• Berbes-Blazquez, M., M. Mitchell, S. Burch.2017. A framework for integrating and assessing the resilience of climate change adaptation options in resource-dependent communities. Climatic Change 141:227. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-017-1897-0
  • Burch, S., M. Andrachuck, D. Carey, N. Frantzeskaki, H. Schroeder, N. Mischkowski. 2017. Governing and accelerating transformative entrepreneurship: exploring the potential for small business innovation on sustainability for urban transitions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 22: 26-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2017.04.002
  • Burch, S. Sustainability Innovation in Canadian Small Businesses: What We Need to Know.2017. Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation. Policy Brief No. 96
  • Burch, S. Will Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan Transform Communities? 2016. Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation. Policy Brief No. 90.
  • Burch, S. Global treaty or sub-national innovation? Canada’s path forward on climate policy. 2015. Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation. Policy Brief No. 66
  • Burch, S. and S. Harris. 2014. Understanding Climate Change: Science, Policy and Practice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Burch, S. and S. Harris. 2014. A Massive Open Online Course on climate change: the social construction of a global problem using new tools for connectedness. Invited article for Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Climate Change (Editor Mike Hulme) 5(5):577-585.
  • Burch, S., Y. Herbert, J. Robinson. 2014. Meeting the climate change challenge: A scan of greenhouse gas emissions in BC communities. Local Environment DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2014.902370.
  • Shaw, A., S. Burch, F. Kristensen, J. Robinson, A. Dale. 2014. Accelerating the sustainability transition: Exploring synergies between adaptation and mitigation in British Columbian communities. Global Environmental Change 25:41-51.
  • Burch, S., A. Shaw, A. Dale and J. Robinson. 2014. Triggering transformative change: A development path approach to climate change in communities. Climate Policy 14(4): 467-487.
  • Burch, S., P. Berry, and M. Sanders. 2014. Embedding climate change adaptation in biodiversity conservation: A case study of England. Environmental Science and Policy 37: 79-90.
  • Schroeder, H., S. Burch, and S. Rayner. 2013. Novel multi-sector networks and entrepreneurship in urban climate change governance. Environment and Planning C 31(5): 761-768.
  • Krupa, J., S. Burch, and L. Gilbraith. 2013. Exploring and contrasting renewable energy development models in disparate Canadian Aboriginal communities. Local Environment. Available online. DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2013.818956
  • Cohen, S., S.R.J. Sheppard, S. Burch, A. Shaw, and D. Flanders. 2011. Downscaling and visioning of mountain snow packs and other climate change implications in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies.
  • Krupa, J. and S. Burch. 2011. A new energy future for South Africa: the political ecology of South African renewable energy. Energy Policy DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2011.07.024.
  • Burch, S. 2011. Development paths: Investigating the context of responses to global climate change. Sustainable Development 19(3): 176-188 DOI: 10.1002/sd.435.
  • Robinson, R., S. Burch, M. O’Shea, S. Talwar and M. Walsh. 2011. Envisioning sustainability pathways: Recent progress in the use of participatory backcasting approaches for sustainability research. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 78: 756-768. DOI:10.1016/j.techfore.2010.12.006
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., A. Shaw, D. Flanders, S. Burch, A. Wiek, J. Carmichael, J.B. Robinson, S. Cohen. 2011. Future visioning of local climate change: A framework for community engagement and planning with scenarios and visualization. Futures 43: 400-412. DOI:10.1016/j.futures.2011.01.009
  • Burch, S., S.R.J. Sheppard, A. Shaw, and D. Flanders. 2010. Planning for climate change in a flood-prone community: Municipal barriers to policy action and the use of visualizations as decision support tools. Journal of Flood Risk Management 3(2): 126-139. DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-318X.2010.01062.x Winner of Prof. Erik Pasche award for best paper in Urban Flood Risk, 2007-2012.
  • Burch, S. 2010. Transforming barriers into enablers of action on climate change: Insights from three municipal case studies in British Columbia, Canada. Global Environmental Change 20: 287-197. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2009.11.009
  • Burch, S. 2010. In pursuit of resilient, low carbon communities: An examination of barriers to action in three Canadian cities. Energy Policy 38 (12): 7575-7585. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2009.06.070.