Publications

Books

4. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. The European Union and Environmental Governance. New York: Routledge (in preparation; under contract)

3. H. Selin. 2010. Global Governance of Hazardous Chemicals: Challenges of Multilevel Management. Cambridge: MIT Press, 240 pages [publisher] [Reviewed in Environmental Politics 21(3): 536-538; Review of European Community & International Environment Law 20(3): 325-326; International Journal of Environmental Studies 68(2): 253-255; Review of Policy Research 28(3) 309-310; Environment International 37(3): 654-655; Perspectives on Politics 9(1): 101-103; Environment 53(1): 42-43; Global Environmental Politics 11(1): 116-118; CHOICE 48(1): 277; Ecological Economics 69(12): 2645-2646] – Runner-Up for the 2011 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award given by the International Studies Association Environmental Studies Section

2. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. (eds.) 2009. Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking and Multilevel Governance. Cambridge: MIT Press, 352 pages [publisher] [Reviewed in Carbon & Climate Law Review 1(6): 89-91; Climate Policy 11(6): 1386-1388; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 92(4): 493-494; Electronic Green Journal 1(30)]

1. M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. (eds.) 2009. Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate, 326 pages [publisher] [Reviewed in Journal of Transatlantic Studies 9(2): 175-176; Review of Policy Research 27(3): 338-340]

Journal Articles

21. H. Selin. 2014. “Global Environmental Law and Treaty-Making on Hazardous Substances: The Minamata Convention and Mercury Abatement” Global Environmental Politics 14(1): 1-19 [pdf]

20. B-O Linnér and H. Selin. 2013. “The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: Forty Years in the Making” Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy 31(6): 971-987 [Co-editor and Co-author of Special Issue] [pdf]

19. H. Bulkeley, A. Jordan, R. Perkins and H. Selin. 2013. “Governing Sustainability: Rio+20 and the Road Beyond” Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy 31(6): 958-970 [Co-editor and Co-author of Special Issue] [pdf]

18. H. Selin. 2012. “Global Environmental Governance and Regional Centers” Global Environmental Politics 12(3): 18-37 [pdf]

17. K. Sippl and H. Selin. 2012. “Global Policy For Local Livelihoods: Phasing Out Mercury From Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining” Environment 54(3): 18-29 [pdf]

16. A. Najam and H. Selin. 2011. “Institutions for a Green Economy” Review of Policy Research 28(5): 451-457 [Co-editor and Co-author of Symposium Section] [pdf]

15. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2011. “Climate Change Regionalism in North America” Review of Policy Research 28(3): 295-304 [pdf]

14. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2011. “US Climate Change Politics and Policymaking” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 2(1): 121-127 [pdf]

13. H. Selin and N.E. Selin. 2008. “The Role of Indigenous Peoples in International Environmental Cooperation: Arctic Management of Toxic Substances” Review of European Community & International Environmental Law 17(1): 72-83 [pdf]

12. H. Selin. 2007. “Coalition Politics and Chemicals Management in a Regulatory Ambitious Europe” Global Environmental Politics 7(3): 63-93 [pdf]

11. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2007. “Political Science and Prediction: What’s Next for U.S. Climate Change Policy?” Review of Policy Research 24(1): 1-27 [pdf]

10. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2006. “Raising Global Standards: Hazardous Substances and E-waste Management in the European Union” Environment 48(10): 6-18 [Re-printed in: M. V. Russo (ed.). 2008. Environmental Management: Readings and Cases. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2nd edition; C. A. Bily (ed.). 2009. At Issue: What Is the Impact of E-Waste? Farmington Hills: Greenhaven Press] [pdf]

9. N. E. Selin and H. Selin. 2006. “Global Politics of Mercury Pollution: The Need for Multi-Scale Governance” Review of European Community & International Environmental Law 15(3): 258-269 [pdf]

8. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2005. “Canadian-U.S. Environmental Cooperation: Climate Change Networks and Regional Action” The American Review of Canadian Studies 35(2): 353-378 [pdf]

7. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2004. “Baltic Sea Hazardous Substances Management: Results and Challenges” Ambio 33(3): 153-160 [also translated into Chinese] [pdf]

6. N. Eckley and H. Selin. 2004. “All Talk, Little Action: Precaution and its Effects on European Chemicals Regulation” Journal of European Public Policy 11(1): 78-105 [pdf]

5. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2003. “Mapping Institutional Linkages in European Air Pollution Politics” Global Environmental Politics 3(3): 14-46 [pdf]

4. B. L. Turner II, P. Matson, J. J. McCarthy, R. W. Corell, L. Christensen, N. Eckley, G. Hovelsrud-Broda, J. X. Kasperson, R. E. Kasperson, A. Luers, M. L. Martello, S. Mathiesen, R. Naylor, C. Polsky, A. Pulsipher, A. Schiller, H. Selin and N. Tyler. 2003. “Illustrating the Coupled Human-Environment System for Vulnerability Analysis: Three Case Studies” Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences 100(14): 8080-8085 [pdf]

3. H. Selin and N. Eckley. 2003. “Science, Politics, and Persistent Organic Pollutants: Scientific Assessments and their Role in International Environmental Negotiations” International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 3(1): 17-42 [pdf]

2. J. Krueger and H. Selin. 2002. “Governance for Sound Chemicals Management: The Need for a More Comprehensive Global Strategy” Global Governance 8(3): 323-342 [pdf]

1. H. Selin and O. Hjelm. 1999. “The Role of Environmental Science and Politics in Identifying Persistent Organic Pollutants for International Regulatory Actions” Environmental Reviews 7(2): 61-68

Book Chapters

28. H. Selin. 2014. “Global Politics and Policy of Hazardous Chemicals” in R. Axelrod and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Global Environmental Policy: Institutions, Law and Policy. Washington D.C.: CQ Press, 4th edition [Revised chapter from 2010 3rd edition] (forthcoming)

27. H. Selin. 2014. “Global Politics and Management of Hazardous Wastes” in P. Harris (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Global Environment Politics. New York: Routledge, pp 427-438

26. H. Selin. 2013. “Global Chemicals Politics and Policy” in R. Falkner (ed.) The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp 107-123

25. H. Selin. 2013. “Minervian Politics and International Chemicals Policy” in Y. Tiberghien (ed.) Leadership in Global Institution Building: Minerva’s Rule. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 193-212

24. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2013. “Global Climate Change: Beyond Kyoto” in N. J. Vig and M. E. Kraft (eds.) Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, 8th edition. Washington DC: CQ Press, pp 278-298 [Revised chapter from 2010 7th edition]

23. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2012. “U.S. Climate Change Politics: Federalism and Complexity” in S. Kamieniecki and M. E. Kraft (eds.) Oxford Handbook on U.S. Environmental Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 164-183

22. H. Selin. 2012. “Global Multilevel Governance and the Management of Hazardous Chemicals” in P. Dauvergne (ed.) Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 2nd edition, pp 210-221

21. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2012 “Federalism, Multilevel Governance, and Climate Change Politics across the Atlantic” in P. F. Steinberg and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Comparative Environmental Politics. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp 341-368

20. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2011. “Institutional Linkages and European Air Pollution Politics” in R. Lidskog and G. Sundqvist (eds.) Governing the Air: The Dynamics of Science, Policy and Citizen Interaction. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp 61-92

19. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2010. “Multilevel Governance and Transatlantic Climate Change Politics” in B. G. Rabe (ed.) Greenhouse Governance: Addressing American Climate Change Policy. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, pp 336-352

18. S. D. VanDeveer and H. Selin. 2010. “Re-engaging International Climate Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States” in B. G. Rabe (ed.) Greenhouse Governance: Addressing American Climate Change Policy. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, pp 313-335

17. H. Selin. 2010. “International Cooperation on Hazardous Substances and Wastes” in R. A. Denemark (ed.) International Studies Encyclopedia. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, pp 3982-4000

16. H. Selin. 2010. “Global Politics and Policy of Hazardous Chemicals” in R. Axelrod, S.D. VanDeveer and D. L. Downie (eds.) Global Environmental Policy: Institutions, Law and Policy. Washington DC: CQ Press, 3rd edition, pp 132-154

15. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2010. “Global Climate Change: Kyoto and Beyond” in N. J. Vig and M. E. Kraft (eds.) Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, 7th edition. Washington DC: CQ Press, pp 265-285

14. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “North American Climate Governance: Policy Making and Institutions in the Multilevel Greenhouse” in H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking and Multilevel Governance. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp 305-325

13. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “Climate Leadership in Northeast North America” in H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking and Multilevel Governance. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp 111-136

12. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “Changing Climates and Institution Building across the Continent” in H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking and Multilevel Governance. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp 3-22

11. M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “Transatlantic Environmental Relations: Explaining Discordant Integration” in M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp 251-266

10. M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “Conflict and Cooperation in Transatlantic Climate Politics: Different Stories at Different Levels” in M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp 165-185

9. H. Selin. 2009. “Transatlantic Politics of Chemicals Management” in M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Enlarging Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp 57-74

8. M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “Enlarging Transatlantic Environmental Relations: Implications for the Global Community” in M. A. Schreurs, H. Selin, and S. D. VanDeveer (eds.) Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp 1-18

7. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2008. “Politics of Trade and Environment in the European Union” in K. P. Gallagher (ed.) Handbook on Trade and Environment. Aldershot: Edward Elgar, pp 194-203

6. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2006. “Canadian-U.S. Cooperation: Regional Climate Change Action in the Northeast” in P. Le Prestre and P. Stoett (eds.) Bilateral Ecopolitics: Continuity and Change in Canadian-American Environmental Relations. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp 93-113

5. B-O Linnér and H. Selin. 2005. “The Road to Rio: Early Efforts on Environment and Development” in A. Churie Kallhauge, G. Sjöstedt and E. Corell (eds.) Global Challenges:Furthering the Multilateral Processfor Sustainable Development. London: Greenleaf Publishing, pp 58-73

4. J. J. McCarthy and M. L. Martello lead authors, H. Selin contributing author. 2005. “Chapter 17: Climate Change in the Context of Multiple Stressors and Resilience” The Arctic Climate Impact Assessment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 945-988

3. D. L. Downie, J. Krueger, and H. Selin. 2005. “Global Policy for Hazardous Chemicals” in R. Axelrod, D. L. Downie, and N. Vig (eds.) Global Environmental Policy: Institutions, Law and Policy. Washington DC: CQ Press, 2nd edition, pp 125-145

2. H. Selin. 2003. “Regional POPs Policy: The UNECE/CLRTAP POPs Agreement” in D. L. Downie and T. Fenge (eds.) Northern Lights against POPs: Combatting Toxic Threats in the Arctic. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, pp 111-132

1. K. Bäckstrand and H. Selin. 2000. “Sweden – A Pioneer of Acidification Abatement” in A. Underdal and K. Hanf (eds.) International Environmental Agreements and Domestic Politics: The Case of Acid Rain. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp 87-108

Reports, Reviews and Commentaries

37. H. Selin. 2014. “Hazardous Wastes Regime” in Jean-Frederic Morin and Amandine Orsini (eds.) Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance. Abingdon: Routledge, pp 91-93

36. S. D. VanDeveer and H. Selin. 2014. “European Union Environmental Policy and 40-Something” The State of the Transatlantic World 2014. Washington DC: Transatlantic Academy, pp 84-87

35. H. Selin. 2013. “The Minamata Convention and the Future of Mercury Abatement” Pardee Center Issue in Brief. Boston University: The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, October 2013

34. A. Najam and H. Selin. 2011. “Institutional Challenges for a Green Economy” Global Compact International Yearbook 2011. United Nations, pp 44-47 [pdf]

33. H. Selin. 2011. “Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change” [Book review] Review of Policy Research 28(4): 387-388 [pdf]

32. H. Selin. 2011. “Global Governance and Regional Centers: Multilevel Management of Hazardous Chemicals and Wastes” Procedia: Behavioral and Social Sciences 14: 40-43 [pdf]

31. H. Selin and A. Najam. (Eds.) 2011. “Beyond Rio +20: Governance for a Green Economy” Pardee Center Task Force Report. Boston University: The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, March 2011 [pdf]

30. H. Selin. 2011. “Critical Dialogue” [Mutual book reviews and review responses] Perspectives on Politics 9(1): 101-105 [pdf]

29. A. Najam and H. Selin. 2010. “A Global New Deal for Sustainable Development” [Op-ed] New Straits Time, 19 May 2010

28. A. Najam and H. Selin. 2010. “A New Deal for Development” [Op-ed] The Express Tribune, 14 May 2010

27. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2009. “Continental Climate Governance Challenges for North America” Issues in Governance Studies No. 30, December 2009, The Brookings Institution [pdf]

26. H. Selin. 2009. “Institutions and Environmental Change: Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers” [Book review] Review of Policy Research 26(6): 884-886 [pdf]

25. H. Selin. 2009. “USA :s Position Bestäms Inte i Bryssel” [ U.S. Position Not Determined in Brussels ] [Commentary] Svenska Dagbladet, Brännpunkt, 16 November 2009

24. H. Selin. 2009. “Managing Hazardous Chemicals: Longer-Range Challenges” The Pardee Papers No. 5. Boston University: The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, March 2009 [pdf]

23. H. Selin. 2009. President Obama’s Climate Change Challenge. Encyclopedia Britannica Blog, February 23, 2009

22. H. Selin. 2009. “Better Environmental Treaties” [Forum commentary] Issues In Science and Technology 25(2): 9-10

21. H. Selin. 2008. “Global Environmental Negotiations and US Interests” [Book review] Ecological Economics 67(3): 516-517 [pdf]

20. H. Selin. 2008. “United Nations Environment Programme”, “United Nations Conference on Environment and Development” and “World Summit on Sustainable Development” in M. Lück (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments. Wallingford: CAB International

19. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2008. “Climate Change Policy Innovation and Emulation in Northeastern States” in J. Domanski (ed.) States and Climate Change: Leaders or Lab Rats? Princeton: The Policy Research Institute for the Region, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University [pdf]

18. H. Selin. 2008. “Global Warming and Public Policy” Encyclopedia Britannica Online, March 26, 2008

17. H. Selin and N. E. Selin. 2007. “States Must Push Feds to get Tough on Mercury Pollution” [Op-ed] San Jose Mercury News, 19 July, 2007

16. H. Selin. 2007. “EU Enlargement and the Environment: Institutional Change and Environmental Policy in Central and Eastern Europe” [Book review] Ecological Economics 61(1): 195-196 [pdf]

15. H. Selin. 2006. “Theorizing and Teaching Global Environmental Politics” [Book review essay] Global Environmental Politics 6(4): 124-127 [pdf]

14. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2006. “Climate Leadership in Northeast North America” in H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer (Eds.) Climate Change Politics in North America: The State of Play. Occasional Paper. Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC

13. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. (eds.) 2006. Climate Change Politics in North America: The State of Play. Occasional Paper. Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC [pdf]

12. H. Selin and B-O Linnér 2005. “The Quest for Global Sustainability: International Efforts on Linking Environment and Development” CID Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellow Working Paper No. 5. Cambridge, MA: Science, Environment and Development Group, Center for International Development, Harvard University [pdf]

11. H. Selin. 2004. “USA miljölobbar mot EU” [United States’ environmental lobbying against the EU] [Op-ed] Svenska Dagbladet, Brännpunkt, 19 April 2004 (reply from Swedish environment minister, Lena Sommestad, 21 April 2004)

10. H. Selin. 2004. “Comment on Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollution: Will Emerging Science Lead to a New Hemispheric Pollution Treaty?” Environmental Science & Technology 38(6): 1912-1913 [pdf]

9. C. Polsky, D. Schröter, A. Patt, S. Gaffin, M. L. Martello, R. Neff, A. Pulsipher and H. Selin. 2003. “Assessing Vulnerabilities to the Effects of Global Change: An Eight-Step Approach” Research and Assessment Systems for Sustainability Program Discussion Paper 2003-05. Cambridge, MA: Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

8. N. Eckley and H. Selin. 2003. “The Arctic at Risk: Arctic Pollution 2002″ [Report on Report] Environment 45(7): 37-40 [pdf]

7. H. Selin and S. D. VanDeveer. 2002. “Hazardous Substances and the Helsinki and Barcelona Conventions: Origins, Results and Future Challenges,” Report presented at the Policy Forum Management of Toxic Substances in the Marine Environment: Analysis of the Mediterranean and the Baltic, Javea, Spain, October, 2002

6. B-O Linnér and H. Selin. 2002. “För tidigt döma ut Johannesburg” [Too early to count Johannesburg out] [Op-ed] Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Debatt, 6 September 2002

5. B-O Linnér and H. Selin. 2002. “Miljöfrågan blev politik i Stockholm” [The environment became politics in Stockholm] Svenska Dagbladet, Under Strecket, 18 June 2002

4. N. Eckley and H. Selin. 2002. The Arctic Vulnerability Study and Environmental Pollutants: A Strategy for Future Research and Analysis. AMAP Report 2002:2. The Second AMAP International Symposium on Environmental Pollution of the Arctic , Rovaniemi , Finland , October, 2002

3. H. Selin. 2000. “Den stora kemikalieutmaningen” [The great chemicals challenge] Framtider 3: 16 -19

2. S. Karlsson and H. Selin. 1999. Selecting Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) for Global Regulatory Actions: Reflections on the Role of Socio-Economic Criteria. EPOS Working Paper No. 8. Environmental Policy and Society. The Tema Institute. Linköping University

1. H. Selin. 1997. “Protecting International Commons: Brief Comments on Current Attempts at Establishing New International Institutions on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)” in S. Karlsson (ed.) Managing Common Resources in Local and Global Systems: Applying Theory Across Scales. Research Report No. 9 from Environmental Policy and Society (EPOS). Linköping University