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Benjamin Weinger

University of California, Los Angeles

Based in

United States
North America

Benjamin Weinger is a doctoral student in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Their research explores the history and politics of planetary climate planning, normative dimensions of climate governance, and heterodox movements for climate justice. They are currently a Climate Fellow in the Office of Sustainability of the City of Los Angeles researching institutional logics of urban climate governance. Their work has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States Israel Palestine

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics History Climate Justice Social movements

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Benjamin K. Weinger. 2023. “Thirty years on: Planetary climate planning and the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee.” Global Environmental Change, 80: 1–14.

Benjamin K. Weinger. 2021. “Scripting climate futures: The geographical assumptions of climate planning.” Political Geography 88: 1-13. .

Mohammed R. Arefin, & Benjamin K. Weinger. 2020. “Infrastructural occupations: Waste and electricity in Palestine.”Cultural Geographies 28(3): 569-572.