Nicholas Ashford is Professor of Technology & Policy and Director of the Technology & Law Program at MIT, where he teaches courses in technology, globalization, and sustainable development; environmental law; environmental law, policy, and economics; and law, technology, and public policy. Dr. Ashford is a visiting scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health and teaches intensive courses in sustainable development and European/international environmental law at Cambridge University, UK, and at the Cyprus University of Technology. Dr. Ashford is the co-author of two recent textbooks: Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development: Transforming the Industrial State (2011) and Environmental Law, Policy and Economics: Reclaiming the Environmental Agenda (2008). He holds both a PhD in Chemistry and a Law Degree from the University of Chicago, where he also received graduate education in Economics.
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "On Degrowth"