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Edouard Alexandre Morena

University of London Institute in Paris

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Edouard Morena’s current research focuses on the role of elites in the international climate debate. His work has focused on the role of philanthropic foundations and the super-rich in shaping the international climate regime in the lead-up to and on the back of the Paris Climate conference (COP21). Currently, he is looking at the role of management consultants and communications specialists in the spread and normalization of green capitalist narratives and solutions to the climate crisis.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Climate Justice Social movements

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Morena, Edouard (2023), Fin du Monde et Petits Fours : Elites et Changement Climatique, Paris : La Découverte, https://www.editionsladecouverte.fr/fin_du_monde_et_petits_fours-9782348074554

Morena, Edouard, Dunja Krause & Dimitris Stevis (2020), Just Transitions: Social Justice in the Shift Towards a Low Carbon World, London: Pluto, https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745339924/just-transitions/

Morena, Edouard (2018), Le Coût de l’Action Climatique : Fondations Philanthropiques et Débat International sur le Climat, Paris : La Dispute, https://editions-croquant.org/hors-collection/466-le-cout-de-laction-climatique-9782365121378.html

Aykut, Stefan, Jean Foyer & Edouard Morena (2017), Globalizing the Climate, Climatizing the World, London: Routledge, https://www.routledge.com/Globalising-the-Climate-COP21-and-the-climatisation-of-global-debates/Garg-Foyer-Morena/p/book/9780367026790

Morena, Edouard (2016), The Price of Climate Action: Philanthropic Foundations and the Global Climate Debate, London: Palgrave, https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-42484-2