Environmental Politics

(The TQCC of Environmental Politics is 8. 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.)
Multispecies justice: theories, challenges, and a research agenda for environmental politics110
The future of ‘environmental’ policy in the Anthropocene: time for a paradigm shift83
Climate changed urban futures: environmental politics in the anthropocene city68
The limits of the loops: critical environmental politics and the Circular Economy56
Greening states and societies: from transitions to great transformations56
New directions in environmental justice studies: examining the state and violence53
Jobs vs. climate justice? Contentious narratives of labor and climate movements in the coal transition in Germany52
Nationalist ideology, rightwing populism, and public views about climate change in Europe52
The evolution of climate governance in China: drivers, features, and effectiveness44
Early oil industry disinformation on global warming44
Policy implementation styles and local governments: the case of climate change adaptation35
Weaponizing economics: Big Oil, economic consultants, and climate policy delay35
More-than-human solidarity and multispecies justice in the climate crisis32
Transforming ecological modernization ‘from within’ or perpetuating it? The circular economy as EU environmental policy narrative31
The fantasy of carbon offsetting30
Making matter great again? Ecofeminism, new materialism and the everyday turn in environmental politics29
Green nationalism. Climate action and environmentalism in left nationalist parties28
From populism to climate scepticism: the role of institutional trust and attitudes towards science27
Does youth participation increase the democratic legitimacy of UNFCCC-orchestrated global climate change governance?26
Narrating plastics governance: policy narratives in the European plastics strategy25
Varieties of climate governance: the emergence and functioning of climate institutions24
‘Ecobordering’: casting immigration control as environmental protection24
From targets to inspections: the issue of fairness in China’s environmental policy implementation24
Untangling the radical imaginaries of the Indignados’ movement: commons, autonomy and ecologism23
Who owns marine biodiversity? Contesting the world order through the ‘common heritage of humankind’ principle21
Climate institutions in Brazil: three decades of building and dismantling climate capacity21
The limits of opportunism: the uneven emergence of climate institutions in India20
Populism as an act of storytelling: analyzing the climate change narratives of Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg as populist truth-tellers20
What If: multispecies justice as the expression of utopian desire19
When do environmental NGOs work? A test of the conditional effectiveness of environmental advocacy19
The Future of Environmental Peace and Conflict Research19
Right-wing populist parties and environmental politics: insights from the Austrian Freedom Party’s support for the glyphosate ban19
Discourses on transformational change and paradigm shift in the Green Climate Fund: the divide over financialization and country ownership18
Intersectionality & Climate Justice: A call for synergy in climate change scholarship18
Contested environmentalism: the politics of waste in China and Russia18
Imaginary lock-ins in climate change politics: the challenge to envision a fossil-free future17
Politicizing climate change in times of populism: an introduction17
Quality of government and the relationship between environmental concern and pro-environmental behavior: a cross-national study17
An ambitious and climate-focused Commission agenda for post COVID-19 EU17
Survey research in environmental politics: why it is important and what the challenges are16
Multi-species justice: a view from the rights of nature movement15
Climate change and right-wing populism in the United States15
Postapocalyptic narratives in climate activism: their place and impact in five European cities15
Swimming against the current: Australian climate institutions and the politics of polarisation15
The knowledge politics of climate change loss and damage across scales of governance15
The manifestation of the green agenda: a comparative analysis of parliamentary debates15
The Dangers of Mainstreaming Solar Geoengineering: A critique of the National Academies Report14
Multilevel business power in environmental politics: the avocado boom and water scarcity in Chile14
A hard Act to follow? The evolution and performance of UK climate governance14
The unbearable lightness of climate populism14
European Union’s proxy accountability for tropical deforestation14
Germany’s Federal Climate Change Act14
Scepticisms and beyond? A comprehensive portrait of climate change communication by the far right in the European Parliament13
The dismantling of renewable energy policy in Italy13
Philanthropic foundations as agents of environmental governance: a research agenda13
Contentious governance around climate change measures in the Netherlands13
Imagination and critique in environmental politics12
Self-reinforcing and self-undermining feedbacks in subnational climate policy implementation12
Advocating inaction: a historical analysis of the Global Climate Coalition12
The development of climate institutions in the United States12
Climate justice in more-than-human worlds12
Environmental justice implications and conceptual advancements: community experiences of proposed shale gas exploration in the UK12
Institutionalising decarbonisation in South Africa: navigating climate mitigation and socio-economic transformation12
Raising the bar: on the type, size and timeline of a ‘successful’ decoupling12
The centre-periphery divide and attitudes towards climate change measures among Western Europeans11
Wind energy counter-conducts in Germany: understanding a new wave of socio-environmental grassroots protest11
Patterns of European bioeconomy policy. Insights from a cross-case study of three policy areas11
Attitudes towards climate change aid and climate refugees in New Zealand: an exploration of policy support and ideological barriers11
‘Anything Westminster can do we can do better’: the Scottish climate change act and placing a sub-state nation on the international stage10
Proxy-led accountability for natural resource extraction in rentier states10
‘Heart of steel’: how trade unions lobby the European Union over emissions trading10
Digitalizing forest landscape restoration: a social and political analysis of emerging technological practices10
Same, same but different? How democratically elected right-wing populists shape climate change policymaking10
From symbolism to substance: what the renewal of the Danish climate change act tells us about the driving forces behind policy change9
Whose policy is it anyway? Public support for clean energy policy depends on the message and the messenger9
Climate policy expertise in times of populism – knowledge strategies of the AfD regarding Germany’s climate package9
What’s different about the environment? Environmental INGOs in comparative perspective9
Indigenous-led grassroots engagements with oil pipelines in the U.S. and Russia: the NoDAPL and Komi movements9
New York City as ‘fortress of solitude’ after Hurricane Sandy: a relational sociology of extreme weather’s relationship to climate politics9
‘Time to Wake Up’: Climate change advocacy in a polarized Congress, 1996-20159
Energy and domination: contesting the fossil myth of fuel expansion9
Retrogradism in context. Varieties of right-wing populist climate politics8
Reconciling climate change leadership with resource nationalism and regional vulnerabilities: a case-study of Kazakhstan8
Making the circular economy online: a hyperlink analysis of the articulation of nutrient recycling in Finland8
Isolationism and the equal per capita view8
The environmental politics of reproductive choices in the age of climate change8
Implementing the EU renewable energy directive in Norway: from Tailwind to Headwind8
End of the line: environmental justice, energy justice, and opposition to power lines8