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Making sense of how proponents conspire to thwart environmental impact assessment processes: insights from the Miramar Resort controversy in Taiwan. (2021)
Journal Article
HUANG, Y.-C. and MABON, L. [2021]. Making sense of how proponents conspire to thwart environmental impact assessment processes: insights from the Miramar Resort controversy in Taiwan. Journal of environmental planning and management [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2021.1944846

Despite extensive enquiry into the socio-political aspects of environmental impact assessments (EIA), empirical material from east- and south-east Asia remains underrepresented in English-language scholarship. This is notable given increasing infrast... Read More about Making sense of how proponents conspire to thwart environmental impact assessment processes: insights from the Miramar Resort controversy in Taiwan..

Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect. (2020)
Journal Article
KONDO, K., MABON, L., BI, Y., CHEN, Y. and HAYABUCHI, Y. 2021. Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect. Sustainable cities and society [online], 65, article ID 102585. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102585

Under a warming climate and urban heat island effects, cooling behaviours are increasingly important for city dwellers. Cooling actions, especially air conditioning, receive increasing scrutiny in social science, as does engagement and communication... Read More about Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect..

What natural and social scientists need from each other for effective marine environmental assessment: insights from collaborative research on the Tomakomai CCS demonstration project. (2020)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KITA, J., ONCHI, H., KAWABE, M., KATANO, T., KOHNO, H. and HUANG, Y.-C. 2020. What natural and social scientists need from each other for effective marine environmental assessment: insights from collaborative research on the Tomakomai CCS demonstration project. Marine pollution bulletin [online], 159, article ID 111520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111520

We propose actions to guide collaboration between ‘natural’ and ‘social’ science disciplines in marine environmental issues. Despite enthusiasm for interdisciplinarity on environmental issues, institutional and disciplinary barriers remain for interd... Read More about What natural and social scientists need from each other for effective marine environmental assessment: insights from collaborative research on the Tomakomai CCS demonstration project..

What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region. (2019)
Journal Article
SWENNENHUIS, F., MABON, L., FLACH, T.A. and DE CONINCK, H. 2020. What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 94: special section on the proceedings of the 14th international conference on greenhouse gas control technologies (GHGT-14), 21-25 October 2018, Melbourne, Australia, article number 102903. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102903

This paper assesses the role of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in addressing challenges in the energy transition, in regions reliant on carbon-intensive industries for employment and as an economic base. The assessment is based on semi-stru... Read More about What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region..

Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community. (2019)
Journal Article
SHIH, W.-Y., MABON, L. and PUPPIM DE OLIVEIRA, J.A. 2020. Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community. Land use policy [online], 91, article ID 104291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104291

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd This paper assesses barriers to local biodiversity and ecosystem (BES) governance within cities, drawing on findings from an international expert survey encompassing 45 cities in 25 countries. BES is recognised as a key foundation... Read More about Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community..

Social science studies of the environment in Taiwan: what can the international community learn from work published within Taiwan? (2019)
Journal Article
HUANG, Y.-C., FAN, M.-F., YANG, C.-Y. and MABON, L. 2020. Social science studies of the environment in Taiwan: what can the international community learn from work published within Taiwan? Local environment [online], 25(1), pages 36-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2019.1693987

This Translations contribution synthesises critical environmental social science research produced in Taiwan and published largely in Chinese. Taiwan is distinctive in east Asia in that it has had, over several decades, a relatively large and prolifi... Read More about Social science studies of the environment in Taiwan: what can the international community learn from work published within Taiwan?.

Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. 2020. Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? Urban climate [online], 31, article ID 100537. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2019.100537

This paper evaluates the role of socio-cultural issues in developing climate information services that are accessible and engaging to urban communities. Two public-facing city-level climate information provision initiatives in Japan are evaluated in... Read More about Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research?.

Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. (2019)
Journal Article
ALCALDE, J., HEINEMANN, N., MABON, L., WORDEN, R.H., DE CONINCK, H., ROBERTSON, H., MAVER, M., GHANBARI, S., SWENNENHUIS, F., MANN, I., WALKER, T., GOMERSAL, S., BOND, C.E., ALLEN, M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., JAMES, A., MACKAY, E.J., BROWNSORT, P.A., FAULKNER, D.R. and MURPHY, S. 2019. Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. Journal of cleaner production [online], 233, pages 963-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087

Research to date has identified cost and lack of support from stakeholders as two key barriers to the development of a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of effectively mitigating climate change. This paper responds to... Read More about Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province..

Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H., HAYABUCHI, Y. and YAMAGUCHI, A. 2019. Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment? Cities [online], 93, pages 273-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.007

This paper profiles Fukuoka City in Kyushu, Japan. We focus on the city’s local climate change adaptation policies, and in particular the role of urban and greenspace planning in facilitating adaptation actions within Fukuoka. Fukuoka is a humid subt... Read More about Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment..

What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., SHIH, W.-Y., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H. and HAYABUCHI, Y. 2019. What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Geoforum [online], 104, pages 158-169. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.04.024

This paper evaluates the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy, through the case of management of environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Amidst increasing global interest in the role... Read More about What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan..

Enhancing post-disaster resilience by 'building back greener': evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. 2019. Enhancing post-disaster resilience by ‘building back greener’: evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Landscape and urban planning [online], 187, pages 105-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.03.013

This research evaluates the contribution of nature-based solutions to urban resilience in post-disaster situations. Post-disaster recovery planning is an opportunity to ‘build back greener’ by fostering ecosystem approaches towards social and ecologi... Read More about Enhancing post-disaster resilience by 'building back greener': evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan..

Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example. (2019)
Journal Article
YUILL, C., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T. and MABON, L. 2019. Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example. Health [online], 23(2), pages 122-138. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459318804603

This article explores why landscape is a crucial element in researching the relationship between environment and well-being. The main point we make is that human social agents are embedded in particular landscapes, and it is in landscapes that enviro... Read More about Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example..

Mapping the socio-political landscape of heat mitigation through urban greenspaces: the case of Taipei Metropolis. (2018)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and SHIH, W.-Y. 2019. Mapping the socio-political landscape of heat mitigation through urban greenspaces: the case of Taipei Metropolis. Environment and urbanization [online], 31(2), pages 552-574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0956247818767318

We assess socio-political challenges for urban heat island (UHI) mitigation in greenspace planning, focusing on Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan. Through analysis of articles from two newspapers, we suggest that attention to greenery and heat tends to refle... Read More about Mapping the socio-political landscape of heat mitigation through urban greenspaces: the case of Taipei Metropolis..

Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? (2018)
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STALKER, L., ROBERTS, J.J. and MABON, L. 2018. Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? The APPEA journal: journal of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association [online], 58(2), pages 612-616. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1071/AJ17091

Laboratory experiments, natural analogues and pilot projects have been fundamental in developing scientific understanding of risk and uncertainty from georesource exploration. International research into CO2 and CH4 leakage provide scientific underst... Read More about Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks?.

An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. (2018)
Journal Article
YIN, B.C.L., LAING, R., LEON, M. and MABON, L. 2018. An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. Sustainable cities and society [online], 39, pages 613-620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.03.024

Environmental challenges and risks associated with climate change face all of our cities, and the construction industry has a major role to play in terms of changed practice. The Singaporean government has, over a period of many decades, made efforts... Read More about An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore..

What might 'just green enough' urban development mean in the context of climate change adaptation? The case of urban greenspace planning in Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan. (2018)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and SHIH, W.-Y. 2018. What might 'just green enough' urban development mean in the context of climate change adaptation? The case of urban greenspace planning in Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan. World development [online], 107, pages 224-238. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.02.035

This paper argues that climate change adaptation through strategic greenspace planning requires scholars and planners to think differently about what equity means in an urban greenspace context. We use the heat mitigation potential of greenspace and... Read More about What might 'just green enough' urban development mean in the context of climate change adaptation? The case of urban greenspace planning in Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan..

Bringing social and cultural considerations into environmental management for vulnerable coastal communities: responses to environmental change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. (2018)
Journal Article
MABON, L., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T., CAO, T.T.N., LE, T.Q., DANG, T.T., NGUYEN, T.H.T., NGUYEN, T.B.N., LE, H.N., TRAN, T.T., BUI, T.C.T., TRAN, N.A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and YUILL, C. 2018. Bringing social and cultural considerations into environmental management for vulnerable coastal communities: responses to environmental change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. Ocean and coastal management [online], 158, pages 32-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.03.022

This paper elaborates the importance of considering social and cultural factors within management responses to environmental change in coastal areas. The case study taken is Xuan Thuy National Park in Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. This is a marginalise... Read More about Bringing social and cultural considerations into environmental management for vulnerable coastal communities: responses to environmental change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam..

Management of sustainability transitions through planning in shrinking resource city contexts: an evaluation of Yubari City, Japan. (2018)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and SHIH. W.-Y. 2018. Management of sustainability transitions through planning in shrinking resource city contexts: an evaluation of Yubari City, Japan. Journal of environmental policy and planning [online], 20(4), pages 482-498. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2018.1443004

This paper evaluates the planning competences required to enact a managed transition to sustainability at the municipal level for cities facing population, economic and employment decline. Drawing on the 'shrinking cities' literature, we argue consol... Read More about Management of sustainability transitions through planning in shrinking resource city contexts: an evaluation of Yubari City, Japan..

Getting buy-in for climate change adaptation through urban planning: climate change communication as a multi-way process. (2017)
Book Chapter
MABON, L. and SHIH, W.-Y. 2018. Getting buy-in for climate change adaptation through urban planning: climate change communication as a multi-way process. In Leal Filho, W., Manolas, E., Azul, A.M., Azeiteiro, U.M. and McGhie, H. (eds.) Handbook of climate change communication, volume 1: theory of climate change communication. Climate change management. Cham: Springer, pages 61-75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69838-0_4

This chapter evaluates the role of communication in building support for climate change adaptation through urban spatial planning. We take Durban in South Africa as our case study, a city with significant vulnerability to climate change which is wide... Read More about Getting buy-in for climate change adaptation through urban planning: climate change communication as a multi-way process..

Land use planning as a tool for balancing the scientific and the social in biodiversity and ecosystem services mainstreaming? The case of Durban, South Africa. (2017)
Journal Article
SHIH, W.-Y. and MABON, L. 2018. Land- use planning as a tool for balancing the scientific and the social in biodiversity and ecosystem services mainstreaming? The case of Durban, South Africa. Journal of environmental planning and management [online], 61(13), pages 2338-2357. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2017.1394277

This paper evaluates the role of land use planning, especially open space systems, in mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) at the urban level. Whilst there is increasing interest in BES mainstreaming to balance environmental protec... Read More about Land use planning as a tool for balancing the scientific and the social in biodiversity and ecosystem services mainstreaming? The case of Durban, South Africa..