Environmental Knowledges and the Politics of Expertise

I convene this Part 2 (final year) undergraduate course in the Department of Geography at Cambridge and co-teach it with Dr Amy Donovan and Dr Maan Barua. The course is concerned with the making and using of different kinds of environmental knowledges, engaging with literature from the geographies of science, science and technology studies and […]

Engineering climate debt

My colleague Shin Asayama and I have co-authored this new paper, titled “Engineering climate debt: temperature overshoot and peak-shaving as risky subprime mortgage lending”, which is now available open-access online in the journal Climate Policy. In this paper, we...

Previous PhD Students

I have acted as primary supervisor for 15 PhD students, all of whom have successfully completed their doctorates.  I have also been external or internal examiner for a further 25 PhD theses, in the UK, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands. Chaya Vaddhanaphuti (2017): Experiencing and performing in the field: how do Northern Thai farmers make […]

Prospective PhD Students

I am interested to receive approaches from students who would like to study for a PhD with me in the areas of the cultural history of climate change, STS approaches to studying climate science and knowledge, representations and discourses of climate in the media, and the philosophy of climate and climate change.  Please state clearly your […]