Dr. William Lamb

Researcher

Dr. William Lamb

William Lamb is a post-doctoral researcher 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

Nemet, G.F., Callaghan, M.W., Creutzig, F., Fuss, S., Hartmann, J., Hilaire, J., Lamb, W.F., Minx, J.C., Rogers, S., Smith, P., 2018

Negative emissions—Part 3: Innovation and upscaling

Environmental Research Letters
Type
Peer Review
Fuss, S., Lamb, W.F., Callaghan, M.W., Hilaire, J., Creutzig, F., Amann, T., Tim Beringer, Garcia, W. de O., Hartmann, J., Khanna, T., Luderer, G., Nemet, G.F., Joeri Rogelj, Smith, P., Vicente, J.L.V., Wilcox, J., Dominguez, M. del M.Z., Minx, J.C., 2018

Negative emissions—Part 2: Costs, potentials and side effects

Environmental Research Letters
Type
Peer Review
Minx, J.C., Lamb, W.F., Callaghan, M.W., Fuss, S., Hilaire, J., Creutzig, F., Thorben Amann, Beringer, T., Garcia, W. de O., Hartmann, J., Khanna, T., Lenzi, D., [...], Vicente, J.L.V., Wilcox, J., Dominguez, M. del M.Z., 2018

Negative emissions—Part 1: Research landscape and synthesis

Environmental Research Letters
Type
Peer Review
Creutzig, F.; Roy, J.; Lamb, W. F.; Azevedo, I. M. L.; Bruine de Bruin, W.; Dalkmann, H.; Edelenbosch, O. Y.; Geels, F. W.; Grubler, A.; Hepburn, C.; Hertwich, E.G.; Khosla, R.; Mattauch, L.; Minx, J. C.; Ramakrishnan, A.; Rao, N. D.; ... ; Weber, E. U., 2018

Towards demand-side solutions for mitigating climate change

Type
Peer Review
Lamb, W.F.; Callaghan, M.W.; Creutzig, F.; Khosla, R.; Minx, J.C., 2018

The literature landscape on 1.5°C climate change and cities

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Type
Peer Review

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