Matthew Paterson

Matthew Paterson

Matthew Paterson's work focuses on the intersection of global political economy and global environmental politics. He has worked in particular, for over 20 years, on climate change politics and is currently working on the politics of carbon markets, transnational climate change governance. He has also written a prize-winning book entitled Automobile Politics: Ecology and Cultural Political Economy. His most recent book (co-authored with Peter Newell) is Climate Capitalism: Global Warming and the Transformation of the Global Economy (Cambridge, 2010) and he has recently been a lead author for 5th report of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. [Twitter: @MatPaterson]

Telephone : 613-562-5800 ext. 1716
Email : Matthew.Paterson@uOttawa.ca
Website : http://matpaterson.wordpress.com/
  • Full Professor
  • Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

:

  • Ph.D., Government, University of Essex, 1994
  • B.A., Combined Honours (History and Politics), University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990

:

  • Climate change politics
  • Global environmental governance
  • Global environmental politics
  • Political economy of the environment, especially climate change
  • International/global political economy
  • Cultural Political Economy
  • Social Network Analysis