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Abba Omar Sabina & Abiodun, B.J. 2020. Characteristics of cut-off lows during the 2015–2017 drought in the Western Cape, South Africa. Atmospheric Research. 235:104772. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.104772 Available:

Abiodun, B.J., Mogebisa, T.O., Petja, B., Abatan, A.A. & Roland, T.R. 2020. Potential impacts of specific global warming levels on extreme rainfall events over southern Africa in CORDEX and NEX-GDDP ensembles. International Journal of Climatology. 40(6):3118-3141. DOI:10.1002/joc.6386 Available:

Acuto, M., Larcom, S., Keil, R., Ghojeh, M., Lindsay, T., Camponeschi, C. & Parnell, S. 2020. Seeing COVID-19 through an urban lens. Nature Sustainability. 3(12):977-978. DOI:10.1038/s41893-020-00620-3 Available:

Anderson, P., Charles-Dominique, T., Ernstson, H., Andersson, E., Goodness, J. & Elmqvist, T. 2020. Post-apartheid ecologies in the City of Cape Town: An examination of plant functional traits in relation to urban gradients. Landscape and Urban Planning. 193 DOI:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103662 Available:

Armitage, D., Mbatha, P., Muhl, E., Rice, W. & Sowman, M. 2020. Governance principles for community‐centered conservation in the post‐2020 global biodiversity framework. Conservation Science and Practice. 2(2) DOI:10.1111/csp2.160 Available:

Banerjee, A., Chen, R., Meadows, M.E., Singh, R.B., Mal, S. & Sengupta, D. 2020. An analysis of long-term rainfall trends and variability in the uttarakhand himalaya using google earth engine. Remote Sensing. 12(4) DOI:10.3390/rs12040709 Available:

Blasiak, R., Wynberg, R., Grorud-Colvert, K., Thambisetty, S.,  Bandarra, N.M., Canário, A. V. M., da Silva, J., Duarte, C. M., Jaspars, M., Rogers, A., Sink. K., and Wabnitz, C. C. C., 2020 The ocean genome and future prospects for conservation and equity, Nature Sustainability

Brom, P., Anderson, P., Channing, A. & Underhill, L.G. 2020. The role of cultural norms in shaping attitudes towards amphibians in Cape Town, South Africa. PLoS ONE. 15(2) DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0219331.

Cammarano, D., Valdivia, R.O., Beletse, Y.G., Durand, W., Crespo, O., Tesfuhuney, W.A., Jones, M.R., Walker, S. et al. 2020. Integrated assessment of climate change impacts on crop productivity and income of commercial maize farms in northeast South Africa. Food Security. 12(3):659-678. DOI:10.1007/s12571-020-01023-0 Available:

Chase, B. 2020. Temperature change in subtropical southeastern Africa during the past 790,000 yr. Geology. 49(1) DOI:10.1130/G47841.1 Available:

Cockburn, J., Cundill, G., Shackleton, S., Cele, A., Cornelius, S.F., Koopman, V., le Roux, J.P., McLeod, N. et al. 2020. Relational Hubs for Collaborative Landscape Stewardship. Society and Natural Resources. 33(5):681-693. DOI:10.1080/08941920.2019.1658141 Available:

Council, I.S. 2020. Advancing the 2030 Agenda in African cities through knowledge co-production: Urban experiments led by early-career African scientists. Available:

Crespo, O.B. 2020. The impact of climate variability and extremes on agriculture and food security - An analysis of the evidence and case studies. FAO. DOI:10.4060/cb2415en. Available:

Culwick, C. & Patel, Z. 2020. Building just and sustainable cities through government housing developments. Environment and Urbanization. 32(1):133-154. DOI:10.1177/0956247820902661 Available:

Davies, J.E., Spear, D., Ziervogel, G., Hegga, S., Ndapewa Angula Margaret, Kunamwene, I. & Togarepi, C. 2020. Avenues of understanding: mapping the intersecting barriers to adaptation in Namibia. Climate and Development. 12(3):268-280. DOI:10.1080/17565529.2019.1613952 Available:

Daya, S. 2020. NOT FOR PUB COUNT: On shaky ground: A response to Long et al. (2019). Available: .

Kirsten, K, Kasper T, Cawthra H, Strobel P, Quick LJ, Meadows ME and Haberzettl T  2020. Holocene variability in climate and oceanic conditions in the winter rainfall zone of South Africa - inferred from a high resolution diatom record from Verlorenvlei.  Journal of Quaternary Science 35(4): 572–581.

Dosio, A., Turner, A.G., Tamoffo, A.T., Sylla, M.B., Lennard, C., Jones, R.G., Terray, L., Nikulin, G. et al. 2020. A tale of two futures: Contrasting scenarios of future precipitation for West Africa from an ensemble of regional climate models. Environmental Research Letters. 15(6) DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ab7fde Available:

du Plessis, N., Chase, B.M., Quick, L.J., Haberzettl, T., Kasper, T. & Meadows, M.E. 2020. Vegetation and climate change during the Medieval Climate Anomaly and the Little Ice Age on the southern Cape coast of South Africa: Pollen evidence from Bo Langvlei. Holocene. 30(12):1716-1727. DOI:10.1177/0959683620950444 Available:

Duminy, J. & Parnell, S. 2020. City Science: A Chaotic Concept–And an Enduring Imperative. Planning Theory and Practice. 21(4):648-655. DOI:10.1080/14649357.2020.1802155 Available:

Eckardt, F.D., Bekiswa, S., Von Holdt, J.R., Jack, C., Kuhn, N.J., Mogane, F., Murray, J.E., Ndara, N. et al. 2020. South Africa's agricultural dust sources and events from MSG SEVIRI. Aeolian Research. 47:100637. DOI:10.1016/j.aeolia.2020.100637 Available:

Egbebiyi, T.S., Crespo, O., Lennard, C., Zaroug, M., Nikulin, G., Harris, I., Price, J., Forstenh ausler, N. et al. 2020. Investigating the potential impact of 1.5, 2 and 3 ◦C global warming levels on crop suitability and planting season over West Africa. PeerJ. 2020(3):e8851. DOI:10.7717/peerj.8851 Available:

Enqvist, J.P., Tengo Maria & Bodin, O. 2020. Are bottom-up approaches good for promoting social–ecological fit in urban landscapes? Ambio. 49(1):49-61. DOI:10.1007/s13280-019-01163-4 Available:

Enqvist, J., Ziervogel, G., Metelerkamp, L., van Breda, J., Dondi, N., Lusithi, T., Mdunyelwa, A., Mgwigwi, Z. et al. 2020. Informality and water justice: community perspectives on water issues in Cape Town's low-income neighbourhoods. International Journal of Water Resources Development. DOI:10.1080/07900627.2020.1841605 Available:

Fu vckar, N.S., Otto, F.E.L., Lehner, F., Pinto, I., Howard, E., Sparrow, S., Li, S. & Wallom, D. 2020. On high precipitation in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Zambia in February 2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 101(1):S47-S52. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0162.1 Available:

Gore, M., Abiodun, B.J. & Kucharski, F. 2020. Understanding the influence of ENSO patterns on drought over southern Africa using SPEEDY. Climate Dynamics. 54(1-2):307-327. DOI:10.1007/s00382-019-05002-w Available:

Gudoshava, M., Misiani, H.O., Segele, Z.T., Jain, S., Ouma, J.O., Otieno, G., Anyah, R., Indasi, V.S. et al. 2020. Projected effects of 1.5 °C and 2 °C global warming levels on the intra-seasonal rainfall characteristics over the Greater Horn of Africa. Environmental Research Letters. 15(3) DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ab6b33 Available:

Guo, F., Meadows, M.E., Duan, Y. & Gao, C. 2020. Geography pre-service teachers' perspectives on multimedia technology and environmental education. Sustainability (Switzerland). 12(17) DOI:10.3390/SU12176903 Available:

Hamann, M., Biggs, R., Pereira, L., Preiser, R., Hichert, T., Blanchard, R., Warrington-Coetzee, H., King, N. et al. 2020. Scenarios of Good Anthropocenes in southern Africa. Futures. 118:102526. DOI:10.1016/j.futures.2020.102526 Available:

Hamann, R., Makaula, L., Ziervogel, G., Shearing, C. & Zhang, A. 2020. Strategic Responses to Grand Challenges: Why and How Corporations Build Community Resilience. Journal of Business Ethics. 161(4):835-853. DOI:10.1007/s10551-019-04345-y Available:

Hegga, S., Kunamwene, I. & Ziervogel, G. 2020. Local participation in decentralized water governance: insights from north-central Namibia. Regional Environmental Change. 20(3) DOI:10.1007/s10113-020-01674-x Available:

Hoang TV, Chou, TY, Nguyen NT, Fang YM, Nguyen QH, Canh PX, Bao Tuan DN, Nguyen XL and Meadows ME. 2020.  Mapping forest fire risk and development of early warning system for NW Vietnam using AHP and MCA/GIS methods. Applied Sciences 10, 4348. https://doi:10.3390/app10124348

Humphries, F., Gottlieb, H.M., , Laird, S., Wynberg, R., Lawson, C., Rourke, M., Tvedt, M.W., Oliva, M.J., Jaspar, M., 2020. A tiered approach to the marine genetic resource governance framework under the proposed UNCLOS agreement for biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). Marine Policy,

Iturbide, M., Guti 'errez, Jos 'e Manuel, Alves, L.M., Bedia, J.'., Cimadevilla, E., Cofi no, A., Cerezo-Mota, R., Di Luca Alejandro et al. 2020. An update of IPCC climate reference regions for subcontinental analysis of climate model data: Definition and aggregated datasets. Earth System Science Data Discussions. :1-16. DOI:10.5194/essd-2019-258 Available:

Ives, S., Wynberg, R., and Dutfield, G. 2020. Rooibos settlement omits other marginalized people. Nature, 01 Jan 2020, 577(7790):318, DOI: 10.1038/d41586-020-00056-x

Jack, C.D., Jones, R., Burgin, L. & Daron, J. 2020. Climate risk narratives: An iterative reflective process for co-producing and integrating climate knowledge. Climate Risk Management. 29:100239. DOI:10.1016/j.crm.2020.100239 Available:

Johnston, P., Human, M. & Arowolo, S. 2020. Climate change will impact entire grain value chain - SA Grain. South Africa Grain Magazine. 35 Available:

Ke, X. & Gatzweiler, F.W. 2020. Health and Well-Being in the Changing Urban Environment. Singapore: DOI:10.1007/978-981-15-1380-0_11. Available:

Keith, M., O'Clery, N., Parnell, S. & Revi, A. 2020. The future of the future city? The new urban sciences and a PEAK Urban interdisciplinary disposition. Cities. 105 DOI:10.1016/j.cities.2020.102820 Available:

Kumi, N., Abiodun, B.J. & Adefisan, E.A. 2020. Performance Evaluation of a Subseasonal to Seasonal Model in Predicting Rainfall Onset Over West Africa. Earth and Space Science. 7(8) DOI:10.1029/2019EA000928 Available:

Laird, S., Wynberg, R., Rourke, M., Humphries, F., Muller, M.R., Lawson, C. 2020. Rethink the expansion of access and benefit sharing, March 2020, Science 367(6483):1200, DOI: 10.1126/science.aba9609

Landman, W.A., Archer, E.R.M. & Tadross, M.A. 2020. Citizen Science for the Prediction of Climate Extremes in South Africa and Namibia. Frontiers in Climate. 2(5) DOI:10.3389/fclim.2020.00005 Available:

Lawal, S., Sitch, S., Lombardozzi, D., Nabel, J., Wey, H., Friedlingstein, P., Tian, H. & Hewitson, B. 2020. Investigating the response of LAI to droughts in southern African vegetation using observations and model-simulations. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions. :1-34. DOI:10.5194/hess-2020-528 Available:

Lee, A.T.K., Barnard, P., Fraser, M., Lennard, C., Smit, B. & Oschadleus, H.D. 2020. Body mass and condition of a fynbos bird community: investigating impacts of time, weather and raptor abundance from long-term citizen- science datasets. Ostrich. 91(2):142-157. DOI:10.2989/00306525.2019.1683093 Available:

Liu, M., Hou, L., Yang, Y., Zhou, L. & Meadows, M.E. 2020. The Case for a Critical Zone Science Approach to Research on Estuarine and Coastal Wetlands in the Anthropocene. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI:10.1007/s12237-020-00851-9 Available:

Long, D. & Ziervogel, G. 2020. Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Urban South Africa. In Massey R Gunter A, Ed. 139-153. Available:

Lukas-Sithole, M. 2020. Greening Nyanga: Developing a Community Park in a Complex Urban Environment in Cape Town, South Africa. Acta Horticulturae Et Regiotecturae. 23(2):96-100. DOI:10.2478/ahr-2020-0019.

MacAlister, D., Muasya, A.M., Crespo, O., Ogola, J.B.O., Maseko, S.T., Valentine, A.J., Ottosen, C.O., Rosenqvist, E. et al. 2020a. Effect of temperature on plant growth and stress tolerant traits in rooibos in the Western Cape, South Africa. Scientia Horticulturae. 263:109137. DOI:10.1016/j.scienta.2019.109137 Available:

MacAlister, D., Muasya, A.M., Crespo, O., Ogola, J.B.O., Maseko, S., Valentine, A.J., Ottosen, C.O., Rosenqvist, E. et al. 2020b. Stress tolerant traits and root proliferation of Aspalathus linearis (Burm.f.) R. Dahlgren grown under differing moisture regimes and exposed to drought. South African Journal of Botany. 131:342-350. DOI:10.1016/j.sajb.2020.03.003 Available:

Makonya, G.M., Ogola, J.B.O., Muasya, A.M., Crespo, O., Maseko, S., Valentine, A.J., Ottosen, C.O., Rosenqvist, E. et al. 2020. Intermittent moisture supply induces drought priming responses in some heat-tolerant chickpea genotypes. Crop Science. 60(5):2527-2542. DOI:10.1002/csc2.20228 Available:

Matikinca, P., Ziervogel, G. & Enqvist, J.P. 2020. Drought response impacts on household water use practices in Cape Town, South Africa. Water Policy. 22(3):483-500. DOI:10.2166/wp.2020.169 Available:

Mbatha, N. . 2020. Post-mining Transformation Strategies in South Africa and its Impact on Rural-Urban Linkages: The Richards Bay Case Study. In Kapfudzaruwa F Kudo S Matsuyama K Allasiw D I, Ed. Available:

Mbatha, P. 2020. Commentary on ‘Life Above Water'—MARE Conference keynote by Svein Jentoft. Available: .

Meadows ME 2020. Geography education for sustainability.  Geography and  Sustainability 1(1): 88-92.

Mkuhlani, S., Crespo, O., Rusere, F., Zhou, L. & Francis, J. 2020. Classification of small-scale farmers for improved rainfall variability management in South Africa. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. 44(1):7-29. DOI:10.1080/21683565.2018.1537325 Available:

Mogende, E. & Ramutsindela, M. 2020. Political leadership and non-state actors in the greening of Botswana. Review of African Political Economy. 47(165):399-415. DOI:10.1080/03056244.2020.1826298 Available:

Muhl, E.K. & Sowman, M. 2020. Rights, Resources, Rezoning and the Challenges of Governance in South Africa's Oldest Marine Protected Area. Conservation and Society. 18(4):366-377. DOI:10.4103/cs.cs_19_154 Available:

Mupangwa, W., Chipindu, L., Nyagumbo, I., Mkuhlani, S. & Sisito, G. 2020. Evaluating machine learning algorithms for predicting maize yield under conservation agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa. SN Applied Sciences. 2(5) DOI:10.1007/s42452-020-2711-6 Available:

Naik, M. & Abiodun, B.J. 2020. Projected changes in drought characteristics over the Western Cape, South Africa. Meteorological Applications. 27(1) DOI:10.1002/met.1802 Available:

Nthane, T.T., Saunders, F., Fern 'andez, Gloria L. Gallardo & Raemaekers, S. 2020. Toward sustainability of South African small-scale fisheries leveraging ICT transformation pathways. Sustainability (Switzerland). 12(2) DOI:10.3390/su12020743 Available:

Odoulami, R.C., New, M., Wolski, P., Guillemet, G., Pinto, I., Lennard, C., Muri, H. & Tilmes, S. 2020. Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering could lower future risk of 'Day Zero' level droughts in Cape Town. Environmental Research Letters. 15(12) DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/abbf13 Available:

Ofoegbu, C., New, M., Nyamwanza, A.M. & Spear, D. 2020. Understanding the current state of collaboration in the production and dissemination of adaptation knowledge in Namibia. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 22(2):1017-1037. DOI:10.1007/s10668-018-0231-y Available:

Oguntunde, P.G., Abiodun, B.J., Lischeid, G. & Abatan, A.A. 2020. Droughts projection over the Niger and Volta River basins of West Africa at specific global warming levels. International Journal of Climatology. 40(13):5688-5699. DOI:10.1002/joc.6544 Available:

Oldfield, S., Anand, G., Viviers, A. (eds.) 2020. Present and Visible: Napier Settlement and Its Stories. Cape Town: African Centre for Cities, pp. 1-186. Available:


Otto, F.E.L., Harrington, L., Schmitt, K., Philip, S., Kew, S., van Oldenborgh, G.J., Singh, R., Kimutai, J. et al. 2020. Challenges to understanding extreme weather changes in lower income countries. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 101(10):E1851-E1860. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0317.1 Available:

Ouweneel, B., Winter, K. & Carden, K. 2020. How different Cape Town residential suburbs helped avert Day Zero. H2Open Journal. 3(1):118-134. DOI:10.2166/h2oj.2020.018 Available:

Parnell, S. 2020. The enabling conditions of post-pandemic city government. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science. 47(7):1143-1145. DOI:10.1177/2399808320950041 Available:

Pasquini, L. 2020. The urban governance of climate change adaptation in least-developed African countries and in small cities: the engagement of local decision-makers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Karonga, Malawi. Climate and Development. 12(5):408-419. DOI:10.1080/17565529.2019.1632166 Available:

Pasquini, L., van Aardenne, L., Godsmark, C.N., Lee, J. & Jack, C. 2020. Emerging climate change-related public health challenges in Africa: A case study of the heat-health vulnerability of informal settlement residents in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Science of the Total Environment. 747 DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141355 Available:

Patel, Z., Marrengane, N., Smit, W. & Anderson, P.M.L. 2020. Knowledge Co-production in Sub-Saharan African Cities: Building Capacity for the Urban Age. In Gasparatos A Naidoo M Ahmed A Karanja A Fukushi K Saito O Takeuchi K, Ed. 189-214. Available:

Pinto, I., Jack, C., Lennard, C., Tilmes, S. & Odoulami, R.C. 2020. Africa's Climate Response to Solar Radiation Management With Stratospheric Aerosol. Geophysical Research Letters. 47(2) DOI:10.1029/2019GL086047 Available:

Potter, E., Miller, F., L ovbrand, E., Houston, D., McLean, J., O'Gorman, E., Evers, C. & Ziervogel, G. 2020. A manifesto for shadow places: Re-imagining and co-producing connections for justice in an era of climate change. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. :251484862097702. DOI:10.1177/2514848620977022 Available:

Quagraine, K.A., Hewitson, B., Jack, C., Wolski, P., Pinto, I. & Lennard, C. 2020. Using Co-behavior analysis to interrogate the performance of CMIP5 GCMs over Southern Africa. Journal of Climate. 33(7):2891-2905. DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0472.1 Available:

Quagraine, K.A., Nkrumah, F., Klein, C., Klutse, N.A.B. & Quagraine, K.T. 2020. West African summer monsoon precipitation variability as represented by reanalysis datasets. Climate. 8(10):1-18. DOI:10.3390/cli8100111 Available:

Rahaman, S., Kumar, P., Chen, R., Meadows, M.E. & Singh, R.B. 2020. Remote Sensing Assessment of the Impact of Land Use and Land Cover Change on the Environment of Barddhaman District, West Bengal, India. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 8 DOI:10.3389/fenvs.2020.00127 Available:

Ramsawmy, S., Rink, B. & Anderson, P. 2020. Rural and gated: narratives of lifestyle migration to Grotto Bay private residential Estate, South Africa. South African Geographical Journal. 102(1):77-96. DOI:10.1080/03736245.2019.1631209 Available:

Ramutsindela, M.F. 2020. not for pub count: The COVID-19 pandemic: territorial, political and governance dimensions of the crisis. Available: .

Ramutsindela, M. & Chauke, P.A. 2020. Biodiversity, Wildlife and the Land Question in Africa. In Ramutsindela M Mickler D, Ed. Cham:197-205. Available:

Ramutsindela, M., Guyot, S., Boillat, S.'., Giraut, F.'.'. & Bottazzi, P. 2020. The Geopolitics of Protected Areas. Geopolitics. 25(1):240-266. DOI:10.1080/14650045.2019.1690413 Available:

Ramutsindela, M. & Mickler, D. 2020. Global Goals and African Development. In Ramutsindela M Mickler D, Ed. 1-9. Available:

Rice, W.S., Sowman, M.R. & Bavinck, M. 2020. Using Theory of Change to improve post‐2020 conservation: A proposed framework and recommendations for use. Conservation Science and Practice. 2(12) DOI:10.1111/csp2.301 Available:

Rudolph, T.B., Ruckelshaus, M., Swilling, M., Allison, E.H., Osterblom, H., Gelcich, S. & Mbatha, P. 2020. A transition to sustainable ocean governance. Nature Communications. 11(1) DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-17410-2 Available:

Sawadogo, W., Reboita, M.S.o., Faye, A., da Rocha, Rosmeri Porf 'irio, Odoulami, R.C., Olusegun, C.F., Adeniyi, M.O., Abiodun, B.J. et al. 2020. Current and future potential of solar and wind energy over Africa using the RegCM4 CORDEX-CORE ensemble. Climate Dynamics. DOI:10.1007/s00382-020-05377-1 Available:

Scheba, S. 2020a. Day Zero and The Infrastructures of Climate Change: Water Governance, Inequality, and Infrastructural Politics in Cape Town's Water Crisis. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 45 DOI:10.1111/1468-2427.12899 Available:

Scheba, S. 2020b. Lived Realities of Urban Peripheries: Building Infrastructures of Change. Available: .

Sekonya, J.G., McClure, N.J. & Wynberg, R.P. 2020. New pressures, old foodways: Governance and access to edible mopane caterpillars, imbrasia (=gonimbrasia) Belina, in the context of commercialization and environmental change in South Africa. International Journal of the Commons. 14(1):139-153. DOI:10.5334/ijc.978 Available:

Sengupta, D., Chen, R., Meadows, M.E. & Banerjee, A. 2020. Gaining or losing ground? Tracking Asia's hunger for ‘new' coastal land in the era of sea level rise. Science of the Total Environment. 732(139290) DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139290 Available:

Seymour, C.L., Gillson, L., Child, M.F., Tolley, K.A., Curie, J.C., da Silva, J.M., Alexander, G.J., Anderson, P. et al. 2020. Horizon scanning for South African biodiversity: A need for social engagement as well as science. Ambio. 49(6):1211-1221. DOI:10.1007/s13280-019-01252-4.

Simmonds, M.S.J., Fang, R., Wyatt, L., Bell, E., Allkin, B., Forest, F., Wynberg, R., Silva, M. et al. 2020. Biodiversity and patents: Overview of plants and fungi covered by patents. Plants, People, Planet. 2(5):546-556. DOI:10.1002/ppp3.10144 Available:

Sowman, M. 2020. Participatory and rapid vulnerability assessments to support adaptation planning in small-scale fishing communities of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem. Environmental Development. 36 DOI:10.1016/j.envdev.2020.100578 Available:

Spinoni, J., Barbosa, P., Bucchignani, E., Cassano, J., Cavazos, T., Christensen, J.H., Christensen, O.B., Coppola, E. et al. 2020. Future global meteorological drought hot spots: A study based on CORDEX data. Journal of Climate. 33(9):3635-3661. DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0084.1 Available:

Steynor, A., Lee, J. & Davison, A. 2020. Transdisciplinary co-production of climate services: a focus on process. Social Dynamics. 46(3):414-433. DOI:10.1080/02533952.2020.1853961 Available:

Steynor, A., Leighton, M., Kavonic, J., Abrahams, W., Magole, L., Kaunda, S. & Mubaya, C.P. 2020. Learning from climate change perceptions in southern African cities. Climate Risk Management. 27(100202):100202. DOI:10.1016/j.crm.2019.100202 Available:

Steynor, A. & Pasquini, L. 2020. WISER TRANSFORM WORKING PAPER Using environmental psychology to increase the use of climate information. Available: .

Steynor, A. & Waagsaether, K.L. 2020a. Addressing power imbalances in co-production. Nature Climate Change. 10 DOI:10.1038/s41558-020-00910-w Available:

Steynor, A. & Waagsaether, K.L. 2020b. Building blocks for co-producing climate services for better policy outcomes in Africa. Available: .

Swart, I., Hankela, E. & Nyamnjoh, H. 2020. Language Practices as Religious Innovation: The Case of Pentecostal Charismatic Churches in Xenophobic Contexts. International Bulletin of Mission Research. DOI:10.1177/2396939320951560 Available:

T `abara, J.D., Takama, T., Mishra, M., Hermanus, L., Andrew, S.K., Diaz, P., Ziervogel, G. & Lemkow, L. 2020. Micro-solutions to global problems: understanding social processes to eradicate energy poverty and build climate-resilient livelihoods. Climatic Change. 160(4):711-725. DOI:10.1007/s10584-019-02448-z Available:

Taguela, T.N., Vondou, D.A., Moufouma-Okia, W., Fotso-Nguemo, T.C., Pokam, W.M., Tanessong, R.'.S., Yepdo, Z.'.D., Haensler, A. et al. 2020. CORDEX Multi-RCM Hindcast Over Central Africa: Evaluation Within Observational Uncertainty. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 125(5) DOI:10.1029/2019JD031607 Available:

Van Hoang Thanh, Chou, T.Y., Fang, Y.M., Nguyen, N.T., Nguyen, Q.H., Canh, P.X., Toan, D.N.B., Nguyen, X.L. et al. 2020. Mapping forest fire risk and development of early warning system for NW vietnam using AHP and MCA/GIS methods. Applied Sciences (Switzerland). 10(12) DOI:10.3390/app10124348 Available:

Vickery, K. & Eckardt, F. 2020. A closer look at mineral aerosol emissions from the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, using automated SEM-EDS (QEMSCAN\textregistered). South African Geographical Journal. DOI:10.1080/03736245.2020.1824805 Available:

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