Tom Athanasiou is the co-director of the Climate Equity Reference Project, a long-term initiative to provide scholarship, tools, and analysis to advance equity as a practical means to achieve an ambitious global climate regime. His principal interests are distributional justice and cooperation in the context of the global climate emergency. He is active in the international climate negotiations and is the co-coordinator of the International Climate Action Network’s Equity and Effort Sharing working group. He is the author of Divided Planet: the Ecology of Rich and Poor and Dead Heat: Global Justice and Global Warming, as well as the co-author of Greenhouse Development Rights: The Right to Development in a Climate Constrained World.
Climate Crossroads: Toward a Just Deal in Paris
Tom Athanasiou underscores the importance of a deep commitment to distributional justice on the domestic and global levels for success at the critical climate negotiations in Paris next year.