Dr. William Lamb

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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. 

 

Aktuelle Publikationen

Lamb, W., Mattioli, G., Levi, S., Roberts, J., Capstick, S., Creutzig, F., Minx, J., Müller-Hansen, F., Culhane, T., Steinberger, J., 2020

Discourses of climate delay

Global Sustainability
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Peer Review
Raiser, K., Kornek, U., Flachsland, C., Lamb, W., 2020

Is the Paris Agreement Effective? A systematic map of the evidence

Environmental Research Letters
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Peer Review
Lamb, W., Minx, J., 2020

The political economy of national climate policy: Architectures of constraint and a typology of countries

Energy Research & Social Science
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Peer Review
Roberts, T. J., Steinberger, J. K., Dietz, T., Lamb, W. F., 2020

Four agendas for research and policy on emissions mitigation and well-being

Global Sustainability
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Peer Review
Lamb, W., Creutzig, F., Callaghan, M., Minx, J., 2019

Learning about urban climate solutions from case studies

Nature Climate Change
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Peer Review