John Robinson

John Robinson

John Robinson is Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and the School of the Environment at the University of Toronto, where he also serves as Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability. His research focuses on the intersection of climate change and sustainability; the use of visualization, modeling, and citizen engagement to explore sustainable futures; the role of the university in contributing to sustainability; and the history and philosophy of sustainability. He holds a PhD in geography from the University of Toronto.

GTI Contributions
Fostering Sustainability Leaders
GTI Forum
Fostering Sustainability Leaders
Contribution to GTI Forum The Pedagogy of Transition
May 2021

Grappling with Complexity
GTI Forum
Grappling with Complexity
A Contribution to the Forum After the Pandemic: Which Future?
July 2020

Commentary on A Higher Calling for Higher Education - John Robinson
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "On Higher Education"
An exchange on the essay A Higher Calling for Higher Education
June 2016

Commentary on Bounding the Planetary Future - John Robinson and David Maggs
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Bounding the Planetary Future"
April 2015