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Juanita von Rothkirch

ETH Zürich

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Juanita von Rothkirch is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist. She is currently a doctoral student at the Transdisciplinarity Lab at ETH Zürich. Her current work explores the effects of the idea of carbon dioxide removal on effective and equitable climate change mitigation. Her approach to the subject is strongly problem-oriented and adapts insights from sociology and technology studies.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Colombia Iceland Switzerland

Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Climate policy and politics Geoengineering Net Zero

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Von Rothkirch, Juanita, et al. “Carbon Dioxide Removal: A Source of Ambition or of Delays? Examining Expectations for CDR in Swiss Climate Policy.” Environmental Science & Policy, vol. 153, Mar. 2024, p. 103659. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2023.103659

Von Rothkirch, Juanita, and Olivier Ejderyan. “Anticipating the Social Fit of CCS Projects by Looking at Place Factors.” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 110, Sept. 2021, p. 103399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103399