Sophie Adams

Research Fellow

I am a human geographer and Science and Technology Studies scholar, and currently a Research Fellow in the School of Humanities and Languages. My research examines approaches to human adaptation to environmental change, investigating their origins in evolutionary theory and systems ecology as well as their contemporary politics in the context of anthropogenic climate change. I am currently also analysing the social dimensions of automation in an increasingly decentralised and renewables-based energy system, through an international research collaboration on the 'Social License to Automate' within the User-Centred Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Programme of the International Energy Agency.

Journal articles
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Adams S, 2019, 'Climate crisis and the democratic prospect: participatory governance in sustainable communities', Australian Geographer, vol. 50, pp. 269 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049182.2018.1497926
2019
Vinke K; Martin MA; Adams S; Baarsch F; Bondeau A; Coumou D; Donner RV; Menon A; Perrette M; Rehfeld K; Robinson A; Rocha M; Schaeffer M; Schwan S; Serdeczny O; Svirejeva-Hopkins A, 2017, 'Climatic risks and impacts in South Asia: extremes of water scarcity and excess', Regional Environmental Change, vol. 17, pp. 1569 - 1583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-015-0924-9
2017
Waha K; Krummenauer L; Adams S; Aich V; Baarsch F; Coumou D; Fader M; Hoff H; Jobbins G; Marcus R; Mengel M; Otto IM; Perrette M; Rocha M; Robinson A; Schleussner CF, 2017, 'Climate change impacts in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region and their implications for vulnerable population groups', Regional Environmental Change, vol. 17, pp. 1623 - 1638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-017-1144-2
2017
Serdeczny O; Adams S; Baarsch F; Coumou D; Robinson A; Hare W; Schaeffer M; Perrette M; Reinhardt J, 2017, 'Climate change impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa: from physical changes to their social repercussions', Regional Environmental Change, vol. 17, pp. 1585 - 1600, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-015-0910-2
2017
Reyer CPO; Adams S; Albrecht T; Baarsch F; Boit A; Canales Trujillo N; Cartsburg M; Coumou D; Eden A; Fernandes E; Langerwisch F; Marcus R; Mengel M; Mira-Salama D; Perette M; Pereznieto P; Rammig A; Reinhardt J; Robinson A; Rocha M; Sakschewski B; Schaeffer M; Schleussner CF; Serdeczny O; Thonicke K, 2017, 'Climate change impacts in Latin America and the Caribbean and their implications for development', Regional Environmental Change, vol. 17, pp. 1601 - 1621, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-015-0854-6
2017
Reyer CPO; Otto IM; Adams S; Albrecht T; Baarsch F; Cartsburg M; Coumou D; Eden A; Ludi E; Marcus R; Mengel M; Mosello B; Robinson A; Schleussner CF; Serdeczny O; Stagl J, 2017, 'Climate change impacts in Central Asia and their implications for development', Regional Environmental Change, vol. 17, pp. 1639 - 1650, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-015-0893-z
2017
Other
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Stringer N; Bruce A; Roberts M; Adams S; Macgill I; Purnell K; Zhou H, 2020, Submission to the AER consultation paper: Assessing DER integration expenditure, https://www.aer.gov.au/system/files/Centre%20for%20Energy%20and%20Environmental%20Markets%20-%20Submission%20to%20AER%20assessing%20distributed%20energy%20resources%20integration%20expenditure%20-%20January%202020.pdf
2020
Reports
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Roberts M; Adams S; Kuch D, 2020, VPP User Research - Final Report
2020
  • ¬†Climate change adaptation
  • ¬†Social issues in energy systems, including demand side management