List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Part I. Introduction and Overview: 1. Introduction: Agency in Earth System Governance M. M. Betsill, T. M. Benney, A. K. Gerlak, C. Brown, S. Chan, O. Enechi, R. Mitchell, I. Möller, J. J. Patterson, M. Scobie, S. van der Hel and O. E. Widerberg; 2. Conceptualizing Agency and Agents in Earth System Governance M. Scobie, T. M. Benney, C. Brown and O. E. Widerberg; 3. Theories and Methods of Agency Research in Earth System Governance T. M. Benney, A. Orsini, D. Cantwell and L. Iozzelli; 4. How Geographies and Issues Matter in ESG-Agency Research A. K. Gerlak, M. Mills-Novoa, A. Elder, O. Enechi, P. Sharma and K. Singh; Part II. Agency and the Dynamics of Earth System Governance: 5. Power (ful) and Power (less): A Review of Power in the ESG-Agency Scholarship A. K. Gerlak, T. R. Eimer, M. C. Brisbois, M. Mills-Novoa, L. Schmitz, J. Luimers and P. Abernethy; 6. The Performance of Agency in Earth System Governance M. M. Betsill and M. Milkoreit; 7. Agency and Knowledge in Environmental Governance: A Thematic Review M. Milkoreit, J. S. Bansard and S. van der Hel; 8. Agency and Architecture: Producing Stability and Change J. J. Patterson; 9. Agency in a Multi-scalar World M. Scobie, M. M. Betsill and H. Park; 10. Agency and Norms: Who Defines What Ought to Be? M. Angstadt and I. Möller; 11. Agency in the Allocation of and Access to Natural Resources P. Sharma, O. Enechi and S.N. Kumar; 12. Agency and Adaptiveness: Navigating Change and Transformation J. J. Patterson; 13. Accountability in the Governance of Global Change C. Brown and M. Scobie; 14. How to Evaluate Agents and Agency S. Chan and R. B. Mitchell; Part III. Policy Implications and the Future of Agency in Earth System Governance Research: 15. Conclusion: Policy Implications of ESG-Agency Research and Reflections on the Road Ahead A. K. Gerlak, M. M. Betsill, J. J. Patterson, S. Chan, T. M. Benney, M. C. Brisbois, T. R. Eimer and M. Scobie; Appendix A; Index.