Dr. William Lamb

Researcher

Dr. William Lamb

William Lamb is a research associate in the working group Applied Sustainability Science. He is interested in a human well-being framework for assessing climate change mitigation, with a focus on several areas of work:

  • Country development pathways
  • Human needs and energy consumption
  • Carbon emissions budgets
  • Political economy of climate change mitigation


William completed his PhD at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester in 2016. He obtained a Master’s degree in Ecological Economics from the University of Edinburgh in 2011.

Publications:

Lamb, W. F., & Rao, N. D. (2015). Human development in a climate-constrained world: What the past says about the future. Global Environmental Change, 33, 14–22.

Lamb, W. F., Steinberger, J. K., Bows-Larkin, A., Peters, G. P., Roberts, J. T., & Wood, F. R. (2014). Transitions in pathways of human development and carbon emissions. Environmental Research Letters, 9(1), 1–9.

 

Latest Publications

Diluiso, F., Walk, P., Manych, N., Cerutti, N., Chipiga, V., Workman, A., Ayas, C., Yiyun, R., Cui, D., Song, K., Banisch, L., Morettik N., Callaghan, M., Clarke, L., Creutzig, F., Hilaire, J., Jotzo, F., Kalkuhl, M., Lamb, W., Löschel, A., Müller-Hansen, F., Nemet, G., Oel, P., Sovacool, B., Steckel, J., Thomas, S., Wiseman, J., Minx, J., 2021

Coal transitions—part 1: a systematic map and review of case study learnings from regional, national, and local coal phase-out experiences

Environmental Research Letters
Type
Peer Review
Levi, S., Müller-Hansen, F., Lamb, W. F., Mattioli, G., Roberts, J. T., Capstick, S., Creutzig, F., Minx, J. C., Culhane, T. and Steinberger, J. K. , 2021

Klimaschutz-Ausreden, in Climate Action - Psychologie der Klimakrise: Handlungshemmnisse und Handlungsmöglichkeiten

Type
Sonstige
Vogel, J., Steinberger, J., O'Neill, D., Lamb, W., Krishnakumard, J., 2021

Socio-economic conditions for satisfying human needs at low energy use: An international analysis of social provisioning

Global Environmental Change
Type
Peer Review
Lamb, W., Wiedmann, T., Pongratz, J., Andrew, R., Crippa, M., Olivier, J., Wiedenhofer, D., Mattioli, G., Al Khourdajie, A., House, J., Pachauri, S. Figueroa, M., Saheb, Y., Slade, R., Hubacek, K., Sun, L., Khan Ribeiro, S., Khennas, S., de la Rue du Can, S., Chapungu, L., Davis, S., Bashmakov, I., Dai, H., Dhakai, S., Tan, X., Geng, Y., Gu, B., Minx, J., 2021

A review of trends and drivers of greenhouse gas emissions by sector from 1990 to 2018

Environmental Research Letters
Type
Peer Review
Berrang-Ford, L., Döbbe, F., Garside, R., Haddaway, N., Lamb, W., Minx, C., Viechtbauer, W., Welch, V., White, H., 2021

Editorial: Evidence synthesis for accelerated learning on climate solutions

Campbell Systematic Reviews
Type
Peer Review