Nick Simpson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Cape Town

Publications

  • Nicholas Philip Simpson, Clifford D. Shearing & Benoit Dupont. 2019. When Anthropocene shocks contest conventional mentalities: a case study from Cape Town, Climate and Development, DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2019.1609402
  • Simpson, N.P. and Krönke, M. 2019. Police in Zimbabwe: Helping hand or iron fist? Afrobarometer. http://afrobarometer.org/sites/default/files/publications/Dispatches/ab_r7_dispatchno296_perceptions_of_zimbabwe_police.pdf
  • Simpson, N.P. 2018. Accommodating landscape-scale shocks: Lessons on transition from Cape Town and Puerto Rico, Geoforum, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.12.005
  • Simpson, N.P. and Basta, C. 2018. Sufficiently capable for effective participation in environmental impact assessment? Environmental Impact Assessment Review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2018.03.004
  • Simpson, N.P. 2018. Applying the capability approach to enhance the conceptualisation of well-being in environmental assessment. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, https://doi.org/10.1080/19452829.2018.1469118
  • Portia Adade Williams, Olivier Crespo, Mumuni Abu and Nicholas Philip Simpson, 2018. A systematic review of how vulnerability of smallholder agricultural systems to changing climate is assessed in Africa, Environmental Research Letters, http://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aae026
  • Resilience Policing: An Emerging Response to Shifting Harm Landscapes and Reshaping Community Policing
  • Feasibility assessment of climate change adaptation options across Africa: an evidence-based review
  • Managing city-scale slow-onset disasters: Learning from Cape Town's 2015–2018 drought disaster planning
  • The role of indigenous knowledge and local knowledge in water sector adaptation to climate change in Africa: A structured assessment
  • Design principles for sustainability: Tearfund’s expanding international development approach
  • AFFIL: Global evidence of constraints and limits to human adaptation
  • Climate change adaptation to extreme heat: A global systematic review of implemented action
  • Understanding responses to climate-related water scarcity in Africa
  • Funding flows for climate change research on Africa: where do they come from and where do they go?
  • Climate change adaptation in conflict-affected countries: A systematic assessment of evidence
  • Accommodating landscape-scale shocks: Lessons on transition from Cape Town and Puerto Rico
  • Police in Zimbabwe: Helping hand or iron fist?
  • When Anthropocene shocks contest conventional mentalities: a case study from Cape Town
  • Municipal finance and resilience lessons for urban infrastructure management: a case study from the Cape Town drought
  • Climate Gating: A Case Study of Emerging Responses to Anthropocene Risks
  • Gated Adaptation during the Cape Town Drought: Mentalities, Transitions and Pathways to Partial Nodes of Water Security
  • Insurance in the Anthropocene: Exposure, Solvency and Manoeuvrability
  • Synthesis Report: South Africa climate change and security
  • Assessing and responding to complex risk in a changing climate
  • Compound Climate Risks During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Global Perspective
  • Sufficiently capable for effective participation in environmental impact assessment?
  • Applying the Capability Approach to Enhance the Conceptualization of Well-being in Environmental Assessment
  • A systematic review of how vulnerability of smallholder agricultural systems to changing climate is assessed in Africa
  • Building a Sustainable Future
  • Adoption rationales and effects of off-grid renewable energy access for African youth: A case study from Tanzania
  • A framework for complex climate change risk assessment
  • A capabilities approach to environmental assessment: enhancing the integration of human development and well-being in participatory environmental decision making
  • A framework for complex climate change risk assessment
  • Assessing and responding to complex risk in a changing climate
  • Climate Change Literacy in Africa
  • ‘Partial functional redundancy’: an expression of household level resilience in response to climate risk
  • Effective EIA Public Participation in the Western Cape, South Africa
  • Police in Zimbabwe: Helping hand or iron fist?
  • A Theoretically Inspired Q-Methodological Approach for the Evaluation of Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Closing the Adaptation Gap in Mountains

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