• Tangney, P (2017) ‘Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence: Understanding the tensions between politics and expertise in public policy’, Earthscan – Routledge, London, UK. Link;

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Tangney, P (2021) ‘Are ‘Climate Deniers’ Rational Actors? Applying Weberian rationalities to advance climate policymaking’. Environmental Communication. Link [Scimago 2020 Q1];
  • Tangney, P, Nettle, C, Clarke, B, Newman, J, Star, C (2021) ‘Climate Security in the Indo-Pacific: A systematic review of governance challenges for enhancing regional climate resilience’. Climatic Change Link [Scimago 2020 Q1];
  • Tangney, P (2020) ‘Dammed if you do, dammed if you don’t: The impact of economic rationalist imperatives on the adaptive capacity of public infrastructure in Brisbane, Australia and Cork, Ireland’. Environmental Policy & Governance, available online: Link [Scimago 2019Q1];
  • Tangney, P (2020) ‘Understanding Climate Change as Risk: A review of IPCC guidance for decision-making’, Journal of Risk Research, available online: Link [Scimago 2019 Q1];
  • Tangney, P (2020) ‘Does risk-based decision-making present an ‘epistemic trap’ for climate change policymaking?’, Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 16(4), 661-72: Link [Scimago 2019 Q2];
  • Akerlof, K, Tyler, C, Foxen, SE, […] Tangney, P et al. (2019) ‘A collaboratively-derived international research agenda on legislative science advice’, Nature-Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, 5(108), 1-13: Link [Scimago 2019 Q2];
  • Tangney, P (2019) ‘Between Conflation and Denial – The politics of climate expertise in Australia’, Australian Journal of Political Science, 54(1), 131-149. Link [Scimago 2018 Q2];
  • Tangney, P (2017) ‘What use is CRELE? A response to Dunn and Laing’, Environmental Science & Policy, 77, 147 – 150. Link [Scimago 2017 Q1];
  • Tangney, P (2017) ‘The UK’s 2012 Climate Change Risk Assessment: How the Rational Assessment of Science develops Policy-based Evidence’, Science and Public Policy, 44(2), 225 – 234. Link [Scimago 2017 Q1];
  • Tangney, P and Howes, M (2016). ‘The Politics of Evidence-based Policy: A comparative analysis of climate adaptation in Australia and the UK’. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 34(6), 1115 – 1134. Link [Scimago 2016 Q1];
  • Tangney, P (2015) ‘Brisbane City Council’s Q100 assessment: How climate risk management becomes scientised’. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 14(4), 496 – 503. Link [Scimago 2015 Q1];
  • Howes, M, Tangney, P, Reis, K, Grant-Smith, D, Heazle, M, Bosomworth, K, and Burton, P (2015) ‘Towards networked governance: improving interagency communication and collaboration for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in Australia’. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 58(5), 757 – 776. Link [Scimago 2015 Q1];
  • Heazle, M, Tangney, P, Burton, P, Howes, M, Grant-Smith, D, Reis, K, and Bosomworth, K (2013) ‘Mainstreaming climate change adaptation: An incremental approach to disaster risk management in Australia’. Environmental Science & Policy 33, 162 – 170. Link [Scimago 2013 Q1];
  • Rowsell, V, Tangney, P, Hunt, C, and Voulvoulis, N (2010) ‘Estimating Levels of Micropollutants in Municipal Wastewater’. Water Air and Soil Pollution 206, 357 – 368. Link [Scimago 2010 Q1].

Peer-reviewed Reports and Policy Publications

  • Howes, M, Grant-Smith, D, Reis, K, Tangney, P, Bosomworth, K, Heazle, M, McEvoy, D, and Burton, P (2013) ‘Rethinking disaster risk management and climate change adaptation’. Australian National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF), Gold Coast, QLD. Link;
  • The Environment Agency of England & Wales [Tangney, P, Evans, J, and Irving, P] (2010) ‘Managing the environment in a changing climate – A report to Defra and the Welsh Assembly Government in response to a direction to report under the Climate Change Act 2008’. Link;
  • The UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) [Jensen, O and Tangney, P] (2007) ‘Overall Impact Assessment of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC)’. Link

Research Monographs, Teaching Publications, Book Reviews and Media

  • Star, C, Tangney, P, Clarke, B, Newman, J, Nettle, C (2020) ‘Evidence-based coordination of national climate resilience’. Briefing report to Strategic Policy Branch, Australian Department of Defence
  • Tangney, P, Star, C, Nettle, C, Newman, J, Clarke, B (2020) ‘Defence-funded study outlines risk to national security’. Australian Defence Magazine, 23 April 2020. Link
  • Tangney, P (2018) ‘Book Review: Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities, by Frank Fischer’, Environmental Politics, Link;
  • Shaheem, Y, Whitehead, R, Tangney, P (2017) ‘A guide to information credibility in a “post-truth” world’, Flinders University Library, published online 17 February 2017. Link;
  • Lews, S, Tangney, P, Jotzo, F, Hankamer, B, Church, J, Worthington, T (2016) ‘Climate change authority report ‘untrue and dangerous’’. Australasian Science 37(8), Oct 2016: 40. Link;
  • Tangney, P (2016) ‘CSIRO cuts: climate science really does need to shift its focus to adaptation’. The Conversation, 14 February 2016. Link;
  • Tangney, P (2016) ‘Climate science needs new framing’. News Corp Australia [FarmOnline, FarmWeekly, The Advertiser], 15 February 2016;
  • Howes, M, Grant-Smith, D, Reis, K, Tangney, P, Bosomworth, K, Heazle, M, McEvoy, D, and Burton, P (2012) ‘The challenge of integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk management: lessons from bushfire and flood inquiries in an Australian context’. Urban Research Program, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD [Citations: 12];
  • Steele, W, Sporne, I, Shearer, S, Singh-Peterson, L, Serrao-Neumann, S, Crick, F, Dale, P, Low Choy, D, Eslami-Endargoli, L, Iotti, AS, and Tangney, P (2012) ‘Learning from cross-border arrangements to support climate change adaptation in Australia – Stage 1’. Urban Research Program, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD.

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