Laurence L DELINA

Ph.D. (2016) , University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia)
Assistant Professor, Division of Environment and Sustainability

Tel: (852) 3469 2555
Fax: (852) 2335 9317
Office: Rm 4357 (lifts 13-15)
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Research Interests
  • Accelerating just energy transitions
  • International development, particularly Southeast Asia
  • ​Mobilization for climate action
  • Rapid mitigation to global climate change
  • Delina, LL (2019). Emancipatory Climate Actions: Strategies from Histories. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Delina, LL (2018). Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Effective Social Mobilisations. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • ​Delina, LL (2017). Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries: The Challenges of Climate Change and Sustainable Development. New York: Routledge.
  • Delina, LL (2016). Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation: War Mobilisation as Model for Action? Abingdon, New York: Routledge.
Journal Articles
  • Delina, L.L. (2020) Indigenous environmental defenders and the legacy of Macli-ing Dulag: Anti-dam dissent, assassinations, and protests in the making of Philippine energyscape, Energy Research & Social Science 65:101463. doi:10.1016/j.erss.2020.101463
  • Delina, L.L. (2020) A rural energy collaboratory: Co-production in Thailand’s community energy experiments, Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 10: 83-90. doi:10.1007/s13412-019-00572-x.
  • Delina, LL (2019) ICTs for delivering climate-development strategies: an informational governance framework for local climate-development organizations, Climate and Development, DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2019.1671784
  • ​Sander Chan… Delina, LL, et al. (2019). Promises and risks of nonstate action in climate and sustainability governance, WIREs Climate Change, e572. 
  • Jens Marquardt and Delina, LL (2019). Reimagining energy futures: Contributions from community sustainable energy initiatives in the Philippines and Thailand, Energy Research and Social Science 49: 91-102.
  • Delina, LL (2018), Climate mobilizations and democracy: The promise of community energy transitions in a deliberative system. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. 1-13.
  • Delina, LL and Benjamin K. Sovacool (2018). Of temporality and plurality: An epistemic and governance agenda for accelerating just transitions for energy access and sustainable development. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 34: 1-6.
  • Delina, LL (2018). Energy democracy in a continuum: The remaking of public engagement on energy transitions in Thailand. Energy Research and Social Science 42: 53-60.
  • Delina, LL and Rufa Cagoco-Guiam (2018). Extreme weather event-social conflict nexus in the Philippines. Journal of Peacebuilding and Development 13: 90-95.
  • Delina, LL (2018). Can energy democracy thrive in a non-democracy? Frontiers in Environmental Science 6:5.
  • Delina, LL and Anthony Janetos (2018). Cosmopolitan, dynamic and contested energy futures: Navigating the pluralities and polarities of the energy systems of tomorrow. Energy Research and Social Science 35: 1-10.
  • Delina, LL (2018). Whose and what futures? Navigating the contested coproduction of Thailand’s energy sociotechnical imaginaries. Energy Research and Social Science 35: 48-56.
  • Delina, LL (2017). Multilateral development banking in a fragmented climate finance system: Shifting allocation priorities at Asian Development Bank. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 17(1): 73-88.
  • Delina, LL and Mark Diesendorf (2016). Strengthening the climate action movement: Strategies from contemporary social action campaigns. Interface 8(1): 117-141.