Kathryn Davidson

Conference paper

Understanding climate experiments and the role of city networks in transforming experiment outputs to long-term climate change mitigation and adaptation outcomes

This paper has reviewed relevant literature and developed a conceptual framework to explore the complexity of climate experiments and the importance of city networks to achieve larger climate change mitigation and adaptation outcomes.

Insight into the property valuer’s perspective of energy efficiency in housing

The research examined the role of energy efficiency initiatives on overall residential property value and explored the ability of residential valuation professionals to incorporate energy efficiency into the valuation process, focusing on their use of currently available tools. In the context of curbing greenhouse gas...
Conference paper

Is social-ecological resilience a new frame for environmental and urban policy?

Scholars have recently signaled that the 100 Resilient Cities network may be facilitating a new understanding of resilience, which is being operationalised into urban strategy. Resilient Melbourne, for example, strongly suggests that urban resilience responses could be moving from a focus on engineering resilience to...
Conference paper

The continuing rise of transnational urban climate governance: Global Mayors Compact

This paper engages with the critical issue of climate urban politics. It explores situating the cities in global environmental politics and potential of the collective response of cities to climate change.

Adelaide living laboratory - value proposition: householder experience

This report explores and quantifies the value proposition from the perspective of the owner occupier of a low carbon impact residential building.