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Stokes, L.C. Short Circuiting Policy: Organized Interests in the American States and the Erosion of Clean Energy Laws. Book Manuscript. (Under review at Oxford University Press and University of Chicago Press).

Hertel-Fernandez, A., Mildenberger, M. & Stokes, L. C.  "Legislative Staff and Representation in Congress." Forthcoming at American Political Science Review. Pre-publication version.

Breetz, H., Mildenberger, M. & Stokes, L. C. (2018). "The Political Logics of Clean Energy Transitions." Business & Politics. Published version (paywall); Pre-publication version.

Goodman, N. & Stokes, L. C. (2018). "Reducing the Cost of Voting: An Evaluation of Internet Voting's Effect on Turnout." British Journal of Political Science.

Stokes, L. C. & Breetz, H. L. (2018). "Politics in the U.S. energy transition: Case studies of solar, wind, biofuels and electric vehicles policy." Energy Policy.

Stokes, L. C. & Warshaw, C. (2017). "Renewable energy policy design and framing influences public support in the United States." Nature Energy.

Stokes, L. C. (2016). “Electoral Backlash against Climate Policy: A Natural Experiment on Retrospective Voting and Local Resistance to Public Policy.” American Journal of Political Science.

Selin, N. E., Stokes, L.C., & Susskind, L. E. (2016). "The Need for Climate Science Education to Build Policy Literacy." WIREs Climate Change.

Mildenberger, M., Howe P., Lachapelle, E., Stokes, L. C., Marlon, J., Gravelle, T. (2016). "The Distribution of Climate Change Public Opinion in Canada." PloSONE.

Stokes, L.C., Giang, A. & Selin, N. E. (2016). "Splitting the South: China and India's Divergence in International Environmental Negotiations." Global Environmental Politics.

Giang, A., Stokes, L. C., Streets, D. G., Corbitt, E. S. & Selin, N. E. (2015). "Impacts of the Minamata Convention on Mercury Emissions and Global Deposition from Coal-Fired Power Generation in Asia." Environmental Science & Technology, 49: 5326-3335.

Stokes, L.C. & Selin, N. E. (2014). "The Mercury Game: Evaluating a Negotiation Simulation that Teaches Students about Science-policy Interactions." Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.

Trancik, J.E., Chang, M. T., Karapataki, C. & Stokes, L. C. (2014). "Effectiveness of a Segmental Approach to Climate Policy." Environmental Science & Technology.

Stokes, L. C. (2013). "The Politics of Renewable Energy Policies: The Case of Feed-in Tariffs in Ontario, Canada." Energy Policy, 56, 490–500.

Mildenberger, M., Stokes, L. C. , Savan, B., Kolenda, B. & Dolderman, D. (2013). "Beyond the Information Campaign: Community-based Energy Behavioral Change at the University of Toronto." Environmental Practice.

Stokes, L. C., Mildenberger, M., Savan, B & Kolenda, B. (2012). "Analyzing Barriers to Energy Conservation in Residences and Offices: The Rewire Program at the University of Toronto." Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 11(2): 88-98.

Shiu, H. & Stokes, L. C. (2008). "Buddhist Animal Release Practices: Historic, Environmental, Public Health & Economic Concerns." in Contemporary Buddhism: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 9(2): 181-196.


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Dissertation - Power Politics: Renewable Energy Policy Change in US States. Summary.

Stokes, L. C., Susskind, L., Selin, N. E. (2013). The Mercury Negotiation Simulation. The Program on Negotiation at Harvard University. Also available for free on the Mercury Game website. For science-policy reports from the mercury treaty negotiations, see the MIT Mercury Policy blog.

Schenk, T. & Stokes, L. C. (May/June 2013). “The Power of Collaboration: Engaging All Parties in Renewable Energy Infrastructure Development.” IEEE power & energy magazine.

Stokes, L. (2013). Review of Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered.Edited by Frank Bierman and Philipp Pattberg. Review of Policy Research, 30(5): 607-609.

Stokes, L. (March 2013). Review of Putting Social Movements in their Place: Explaining Opposition to Energy Projects in the United States, 2000–2005 by Doug McAdam and Hilary Schaffer Boudet. Online in Anthem EnviroExperts Review. 

Stokes, L. (December 2012). Review of Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered by Frank Biermann and Philipp Pattberg. Online in Anthem EnviroExperts Review. 

Stokes, L. & Lee, H. (2012). "Gainesville Regional Utilities' Feed-in Tariff." Harvard Kennedy School Case, Number 1963.0, 1963.1.

Griffith-Jones, S., Hedger, M. & Stokes, L. (2009). "The Role of Private Sector Investment in Increasing Climate Friendly Technologies in Developing Countries," research paper for the United Nations World Economic & Social Survey.

Stokes, L. C., Scozzaro, A. & Haller, J. (2010). "The Food Crisis in Egypt & Ethiopia: Contrasting Hydrological & Economic Barriers to Development," in Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development, 3(1): 117-138.