Talberg, A, Christoff, P, Thomas, S, Karoly, D (2017). Geoengineering governance-by-default: an earth system governance perspective. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics. online: doi:10.1007/s10784-017-9374-9

Howard, J, McLeod, E, Thomas, S, Eastwood, E, Fox, M, Wenzel, L & Pidgeon, E (2017). The potential to integrate blue carbon into MPA design and management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 27(May), 100–115. doi: 10.1002/aqc.2809



Thomas, S (2016). Between Tun Mustapha and the deep blue sea: the political ecology of blue carbon in Sabah. Environmental Science & Policy, 55(1), 20-35.

Kingsley, J and Thomas, S (2016). Ecosystem approaches to community health and wellbeing: towards an integrated Australian governance framework in response to global environmental change. EcoHealth, 1-4. doi:10.1007/s10393-016-1193-x.

Aziz, AA, Thomas, S, Dargusch, P, and Phinn, S (2016). Assessing the potential of REDD+ in a production mangrove forest in Malaysia using stakeholder analysis and ecosystem services mapping. Marine Policy 74: 6-17.

Zenia, Y and Sullivan, K (2016). Grinners are winners at building research bridges. Australia Plus Online (20 December 2016 ). Available at



Thomas, S (2014). Blue carbon: knowledge gaps, critical issues, and novel approaches. Ecological Economics 107: 22-38.

Byrom, S, Thomas, S and Dargusch, P (2014). Millennium Development Goals and Clean Development: Synergies in the Pacific. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 19: 33-44 (published online September 2012).

Ward, A, Dargusch, P, Thomas, S, Liu, Y and Fulton, EA (2014). An estimate of the volume and value of carbon stored in the world’s high-mountain shrublands and grasslands, and the implications for climate policy. Global Environmental Change 28: 14-24.



Law, EA, Thomas, S, Meijaard, E, Dargusch, P and Wilson, KA (2012). A modular framework for management of complexity in international forest-carbon policy. Nature Climate Change 2: 155-160.

Dargusch, P and Thomas, S (2012). A critical role for carbon offsets. Nature Climate Change 2: 470.



Thomas, S, Dargusch, P and Griffiths, A (2011). The drivers and outcomes of the Clean Development Mechanism in China. Environmental Policy and Governance 21: 223–239.



Thomas, S, Dargusch, P, Harrison, S, Herbohn, J (2010). Why are there so few afforestation and reforestation Clean Development Mechanism projects? Land Use Policy, 27(3), 880–887.

McAlpine, CA, Ryan, JG, Seabrook, L, Thomas, S, Dargusch, PJ, Syktus, JI, Pielke, R. Sr, Etter, AE, Fearnside, PM and Laurance WF (2010). More than CO2: A broader paradigm for managing climate change and variability to avoid ecosystem collapse. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2:1-13.