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 16 PhD students, all of whom have successfully completed their doctorates.  I have also been external or internal examiner for a further 27 PhD theses, in the UK, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands. Ramya Tella (2019): Knowledge, territoriality and the statecraft: the performance of authority in Indian climate […]

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The Nobel Conference: Climate Changed

From 24-25 September, I shall be speaking at the 2019 Nobel Conference at Adolphus Gustavus College at St.Peter, Minnesota. My talk ‘Beyond Climate Solutionism’ will be live-streamed here. The Conference theme this year is ‘Climate Change: Facing Our Future’...