Mason, Michael


Dr Michael Mason  

Department

Position held

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Department of Geography and Environment

Associate Professor

Middle East Centre

Experience keywords:

environmental security; environmental policy; sustainable development

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The politics and governance of transboundary environmental issues, including pollution and water. Regional environmental research interests in the Middle East.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Environment

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Middle East; Europe

Languages:

German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6175

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Mason, Michael and Gupta, Aarti (2014) Transparency and international environmental politics In: Betsill, Michele M. and Hochstetler, Kathryn and Stevis, Dimitris, (eds.) Advances in International Environmental Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, 356-380. ISBN 9781137338990

Mason, Michael and Mimi, Ziad (2014) Transboundary climate security: climate vulnerability and rural livelihoods in the Jordan River Basin Middle East Centre, LSE, London, UK.

Mason, Michael (2014) Climate insecurity in (post)conflict areas: the biopolitics of United Nations vulnerability assessments Geopolitics. ISSN 1557-3028

Gupta, Aarti and Mason, Michael, eds (2014) Transparency in global environmental governance: critical perspectives MIT Press, Cambridge MA, USA. ISBN 9780262526180

2013

Mason, Michael (2013) Climate change and human security: the international governance architectures, policies and instruments In: Redclift, Michael R. and Grasso, Marco, (eds.) Handbook on Climate Change and Human Security. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 382-401. ISBN 9780857939104

Mason, Michael (2013) Climate change, securitisation and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict The Geographical Journal, 179 (4). 298-308. ISSN 0016-7398

Mason, Michael and Zeitoun, Mark (2013) Questioning environmental security The Geographical Journal, 179 (4). 294-297. ISSN 1475-4959

2012

Mason, Michael and Zeitoun, Mark and Mimi, Ziad (2012) Compounding vulnerability: impacts of climate change on Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank Journal of Palestine Studies, 41 (3). 1-16. ISSN 1533-8614

2011

Mason, Michael (2011) The sustainability challenge In: Brady, John and Ebbage, Alison and Lunn, Ruth, (eds.) Environmental Management in Organizations. Earthscan, London, UK, 525-532. ISBN 9781849710626

Mason, Michael and Kumetat, Dennis (2011) Energy policy: special issue: at the crossroads: pathways of renewable and nuclear energy policy in North Africa Energy Policy, 39 (8). ISSN 0301-4215

Mason, Michael and Zeitoun, Mark and El Sheikh, Rebhy (2011) Conflict and social vulnerability to climate change: lessons from Gaza Climate and Development, 3 (4). 285-297. ISSN 1756-5529

Mason, Michael (2011) The application of warfare ecology to belligerent occupations In: Machlis, Gary and Hanson, Thor and Špirić, Zdravko and McKendry, J. E., (eds.) Warfare Ecology: a New Synthesis for Peace and Security. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Germany, 155-173. ISBN 9789400712133

Mason, Michael (2011) The ends of justice: climate vulnerability beyond the pale In: Held, David and Theros, Marika and Fane-Hervey , Angus, (eds.) The Governance of Climate Change. Polity, Cambridge, UK, 162-182. ISBN 9780745652016

Mason, Michael and Kumetat, Dennis (2011) At the crossroads: energy futures for North Africa Energy Policy, 39 (8). 4407-4410. ISSN 0301-4215

2010

Mason, Michael (2010) Book review: critical salvoes in the corporate greenhouse Environmental Politics, 19 (1). 149-154. ISSN 0964-4016

Mason, Michael (2010) Tackling dangerous climate change: slow-ramp or springboard? Global Policy, 1 (3). 336-338. ISSN 1758-5880

Mason, Michael and Mimi, Ziad and Zeitoun, Mark (2010) Climate change adaptation strategy and programme of action for the Palestinian Authority United Nations Development Programme, Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People, Jerusalem.

Mason, Michael (2010) Information disclosure and environmental rights: the Aarhus Convention Global Environmental Politics, 10 (3). 10-31. ISSN 1526-3800

2009

Mason, Michael and Mor, Amit (2009) Introduction: renewable energy in the Middle East: enhancing security through cooperation In: Mason, Michael and Mor, Amit, (eds.) Renewable Energy in the Middle East: Enhancing Security Through Cooperation. NATO Science for peace and security series C: Environmental security. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Netherlands, xxiii-lix. ISBN 9781402098901

Mason, Michael (2009) Conclusion: towards a renewable energy transition in the Middle East and North Africa? In: Mason, Michael and Mor, Amit, (eds.) Renewable Energy in the Middle East. NATO Science for peace and security series C: Environmental security, Part 4. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 219-235. ISBN 9781402098901

Mason, Michael and Al-muhtaseb, Mu’taz A. and Al-Widyan, Mohamad (2009) The energy sector in Jordan - current trends and the potential for renewable energy In: Mason, Michael and Mor, Amit, (eds.) Renewable Energy in the Middle East. NATO Science for peace and security series C: Environmental security, Part 2. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 41-54. ISBN 9781402098901

Mason, Michael and Mor, Amit, eds (2009) Renewable energy in the Middle East: enhancing security through cooperation NATO Science for peace and security series C: Environmental security. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Netherlands. ISBN 9781402098901

Mason, Michael (2008) Transparency for whom?: information disclosure and power in global environmental governance Global Environmental Politics, 8 (2). 8-13. ISSN 1526-3800

Mason, Michael (2008) The governance of transnational environmental harm: addressing new modes of accountability/responsibility Global Environmental Politics, 8 (3). 8-24. ISSN 1526-3800

Mason, Michael and O'Mahony, Joan (2008) Post-traditional corporate governance The Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 31. 1-14. ISSN 1470-5001

2007

Mason, Michael (2007) Democracy In: Robbins, Paul, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environment and Society. SAGE Publications, London, UK, 426-429. ISBN 9781412927611

Mason, Michael (2007) Governing out of a crisis: addressing urban deprivation in Vancouver Geography Review, 21 (2). 30-33. ISSN 0950-7035

Mason, Michael (2007) World Trade Organization In: Robbins, Paul, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environment and Society. SAGE Publications, London, UK, 1990-1991. ISBN 9781412927611

Mason, Michael (2007) Book review: the energy age: a guide to the use and abuse of energy in the world today European Environment, 17 (2). 145. ISSN 0961-0405

Mason, Michael and O'Mahony, Joan (2007) Post-traditional corporate governance 1. Centre for Environmental Policy and Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Mason, Michael (2007) Collaborative partnerships for urban development: a study of the Vancouver Agreement Environment and Planning A, 39 (10). 2366-2382. ISSN 0308-518X

2006

Mason, Michael (2006) Book review: global collective action Progress in Human Geography, 30 (6). 701-703. ISSN 0309-1325

Mason, Michael (2006) The life and death of environmental subjects Environmental Politics, 15 (1). 115-120. ISSN 0964-4016

Mason, Michael (2006) Citizenship entitlements beyond borders?: identifying mechanisms for access and redress for affected publics in international environmental law Global Governance, 12 (3). 283-303. ISSN 1075-2846

Mason, Michael (2006) Collaborative partnerships for urban development: a study of the Vancouver Agreement Research papers in environmental & spatial analysis, No. 108. Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753020017

2005

Mason, Michael (2005) Conceptualising environmental democracy In: Redclift, Michael R., (ed.) Sustainability: Volume 4: Post-Sustainabilty?. Critical concepts in the social sciences, 4. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415340342

Mason, Michael (2005) Introduction: The new accountability: environmental responsibility across borders In: Mason, Michael, (ed.) The New Accountability: Environmental Responsibility Across Borders. Earthscan, London, UK, 1-27. ISBN 1844070662

Mason, Michael (2005) Ideologue takes quotas hook, line and sinker Times Higher Education (18 Oct 2005) 24

Mason, Michael (2005) The new accountability: environmental responsibility across borders Earthscan, London. ISBN 9781844070664

2004

Mason, Michael (2004) Citizenship beyond national borders?: identifying mechanisms of public access and redress in international environmental regimes Research Papers in Environmental and Spatial Analysis, no. 90. Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Mason, Michael (2004) The sustainability challenge In: Brady, John, (ed.) Environmental Management in Organizations: the Iema Handbook. Earthscan, London, UK, 399-405. ISBN 9781853839764

Mason, Michael (2004) Representing transnational environmental interests: new opportunities for non-governmental access within the World Trade Organisation? Environmental Politics, 13 (3). 566-589. ISSN 0964-4016

Mason, Michael (2003) Representing non-territorial environmental interests: new opportunities for access and redress within the world trade regime?

Mason, Michael (2003) Book review: protecting the ozone layer: the United Nations history by Stephen O. Andersen and K. Madhava Sarma European Environment, 13 (3). 183-184. ISSN 0961-0405

Mason, Michael (2003) Urban regeneration rationalities and quality of life: comparative notes from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver British Journal of Canadian Studies, 16 (2). 348-362. ISSN 0269-9222

Mason, Michael (2003) Book review: the end of over-consumption: towards a lifestyle of moderation and self-restraint by Marius de Geus, 2003. International Books, (sbk). ISBN 90 5727 046 3 European Environment, 14 (1). 52-53. ISSN 0961-0405

Mason, Michael (2003) Examining recent civil society initiatives of the World Trade Organisation: what role for environmental non-governmental organisations? British Academy Review, 7. 50-52. ISSN 2047-1866

Mason, Michael (2003) The world trade regime and non-governmental organisations: addressing transnational environmental concerns LSE research papers in environmental and spatial analysis, no. 84. Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753016583

Mason, Michael (2003) Civil liability for oil pollution damage: examining the evolving scope for environmental compensation in the international regime Marine Policy, 27 (1). 1-12. ISSN 0308-597X

2002

Mason, Michael (2002) Book review: Brett McGillivray, geography of British Columbia: people and landscapes in transition [2000], British Journal of Canadian Studies, 15 (1-2). 293-294. ISSN 0269-9222

Mason, Michael (2002) Transnational compensation for oil pollution damage: examining changing spatialities of environmental liability LSE research papers in environmental and spatial analysis, no. 69. Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753015706

2001

Mason, Michael (2001) Transnational environmental obligations: locating new spaces of accountability in a post-Westphalian global order Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 26 (4). 407-429. ISSN 0020-2754


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Renewable Energy in the Middle East reviews renewable energy policy and practice in the oil-poor countries of the Middle East. With contributions from regional experts, it considers options for increasing the adoption of renewable energy.

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