Climate change

Directly contributing to SDGs 7 (affordable and clean energy), 12 (responsible consumption and production) and 13 (climate action), this Elsevier Atlas Award winning article analyses the feasibility of powering the Americas with renewable energy by 2030.
This article addresses goals 7, 11, and 9 by presenting a stochastic electricity market model.
This book chapter addresses goals 13, 14, and 15 by focusing on how changing environmental temperatures affect species adaptation.
Advancing goals 11, 12 and 13, this article looks at the direct positive contribution of building materials on the SDGs.
To achieve SDG 7 (Affordable and clean energy) and SDG 13 (climate action) we need reliable and robust renewable energy sources. Solar photovoltaics (PV) is a very promising and rapidly growing technology (particularly in the developing world), but one of the problems of solar panels is that they “soil” – ie over time they become damaged by dust / pollution / animal waste / moss etc, and this limits their performance. This Joule study is the most accurate analysis of the impact of soiling, and sets out a pathway to how soiling can be mitigated.
This report showcases business leadership on climate action aligned with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Advancing SDGs 12, 13 and 17, this report features solutions and strategies developed by companies that have taken the 1.5°C pledge and examines how business leaders are integrating this process into corporate strategies and generating employee buy-in.
Elsevier,

Fire Safety Journal, Volume 110, 2019, 102889, ISSN 0379-7112,

The manuscript represents a research agenda for the International Association of Fire Safety Science. The Agenda is based on a discussion of fire safety from a global perspective outlining two main Global Grand Challenges. Fire safety science and engineering research objectives and actions are then outlined in response to the Global Grand Challenges, supporting SDGs 3, 9, 11 and 13.
This article addresses goals 13, 14, and 15 by discussing the common methods of evaluating the management of biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services in natural environments.
This article addresses goals 1, 3, 11 and 13 by examining the relationship between emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), outdoor air pollution and levels of socioeconomic development in order to identify specific near-term mitigation policy responses to climate change and air pollution for countries with different levels of human development.
This article addresses goals 11, 13 and 17 by testing the Adaptigation Framework using the example of municipal advisory committees in Germany and assessing how they influence municipalities’ capacity to institutionalise joint mitigation and adaptation goals in sector policy and planning.

Pages