Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET)

Academic publications


Journal articles

Cherp, A., Vinichenko, V., Jewell, J., Brutschin, E., & Sovacool, B. (2018). Integrating techno-economic, socio-technical and political perspectives on national energy transitions: A meta-theoretical framework. Energy Research and Social Science, 37.

Grandin, J., Haarstad, H., Kjærås, K., and Bouzarovski, S. (2017) The politics of rapid urban transformationCurrent Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 31 April, pp. 16-22.

Grandin, J. (2018) Translokala utvecklingsstigar: relationell politik i Oslos Bilfritt byliv. In: Andersson, I. Eds. Globala flöden och lokala praktiker - policymobilitet i tid och rum, pp. 47-69.

Haarstad, H., Sareen, S., Wanvik, T., Grandin, J., Kjærås, K., Oseland, S., Kvamsås, Lillevold, K., and Wathne, M. (2018) Transformative social science? Modes of engagement in climate and energy solutionsEnergy Research and Social Science, 42 August, pp. 193-197.  

Jewell, J., McCollum, D., Emmerling, J., Bertram, C., Gernaat, D. E. H. J., Krey, V., … Riahi, K. (2018). Limited emission reductions from fuel subsidy removal except in energy-exporting regions. Nature, 554(7691), 229–233. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature25467

Mehling, M., and Tvinnereim, E. (2018) Carbon Pricing and the 1.5°C Target: Near-Term Decarbonisation and the Importance of an Instrument MixCarbon and Climate Law Review 12, pp. 50-61.

Sareen, S., Baillie, D. and Kleinwächter, J. (2018) Transitions to future energy systems: Learning from a community testfield. Sustainability.

Sareen, S. and Haarstad, H. (2018). Bridging socio-technical and justice aspects of sustainable energy transitions. Applied Energy 228: 624-632.

Sareen, S. and Kale, S. (2018). Solar ‘power’: Socio-political dynamics of infrastructural development in two Western Indian states. Energy Research and Social Science 41: 270-278.

Tvinnereim, E., and Mehling, M. (2018) Carbon Pricing and Deep Decarbonisation. Energy Policy, 121 October, pp. 185-189.

Books & book chapters

Brutschin, E. and Jewell, J. (2018). International political economy of nuclear energy. In International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resources, edited by A. Goldthau, M. F. Keatin, and C. Kuzemko, 322-341. Edward Elgar.

Froestad, J., Nøkleberg, M., Shearing, C og Trollip, T. (2018). South-Africa's Mineral-Energy Complex:Flows, Regulation, Governance and Policing, in Y. Omorogbe and A. O. Ordor (Eds.) Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law, Achieving Sustainable Energy for all in Africa, Oxford: Oxford UniversityPress

Haarstad, H and Rusten, G. (eds) (2018). Grønn omstilling: norske veivalg [Green transformation:Norwegian Pathways] Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

Haarstad, H and Wathne, M. (2018). Smart cities as strategic actors: Insights from EU Lighthouse projects in Stavanger, Stockholm and Nottingham. In: Karvonen., A, Cugurullo F., and Caprotti, F.(eds). Inside Smart Cities: Place, Politics and Urban Innovation, London: Routledge.

Oseland, S., og Haarstad, H. (2018). Norske byers rolle i grønn omstilling: hva gjør vi med målkonfliktene? I: Grønn omstilling: norske veivalg, redigert av Haarstad, H. og Rusten, G. Oslo:Universitetsforlaget, p. 63-78.

Sareen, S. ‘Electricity distribution in Rajasthan: Unbundling the recurrent failures of a politicised sector’. In (eds. Dubash N., S. Kale & R. Bharvirkar, Mapping Power: The political economy of electricity in India’s states, Oxford University Press., 2018

Sareen, S. ‘Gujarat’s success in efficient electricity distribution: A call for proactive governance to further gains’. In (eds. Dubash N., S. Kale & R. Bharvirkar) Mapping Power: The political economy of electricity in India’s states, Oxford University Press., 2018


Haarstad, H and Wanvik, T, 2017. Carbonscapes and beyond. Conceptualizing the instabilities of oil landscapesProgress in Human Geography 41(3), pp. 432-450. 

Bremer, S., Bremer, A., Mamnun, N., Stiller-Reeve, M.A., Haque, M.M. and Tvinnereim, E. (2017) Narrative as a method for eliciting tacit knowledge of climate variability in BangladeshWeather, Climate, and Society 9 October, pp. 669-686.

Mehling, M. and Tvinnereim, E. (2017) Pricing not enough for deep carbon cuts. Nature 552, pp. 175-175.

Haarstad, H. and Oseland, S.E. (2017) Historicizing Urban Sustainability: The shifting ideals behind Forus Industrial Park, Norway. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 41 (5), pp. 838–854.

Wanvik, T. I., and Caine, K. (2017) Understanding indigenous strategic pragmatism: Métis engagement with extractive industry developments in the Canadian NorthThe Extractive Industries and Society, 4 (3), pp. 595-605.

Sareen, S. (2017) Energy distribution trajectories in two Western Indian states: comparative politics and sectoral dynamics. Energy Research and Social Science, 35 January. pp 17-24.

Sareen, S and Oskarsson, P. (2017) Enduring Discourses and Everyday Contestation: Introduction to Special Section on Discourse and Resource Conflict in Extractive Zones of India. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 40 (4).

Sareen, S. (2017) Discourses around logging: Framing extraction of wood from West Singhbhum’s conflicted forests. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 40 (4).

Sareen, S. and Iben, N. (2017) Nurturing democratic practice through local deliberative institutions: Ho village assemblies in Jharkhand. Journal of Development Studies.

Sareen, S. (2017) Politics, procurement, bail-out and buy-in: Woes and ways for Rajasthan’s distribution sector. Working Paper, Mapping Power Project. Regulatory Assistance Project and Centre for Policy Research.

Sareen, S. (2017) What powers success on the ground? The gradual reform of electricity distribution in Gujarat. Working Paper, Mapping Power Project. Regulatory Assistance Project and Centre for Policy Research.

Wanvik, T. I. (2016) Governance transformed into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): New governance innovations in the Canadian oil sandsThe Extractive Industries and Society, 3 (2) pp. 517-526.

Wanvik, T. I. (2017) Contested energy spaces. Disassembling energyscapes of the Canadian North, University of Bergen, Norway (PhD thesis).