Environment, global environmental politics, Political Economy / Économie politique, Environnement
Matthew Paterson’s research focuses on the political economy of global environmental change. His publications include Global Warming and Global Politics (Routledge 1996), Automobile Politics: Ecology and Cultural Political Economy (Cambridge University Press 2007), Climate Capitalism: global warming and the transformation of the global economy (with Peter Newell, Cambridge University Press 2010), and Transnational Climate Change Governance (with Harriet Bulkeley and 8 others, Cambridge University Press 2014).
He is working at the moment on a book on climate change politics in the city of Ottawa, on political rhetoric and climate change, and continuing to work on global climate change governance. He was a Lead Author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report (2014), working on the chapter on international cooperationt.