PUBLICATIONS

Big Data & Digital Marketing Meet Residential Energy Efficiency

Champniss, G., & Arquit Niederberger, A. (2016). Nudging One-Time Purchasing Decisions Towards More Efficient Products. Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency, in press.

Binley, K., Arquit Niederberger, A., Champniss, G. & Katzman, A. (2016). Insights from PG&E’s Marketplace Initiative on Influencing Purchasing Decisions. Proceedings of the 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 6-1 to 6-13.

Arquit Niederberger, A., Katzman, A., Li, V., & Kurwig, M. (2015). Innovation in Residential Energy Efficiency Programs – The Power of Big Data and Closed-Loop Marketing. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting EEDAL'15, 506-514.

Reliable LED Technologies for Poor-Quality Grids

Davis, L., & Arquit Niederberger, A. (2015): Reliable LED Lighting Technologies – Key Factors and Procurement Guidance. Proceedings IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference 2015 – Technology for the Benefit of Humanity, 191-198.

Reframing Engagement in Urban Climate Governance

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2015). Reframing Engagement to Drive Climate Action. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 40 pp.

New Business Models for a Low-Carbon China

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2014). Low-Carbon China: Innovation beyond Efficiency (published in Mandarin), Plant Engineering Consultants 2014(2): 31-35. [English version]

Super-Efficient Domestic Appliances Deliver Utility-Scale Savings

Arquit Niederberger, A., Shiroff, S. & Böhm, P. (2013). Energiewende dank Haushaltsgeräten? UmweltMagazin, 4/5. [English Version]

Grammig, T., Arquit Niederberger, A. & Shiroff, S. (2010). Cool carbon. Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference EEDAL'09, Volume 3, 1242-1250.

Do Carbon Markets Hinder Transformational Change?

Arquit Niederberger, A., Shiroff, S., & Raahauge, L. (2013). Implications of carbon markets for implementing circular economy models. European Journal of Business and Management, 5(3), 4456; 187-199.

World Investment Report: Transnational Corporations & Climate Change

Arquit Niederberger, A., Gage, J., and Saner, R. (2011). Levers to Enhance TNC Contributions to Low-Carbon Development – Drivers, Determinants and Policy Implications. CSEND Diplomacy Dialogues, Geneva.

Management Systems Could Spur Continual Improvement in Climate Protection

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Kimble, M. (2011). MRV under the UN climate regime: Paper tiger or catalyst for continual improvement? Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Management, 1(1), 47-54.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2009). Ensuring “MRVable” National Actions: An MRV Model with a Focus on Continual Improvement in Climate Performance. UNF White Paper. New York, United Nations Foundation.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Yiu, L. (2003). Management systems for capacity building, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 9(3), 8-9.

Advancing Energy Efficiency Globally

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2008). Advancing Energy Efficiency Under the Bali Action Plan. Submission to the UNFCCC in response to the call for input from accredited observer organizations included in FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/L.7.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2007). Overview of Policies and Measures to Promote Household Equipment Efficiency. Background Paper, United Nations Forum on Energy Efficiency and Energy Security: Taking Collaborative Action on Mitigating Climate Change, 17-18 December 2007, Seoul.

Arquit Niederberger, A., Brunner, C., Jiang, K., & Chen, Y. (2007). Energy Efficiency in China: The Business Case for Mining an Untapped Resource, Greener Management International, 50, 25-40.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Fry, T. (2007). An Eye on Demand, Environmental Finance, S52.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Waide, P. (2007). Putting Efficiency First, Environmental Finance, 8(7), S44-S46.

Brunner, C.U., Arquit Niederberger, A., de Almeida, A.T., & de Keulenaer, H. (2007). Standards for Efficient Electric Motor Systems SEEEM – Building a worldwide community of practice. In: eceee 2007 Summer Study proceedings, “Saving Energy – Just do It!, La Colle sur Loup, 1443-1455.

Brunner, C., Arquit Niederberger, A., de Almeida, A., & de Keulenaer, H. (2007). Standards for Energy Efficient Electric Motor Systems SEEEM – Building a Worldwide Community of Practice. In: EEMODS 2007 Conference Proceedings Vol. I, 5th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, Beijing, 123-139.

Arquit Niederberger, A., Brunner, C., & Zhou, D. (2006). Energy efficiency in China: Impetus for a global climate policy breakthrough? China Environment Series, 8, 85-86.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2002). Climate protection in America without "Kyoto”: Engagement of states and enterprises (English translation of German original), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 5 September 2002, p. 9.

Global Update: Topten's Role in Stimulating Super-Efficient Consumer Products

Bush, E., Attali, S., Brunner, C. U., Dean, N., Arquit Niederberger, A. & Hu, B. (In press). Topten – global project for the most efficient products. Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference EEDAL'11, TBD.

Bush, E., Arquit Niederberger, A., Attali, S., Brunner, C., & Cao, Q. (2010). Topten.info – market pull for high efficiency products. Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference EEDAL'09, Volume 3 1339-1349.

Bush, E., Attali, S., Brunner, C., & Arquit Niederberger, A. (2007). Topten – Best of Europe: How do best products perform and why aren’t they sold across Europe? Saving Energy - just do it! Proceedings of the ECEEE 2007 Summer Study, 1331-1441.

Performance-Based Financing of Clean & Green Projects

Chan, D., Arquit Niederberger, A., & Ho, H. (2009). Transaction Costs of Small-Scale Methodologies - Case Study: Fuel Switch to Biomass Residue for Household Stoves. Paper for UNFCCC “Practitioners Workshop on AMS-I.E, AMS-II.G and AMS-I.C: CDM methodologies for household cooking energy supply”. Milestone Energy / Policy Solutions.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2008). Scaling up energy efficiency under the CDM. In Holm Olsen, K., and J. Fenhann (eds.), A Reformed CDM, Including New Mechanisms for Sustainable Development. Perspectives Series 2008. Copenhagen: UNEP Risø Centre, pp. 127-145.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2007). Energy Efficiency in CDM (Seminar Issue Paper). In: Proceedings of the UNIDO/CTI Seminar on Energy Efficiency and CDM, Vienna, 340-365.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Brunner, C. (2007). Promotion of High-Efficiency Electric Motor Systems Under the Clean Development Mechanism. In: EEMODS 2007 Conference Proceedings Vol. I, 5th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, Beijing, pp. 165-180.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2006). New Investment Incentives, Development + Cooperation, 33(3), 119-121.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2006). MDG Carbon Finance Action Plans: Leveraging New Markets for Sustainable Development, CDM Investment Newsletter, 1/2006, 3-6.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Spalding-Fecher, R. (2006). Demand-side energy efficiency promotion under the Clean Development Mechanism: Lessons learned and future prospects. Energy for Sustainable Development, 10(4), 45-58.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2005). Funding transport sector CDM, CDM Investment Newsletter, 4/2005, 6-9.

Arquit Niederberger, A., Brunner, C., & Nipkow, J. (2005). Leveraging CDM finance to promote efficient industrial motor systems. In: Conference Proceedings (Volume II), 4th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, Heidelberg, 180-190.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Finamore, B. (2005). Building an efficiency power plant under the Clean Development Mechanism, Sinosphere, 8(1), 33-38.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Finamore, B (2005). Building an efficiency power plant under the Clean Development Mechanism in China, CDM Investment Newsletter, 2/2005, 16-19.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Saner, R. (2005). Exploring the relationship between FDI flows and CDM potential. Transnational Corporations, 14(1), 1-40.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2004). CDM in China: Taking a proactive and sustainable approach, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 10(3), 5.

Nondek, L., & Niederberger, A. A. (2004). Statistical analysis of CDM capacity-building needs. Climate Policy, 4(3), 249-268.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2003). The Climate Penny: An opportunity for Switzerland to influence the credibility of the Kyoto Mechanisms (English translation of German original), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 5 August 2003, p. 15.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2002). NSS Workshop: Capacity Building for the Kyoto Protocol, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 8(4), 11.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Graf, E. (2001). Mid-Term Evaluation of the World Bank National Strategy Studies Program, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Bern, 108 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1999). Market incentives for climate protection: Promotion of hydropower? Renewable Energy World, 2(6), 88-94.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1999). Market incentives for climate protection: Promotion of hydropower? (English translation of German original), “wasser, energie, luft – eau, énergie, air”, 5/6, 93-96.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Albrecht, Ch. (1999). International cooperation for climate protection: Opportunities for business (English translation of German original), Umwelt Focus, 6, 17-21.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Kalas, P. (1999). The National AIJ/JI/CDM Strategy Studies Program, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 5(1), 6-7.

Brodmann, U., & Arquit Niederberger, A. (1999). Swiss simulation study examines conversion of heating centers, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 5(3), 10-11.

Swiss Climate & Energy Policy

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2005). The Swiss climate penny: An innovative approach to transport sector emissions. Transport Policy, 12(4), 303-313.

Arquit Niederberger, A. & Schwager, S. (2004). Swiss Environmental Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development. Swiss Political Science Review, 10: 93–123.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2003). Sustainable Switzerland: Reorienting Government, Economy and Society on the New Federal Constitution. Policy paper prepared for Swiss Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2003). Der Klimarappen als Chance für die Schweiz: Die Glaubwürdigkeit der Kyoto-Mechanismen im Visier (The Climate Penny: An opportunity for Switzerland to influence the credibility of the Kyoto Mechanisms), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 5 August 2003, p. 15.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2001). Handlungsbedarf zum CO2-Gesetz: Vorteilhafte Umsetzung der Kyoto-Mechanismen (Operationalizing the Swiss CO2 Law: Effective implementation of the Kyoto Mechanisms), Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 8-9 December 2001, p. 25.

Arquit Niederberger, A. & Kalas, P. (1999). The National AIJ/JI/CDM Strategy Studies Program, Joint Implementation Quarterly, 5(1), 6-7.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1998). Market incentives for climate protection: Case study “joint implementation” (English translation of German/French/Italian original), Der Monat, 4, 9-15.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1997). Swiss AIJ Pilot Program, Joint Implementation Quarterly 3(2), July 1997.

Stocker, T. F., I. Knoepfel, I., Arquit Niederberger, A., Meyer, K. (1996). Sozio-ökonomische Aspekte der Klima-Irreversibilität: Kostenabwägung als Entscheidungsgrundlage für die Gesellschaft (Socio-economic aspects of climate irreversibility: Cost-benefit analysis as a basis for societal decisionmaking), Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1996). Erklärung der Forschenden zur Klimapolitik der Schweiz, Bern: ProClim Forum für Klima und Global Change, 2 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A., et al. (1994). Global Warming and Switzerland: Background Information (English translation of German/French original), Umwelt-Materialien 9, Bern: Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, 75 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1993). Switzerland’s policies and programs related to reductions in the emission of greenhouse gases. National Reduction Strategies for Greenhouse Gases: Situation and Developments after the Rio Conference, Proceedings of the 2nd International CO2 Workshop. Austrian CO2 Commission, Laxenburg, 2, 91-99.

Global Change Research

Arquit Niederberger, A. (2005). Science for Climate change policy-making: applying theory to practice to enhance effectiveness. Science and Public Policy, 32(1), 2-16.

Ackermann-Liebrich, U., Arquit Niederberger, A., et al. (1997). Research on Sustainability and Global Change: Visions in Science Policy by Swiss Researchers, Berne: Conference of the Swiss Scientific Academies / ProClim— Forum for Climate and Global Change, 32 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1996). Research and Monitoring of Climate and Global Change in Switzerland: Part II – Biogeochemical Processes, ProClim-, Bern, 78 pp.

Watson, R., Moss, R., & Arquit Niederberger, A. (1996). Providing advice to policymakers: International scientific and technical assessments of global environmental issues and challenges for the scientific community. Oceanography 9(2):140–142.

Watson, R.T., et al. (1996). Climate Change 1995: Impacts, Adaptations and Mitigation (Summary for Policymakers), WMO/UNEP Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Geneva, 22 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A. (1995). Research and Monitoring of Climate and Global Change in Switzerland: Part I – Physical Climate System, ProClim-, Bern, 49 pp.

Arquit Niederberger, A., & Schotterer, U. (1993). Der Klimawandel und die Klimapolitik. Bulletin der Vereinigung Schweizerischer Petroleum-Geologen und -Ingenieuren, 60(136), 69-88.

Anderson, D., Andrews, J., Arquit, A., Bartlein, P., Duplessy, J-C., Harrison, S., Huntley, B., Keigwin, L., Kutzbach, J., Lorius, C., Manabe, S., Markgraf, V., McDowell, P., McGlone, M., Oeschger, H., Oppo, D., Ruddiman, W.F., Siegenthaler, U., & Thompson, L. (1991). Major perturbations of the hydrosphere-atmosphere-biosphere system. In: Bradley, R.S. (Ed), Global Changes of the Past. Boulder: UCAR/Office for Interdisciplinary Earth Studies, pp. 43-59.

Oeschger, H., & Arquit, A. (1991). Resolving abrupt and high-frequency global changes in the ice core record. In: Bradley, R.S. (Ed), Global Changes of the Past, UCAR/Office for Interdisciplinary Earth Studies, Boulder, Colorado, pp. 220-222.

Johnson, T.C., Talbot, M.R., Kelts, K., Cohen, A.S., Lehman, J.T., Livingstone, D.A., Odada, E.O., Tambala, A.F., J.McGill, Arquit, A., & Tiercelin, J.-J. (1990). IDEAL: An International Decade for East African Lakes. Workshop Report #1, The Paleoclimatology of the African Rift Lakes. Duke University Marine Lab. Tech. Report., Beaufort, NC, 39 pp.

Schotterer, U. (1990). Climate, our future? Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. [English translation of German original]

Ph.D. Research and Senior Thesis

Arquit, A. M. (1990). Geological and hydrothermal controls on the distribution of megafauna in Ashes Vent Field, Juan de Fuca Ridge. Journal of Geophysical Research, 95(B8), 12947-12960.

Stoffers, P., Singer, A., McMurtry, G.M., Arquit, A. & Yeh, H.-W. (1990). Geochemistry of a hydrothermal nontronite deposit from the Lau Basin, southwest Pacific. Geologisches Jahrbuch, D 92, 615–628.

Arquit, A. M. (1989). Zonation of Peripheral Indicators of Midocean Ridge Hydrothermal Vent Activity. Ph.D. Dissertation (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI).

Arquit, A.M. (1989). We, The Oceanographers. Oceanography, 2(1), 47.

Arquit, A.M., Kelly, K., Verlaan, P. & Selph, K. (1989). Studentia: Na Kama Kai. Oceanography, 2(2), 62.

Malahoff, A., Arquit, A.M. & McMurtry, G. (1988). Sulfide, sediment and biological zonation at ASHES vent field, Axial Volcano. NOAA Symposium Series for Undersea Research.

Arquit, A. (1985). Benthic community zonation around hydrothermal vents at a submarine volcano. Pacific Science, 39(4), 379-380.

Arquit, A., Malahoff, A. & McMurtry, G. (1985). Chemical and biological halos of a hydrothermal vent system, Axial Caldera, Juan de Fuca Ridge. American Geophysical Union Eos Trans., 66(18), 401.

Malahoff, A., Grigg, R., Vonderhaar, D., Kelly, K. & Arquit, A. (1985). Mass wasting and manganese crust growth on Cross Seamount, Hawaii. American Geophysical Union Eos Trans., 66(46), 1083-1084.

Arquit, A. M.(1984). Carbonate Dissolution and Dilution in the South China Sea. Senior Thesis (Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH).

CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

Better Market Street San Francisco

  • Dr. Anne Arquit Niederberger has been appointed to serve on the Better Market Street Community Advisory Committee. San Francisco BMS is the exciting collaboration of five key city agencies and community partners, initiating a number of improvements to test ways to improve Market Street between the Embarcadero and Van Ness Avenue.
  • Appointed: 2014
  • Link to San Francisco Better Market Street