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Guy Edwards

University of Sussex

Based in

United Kingdom

Guy Edwards is a PhD candidate in International Relations at the University of Sussex. He was previously a senior consultant in the Fiscal Management and Climate Change Divisions at the Inter-American Development Bank from 2016-2022. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society and co-founder and co-director of the Climate and Development Laboratory at Brown University. He is the co-author of the book, A Fragmented Continent: Latin America and Global Climate Change Policies (MIT Press 2015). His work has been published by Climate Policy, Brookings Institution, E3G, The New York Times, Washington Post, Project Syndicate, Chatham House, Americas Quarterly, and The Guardian. He has a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies from the University of London. Guy is part of CSSN’s Working Group on Natural Resources, Energy and Climate Obstruction in the Global South.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Colombia United Kingdom Ecuador Brazil

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics

How to Connect



Guy Edwards and J Timmons Roberts. 2015. ‘A Fragmented Continent: Latin America and the Global Politics of Climate Change‘, MIT Press, November 2015

Graham Watkins, Herve Breton and Guy Edwards. 2021. ‘Achieving Sustainable Recovery: Criteria for Evaluating the Sustainability and Effectiveness of Covid-19 Recovery Investments in Latin America and the Caribbean.’ Inter-American Development Bank.

IDB and DDPLAC. 2019. Getting to Net-Zero Emissions: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean. Inter-American Development Bank.

Guy Edwards, Lisa Viscidi and Carlos Mojica. 2018. ‘Charging Ahead: The Growth of Electric Car and Bus Markets in Latin American Cities,’ Inter-American Dialogue, (September, 2018).

Bruno Takahashi, Guy Edwards, J. Timmons Roberts & Ran Duan. 2015. Exploring the Use of Online Platforms for Climate Change Policy and Public Engagement by NGOs in Latin America’, Environmental Communication, 9:2, 228-247.

Guy Edwards, Isabel Cavelier Adarve, María Camila Bustos and J. Timmons Roberts. 2017. “Small group, big impact: How AILAC helped shape the Paris Agreement” Climate Policy Volume 17, Issue 1, 2017.

Guy Edwards and Timmons Roberts. 2014.High Carbon Partnership? Chinese-Latin American Relations in a Carbon Constrained World,” Working Paper 72, Brookings Institution.