Publications & scientific activities

Peer-reviewed publications

Kuchler, M., & Bridge, G. (2018). Down the black hole: Sustaining national socio-technical imaginaries of coal in Poland. Energy Research & Social Science, 41, 136-147. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2018.04.014. [ Open Access ]

Kuchler, M. (2017). Post-conventional energy futures: Rendering Europe's shale gas resources governable. Energy Research & Social Science, 31, 32-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2017.05.028. [ Open Access ]

Blicharska, M., Smithers, R. J., Kuchler, M., Agrawal, G. K., Gutiérrez, J. M., Hassanali, A., ... & Mikusiński, G. (2017). Steps to overcome the North-South divide in research relevant to climate change policy and practice. Nature Climate Change, 7(1), 21-27. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3163.

Kuchler, M. (2017). The human rights turn: ENGOs’ changing tactics in the quest for a more transparent, participatory and accountable CDM. Environmental Politics, 26(4), 648-668. DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2017.1319018. [ Open Access ]

Kuchler, M. (2017). Stakeholding as sorting of actors into categories: implications for civil society participation in the CDM. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 17(2), 191-208. DOI: 10.1007/s10784-015-9314-5.

Kuchler, M., & Hedrén, J. (2016). Bioenergy as an empty signifier. Review of Radical Political Economics, 48(2), 235-251.
DOI: 10.1177/0486613415591804.

Kuchler, M., & Lövbrand, E. (2015). Simulative governance: on the collaborative narrative of civil society participation in the CDM stakeholder framework. Environmental Politics, 25(3), 434-453. DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2015.1102352.

Kuchler, M. (2014). Sweet dreams (are made of cellulose): Sociotechnical imaginaries of second-generation bioenergy in the global debate. Ecological Economics, 107, 431-437. [ Open Access ]

Kuchler, M. (2012). Fields of Gold: The Bioenergy Debate in International Organizations. Linköping Studies in Arts and Science, 557. Linköping: Linköping University. [ Open Access ]

Kuchler, M., & Linnér, B-O. (2012). Challenging the food vs. fuel dilemma: genealogical analysis of the biofuel discourse pursued by international organizations. Food Policy, 37(5), 581-588. [ Open Access ]

Kuchler, M. (2010). Unravelling the argument for bioenergy production in developing countries: A world-economy perspective. Ecological Economics, 69(6), 1336-1343. [ Open Access ]

Manuscripts

Kama, K., & Kuchler, M. Geo-Metrics and Geo-Politics: Controversies in Estimating European Shale Gas Resources. In: Bobbette, A., Donovan, A. (Eds.) (2019) Political Geology Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peer-review conference & workshop proceedings

Kuchler, M., Hedrén, J., 2015. On the de-politicizing effects of global environmental governance: in search of the political in the Clean Development Mechanism. Paper abstract accepted for the European Society for Ecological Economics ESEE 2015: Transformations, 30 June – 3 July 2015, University of Leeds, UK.

Kuchler, M., 2015. The shale gas odyssey: sociotechnical imaginaries of fracking in Poland’s national energy strategies and policies. Paper accepted for The 12th Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS), 9-11 June 2015, NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.

Kuchler, M., Lövbrand, E., 2014. Simulative governance: on the collaborative language of civil society participation in the CDM's stakeholder framework. Paper presented at the EASST 2014 Conference "Situating Solidarities: social challenges for science and technology studies", 17-19 September 2014, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Kuchler, M., Lövbrand, E., 2014. Stakeholding as governmental rationality and practice: on the political effects of collaborative carbon market governance. Paper presented at "Devices and Desires: The Cultural Politics of a Low Carbon Society", Lund University 21-23 May 2014.

Kuchler, M., 2013. The emerging shale gas battlefield in the European Union: the case of Poland and Sweden. Paper presented at: The 11th Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS), 11-13 June 2013, University of Copenhagen.

Kuchler, M., Hedrén, J., 2012. Bioenergy as an empty signifier. Paper presented at the Nordic Interdisciplinary Conference on Discourse & Interaction (NORDISCO 2012). 21-23 November 2012, Linköping University.

Kuchler, M., Linnér, B-O., 2011. Challenging the food vs. fuel dilemma: genealogical analysis of the biofuel discourse pursued by international organizations. Paper presented at: KVA Symposium, "Global food security: biophysical and social limits and opportunities". 07 November 2011, Beijersalen, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm.

Kuchler, M., Linnér, B-O., 2011. Challenging the food vs. fuel dilemma: genealogical analysis of the biofuel discourse pursued by international organizations. Paper presented at: The 10th Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference (NESS), 14-16 June 2011, Stockholm University.

Kuchler, M., Linnér, B-O., 2008. Pros and Cons of International Biofuel Production. An overview of research and policy reports. Paper presented at: Uppsala Food and Nutrition Centre seminar highlighting the World Food Day 2008. "World food security and the challenges of climate change and bioenergy". 16 October 2008, Sal X, Universitetshuset, Uppsala universitet, Sweden.

Other publications

Ostwald, M., Kuchler, M., 2009. Climate science and policy research coming into being. Examples from the international politics of bioenergy and the case of avoided deforestation. In: Lövbrand, E., Linnér, B-O., Ostwald, M. eds., Climate Science and Policy Research Conceptual and Methodological Challenges. Report 09:03. Norrköping: Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, Linköping University. [ .pdf ]

Kuchler, M., 2009. A Mind Exercise. In: Linking Science to Societal Benefits: Why, How and When? International Workshop at the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, 14-17 September 2009, Linköping University, pp. 50-57. [ .pdf ]

Kuchler, M., Linnér, B-O., 2008. Pros and Cons of International Biofuel Production. An overview of research and policy reports. CSPR Briefing No. 3. Norrköping: Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, Linköping University. [ Open Access ]

Kuchler, M., 2007. Synergies between UNCTAD and UNFCCC - potentials, obstacles, consequences. Master's Thesis. Tema Institute - Water and Environmental Studies. Linköping: Linköping University. [ Open Access ]

Media

Oct 2015: Svergies Radio - Klotet: "Polen måste ändra energikultur" [ link ]

Oct 2012: Corren, "Biobränsle - en vision med problem," p. A16. [ .pdf ]

Oct 2012: Radio Schweden, "Bioenergie kann Entwicklungsländern schaden." [ link ]

Apr 2010: LiU Magazine 2-10, "Biofuel or food? Competition over desirable farmland.", pp. 24-26. [ .pdf ]

Climate conference attendance

Nov 2013: Observer at Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board 76th meeting [ webcast ]

Nov 2013: Observer at COP19, Warsaw Climate Change Conference

Dec 2009: Observer at COP15, Copenhagen Climate Change Conference

Dec 2008: Observer at COP14, Poznan Climate Change Conference