Publications

Below is a selection of my publications, relevant to my consultancy work. These represent a subset of my publications most likely to be of interest to anyone looking at this site. A full list of publications will be available via an updated version of my research website (currently under construction) in due course.

Brooks, N., Anderson, S., Ayers, J., Burton, I. and Tellam, I. 2011. Tracking Adaptation and Measuring Development. IIED Working Paper No. 1, November 2011. IIED, London/Edinburgh. Download pdf.

Brooks, N. 2010. Human responses to climatically-driven landscape change and resource scarcity: Learning from the past and planning for the future. In I. P. Martini and W. Chesworth (eds.) Landscapes and Societies: Selected Cases, pp. 43-66. Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, 478 pp. Access chapter via Google Books.

Brooks, N., Brown, K. and Grist, N. 2009. Development Futures in the Context of Climate Change: challenging the present and learning from the past. Development Policy Review 27, 741-765. Download pdf.

Frankel-Reed, J. Brooks, N., Kurukulasuriya, P. and Lim, B. 2009. A Framework for Evaluating Adaptation to Climate Change. In R. Van Den Berg and O N. Feinstein (eds.) Evaluating Climate Change and Development. Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Risse, N. and Brooks, N. 2008. Strategic Environmental Assessment and Adaptation to Climate Change. DAC Network on Environment and Development Cooperation. OECD. Download pdf.

Contributing author to: Boko, M., I. Niang, A. Nyong, C. et al., 2007: Africa. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 433-467.

Brooks, N., Nicholls R. and Hall, J. 2006. Sea Level Rise: Coastal Impacts and Responses. Commissioned Expert’s Study for German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU): Schubert, R., Schellnhuber, H-J., Buchmann, N., Epiney, A., Grießhammer, R., Kulessa, M., Messner, D., Rahmstorf, S. and Schmid, J. The Future Oceans – Warming Up, Rising High, Turning Sour. WBGU, Berlin, 2006, 110 pages. Download pdfs of expert study and full report.

Brooks, N. 2006. Climate change, drought and pastoralism in the Sahel. Discussion note for the World Initiative on Sustainable Pastoralism, IUCN. Dowload pdf.

Brooks, N., Adger, W. N. and Kelly, M. 2005. The determinants of vulnerability and adaptive capacity at the national level and the implications for adaptation. In Adger, W. N., Arnell, N. and Tompkins, E. L. (Eds.) Global Environmental Change Part A 15, 151-162.

Brooks, N. and Adger, W. N. 2005. Assessing and enhancing adaptive capacity. In B. Lim and E. Spanger-Siegfried (Eds.) Adaptation Policy Frameworks for Climate Change: Developing Strategies, Policies and Measures, pp 165-181. UNDP-GEF. Cambridge University Press.

Brooks, N. 2004. Drought in the African Sahel: long-term perspectives and future prospects. Tyndall Working Paper No. 61. Download pdf.

Adger W. N ., Brooks, N., Kelly, M., Bentham, S. and Eriksen, S. 2004. New indicators of vulnerability and adaptive capacity, Tyndall Centre Technical Report 7. Download pdf.

Brooks, N. 2003. Vulnerability, risk and adaptation: A conceptual framework. Tyndall Centre Working Paper No. 38. Available at: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk. Dowload pdf.

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