient development. In: Chaturvedi, S., H. Janus, S. Klingebiel, A. De Mello e Souza, E. Sidiropoulos, D. Wehrmann, X. Li (eds). Development Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda: Contested Collaboration. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Pattberg, P., S. Chan, L. Sanderink, O. Widerberg (2018) Linkages: understanding their role in polycentric governance. in: Andrew Jordan / Dave Huitema / Harro van Asselt / Johanna Forster (eds.), Governing climate change: polycentricity in action? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Pr, 169-187. Available online at: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/governing-climate-change/033486F6DA7F2CD1F8F3D6011B17909B#
  • Chan, S., P. Pattberg, A. Mert (2017) Between Global and Local Governance: The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund in China. Chapter 4 in: A. Esguerra, A., Helmerich, N., Risse, T. (2016) Sustainability Politics and Limited Statehood – Contesting New Modes of Governance. Palgrave Macmillan. Available online at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-39871-6_4
  • Chan, S., (2016) Climate action beyond mitigation and the global North. in: Vikrom Mathur / Aniruddh Mohan, Road from Paris: ensuring effective and equitable climate action, ORF: New Delhi, India, 56-67. Available at: https://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/Road-from-Paris.pdf
  • Brandi, C., S. Bauer, S. Chan, O. Mathis (2015) Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. in: Loewe, M. / N. Rippin (eds.), Translating an ambitious vision into global transformation: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), (Discussion Paper 7/2015), 81-84. Available at: https://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/DP_7.2015_NEU2_13.pdf
  • S. (2015) Mega-conferences. In P.H. Pattberg, F. Zelli (eds.) (2015) Encyclopedia of global environmental governance and politics, Cheltenham UK: Elgar 2750280.
  • Chan, S., M. Stepan (2015) China as a mirror and testing ground for governance beyond the West. In: Mohan, Brij (ed.), Global frontiers of social development in theory and practice – climate, economy and justice, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 167-188.
  • Chan, S. (2012) Partnerships for Sustainable Development beyond the OECD world: comparing Indian and China. Chapter 6 in: Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Edward Elgar.
  • Chan, S., Müller, C. (2012) Explaining the Geographic, Thematic and Organizational Differentiation of Partnerships for Sustainable Development. Chapter 3 in: Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Mert, A., Chan, S. (2012) The Politics of Partnerships for Sustainable Development. Chapter 2 in: Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for sustainable development: Emergence, influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Elgar.
  • Biermann, F., Chan, S., Mert, A., Pattberg P. (2012) The Overall Effects of Partnerships for Sustainable Development: More Smoke Than Fire? Chapter 4 in: Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (2012) Introduction: Partnerships for Sustainable Development. Chapter 11 in: Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (2012) Conclusions: Partnerships for Sustainable Development. Chapter 1 in: Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Pattberg, P., F. Bierman, S. Chan, A. Mert (ed.) (2012) Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Emergence, Influence and Legitimacy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Compagnon, D, S. Chan, A. Mert (2011) The Changing Role of the State in Global Environmental Governance. Chapter 11 in: Biermann, F., Pattberg, P. Global Governance Reconsidered. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Bäckstrand, K, Campe S., Chan, S., Mert, A., Schäferhoff, M. (2011) Transnational Public-Private Partnerships. Chapter 6 in: Biermann, F., Pattberg, P. Global Governance Reconsidered. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Biermann, F., Chan, M-s., Mert, A., Pattberg P. (2007) Multi-stakeholder Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Does the Promise Hold? Chapter 11 in: Glasbergen, P., F. Biermann, and A. Mol (eds.) (2007), Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development: Reflections on Theory and Practice, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

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climate policy & sustainability researcher – advisor – activist – Kandidaat @Groenlinks Europese Verkiezingen 2019