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Lina Lefstad

Lund University

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Lina Lefstad is a doctoral candidate at Lund University, Sweden, doing research on climate change mitigation policy and politics. In particular, her research focuses on carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology: how this technology is imagined to be used and who this benefits, with the aim of finding ways that CCS can be governed to reach just outcomes. She has a background in ecological economics from the University of Leeds and is Co-Director of Research at the Post Growth Institute, a not-for-profit organisation that works towards achieving socio-ecological justice within planetary boundaries.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Denmark Norway Sweden

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Net Zero Climate Justice Fossil fuels

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Lina Lefstad & Jouni Paavola (2023) The evolution of climate justice claims in global climate change negotiations under the UNFCCC, Critical Policy Studies, DOI: 10.1080/19460171.2023.2235405