Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions

(The TQCC of Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions is 23. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Environmental conflicts and defenders: A global overview225
Providing decent living with minimum energy: A global scenario213
When worry about climate change leads to climate action: How values, worry and personal responsibility relate to various climate actions203
The global scale, distribution and growth of aviation: Implications for climate change173
Country-specific dietary shifts to mitigate climate and water crises142
What makes climate change adaptation effective? A systematic review of the literature134
Imperialist appropriation in the world economy: Drain from the global South through unequal exchange, 1990–2015122
Multiple cropping systems of the world and the potential for increasing cropping intensity111
Plural valuation of nature for equity and sustainability: Insights from the Global South101
Anticipating futures through models: the rise of Integrated Assessment Modelling in the climate science-policy interface since 197097
The climate change mitigation impacts of active travel: Evidence from a longitudinal panel study in seven European cities90
Contextualizing climate justice activism: Knowledge, emotions, motivations, and actions among climate strikers in six cities89
Spatially-explicit footprints of agricultural commodities: Mapping carbon emissions embodied in Brazil's soy exports87
Multi-method evidence for when and how climate-related disasters contribute to armed conflict risk86
Meeting the food security challenge for nine billion people in 2050: What impact on forests?84
Socio-economic conditions for satisfying human needs at low energy use: An international analysis of social provisioning83
The Hogg Eco-Anxiety Scale: Development and validation of a multidimensional scale83
Global inequalities in food consumption, cropland demand and land-use efficiency: A decomposition analysis79
Provisioning systems for a good life within planetary boundaries77
The influence of political ideology on greenhouse gas emissions76
The trap of climate change-induced “natural” disasters and inequality76
Surge in global metal mining threatens vulnerable ecosystems75
Sustainability transformations: socio-political shocks as opportunities for governance transitions75
Global-scale impact analysis of mine tailings dam failures: 1915–202074
Co-productive agility and four collaborative pathways to sustainability transformations73
A national approach to greenhouse gas abatement through blue carbon management70
Climate change in news media across the globe: An automated analysis of issue attention and themes in climate change coverage in 10 countries (2006–2018)67
Nature-dependent people: Mapping human direct use of nature for basic needs across the tropics66
Knowledge co-production for Indigenous adaptation pathways: Transform post-colonial articulation complexes to empower local decision-making66
Explaining Growing Glyphosate Use: The Political Economy of Herbicide-Dependent Agriculture65
Linking internal and external transformation for sustainability and climate action: Towards a new research and policy agenda64
Exploratory modeling for analyzing coupled human-natural systems under uncertainty64
Economic costs of heat-induced reductions in worker productivity due to global warming64
Exploring river nitrogen and phosphorus loading and export to global coastal waters in the Shared Socio-economic pathways62
(Un)making in sustainability transformation beyond capitalism60
Use of aviation by climate change researchers: Structural influences, personal attitudes, and information provision60
Toward a climate mobilities research agenda: Intersectionality, immobility, and policy responses60
Improving the evidence base: A methodological review of the quantitative climate migration literature60
Income, consumer preferences, and the future of livestock-derived food demand58
Shared Socio-economic Pathways for European agriculture and food systems: The Eur-Agri-SSPs57
Science with society: Evidence-based guidance for best practices in environmental transdisciplinary work57
Conflicted transitions: Exploring the actors, tactics, and outcomes of social opposition against energy infrastructure57
Exploring future copper demand, recycling and associated greenhouse gas emissions in the EU-2857
Early warnings and emerging accountability: Total’s responses to global warming, 1971–202156
Scaling up zero-deforestation initiatives through public-private partnerships: A look inside post-conflict Colombia55
Mapping feasibilities of greenhouse gas removal: Key issues, gaps and opening up assessments54
Negative-emissions technology portfolios to meet the 1.5 °C target53
The economics of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) deployment in a 1.5 °C or 2 °C world52
Air conditioning and global inequality52
The scale and drivers of carbon footprints in households, cities and regions across India51
Nature unsettled: How knowledge and power shape ‘nature-based’ approaches to societal challenges50
Challenges and opportunities for re-framing resource use policy with practice theories: The change points approach50
Prospects for a saturation of humanity’s resource use? An analysis of material stocks and flows in nine world regions from 1900 to 203549
Aligning climate and sustainable development finance through an SDG lens. The role of development assistance in implementing the Paris Agreement48
How EU policies could reduce nutrient pollution in European inland and coastal waters46
Knowing like a global expert organization: Comparative insights from the IPCC and IPBES46
Modelling food security: Bridging the gap between the micro and the macro scale46
A global assessment of the human pressure on the world's lakes45
Public concern about, and desire for research into, the human health effects of marine plastic pollution: Results from a 15-country survey across Europe and Australia44
Climate change in a changing world: Socio-economic and technological transitions, regulatory frameworks and trends on global greenhouse gas emissions from EDGAR v.5.044
Legume dreams: The contested futures of sustainable plant-based food systems in Europe44
A conceptual framework for cross-border impacts of climate change43
Environmental and land defenders: Global patterns and determinants of repression43
Cattle ranchers and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Production, location, and policies42
An assessment of the performance of scenarios against historical global emissions for IPCC reports42
The global value of coastal wetlands for storm protection41
Greenhouse gas emissions from global cities under SSP/RCP scenarios, 1990 to 210041
A scale-based framework to understand the promises, pitfalls and paradoxes of irrigation efficiency to meet major water challenges40
Mapping global patterns of land use decision-making40
The political ecology playbook for ecosystem restoration: Principles for effective, equitable, and transformative landscapes40
Closing yield gap is crucial to avoid potential surge in global carbon emissions39
Natural variability or climate change? Stakeholder and citizen perceptions of extreme event attribution39
Systems thinking as a paradigm shift for sustainability transformation39
No peace for the forest: Rapid, widespread land changes in the Andes-Amazon region following the Colombian civil war39
Global long-term mapping of surface temperature shows intensified intra-city urban heat island extremes38
The global environmental paw print of pet food38
Climate change action as a project of identity: Eight meta-analyses37
Fairness critically conditions the carbon budget allocation across countries37
Making sense of the politics in the climate change loss & damage debate36
Climate variability and child nutrition: Findings from sub-Saharan Africa36
Socio-economic and climatic changes lead to contrasting global urban vegetation trends36
Understanding plastic packaging: The co-evolution of materials and society36
Co-designing global target-seeking scenarios: A cross-scale participatory process for capturing multiple perspectives on pathways to sustainability36
Why are carbon taxes unfair? Disentangling public perceptions of fairness36
Engagement, involvement and empowerment: Three realms of a coproduction framework for climate services35
Mining threatens isolated indigenous peoples in the Brazilian Amazon35
Global sustainability, innovation and governance dynamics of national smart electricity meter transitions35
Incorporating blue carbon sequestration benefits into sub-national climate policies35
How the future of the global forest sink depends on timber demand, forest management, and carbon policies35
Why climate migration is not managed retreat: Six justifications35
China’s pathway to carbon neutrality for the iron and steel industry34
Designing effective and equitable zero-deforestation supply chain policies34
Sharing responsibility for trade-related emissions based on economic benefits34
Hot dry days increase perceived experience with global warming33
Water borrowing is consistently practiced globally and is associated with water-related system failures across diverse environments33
Prioritising resilience policies to reduce welfare losses from natural disasters: A case study for coastal Bangladesh33
The quiet opposition: How the pro-economy lobby influences climate policy33
What could go wrong with cooking? Exploring vulnerability at the water, energy and food Nexus in Kampala through a social practices lens.33
Does smallholder maize intensification reduce deforestation? Evidence from Zambia33
Estimating the global potential of water harvesting from successful case studies33
Telecoupled environmental impacts of current and alternative Western diets32
Plastic pollution and the open burning of plastic wastes31
Trans-Arctic shipping routes expanding faster than the model projections31
Climate-Induced migration and unemployment in middle-income Africa31
The future urban heat-wave challenge in Africa: Exploratory analysis31
Greenhouse gas emissions from Mediterranean agriculture: Evidence of unbalanced research efforts and knowledge gaps31
Pathways for climate resilient development: Human well-being within a safe and just space in the 21st century30
Tackling the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies by making peace with nature 50 years after the Stockholm Conference30
The anticipatory governance of sustainability transformations: Hybrid approaches and dominant perspectives29
The impacts of cocaine-trafficking on conservation governance in Central America29
The behavioral response to a corporate carbon offset program: A field experiment on adverse effects and mitigation strategies29
Harnessing scientific and local knowledge to face climate change in small-scale fisheries29
Environmental justice in coastal systems: Perspectives from communities confronting change29
Resilient livelihoods in an era of global transformation29
Extreme weather and marriage among girls and women in Bangladesh28
Just adaptation? Generating new vulnerabilities and shaping adaptive capacities through the politics of climate-related resettlement in a Philippine coastal city28
The effect of industrialization and globalization on domestic land-use: A global resource footprint perspective27
How stable are Australian farmers’ climate change risk perceptions? New evidence of the feedback loop between risk perceptions and behaviour27
Illicit Drivers of Land Use Change: Narcotrafficking and Forest Loss in Central America27
A global comparison of carbon-water-food nexus based on dietary consumption26
A green-gray path to global water security and sustainable infrastructure26
“Mind the (Policy-Implementation) Gap”: Transport decarbonisation policies and performances of leading global economies (1990–2018)26
After the floods: Differential impacts of rainfall anomalies on child stunting in India26
The role and limits of strategic framing for promoting sustainable consumption and policy26
Just another buzzword? A systematic literature review of knowledge-related concepts in sustainability science26
The impact of the Sustainable Development Goals on a network of 276 international organizations26
Environmental regulation and innovation: Evidence from China26
Does funds-based adaptation finance reach the most vulnerable countries?25
Agency shifts in agricultural land governance and their implications for land degradation neutrality25
Cultural ecosystem services caught in a ‘coastal squeeze’ between sea level rise and urban expansion25
The geography of megatrends affecting European agriculture24
Water, energy and land insecurity in global supply chains24
Patience, persistence and pre-signals: Policy dynamics of planned relocation in Austria24
Anti-corruption and corporate environmental responsibility: Evidence from China’s anti-corruption campaign24
Inclusive wealth index measuring sustainable development potentials for Chinese cities24
Institutional changes drive land use transitions on rangelands: The case of grazing on public lands in the American West24
Relating root causes to local risk conditions: A comparative study of the institutional pathways to small-scale disasters in three urban flood contexts24
The prosocial origin of sustainable behavior: A case study in the ecological domain23
Novel insights on intensity and typology of direct human-nature interactions in protected areas through passive crowdsourcing23
A global review of the impact of forest property rights interventions on poverty23
Distributive justice in global climate finance – Recipients’ climate vulnerability and the allocation of climate funds23
OK Boomer: A decade of generational differences in feelings about climate change23
Impact of a climate network: The role of intermediaries in local level climate action23
Urban greenspace as a climate change adaptation strategy for subtropical Asian cities: A comparative study across cities in three countries23
The Arctic Council: an agent of change?23
What future for primary aluminium production in a decarbonizing economy?23
Blaming climate change? How Indian mainstream media covered two extreme weather events in 201523