Falkner, Robert


Dr Robert Falkner  

Department

Position held

Department of International Relations

Associate Professor in International Relations

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Associate

TRIUM Global Executive MBA Programme

Academic Director

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

Chatham House

Associate Fellow

Experience keywords:

globalisation; World Trade Organisation; sustainable development; biotechnology regulation; risk regulation; trade policy; global environmental politics; global and international governance; multinationals in world politics

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Dr Falkner's research interests and recent publications are in the field of international political economy, particularly on global environmental politics, trade policy, risk regulation, global governance and the role of global firms in world politics.

Languages:

French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6347

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Falkner, Robert (2014) Global environmental politics and energy: mapping the research agenda Energy Research & Social Science, 1. 188-197. ISSN 2214-6296

2013

Falkner, Robert (2013) The crisis of environmental multilateralism: a liberal response In: Brack, Duncan and Burall, Paul and Stockley, Neil and Tuffrey, Mike, (eds.) The Green Book New Directions for Liberals in Government. Biteback Publishing, London, UK. ISBN 9781849544092

Falkner, Robert, ed (2013) The handbook of global climate and environment policy Wiley-Blackwell , Chichister, UK. ISBN 9780470673249

Falkner, Robert (2013) Preface In: Falkner, Robert, (ed.) The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK, i-xv. ISBN 9780470673249

Falkner, Robert (2013) The nation-state, international society, and the global environment In: Falkner, Robert, (ed.) The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy. Wiley-Blackwell , Chichister, UK, 251-268. ISBN 9780470673249

Jaspers, Nico and Falkner, Robert (2013) International trade, the environment, and climate change In: Falkner, Robert, (ed.) The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy. Wiley-Blackwell , Chichister, UK, 412-428. ISBN 9780470673249

2012

Falkner, Robert and Lee, Bernice (2012) Introduction International Affairs, 88 (3). 457-462. ISSN 0020-5850

Falkner, Robert and Lee, Bernice (2012) International affairs: special issue: Rio+20 and the global environment: reflections on theory and practice International Affairs, 88 (3). ISSN 1468-2346

Falkner, Robert and Jaspers, Nico (2012) Environmental protection, international trade and the WTO In: Heydon, Kenneth and Woolcock, Stephen, (eds.) The Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy . Ashgate, Farnham, UK, 245-260. ISBN 9781409408352

Falkner, Robert (2012) Business power, business conflict: a neo-pluralist perspective on international environmental politics In: Dauvergne, Peter, (ed.) Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 319-329. ISBN 9781849809405

Tienhaara, Kyla and Orsini , Amandine and Falkner, Robert (2012) Global corporations In: Biermann , Frank and Pattberg , Philipp , (eds.) Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered . Earth system governance: a core research project of the International Human Dimensions programme on global environmental change. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA, 45-68. ISBN 9780262017664

Busch, Per-Olof and Gupta, Aarti and Falkner, Robert (2012) International-domestic linkages and policy convergence In: Biermann , Frank and Pattberg , Philipp , (eds.) Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered . Earth system governance: a core research project of the International Human Dimensions programme on global environmental change. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA, 199-218. ISBN 9780262017664

Falkner, Robert (2012) Global environmentalism and the greening of international society International Affairs, 88 (3). 503-522. ISSN 1468-2346

Falkner, Robert and Jaspers, Nico (2012) Regulating nanotechnologies: risk, uncertainty and the global governance gap Global Environmental Politics, 12 (1). 30-55. ISSN 1526-3800

2011

Breggin, Linda and Falkner, Robert and Pendergrass, John and Porter, Read and Jaspers, Nico (2011) Addressing the risks of nanomaterials under United States and European Union regulatory frameworks for chemicals In: Ramachandran, Gurumurthy, (ed.) Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health . William Andrew Applied Science Publishers, London, 195-272. ISBN 9781437778632

Falkner, Robert (2011) Global governance: the rise of non-state actors: a background report for the SOER 2010 assessment of global megatrends EAA technical report, 4/2011. European Environment Agency, Copenhagen. ISBN 9789292132057

Porter, Read and Falkner, Robert and Pendergrass, John and Jaspers, Nico (2011) Regulatory responses to scientific uncertainty and nanotechnology In: Dana, David, (ed.) The Nanotechnology Challenge: Creating Legal Institutions for Uncertain Risks . Cambridge University Press , New York, USA, 379-417. ISBN 9780521767385

2010

Falkner, Robert (2010) Business and global climate governance: a neo-pluralist perspective In: Ougaard, Morten and Leander, Anna, (eds.) Business and Global Governance. Warwick studies in globalisation. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415493376

Pendergrass, John and Breggin, Linda and Falkner, Robert and Jaspers, Nico and Porter, Read (2010) Consumer labeling of nanomaterials in the European Union and the United States Environmental Law Reporter, 40. 10117-10118. ISSN 0046-2284

Falkner, Robert (2010) Getting a deal on climate change: Obama's flexible multilateralism In: Kitchen, Nicholas, (ed.) Obama Nation?: Us Foreign Policy One Year On. LSE Ideas special report (3). LSE Ideas, London, UK, 37-41.

Falkner, Robert and Breggin, Linda and Jaspers, Nico and Pendergrass, John and Porter, Read (2010) International coordination and cooperation: the next agenda in nanomaterials regulation In: Hodge, Graeme A. and Bowman, Diana M. and Maynard, Andrew D., (eds.) International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 508-524. ISBN 9781848446731

Falkner, Robert and Hannes, Stephen and Vogler, John (2010) International climate policy after Copenhagen: towards a ‘building blocks’ approach Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 21. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Falkner, Robert and Stephan, Hannes and Vogler, John (2010) International climate policy after Copenhagen: towards a ‘building blocks’ approach Global Policy, 1 (3). 252-262. ISSN 1758-5880

2009

Falkner, Robert and Breggin, Linda and Jaspers, Nico and Pendergrass, John and Porter, Read (2009) Regulating nanomaterials: a transatlantic agenda EERG BP 2009/02, Chatham House, London, UK.

Breggin, Linda and Falkner, Robert and Jaspers, Nico and Pendergrass, John and Porter, Read (2009) Securing the promise of nanotechnologies: towards transatlantic regulatory cooperation. Report Chatham House, London, UK. ISBN 9781862032187

Falkner, Robert (2009) The global politics of precaution: explaining international cooperation on biosafety In: Brem, Stefan and Stiles, Kendall, (eds.) Cooperating Without America: Theories and Case Studies of Non-Hegemonic Regimes. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415777278

Falkner, Robert and Breggin, Linda and Jaspers, Nico and Pendergrass, John and Porter, Read (2009) Consumer labelling of nanomaterials in the EU and US: convergence or divergence? EERG BP 2009/03, Chatham House, London, UK.

Falkner, Robert (2009) The troubled birth of the "biotech century": global corporate power and its limits In: Clapp, Jennifer and Fuchs, Doris, (eds.) Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 225-252. ISBN 9780262012751

Falkner, Robert and Gupta, Aarti (2009) The limits of regulatory convergence: globalization and GMO politics in the south International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 9 (2). 113-133. ISSN 1567-9764

2008

Falkner, Robert (2008) Business power and conflict in international environmental politics Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230572522

Falkner, Robert (2008) Le retour du geant vert Alternatives Internationales, 39. 53-54. ISSN 1763-5357

Falkner, Robert (2008) Oelmultis als transnationale akteure: grundlagen und grenzen globaler firmenmacht In: Braml, Josef, (ed.) Weltvertraegliche Energiesicherheitspolitik. Jahrbuch Internationale Politik 2005/2006. Oldenbourg Verlag, Muenchen, Germany, 345-349. ISBN 9783486583427

Falkner, Robert (2008) Nanotechnology dangers: who's afraid of nanotech? World Today, 64 (6). 15-17. ISSN 0043-9134

2007

Falkner, Robert, ed (2007) The international politics of genetically modified food: diplomacy, trade and law Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 0230001254

Falkner, Robert (2007) The global biotech food fight: why the United States got it so wrong Brown Journal of World Affairs, 14 (1). 99-110. ISSN 1080-0786

Falkner, Robert (2007) Internationalising biotechnology policy in China In: Falkner, Robert, (ed.) The International Politics of Genetically Modified Food: Diplomacy, Trade and Law. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 174-191. ISBN 0230001254

Falkner, Robert (2007) International cooperation against the hegemon: the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety In: Falkner, Robert, (ed.) The International Politics of Genetically Modified Food: Diplomacy, Trade and Law. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 15-33. ISBN 0230001254

Falkner, Robert (2007) The political economy of 'normative power' Europe: EU environmental leadership in international biotechnology regulation Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (4). 507-526. ISSN 1350-1763

2006

Falkner, Robert (2006) International sources of environmental policy change in China: the case of genetically modified food The Pacific Review, 19 (4). 473-494. ISSN 0951-2748

Gupta, Aarti and Falkner, Robert (2006) The influence of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: comparing Mexico, China and South Africa Global Environmental Politics, 6 (4). 23-55. ISSN 1526-3800

Falkner, Robert (2006) The European Union as a 'green normative power': EU leadership in international biotechnology regulation Center for European Studies working paper series, 140. Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Gupta, Aarti and Falkner, Robert (2006) The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and domestic implementation: comparing Mexico, China and South Africa Energy, environment and development programme briefing paper, 06/01. The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK.

2005

Falkner, Robert (2005) China: ecological collapse threatens World Today, 61 (August). 32-34. ISSN 0043-9134

Falkner, Robert (2005) American hegemony and the global environment International Studies Review, 7 (4). 585-599. ISSN 1521-9488

Falkner, Robert (2005) The business of ozone layer protection: corporate power in regime evolution In: Levy, David L and Newell, Peter J, (eds.) The Business of Global Environmental Governance. Global environmental accord: strategies for sustainability and institutional innovation. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 105-134. ISBN 0262621886

2004

Falkner, Robert (2004) Trading food: the international politics of genetically modified organisms In: Hocking, Brian and McGuire, Steven, (eds.) Trade Politics. Routledge, London, UK, 249-260. ISBN 0415310172

Falkner, Robert (2004) The first meeting of the parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety Environmental Politics, 13 (3). 635-641. ISSN 0964-4016

Falkner, Robert and Gupta, Aarti (2004) Implementing the Biosafety Protocol: key challenges Chatham House briefing paper, SDP BP 04/04. Chatham House, London, UK.

2003

Falkner, Robert (2003) Private environmental governance and international relations: exploring the links Global Environmental Politics, 3 (2). 72-87. ISSN 1526-3800

Falkner, Robert (2003) Picking the wrong fight: genetically modified organisms and the World Trade Organization World Today, 59 (8/9). 33-34. ISSN 0043-9134

Brack, Duncan and Falkner, Robert and Goll, Judith (2003) The next trade war? GM products, the Cartegena Protocol and the WTO Briefing paper, 8. Chatham House, London, UK.

Falkner, Robert (2003) Adam Smith's political liberalism In: Opitz, P.-J. and Ferdowsi, M. A. and Herz, D. and Schattenmann, M., (eds.) Von Himmlischer Ordnung und Weltlichen Problemen: Festschrift Zum 65. Geburtstag Von Peter J. Opitz. Wilhelm Fink, München, Germany, 133-158. ISBN 9783770538508

2002

Falkner, Robert (2002) Gene wars go south World Today, 58 (8/9). 17-18. ISSN 0043-9134

Falkner, Robert (2002) Umwelt In: Herz, Dietmar and Jetzlsperger, Christian and Schattenmann, Marc, (eds.) Die Vereinten Nationen: Entwicklung, Aktivitaeten, Perspektiven. Fischer-Taschenbuch-Verl, Frankfurt, Germany, 163-186. ISBN 3596149169

Falkner, Robert (2002) Negotiating the Biosafety Protocol: the international process In: Bail, Christoph and Falkner, Robert and Marquard, Helen, (eds.) The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: Reconciling Trade in Biotechnology With Environment and Development. RIIA/Earthscan, London, 3-22. ISBN 9781853838408

Bail, Christoph and Falkner, Robert and Marquard, Helen, eds (2002) The Cartagena protocol on biosafety: reconciling trade in biotechnology with environment and development? Earthscan, London. ISBN 9781853838408

2001

Falkner, Robert (2001) Business conflict and US international environmental policy: ozone, climate, and biodiversity In: Harris, Paul G, (ed.) The Environment, International Relations, and Us Foreign Policy. Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 157-177. ISBN 9780878408337

Falkner, Robert (2001) Genetic seeds of discord: the transatlantic GMO trade conflict after the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety In: Phillips, Peter and Wolfe, Robert, (eds.) Governing Food: Science, Safety and Trade. McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, Canada, 149-161. ISBN 0889119031

2000

Falkner, Robert (2000) International trade conflicts over agricultural biotechnology In: Russell, Alan and Vogler, John, (eds.) The International Politics of Biotechnology: Investigating Global Futures. Manchester University Press, Manchester, 142-156. ISBN 9780719058684

Falkner, Robert (2000) Regulating biotech trade: the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety International Affairs, 76 (2). 299-313. ISSN 0020-5850


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