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Green building transitions - Regional trajectories of innovation in Europe, Canada and Australia (2018)
Book
Affolderbach, J., & Schulz, C. (2018). Green building transitions - Regional trajectories of innovation in Europe, Canada and Australia. (1). Springer Publishing Company. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-77709-2

This volume analyzes sustainability-related innovations in the building sector and discusses how regional contexts articulate transition trajectories toward green building. It presents ‘biographies’ of drivers and processes of green building innovati... Read More

Urban energy transitions through innovations in green building (2017)
Book Chapter
Preller, B., Schulz, C., & Affolderbach, J. (2017). Urban energy transitions through innovations in green building. In J. Ravetz, & A. König (Eds.), Sustainability Science, 218-233. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Recent debates on climate change have increasingly focused on cities as a strategic spatial scale to implementss climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies. Within this context, green building and the way the built environment interfaces wit... Read More

Positioning Vancouver through urban sustainability strategies? The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan (2017)
Journal Article
Affolderbach, J., & Schulz, C. (2017). Positioning Vancouver through urban sustainability strategies? The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan. Journal of cleaner production, 164, 676-685. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.234

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Cities around the world have launched greening initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint and to become more sustainable. At the same time, they have also sought to use these initiatives to position themselves as climate change... Read More

Interactive knowledge generation in urban green building transitions (2016)
Journal Article
Preller, B., Affolderbach, J., Schulz, C., Fastenrath, S., & Braun, B. (2017). Interactive knowledge generation in urban green building transitions. Professional Geographer, 69(2), 214-224. https://doi.org/10.1080/00330124.2016.1208104

Knowledge coproduction between practitioners and scientists offers promising opportunities for the emerging research field of the geography of sustainability transitions. Drawing on experiences from an international research project on urban green bu... Read More

“Just” ecopreneurs: re-conceptualising green transitions and entrepreneurship (2016)
Journal Article
Affolderbach, J., & Krueger, R. (2017). “Just” ecopreneurs: re-conceptualising green transitions and entrepreneurship. Local environment, 22(4), 410-423. https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2016.1210591

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Economic, environmental, and social limits of the current capitalist mode of production have led to a rethinking and reconceptualisation of economic processes and models including the ro... Read More

Institutional thickening and innovation: reflections on the remapping of the Great Bear Rainforest (2016)
Journal Article
Clapp, A., Hayter, R., Affolderbach, J., & Guzman, L. (2016). Institutional thickening and innovation: reflections on the remapping of the Great Bear Rainforest. Transactions - Institute of British Geographers, 41(3), 244-257. https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12119

The information, practices and views in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). © 2016 Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) As... Read More

Mobile transitions : exploring synergies for urban sustainability research (2015)
Journal Article
Affolderbach, J., & Schulz, C. (2016). Mobile transitions : exploring synergies for urban sustainability research. Urban studies, 53(9), 1942-1957. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098015583784

Urban sustainability approaches focusing on a wide range of topics such as infrastructure and mobility, green construction and neighbourhood planning, or urban nature and green amenities have attracted scholarly interest for over three decades. Recen... Read More

Grünes Wachstum und alternative Wirtschaftsformen (2015)
Journal Article
Schulz, C., & Affolderbach, J. (2015). Grünes Wachstum und alternative Wirtschaftsformen. Geographische Rundschau, 67(5), 4-9

Green New Deal, Green Economy, Nachhaltiges Wachstum - sind einige der zentralem Schlagworte, die derzeit Hochkonjunktur in politischen Programmen und medialen Debatten haben, und immer häufiger auch zum Forschungsgegenstand der Geographie werden. Di... Read More

Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg (2014)
Journal Article
Affolderbach, J., & Carr, C. (2016). Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg. Regional studies, 50(6), 944-955. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2014.893057

© 2014 Regional Studies Association. Affolderbach J. and Carr C. Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg, Regional Studies. While multilevel governance is helpful in understanding the logics beh... Read More

Environmental bargaining and boundary organizations: Remapping British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest (2012)
Journal Article
Affolderbach, J., Clapp, R. A., & Hayter, R. (2012). Environmental bargaining and boundary organizations: Remapping British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 102(6), 1391-1408. https://doi.org/10.1080/00045608.2012.706567

In recent decades, the creation of conservation areas has been a significant and contested trend in resource peripheries around the globe, embracing the "remapping" of resource extents, tenures, and values and thereby land use patterns and regional d... Read More

Environmental Bargains: Power Struggles and Decision Making over British Columbia's and Tasmania's Old-Growth Forests (2011)
Journal Article
Affolderbach, J. (2011). Environmental Bargains: Power Struggles and Decision Making over British Columbia's and Tasmania's Old-Growth Forests. Economic geography, 87(2), 181-206. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1944-8287.2011.01107.x

Over the past few decades, conflicts over resources have increased in scale and intensity. They are frequently dominated by environmental nongovernmental organizations (ENGOs) that fight, boycott, lobby, and negotiate with other interest groups to pr... Read More

Private or self-regulation? A comparative study of forest certification choices in Canada, the United States and Germany (2003)
Journal Article
Cashore, B., van Kooten, G., Vertinsky, I., Auld, G., & Affolderbach, J. (2005). Private or self-regulation? A comparative study of forest certification choices in Canada, the United States and Germany. Forest policy and economics, 7(1), 53-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/s1389-9341%2803%2900011-x

Forest certification is perhaps the best example of a voluntary governance structure for addressing environmental spillovers. Competing forest certification schemes have evolved. At the global level, the International Organization for Standardization... Read More