About

Dr Fergus Green is a Research Officer (Environmental Politics) at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change & the Environment at the LSE. Fergus’ research is focused on the politics, ethics and governance of low-carbon transitions, and draws on his training in political theory, political economy and law. Much of Fergus’ research at the Institute will be on the JUSTDECARB Project.

Background

Fergus began his career as a lawyer in the Melbourne office of Australasian firm Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens-Linklaters) from 2009–12, where he specialised in climate change, energy, water and environmental regulation. He then spent 7 years at the LSE in various capacities: he obtained an MSc in Philosophy & Public Policy from the Department of Philosophy (2012–13); he was a Policy Analyst and Research Advisor to Professor Stern at the Grantham Research Institute (2014–15); and completed an MRes in political science and PhD in political theory in the Department of Government (2015–19). From 2019–21, Fergus was a postdoctoral Researcher on the Fair Limits Project at the Ethics Institute, Utrecht University.

Research Interests

  • Green New Deal-style policy programmes (and the politics thereof)
  • The politics, governance and philosophy of a “just transition”
  • Supply-side climate policy and “anti-fossil fuel” politics
  • Domestic climate change policy in China, the UK and Australia
  • Environmental and climate justice/ethics
  • Various topics in political theory and the philosophy of economics and public policy.

Research

Research - 2019

Research - 2018

Research - 2016

Research - 2015

Policy

Policy - 2016

Policy - 2015

Policy - 2014

Books

Books - 2018

Events

Events - 2015

News

News - 2016

News - 2015

News - 2014

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