Kevin Anderson: The current state of the climate crisis – interviewed by Isak Stoddard

Interview with Kevin Anderson December 7, 2023, by Isak Stoddard at CEMUS, Uppsala University.

Kevin Anderson is professor of Energy and Climate Change, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, at the University of Manchester. He was the second Zennström visiting professor in Climate Change Leadership at Uppsala University, now visiting professor at Uppsala University and adjunct professor at the University of Bergen. Kevin is a well-known and established researcher within climate change science who engages frequently with policy-makers, the private sector, civil society as well as the media. He has pioneered research on carbon budgets and pathways to acceptable mitigation levels, and worked on the technical, social and economic interactions involved in the transformation of energy systems, the mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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Isak Stoddard is pursuing a PhD in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development at the Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University. In his current research he studies the imaginaries and temporalities underpinning regional climate and energy transitions within Sweden. His educational background is in engineering physics and over the past two decades he’s spent much of his time developing and supporting transdisciplinary approaches to higher education at the Centre for Environment and Development Studies (CEMUS).

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