Journal Papers

Okereke, C., Coke, A., Geebreyesus, M., Ginbo, T., Wakeford, J. J. and Mulugetta, Y. (2019) Governing green industrialisation in Africa: Assessing key parameters for a sustainable socio-technical transition in the context of Ethiopia. World Development, 115. pp. 279-290.

Okereke, C. & Stacewicz I. (2018): Stakeholder Perceptions of the Environmental Effectiveness of Multi-stakeholder Initiatives: Evidence from the Palm Oil, Soy, Cotton, and Timber Programs, Society & Natural Resources, 31 (11), 1302-1318

Okereke, C., Vincent, O. and Mordi, C. (2018). Determinants of Nigerian managers’ environmental attitude: Africa’s Ubuntu ethics versus global capitalism. Thunderbird International Business Review, 60 (4). pp. 577-590.

Okereke, C. (2017). A six-component model for assessing procedural fairness in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Climatic Change, 145(3-4), 509-522.

Wakeford, J. J., Gebreeyesus, M., Ginbo, T., Yimer, K., Manzambi, O., Okereke, C., ... & Mulugetta, Y. (2017). Innovation for green industrialisation: An empirical assessment of innovation in Ethiopias cement, leather and textile sectors. Journal of Cleaner Production, 166, 503-511.

Klinsky, S., Roberts, T., Huq, S., Okereke, C., Newell, P., Dauvergne, P., ... & Keck, M. (2017) Why equity is fundamental in climate change policy research. Global Environmental Change, 44: 170- 173.

Okereke, C. and Coventry, P. (2016) Climate Justice and the International Regime: Before, During and After Paris, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 7.6 (2016): 834-851.

Okereke, C. and Ehresman, T. (2015) International Environmental Justice and the Quest for a Green Global Economy, Journal of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Economics and Law, 15: 5-11. (Journal Impact Factor 1.66)

Ehresman, T. Okereke, C. (2015) Environmental Justice and Conceptions of the Green Economy, Journal of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Economics and Law, 15: 11-25.

Okereke, C. and Kueng, K. (2013) Climate Policy and Business Climate Strategies: EU Cement Companies’ Response to Climate Change and Barriers against Action. Management of Environmental Quality, Vol 24 (3): 286-310.

Geck, M., Bent, C., Murray, T., Weng, X., Wilson, K., Okereke, C. (2013) Breaking the impasse: towards a new regime for international climate governance. Climate Policy, 13 (6), 777-784.

Adwoah, M. and Okereke, C. (2013) Can Environemntal Rating Programme Succed in Africa: an Evaluation of Ghan’s AKOBEN Project. Management of Environmental Quality, Vol 24 (5), 599 -618.

Wittneben, B., Okereke, C. Banerjee, B. and Levy, D. (2012) Climate Change and the Emergence of New Organizational Landscapes, Organisational Studies 33 (10): 1-20. (Impact Factor 2.328 -Ranked: 33 out of 168 in Management) (Most downloaded article April to May, 2013)

Okereke, C. and McDaniels, D. (2012) To what extent are EU companies sussecptible to climate loss due to climate policy, Energy Policy, 46:203-215. (5 year Impact Facor 3.193 -Ranked 22 out of 220 in Energy)

Okereke, C., Wittneben B, and Bowen, F. (2012) Climate Change: Challenging Business, Transforming Politics, Business and Society, 51 (1): 1-30. (Impact Factor 1.22- Ranked 62 Out of 113 in Business Journals)

Okereke, C. (2011) Moral foundations for global environmental and climate justice. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements, 69, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 117-135. (Invited Article)

Okereke, C., and Dooley, K. (2010) Principles of justice in proposals and policy approaches to avoided deforestation: Towards a post-Copenhagen climate agreement, Global Environmental Change, 20: 82-95. (5 year Impact Factor 8.262 –Ranked 1st out of 89 in Environment)

Charlesworth, M., and Okereke, C. (2010) Policy responses to rapid climate change: an epistemological critique of dominant approaches, Global Environmental Change, 20:121-129. (5 year Impact Factor 8.262 –Ranked 1st out of 89 in Environment)

Okereke, C. and Russel D. (2010) Regulatory Pressure and Competitive Dynamics: Carbon Management Strategies of UK Energy-Intensive Companies. California Management Review, 52 (4): 100-124. (3.62 – Ranked 16 out of 107 in Management)

Okereke, C. (2010) Climate justice and the international regime. WIREs Interdisciplinary Review Volume 1, May/June: 462-474. (Impact Factor 2.913 -Invited Advanced Review)

Okereke, C., Bulkeley, H., and Schroeder, H. (2009) Conceptualizing Climate Change Governance Beyond the International Regime. Global Environmental Politics, 9 (1), 58-78. (Impact Factor 2.63 -Ranked 3rd out of 157 in Political Science and 10th out of 90 publications in Environmental Studies)

Okereke, C., and Schroeder, H. (2009) How can the objectives of justice, development and climate change mitigation be reconciled in the treatment of developing countries in a post-Kyoto settlement? Climate and Development 1: 10–15.

Charlesworth, M and Okereke, C. (2009) A call to reason. Nature Correspondence, doi 10.1038/climate.2009.118.

Okereke, C. (2008) Equity Norms in Global Environmental Governance, Global Environmental Politics 8 (3): 25-50. (Impact Factor 2.63 -Ranked 3rd out of 157 in Political Science and 10th out of 90 publications in Environmental Studies)

Okereke, C. (2007) An Exploration of Motivations, Drivers and Barriers to Carbon Management: The UK FTSE 100. European Management Journal, 25 (6): 475-486.

Okereke, C. (2006) Global environmental sustainability: Intragenerational equity and conceptions of justice in multilateral environmental regime. Geoforum 37 (5): 745-736.

Book Chapters

  • Roy, J., Tscharket, P., Waisman, H., Abdul Halim, S., Antwi-Agyei, P., Dasgupta, P., Hayward, B., Kanninen, M., Liverman, D., Okereke, C., Pinho, P. F., Riahi, K. and Suarez Rodriguez, A. G. (2018) Sustainable development, poverty eradication and reducing inequalities. In: Masson-Delmotte, V., Zhai, P., Pörtner, H. O., Roberts, D., Skea, J., Shukla, P. R., Pirani, A., Moufouma-Okia, W., Péan, C., Pidcock, R., Connors, S., Matthews, R. B. R., Chen, Y., Zhou, X., Gomis, M. I., Lonnoy, E., Maycock, T., Tignor, M. and Waterfield, T. (eds.) (2018). Global Warming of 1.5°C: An IPCC Special Report. Cambridge University Press. (In Press)
  • Okereke, C. (2018) Equity and justice in polycentric climate governance. In: Jordan, A., Huitema, D., Van Asselt, H. and Forester, J. (eds.) Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action? Cambridge University Press. (Invited Book Chapter) ISBN 9781108418126
  • Okereke, C. and Massaquoi Abu-Bakar S. Climate Change, (2017) Environment, Climate Change and International Development: In 3rd edition of Introduction to International Development: Approaches, Actors and Issues, Eds: P. Haslam, J. Schafer and P. Beaudet. Don Mills: Oxford University Press.
  • Okereke, C. and Coventry, P. (2017) Climate Change and Environmental Justice. In R. Holifield, J. Chakraborty and G. Walker (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice, (n.p). London: Routledge.
  • Okereke, C. (2016) Neo-Gramscianism and Global Environmental Governance. In F. Zelli and P. Pattberg (Eds.), Edward Elgar Encyclopaedia for Global Environmental Governance and Politics (pp.127-133). Cheltenham: Edward Edgar Press (Invited Book Chapter).
  • Okereke, C. (2015) Business and Climate Governance. In K. Bäckstrand and E. Lövbrand (Eds.), Research Handbook on Climate Governance (pp.262-272). Cheltenham: Edward Edgar Press. (Invited Book Chapter).
  • Okereke, C. and Charlesworth C. (2015) Environmental and Ecological Justice: In Palgrave Advances in International Environmental Politics, eds. M. Betsil, K. Hochstetler and S. Dimitris. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 123-147.
  • Matt, E., Okereke, C. (2015) A neo-Gramscian Analysis of Carbon Market: The EUETS and the CDM: In The Politics of Carbon Market, eds, B. Stephan and R. Lane. London: Francis and Taylor, pp. 65-83.
  • Bumpus A., Pérez Henríquez., B., Okereke, C., Tansley, J. (2015). Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation. Abingdon: Routledge, pp.1-13.
  • Bumpus A., Pérez Henríquez., B., Okereke, C., Tansley, J. (2015). Conclusion: Carbon Governance, Business Transformation, and Climate Change and. Abingdon: Routledge, pp.230-245.
  • Ibikunle, G and Okereke, C. (2015) Governing Carbon through the EUETS: Opportunities, Pitfalls and Future Prospects. In: A. Bumpus, C. Okereke, B. Pérez Henríquez, and J. Tansley, (eds) (2014). Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation. Abingdon: Routledge, pp.143-157.
  • Fleurbaey M., S. Kartha, S. Bolwig, Y. L. Chee, Y. Chen, E. Corbera, F. Lecocq, W. Lutz, M. S. Muylaert, R. B. Norgaard, C. Okereke,and A. D. Sagar, (2014). Sustainable Development and Equity. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change.Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer, O., R. Pichs-adruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier,B. Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J. C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. IPCC Report.
  • Okereke, C. and Tyldesley, S. (2014) From Rio to Copenhagen: multilateral agreements, disagreements and situated actions. In: D. Sonnenfeld, S. Lockie and D. Fisher. The Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change. New York: Routledge Press, pp.110-129
  • Okereke, C. and Charlesworth, M. (2014) Climate Change: In C. Death: Critical Environmental Politics. Abigndon/Oxford: Routledge Press, pp. 41-52.
  • Okereke, C. (2014) A Changing Climate and African Development: In: V Dessai and R. Potter (eds.) Development Studies. Abingdon/Oxford: Routldege, pp. 346-351.
  • Schroder, H. and Okereke, C. (2013) REDD+ and Social Justice: Adaptation by Way of Mitigation. In: Climate Adaptation Strategies, eds. S. Moser and M. Boykoff: New York: Routledge Press, pp.72 – 91.
  • Okereke, C. and Yusuf, T. (2013) Low Carbon Development and Energy Security in Africa. In: Global Climate and Energy Security, eds. H. Dyer and M. Tombretta. Surrey: Edward Elgar Publishing: pp.462-482.
  • Anderson, P. M., Okereke, C., Rudd, A., & Parnell, S. (2013) Regional Assessment of Africa. In Urbanization, biodiversity and ecosystem services: Challenges and opportunities (pp. 453-459). Springer Netherlands. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity 2004.
  • Okereke, C. (2011) Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa: In Pilgrims of the Night-Development Challenges and Opportunities in Africa, ed. I. Duah and J. Kufor: Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Okereke, C and Schroder, H. (2011) Securing Justice for Africa within the Global Climate Regime: In Pilgrims of the Night-Development Challenges and Opportunities in Africa, eds. I. Duah and J. Kufor: Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Okereke, C. (2010) Ethics and Global Environmental Governance: In The Environment Encyclopaedia and Directory 2010 (5th Edition). London: Routledge, pp.22-32.
  • Okereke, C. (2009) The Politics of Interstate Climate Negotiations: In The Politics of Climate Change, ed. M .Boykoff. London: Routledge, pp.42-61.
  • Okereke, C. (2008) Culture, Climate Change and Environmental Conflict in the Niger Delta, Nigeria: In Cultural Practices, Political Possibilities, ed. R. Dasgupta. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, pp.260-277.
  • Okereke, C. (2007) The Ethical Dimensions of Global Change: In The politics of the Environment, ed. C. Okereke. London: Routledge, pp.136-157.
  • Okereke, C. (2006) Oil Politics and Environmental Conflict: The Case of Niger Delta Nigeria: In The Politics of Oil, ed. B. Gokay. London: Routledge, pp.110-118.

Key Reports and Policy Briefs and Opinion Pieces

Okereke C. (2015)
Okereke, C. (2014)
Lima makes it clear – rich nations must cough up for past carbon pollution, The Conversation;
Okereke, C. Baral, P., Yamide, D. (2014)
Options for Adaptation and Loss and Damage in a 2015 Climate Agreement. World Resource Institute Working Paper –Project ACT 2015,
Urama, K., Okereke, C., Sokona, Y., and Mulugetta, Y., (2011)
Conceptualizing Low Carbon Development in Africa, Paper Commissioned by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Okereke C. and Tyldesley, S. (2012)
Low-carbon Africa: Rwanda: In eds, Alison Doig and Mohamed Adow, Low-carbon Africa: leapfrogging to a green future, Christian Aid Report, November 2011,
Owen, O., Okereke, C., Musa, M., Webb, Y., (2011)
Health Impacts of Climate Change within Africa, Paper Commissioned by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Okereke, C., and King, D. (2011)
Africa Must Participate in Climate Change Talks. Guardian Nigerian,
Okereke, C., and Bulkeley, H. (2007).
Conceptualizing climate change governance beyond the international regime: A review of four theoretical approaches. Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Working Paper 112 (30 citations by google scholar) (60%).
Okereke, C., Mann, P., Osbahr, H., Muller, B., and Ebeling, J. (2007).
Assessment of key negotiating issues at Nairobi climate COP/MOP and what it means for the future of the climate regime. Tyndall Centre for Climate Research, Working Paper 106. (9 citations by google scholar) (60%).
Okereke, C. (2007),
Injustice of climate catastrophes inflicted on Africa, SciDevNet,
Okereke, C. (2012) Rio+20:
Justice must be reinstated at the centre in the quest for new green global economy, The Forum, University of Reading,