Related Publications

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Institut für Public Health – Universität Heidelberg

Sauerborn R (2016) Why should health be a central argument in climate negotiations? Can a MOOC help to bring the message across? Public Health Reviews. Akzeptiert.

Gosling SN, Hondula DM, Bunker A, Ibarreta D, Liu J, Zhang X, Sauerborn R (2016). Adaptation to climate change: a comparative analysis of modelling methods for heat-related mortality. Environmental Health Perspectives. Eingereicht.

Sorgho R, Franke J, Simboro S, Phalkey R, Sauerborn R (2016). NUTRICLIM (NUTRition and CLIMate): Investigating the relationship between climate variables, and childhood malnutrition through agriculture, an exploratory study in Burkina Faso. Public Health Reviews. Akzeptiert.

Phalkey R, Aranda, Jan C, Marx S, Höfle B, Sauerborn R (2015). A systematic review of current efforts to quantify the impacts of climate change on under nutrition. PNAS 112(33):E4522-9; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409769112.

Bunker A, Wildenhain J, Vandenbergh A, Henschke N, Rocklöv J, Hajat S, Sauerborn R (2016). The effects of air temperature on climate-sensitive mortality and morbidity outcomes in the elderly; a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological evidence. Ebiomedicine,

Woodward A, Smith K, Campbell, Lendrum D, Chadee D, Honda Y, Liu Q, Olwoch J, Revich, Sauerborn R, Chafe Z, Haines A (2014). Climate change and health – the latest report from the IPCC. The Lancet 283:1185-1189.

Sauerborn, R. (2015). Climat Change & Health for Policy-Makers – A massive open online course. Go to MOOC

Sauerborn, R. (2015). Climate Change & Health – A massive open online course. Go to MOOC

Blank A, Prytherch  H, Kaltschmidt  J, Krings  A, Sukums  F, Mensah  N, Zakane  A, Loukanova  S, Gustafsson L, Sauerborn  R, Haefeli EW (2013) Quality of prenatal and maternal care: bridging the know-do gap” (QUALMAT study): an electronic clinical decision support system for rural Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 13:44.

Saronga HP, Dalaba MA, Dong H, Leshabari M, Sauerborn R, Sukums F, Blank A, Kaltschmidt J, Loukanova S (2015) Cost of installing and operating an electronic clinical decision support system for maternal health care: case of Tanzania rural primary health centres. BMC Health Serv Res 15:132; doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0780-9.

Dalaba M, Akweongo P, Duysburgh E, Tonchev P, Savadogo G, Sarongo H, Williams J, Sauerborn R, Dong H, Loukanova S (2015) Cost effectiveness of clinical decision support system in improving maternal health care in Ghana. PLoS One 10(5): e0125920.

Dalaba MA, Akweongo P, Williams J, Pius H; Saronga H, Tonchev P, Sauerborn R, Dong H, Loukanova S (2014) Costs associated with implementation of computer-assisted clinical decision support system for antenatal and delivery care: case study of Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana. PLOS One 9(9) e106416.

Herlihly N, Bar-Hen A, Verner G, Fischer H, Sauerborn R, Depoux A, Flahault A, Schütte S (2016) Climate change and human health: what are the research trends? A scoping review protocol. BMC Public Health, accepted.

Verner G, Schütte S, Knop J, Sankoh O Sauerborn R (2016) Health in climate change research from 1990 to 2014: positive trends, but still underperforming. Global Health Action 9: 30723 –

Haque A, Aji B, Malik AA, Yamamoto SS, Louis VR, Sauerborn R (2013) Health coping strategies of people vulnerable to climate change in a resource-poor rural setting in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health 13:565.

Nilsson M, Evengård B, Sauerborn R, Byass P (2012) Connecting the global climate change and public health agendas. PLoS Medicine 9(6)e1001227.

Haque A, Yamamoto S, Malik AA, Sauerborn R (2012) Households’ perception of climate change and human health risk: a community perspective. Environ Health. 11:1. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-11-1

Sauerborn R (2010) A changing climate’s health impact: Sensitizing researchers and policy-makers to a huge and neglected issue. EU Public Service Review: European Science & Technology 10:36-37.

Sauerborn R, Kjellstrom T, Nilsson M (2009) Health as a crucial driver for climate policy. Global Health Action; doi: 10.3402/gha.v2i0.2104.

IPCC Report Contribution (Sauerborn lead-author)

IPCC (2014) 5th Assessment Report, Working Group II, Chapter 11. Human health – impacts adaptation and co-benefits. Cambridge University Press, UK pg 709-744.


Augustin J, Vanderbergh A, Sauerborn R (lead authors) (2016) Kapitel 15 Gesundheit. In: Schellnhuber J, Brasseur G (eds) Klimawandels in Deutschland: Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg. Accepted.

Sauerborn R (2014) Intelligent energy: how can Europe cooperate with South-Asia? In: Wolf SO, Casaca P, Flanegan AJ, Rodriguez C (eds). The merits of regional cooperation – the case of South Asia. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg & New York, pg. 87-94.

Sauerborn R (2007) Umweltveränderungen und globale Gesundheitsrisiken. In: Debiel T, Messner D, Nuscheler F. Globale Trends 2007 – Frieden, Umwelt, Entwicklung. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, pg.345-358.

Nestle M, Sakdapolrak P, Bohle H.-G., Glaser R, Louis V, Mistelbacher J, Sauerborn R, Gans P, Lechner M (2007) Chennai: Umweltkrise und Gesundheitsrisiken in einer indischen Megacity In: Glaser, R. & K. Kremb (Hrsg). Asien Darmstadt: WBG, 2007; pg.209-214 (Planet Erde)

Sauerborn R, Matthies F (2006) Global environmental change and human health. In: Ehlers E and Krafft T (eds). Earth system science in the anthropocene: emerging issues and problems. Springer Verlag, pg. 113-134.

Policy White Books

Rainer Sauerborn war eines von neun Mitliedern des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats der Bundesregierung für Globalen Umweltwandel ( (2000-2004)

Sauerborn R (2011) A changing Climate’s Health Impact. Public Service Review: Science and Technology, 10:1-2, EU, Brussels.

Grassl H, Schubert R, Epiney A, Kulessa M, Luther J, Nuscheler F, Sauerborn R, Schellnhuber HJ, Schulze ED (2004) Fighting poverty through environmental policy, WBGU, Berlin.

Grassl H, Schubert R, Epiney A, Kulessa M, Luther J, Nuscheler F, Sauerborn R, Schellnhuber HJ, Schulze ED (2004) Renewable energies for sustainable development: Impulses for renewables, WBGU, Berlin.

Grassl H, Schubert R, Epiney A, Kulessa M, Luther J, Nuscheler F, Sauerborn R, Schellnhuber HJ, Schulze ED. (2003) Energiewende zur Nachhaltigkeit (White Book), WBGU, Berlin 2003.

Grassl H, Schubert R, Epiney A, Kulessa M, Luther J, Nuscheler F, Sauerborn R, Schellnhuber HJ, Schulze ED (2002) Charging the Use of Global Commons, WBGU, Berlin.

Grassl H, Schubert R, Epiney A, Kulessa M, Luther J, Nuscheler F, Sauerborn R, Schellnhuber HJ, Schulze ED (2001) The Johannesburg Opportunity – Key Elements of a Negotiation Strategy, WBGU, Berlin.

CIRED – Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement

COELHO, S. T.; LECOCQ, F.; CORTEZ, C. L.; BARBIER, C.; TUDESCHINI, L. G. (2014). Fuel Wood Consumption in Brazilian Residential Sector, Energy Consumption in Households and Carbon Footprint of Development in Selected Brazilian Regions, Comparing Brazil and France. In: 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2014, Hamburbo, Alemanha. Biomass Policies, Markets and Sustainability, p. 1475-1479.

BARBIER Carine, GORDON Walker, TUKKER Arnold, GIROD Bastien, LIEDTKE Christa, DOUZOU Sylvie (2015) “Mainstreaming low carbon consumption: challenges and opportunities” Parallel Session to the International Scientific Conference “Our Commun Future Under Climate Change”, Paris.

POUROUCHOTTAMIN P., BARBIER C., CHANCEL L., (2013) New representations of energy consumption, Les Cahiers du CLIP n°22, Paris.

EMELIANOFF C., MOR E., DOBRE M., BARBIER C., RADANNE P., et al., (2012). A scenario analysis of lifestyles in France in 2050 and carbon footprints, Les Cahiers du CLIP n°21, Paris.

SCHROEDER H., LI J., BULKELEY H., BARBIER C, ZHAO J., COLOMBIER M., GHOSH S., YI CHU S. (2012) «Enabling the Transition to a Low Carbon Climate Resilient Economy in Asian Cities: Drivers, Barriers and Solutions», in “Climate Smart Development in Asia”, p 148-183, Editions Routledge.

TEC Conseil

Ceron J.P, Dubois G. and Gossling S. (2015). Weather preferences of French tourists: lessons for climate change impact assessment, Climatic Change. Akzeptiert

Dubois G. and Ceron J.P. (2015). Consommation et modes de vie: une autre perspective sur les politiques d’atténuation du changement climatique Natures Sciences Sociétés (23) supplément, S76-S90. DOI: 10.1051/nss/2015020

Dubois G. (2015) Living on a Carbon Diet. Low Carbon Economy, 6, 13-20

Dubois G. (2014) Les modes de vie bas carbone. De la théorie à la pratique. Pollution atmosphérique. 223. Juillet-Décembre 2014

Stoverinck F., Dubois G and Amelung B. (2013). Communiquer le changement climatique: un voyage à travers les politiques d’adaptation. Pollution atmosphérique. Numéro spécial climat 2013

Western Norway Research Institute / Vestlandsforskning

Santarius, T., Walnum, H.J., Aall, C. (eds) (2016). How to improve energy and climate policies. Understanding the role of rebound effects. London: Springer.

Walnum, H.J., Aall, C., Løkke, S. (2014): Can Rebound Effects Explain Why Sustainable Mobility has not been Achieved? Sustainability, 6(12), 9510-9537; doi:10.3390/su6129510

Aall, C. (2013): Why has the level of household energy consumption stopped increasing in Norway – and how to make it can we bring about a decrease? In: Hansson, L., Holmberg, U., Brembeck, H. (eds). (2013). Making Sense of Consumption. Göteborg: University of Gothenburg. ISBN 978-91-974642-6-0

Aall, C. (2011): The Energy Use of Leisure consumption in Norway: Analysis and Reduction Strategy, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Vol. 19, No. 6, 729–745

Aall, C., Hille, J.(2010): “Consumption – a missing dimension in climate policy”, in Bhaskar, R., Frank, C., Høyer, K.G., Naess, P., and Parker, J. (2010): Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change.
Transforming Knowledge and Practice for Our Global Future, London: Routledge: 85-100.

Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine – Universität Umeå

Anåker A, Nilsson M, Rocklöv Å, Elf M (2015). Nurses experience of and perception about climate
and environmental issues – a qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing.DOI: 10.1111/jan.12655.

Holmner Å, Ebi K, Lazuardi L, Nilsson M. (2014). Carbon Footprint of Telemedicine Solutions – Unexplored Opportunity for Reducing Carbon Emissions in the Health Sector. PloS one, 9(9).

Holmner Å, Rocklöv J, Nawi N, Nilsson M. (2012). Climate change and eHealth: a promising strategy for health sector mitigation and adaptation. Global Health Action, 5:1-9. DOI:10.3402/gha.v5i0.18428.

Watts N, Adger NW, Agnolucci P, Blackstock J, Byass P, Cai W, Chaytor S, Colbourn T, Collins M,
Cooper A, Cox PM, Depledge J, Drummond P, Ekins P, Galaz V, Grace D, Graham H, Grubb M*, Haines A, Hamilton I, Hunter A, Jiang X, Li M, Kelman I, Liang L, Lott M, Lowe R, Luo Y, Mace G, Maslin M, Nilsson M^, Oreszczyn T, Pye S, Quinn T, Svensdotter M, Venevsky S, Warner K, Xu B, Yang J, Yin Y, Yu C, Zhang Q, Gong P**, Montgomery H**, Costello A** (*Integrating editor for mitigation, ^integrating editor for health, **co-chairs) (2015). Lancet Commission: Health and climate change: policy responses to protect public health. The Lancet, June 23, 2015 (co-author and integrating editor for health).

Watts N, Adger NW, Ayeb-Karlsson S, Bai Y, Byass P, Campbell-Lendrum D, Colbourn T, Cox P, Davies M, Depledge M, Depoux A, Dominguez-Salas P, Drummond P, Ekins P, Flahault A, Grace D, Graham H, Haines A, Hamilton I, Johnson A, Kelman I, Kovats S, Liang L, Lott M, Lowe R, Luo Y, Mace G, Maslin M, Morrissey K, Murray K, Neville T, Nilsson M, Oreszczyn T, Parthemore C, Pencheon D, Robinson E, Schütte S, Shumake-Guillemot J, Vineis P, Wilkinson P, Wheeler N, Xu B, Yang J, Yin Y, Yu C, Gong P, Montgomery H, Costello A. (2016) The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change. The Lancet. Im Druck, available online 14 November 2016