Peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals
Isoaho, K. and Karhunmaa, K. (2019) A critical review of discursive approaches in energy transitions, Energy Policy, open access.
Karhunmaa, K (2018) Attaining carbon neutrality in Finnish parliamentary and city council debates, Futures, open access
Karhunmaa, K. (2016) Opening up storylines of co-benefits in voluntary carbon markets: An analysis of household energy technology projects in developing countries, Energy Research and Social Science 14, pp.71-79
Käkönen, M., Lebel, L., Karhunmaa, K., Dany, V., Try, T. (2014) Rendering Climate Change Governable in the Least Developed Countries: Policy Narratives and Expert Technologies in Cambodia, Forum for Development Studies 41 (3), pp. 351-376
Publications and Scientific Reports
Karhunmaa, K., Pitkänen, O., and Tuominen V. (2015) Assessing the co-benefits of household energy technology carbon offset projects. FFRC eBOOK 5/2015. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, 87p. ISBN 978-952-249-392-7.
Luukkanen, J. Kuria, P., Käkönen, M., Karhunmaa, K., Karjalainen, J., Warah, R., Msoka, C., Toroskainen, K. Development Futures in Kenya and Tanzania Beyond 2015, FFRC eBOOK 1/2015. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, 153p. ISBN 978-952-249-304-0
Pyhälä, A., Kuria, P., Käkönen, M., Karjalainen, J., Karhunmaa, K. Warah, R. Luukkanen, J., ’Post-2015 development (non-)debates: Perspectives from Kenya’, in New Challenges for Cooperation of European and Developing Countries, Proceedings from International EADI Conference, April 19 2013, Prague
Käkönen, M., Karhunmaa, K., Bruun, O., Kaisti, H., Tuominen, V., Thuon, T. & Luukkanen, J. Climate Mitigation in the Least Carbon Emitting Countries. Dilemmas of Co-benefits in Cambodia and Laos. FFRC eBOOK 3/2013. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku. 121 p. ISBN 978-952-249-257-9.
Blog posts and popular media
“Is the German energy transition a success or a failure?” at Behind the Paper, Nature Research Behavioural and Social Sciences
“Why We Should Care About the Fate of Climate Science“, with Jens Marquardt at Harvard STS Vignettes
New roles, actors and strategies seeking to influence Finnish energy policies, European Association for Science and Technology Studies (EASST), 25-28 July 2018
A critical review of discursive approach in energy transitions, Energizing Futures – Sustainable Development and Energy in Transition, Tampere, 13-14 June 2018
Carbon neutrality and feasible futures in Finnish parliamentary and city council debates at Grappling with the Futures: Insights from History, Philosophy and Science and Technology Studies, Harvard University and Boston University, 29-30 April 2018
Navigating the gap: maintaining and modifying the science-policy gap in energy policy debates in Finland at 4S Annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Boston, 30 August – 2 September 2017
I) The role of actors in energy transitions in Finland II) The German energy transition in the media in the UK, Finland, and Hungary: what an example?! and III) How have framing and discourse approaches contributed to analyzing energy transitions? A critical review of empirical cases at Nordic Environmental Social Science conference, Tampere, 6-8 June 2017
Expectations for energy policy at local and national levels in Finland, Sociology days, Tampere, 23-24 March 2017
Disruptive knowledge brokerage: the case of an expert group on energy policy in Finland at 3rd Energy and Society conference, Leipzig, 12-14 September 2016
Exploring temporal politics in Finnish energy policy discussions at International Sustainability Transitions conference, Wuppertal, 6-9 September 2016
Unraveling contention in transition framings in Finnish energy discussions at 4S/EASST conference, Barcelona, 31 August – 3 September 2015
Exploring the temporal narratives of energy policy at Summer school ‘Technoscience societies: between myth formation and societal structure’, San Sebastian, 18-22 July 2016
How do experts influence energy policy debates? at Sociology days Jyväskylä, 17-18 March 2016
Gaps in current approaches assessing the co-benefits of carbon offset projects: the case of household energy technology at Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference, Trondheim, 9-11 June 2015
Small-scale carbon projects and sustainable development: Identifying storylines for monitoring development impacts at Sustainable Futures in a Changing Climate, Helsinki, 11-12 June 2014.
Mitigation initiatives in the Mekong Region: Measuring sustainable development impacts of carbon projects at Finland Futures Research Centre and Royal University of Phnom Penh workshop ‘Climate Change Policies in the Mekong Region and Cambodia: Identifying research gaps and needs’, 14 March 2013, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Climate mitigation in the least carbon emitting countries: What role for donors in Cambodia and Laos? Presentation at Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland seminar ‘Climate Change Responses in Finnish Development Policy: A seminar on the final reports of the research projects carried out by SYKE and University of Turku’, 9.11.2012, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Helsinki
Climate funding: setting the scene, Invited keynote at Nexus workshop “Fairness and Transparency in Climate Funding: Taking into account the needs of the poorest populations”, 11 May 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.