J. Samuel Barkin is professor of global governance in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His research spans global environmental politics and international organization theory. His recent books include Saving Global Fisheries: Reducing Capacity to Promote Sustainability, co-authored with Elizabeth DeSombre (MIT Press, 2013), and International Organization: Theories and Institutions, second edition (Palgrave, 2013).
Thomas Bernauer is a professor of political science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). His research focuses on how environmental, economic, and security problems that extend beyond national borders can be solved. He is the author or co-author of ten books, and has published extensively in leading journals of political science, international relations, economics, and public policy. Recent publications include “Do Natural Resources Matter for Interstate- and Intrastate Armed Conflict?” (forthcoming in the Journal of Peace Research) and “Is WTO Dispute Settlement Primarily and Enforcement or a Rule Clarification Device?”(forthcoming in British Journal of Political Science).
Maria Brockhaus is a senior scientist in the governance division at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Her background is in agricultural economics and forest policy. Her research focuses mainly on policy and institutional change and policy and social network analysis. She leads the research on REDD+ policies in CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study on REDD+. She is the co-editor of Analysing REDD+: Challenges and Choices (CIFOR 2012).
Tim Cronin is the Sustainable Forestry Manager for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Australia, working as part of a global program to promote the responsible production and trade of forest products. He holds a master’s degree in international and community development. Previously, he worked with CIFOR on REDD+ communication and policy discourse analysis and is the main author of “REDD+ Politics in the Media: A Case Study from Indonesia” (CIFOR, 2010).
Kathryn Davidson is a senior lecturer in urban and regional planning at the University of South Australia. Her resent publications include “The Sustainability of an Entrepreneurial City?” in International Planning Studies, and ‘The Urban Revolution that Isn’t: The Political Ecology of the New ‘Urbanology’” (Journal of Australian Political Economy, 2013).
Brendan Gleeson directs Melbourne University’s Sustainable Society Institute. His most recent book, The Urban Condition, was published by Routledge in 2014. [End Page iii]
Monica Di Gregorio is a lecturer in environmental politics and governance at the Sustainability Research Institute, an associate of the Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy (University of Leeds), and of the Center for International Forestry Research. Her research examines contentious environmental politics and development and focuses on environmental movements, policy networks, and climate change policy in developing countries. She is the primary author of “Equity and REDD+ in the Media: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Discourses” (Ecology and Society, 2013).
Hannah Hughes will begin a lectureship in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Cardiff University in January 2016. She was recently a co-author on “Authorship patterns in Working Group III contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report” (Nature Climate Change, 2015).
Frank Jotzo is an associate professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University. He has published on mechanisms of climate change policy, including papers on emissions trading, targets and climate policies for developing countries. Recent publications include “Australia’s carbon price” (Nature Climate Change, 2012) and “Reaping the Economic Benefits of Decarbonization for China” (China & World Economy, 2015). He has contributed to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review, the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the UN Deep Decarbonization Pathways project.
Sofi Mardiah is a wildlife trade policy program manager for Wildlife Conservation Society–Indonesia, working on regulations governing enforcement of wildlife crimes. Previously she worked for CIFOR on the Global Comparative Study on REDD+ and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes on their Forest Crimes Programme. She holds a master’s degree in environmental and natural resources management with a major in environmental policy. Her main research interests include forest policy, forestry corruption, REDD+, and spatial planning. She is a co-author of “Governing the Design of National REDD+: An Analysis of the Power of Agency...