Jessica Jewell's picture

Jessica Jewell


Jessica Jewell is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Centre for Climate and Energy Transformations and an Assistant Professor in the Energy Transitions at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment. Her research focuses on identifying mechanisms of energy transitions particularly with respect to fossil fuel phase-out and low-carbon electricity growth. She integrates different disciplinary approaches in order to identify politically-feasible solutions to our climate and energy challenges. 

Dr. Jewell is a member of the editorial board of Energy Research and Social Science, Environmental Research Communications and the Routledge series on Energy Transitions. She was a contributing author in the IPCC WGIII fifth assessment report, a lead author in the Global Energy Assessment, a lead author of a report by the UN Secretary General's Task Force on the SE4All renewables and efficiency targets, and led the development of the IEA's model of short-term energy security.

Academic article
  • 2020. Solar has greater techno-economic resource suitability than wind for replacing coal mining jobs. Environmental Research Letters.
  • 2020. Reply to: Why fossil fuel producer subsidies matter. Nature. E5-E7.
  • 2019. The international technological nuclear cooperation landscape: A new dataset and network analysis. Energy Policy. 838-852.
  • 2018. Limited emission reductions from fuel subsidy removal except in energy-exporting regions. Nature. 229-233.
  • 2018. Integrating techno-economic, socio-technical and political perspectives on national energy transitions: A meta-theoretical framework. Energy Research & Social Science. 175-190.
Academic lecture
  • 2019. A regression analysis of differences between countries where coal-based electricity supply is contracting and countries where it is growing: Evidence from 40 countries over 25 years (1990-2015).
Letter to the editor
  • 2019. Prospects for powering past coal. Nature Climate Change. 592-597.
Academic literature review
  • 2020. On the political feasibility of climate change mitigation pathways: Is it too late to keep warming below 1.5° C? 1-12.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)