Most Recent Books
My recent books are:
Biermann, Frank, Thomas Hickmann and Carole-Anne Sénit, editors. 2022. The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals. Transforming Governance through Global Goals? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 246 pages.
Biermann, Frank, and Rakhyun E. Kim, editors. 2020. Architectures of Earth System Governance. Institutional Complexity and Structural Transformation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 326 pages.
Biermann, Frank, and Eva Lövbrand, editors. 2019. Anthropocene Encounters. New Directions in Green Political Thinking. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 246 pages.
Kanie, Norichika, and Frank Biermann, editors. 2017. Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. 333 pages. Translated into Chinese by Beijing Normal University Press, 2018.
By Frank Biermann
A new model for effective global environmental governance in an era of human-caused planetary transformation and disruption.
Edited by Frank Biermann and Philipp Pattberg
An examination of three major trends in global governance, exemplified by developments in transnational environmental rule-setting.
Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Frank Biermann, Sander Chan and Aysem Mert
This book provides a first authoritative assessment of partnerships for sustainable development, ten years after the Johannesburg Summit.
Edited by Frank Biermann and Bernd Siebenhüner
An examination of the role and relevance of international bureaucracies in global environmental governance.
Edited by Frank Biermann, Bernd Siebenhüner and Anna Schreyögg
This book provides a comparative study of the role of international organizations in environmental governance.
World Environment Organization: Solution or Threat for Effective International Environmental Governance?
Edited by Frank Biermann and Steffen Bauer
A balanced selection of articles of the leading participants in this debate, including both major supporters and opponents of creating a World Environment Organization.
Edited by Klaus Jacob, Frank Biermann, Per-Olof Busch, and Peter H. Feindt
Using the example of national, international and transnational environmental policy, the authors discuss questions of governance beyond the nation state or in multi-level systems.
Edited by Pieter Glasbergen Frank Biermann and Arthur P.J. Mol
This book explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development.
Edited by Frank Biermann, Philipp Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli
An assessment of policy options for future global climate governance, written by a team of leading experts from the European Union and developing countries.