Danny Harvey, Professor

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Home Campus:
U of T St. George

PhD:
University of Toronto (1986)

Other Degrees:
MSc University of Toronto (1980)
BSc University of British Columbia (1978)

Contact Information:

Phone:    (416) 978-1588
Location: Room 5032, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George)
Email:     harvey@geog.utoronto.ca

Personal Website: http://faculty.geog.utoronto.ca/Harvey/Harvey

Research Interests:

  • Energy efficiency potential and costs
  • Renewable energy potential and costs
  • Global energy system decarbonization scenarios

Teaching This Academic Year:

GGR 203H1S – Introduction to Climatology (offered every Fall term)
GGR 314H1S / JPG 1404HS – Issues in Global Warming (offered every Winter term)
JGE347H1F / JPG 1407HF – Efficient Use of Energy (offered even-numbered years during the Fall term)
JGE348H1S / JPG1408HS – Carbon-Free Energy (offered odd-numbered years during the Fall term)

Selected Publications:

Refereed Articles

  • Harvey L.D.D., Korytarova K., .Lucon 0., Roshchanka V. 2014. “Construction of a global disaggregated dataset of building energy use and floor area in 2010”, Energy and Buildings 76, 488-496.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2014. “Global climate-oriented building energy use scenarios”, Energy Policy, 67, 473-487.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2013. “Recent advances in sustainable buildings: review of the energy and cost performance of the state-of the-art best practices from around the world”, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 38, 281-309.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2013. “The potential of wind energy to largely displace existing Canadian fossil fuel and nuclear electricity generation”, Energy, 50, 93-102.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2013. “Global climate-oriented transportation scenarios”, Energy Policy, 54, 87-103.
  • Mohareb, E., Kennedy, C.A., Harvey L.D.D., & Pressnail, K.D. 2011. “Decoupling of building energy use and climate”. Energy and Buildings 43: 2961-2963.
  • Harvey L.D.D.  2009. “Reducing energy use in the buildings sector: Measures, costs, and examples”, Energy Efficiency 2: 136-163.
  • Cornwell, A., Harvey L.D.D. 2008. “Simulating AOGCM soil moisture using an off-line Thornthwaite potential evapotranspiration-based land surface scheme. I. Control runs”, Journal of Climate 21, 3097-3117.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2008. “Mitigating the atmospheric C02 increase and ocean acidification by adding limestone powder to upwelling regions”, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C04028, doi:l0.1029/2007JC004373.
  •  W. Ju, Chen, J.M., Harvey L.D.D. and S. Wang. 2007. Future carbon balance of China’s forests under climate change and increasing CO” Journal of Environmental Management 85, 528-562.
  • Urge-Vorsatz, D., Harvey L.D.D., Mirasgedis, S. and Levine M.D. 2007. “Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Energy Use in the World’s Buildings”, Building Research and Information 35, 379-398.
  • Cornwell, A., Harvey L.D.D. 2007. “Can We Predict the Soil Moisture Response to Climatic Change?” Climatic Change 84, 313-336.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2007. “Net Climatic Impact of Solid Foam Insulation Produced with Halocarbon and non-Halocarbon Blowing Agent”, Buildings and Environment 42(8), 2860-2879.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2007. “Allowable CO, Concentrations Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change as a Function of the Climate Sensitivity PDF”, Environmental Research Letters 2, 014001,(doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/2/1/014001).
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2007. “Dangerous Anthropogenic Interference, Dangerous Climatic Change, and Harmful Climatic Change: Non-Trivial Distinctions with Significant Policy Implications”, Climatic Change 82: 1-25.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2006.”Uncertainties in global-warming science and near-term emission policies”, Climate Policy 6, 573-584.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2004. “Characterizing the climatic effect of anthropogenic GHG and aerosol emissions in five coupled AOGCMs”, Climate Dynamics 23: 569-599.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2004. “Declining temporal effectiveness of carbon sequestration: Implications for compliance with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change”, Climatic Change 63: 259-290.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2003. “Characterizing and comparing the control run precipitation variability of eight coupled AOGCMs and of observations. Part 2: Precipitation”, Climate Dynamics 21 :647-658.
  • Harvey L.D.D., with Wigley T. 2003. “Characterizing and comparing the control run variability of eight coupled AOGCMs and ofobservations. Part I: Temperature”, Climate Dynamics 21:619-646.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2003. “lmpact of deep-ocean carbon sequestration on atmospheric C02 and on surface-water chemistry”. Geophysical Research Letters 30(5), doi: 10.1029/2002GLO 16224.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2002. (J ” author with R. Kaufmann) “Simultaneously constraining climate sensitivity and aerosol radiative forcing”, Journal of Climate 15, 2837-2861.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2001. “A quasi-one-dimensional coupled climate-carbon cycle model, Part II: The carbon cycle component”, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 106 (CJO), 22355-22372.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Huang Z. 2001. “A quasi-one-dimensional coupled climate-carbon cycle model, Part II: Description and behavior of the climate component”, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans I 06 (CJO), 22339-22353.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2000. “An assessment of the potential impact of a downward shift of tropospheric water vapor on climate sensitivity”, Climate Dynamics 16, 491-500.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2000. “Upscaling in Global Change Research”, Climatic Change 44, 225-263.
  • Harvey L.D.D. (one of 4 co-authors with D.J. Wuebbles) 1999. “Global change: State of the science”, Environmental Pollution, JOO, 57-86.
  • Harvey L.D.D. (one of 10 co-authors with M.l. Hoffert) 1998. “Energy implications of future stablilization of atmospheric C02 content”, Nature, 395, 881-884.
  • DeAngelo, B. with Harvey L.D.D. 1998.  “The jurisdictional framework for municipal action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: Case studies from Canada, the USA, and Germany”, Local Environment, 3, 111-136.
  • Bush, E.J. with Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Joint implementation and the ultimate objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change”, Global Environmental Change, 7, 265-285.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Bush, E.J. 1997. “Joint implementation: A strategy for combatting global warming?” Environment, 39 (8), 14-20, 36-43.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Torrie, R., and Skinner R. 1997 “Achieving ecologically-motivated reductions of Canadian C02 emissions”, Energy- The International Journal, 22, 705-724.
  • Lambright, W.H., and Changnon, S.A. and Harvey L.D.D. 1996  “Urban reactions to the global warming issue: Agenda setting in Toronto and Chicago”, Climatic Change 34, 463-478.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1996. “Development of a risk-hedging CO, emission policy: Part II: Risks associated with measures to limit emissions, synthesis, and conclusions”, Climatic Change 34, 41-71.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1996. “Development of a risk-hedging C02 emission policy: Part I: Risks of unrestrained emissions”, Climatic Change 34, 1-40.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1996. “Polar boundary layer plumes and bottom water formation – A missing element in ocean GCM’s”, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans 101 (C9), 20799-20808.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1995. “Creating a global warming implementation regime”, Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions 5, 415-432.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1995. “Impact of isopycnal diffusion in a two-dimensional ocean model”, Journal of Physical Oceanography 25, 2166-2176.
  • Harvey L.D.D.  1996. “Solar-hydrogen electricity generation and global C02 emission reduction”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 21, 583-595, 1996.  [Note: This is a condensed version of the preceeding paper, which I prepared after the editor had originally asked for permission to reprint the original paper]
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1995. “Solar-hydrogen electricity generation in the context of global C02 emission reduction”, Climatic Change 29, 53-89.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Haung Z. 1995. “Evaluation of the potential impact of methane clathrate destabilization on future global warming”, Journal of Geophysical Research 100 (D2), 2905-2926.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1994. “Transient temperature and sea level response of a two-dimensional ocean-climate model to greenhouse gas increases”, Journal of Geophysical Research 99 (C9), 18447-18466.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1993. “Tackling urban C02 emissions in Toronto”, Environment 35(7), 16-20, 38-44.
  • Boyce, F., Hamblin, P.F., Harvey L.D.D., Schertzer, W.M. and McCrimmon, R.C. 1993. “Response of the thermal structure of Lake Ontario to Deep Cooling withdrawals and to global warming”, Journal of Great Lakes Research 19, 603-616.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1993 “A guide to global warming potentials (GWPs)”, Energy Policy 21, 24-34. [reprinted in Tisglow 4 (2), 77-68, 1993]
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1992. “A two-dimensional ocean model for long-term climatic simulations: Stability and coupling to atmospheric and sea ice models”, J. Geophys. Res. 97, 9435-9453.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1990. “Testing alternative parameterizations oflateral melting and upward basal heat flux in a thermodynamic sea ice model”, Journal of Geophysical Research, 95: 7359-68.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1990. “Managing Atmospheric C02: Policy Implications”, Energy-The International Journal 15, 91-104.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989. “Managing Atmospheric C02”, Climatic Change 15, 343-38.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989.”Effect of model structure on the response of terrestrial biosphere models to C02 and temperature increases”, Global Biogeochemical Cycles 3, 137-153.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989.”Milankovitch forcing, vegetation feedback, and North Atlantic deep water formation”, Journal of Climate 2, 800-815.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989.”An energy balance climate model study of radiative forcing and temperature response at 18 Ka BP”, Journal of Geophysical Research, 94, 12873-12884.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989.”Transient Climatic Response to an Increase of Greenhouse Gases”, Climatic Change 15, 15-30.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989.”Modelling the Younger Dryas”, Quaternary Science Reviews 8, 137-149.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1988. “Climatic impact of ice age aerosols”, Nature, 334: 333-335.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1988. “On the role of high latitude ice, snow, and vegetation feedbacks in the climatic response to external forcing changes”, Climatic Change, 13: 191-224.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1988. “Development of a sea ice model for use in zonally averaged energy balance climate models” Journal of Climate, I: 1221-38.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1988. “A semi-analytic energy balance climate model with explicit sea ice and snow physics”, Journal of Climate, I: 1065-85.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1986. “Effect of ocean mixing on the transient climate response to a C02 increase: Analysis of recent model results”, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 91, no. D2, pp. 2709-2718
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1986.  “Computational efficiency and accuracy of methods for asynchronously coupling atmosphere-ocean climate models. Part II: Testing with a seasonal cycle”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 16, no. I, pp. 11-24.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1986. (2nd author with S.H. Schneider), “Computational efficiency and accuracy of methods for asynchronously coupling atmosphere-ocean climate models. Part I: Testing with a mean annual model”, Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 3-10.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Schneider, S.H. 1985. “Transient climate response to external forcing on 10° – 104 year time scales. Part 2: Sensitivity experiments with a seasonal, hemispherically averaged, coupled atmosphere, land, and ocean energy balance model”, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 90, no. DI, pp. 2207-2222.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Schneider, S.H. 1985. “Transient climate response to external forcing on 10° – 103 year time scales. Part I: Experiments with globally averaged, coupled atmosphere and ocean energy balance models”, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 90, no. DI, pp. 2191-2205.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1980.”Solar variability as a contributing factor to Holocene climatic change”, Progress in Physical Geography 4, pp. 487-530.
  • Harvey L.D.D. with Schneider, S.H. 1980. “Shearing and kolking phenomena in fluvial sediments, Old Crow River, Yukon Territory, Canada”, Journal of Sedimentarv Petrology, vol. 50, pp. 787-792.

Book Chapters

  • Harvey L.D.D. 2012.  “Fast and slow feedbacks in future climates”, in The Future of the World’s Climate, 2″‘ Edition (Ann Henderson-Sellers and Kendell McGuffie, editors), Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam, 99-139. Note: Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) selected this book as the best book of 2012 in the fields of meteorology I climatology I atmospheric sciences.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2011. “Climate and Climate System Modelling”, Chapter B.l of Enviromnental Modelling: Finding Simplicity in Complexity, 2″‘ Edition (J. Wainwright and M. Mulligan, editors), John Wiley.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2004.”Climate and Climate System Modelling”, Chapter B. l of Environmental Modelling: Finding Simplicity in Complexity (J. Wainwright and M. Mulligan, editors), John Wiley.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Global Wanning Potential”, in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Impulse Response”, in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press .
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Energy Balance Climate Models”, in Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change, John Wiley.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Sub-Grid Processes” in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Parameterization” in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press .
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Radiative Forcing” in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Greenhouse Effect” in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press .
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Carbon Cycle” in Encyclopedia of Global Change, Oxford University Press.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1997. “Climatic Change”, in The Surface Climates of Canada, W.G. Bailey, W.R. Rouse and T.R. Oke (eds), CAO Series, McGill-Queens Press, Montreal, pages 328-351.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1993.  “Box models of the terrestrial biosphere”, in Carbon Cycle Modelling: Proceedings of the Global Change Institute, Snowmass, Colorado.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1992. “Climatic Change”, In State of the Envirorunent Report for Canada, Environment Canada, Ottawa, 1992. “Implementation at the local level: The role of municipalities”, In Global Climate Change: Implications, Challenges, and Mitigation Strategies, S.K. Majumdar, L.M. Rosenfeld, B. Yamal, W. Miller, and L. Kalkstein (eds.), Pennsylvania Academia of Sciences, pages 423-43 8.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1989. “Unresolved issues and research needs pertaining to the transient climatic response to a C02 increase”, In Climate and the Geo-Sciences: A Challenge for Science and Society in the 21st Century. A. Berger, S. Schneider, and J.Cl. Duplessy (eds.), NATO ASI Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 447-452.

Books

  • Harvey L.D.D. 2010 Energy and The New Reality, Volume 2: C-Free Supply. Earthscan, London, May, 565 pages.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2010. Energy and The New Reality, Volume 1: Energy Efficiency and the Demand for Energy Services. Earthscan, London, 601 pages.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2006.Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District Energy Systems: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Examples. A comprehensive overview and explanation of the design and retrofit of buildings for minimal use of energy, targeted at architects, engineers, and developers. 701 pages, 312 figures, 175 tables, 1485 references. Published by James and James (UK), July, with endorsements by some of the world’s leading practitioners in the field.
  • Harvey L.D.D. 2000. Global Warming: The Hard Science, Prentice Hall, Harlow, 336 pages. (this book is intended for graduates, and contains substantial original material. Various parts were informally reviewed by about 20 colleagues, while another 32 contributed data for use in the book). (Cumulative sales to 31/06/07: 2353)
  • Harvey L.D.D. 1999. Climate and Global Environmental Change, Prentice Hall, Harlow, 240 pages, 1999 (Cumulative sales to 31/06/07: 4024)

 

Research Clusters:
Climate Processes and Climate and Carbon Cycle Modelling, Nature, Society and Environmental Change