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Lauri Peterson

University of Eastern Finland/Uppsala University
Email lauri.peterson [at] gmail [period/dot] com

Lauri Peterson is Postdoctoral Researcher with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School and a Researcher at the Department of Government, Uppsala University. He investigates climate politics on the international, national and sub-national levels of governance. Lauri is also a a Research Fellow of Earth System Governance and a Fellow of the Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science. He holds a PhD from Uppsala University.

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Peterson, Lauri. 2022. “Domestic and International Climate Policies: Complementarity or Disparity?” International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 22, no. 1 (March 1, 2022): 97–118.

Peterson, Lauri. 2021. “Silver Lining to Extreme Weather Events? Democracy and Climate Change Mitigation.” Global Environmental Politics 21, no. 1 (2021): 23–53.

Peterson, Lauri, and Jakob Skovgaard. 2019. “Bureaucratic Politics and the Allocation of Climate Finance.” World Development 117 (May 1, 2019): 72–97.

Obergassel, Wolfgang, Lauri Peterson, Florian Mersmann, Jeanette Schade, Jane Alice Hofbauer, and Monika Mayrhofer. 2017. “Human Rights and the Clean Development Mechanism: Lessons Learned from Three Case Studies.” Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 8, no. 1 (March 2017): 51–71.

Peterson, Lauri. 2014. “The Measurement of Non-Economic Inequality in Well-Being Indices.” Social Indicators Research 119, no. 2 (November 2014): 581–98.