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Matt Hoffmann

University of Toronto

Based in

North America

Matt Hoffmann is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough and co-director of the Environmental Governance Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. He is also co-editor of the journal Global Environmental Politics. His research on climate change and environmental politics has been published in 4 books and over 50 journal articles and book chapters. Professor Hoffmann is also the chair of the board of directors for the environmental NGO, Green Economy Canada.

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Heather Millar, Eve Bourgeois, Steven Bernstein, & Matthew Hoffmann. 2020. “Self-reinforcing and self-undermining feedbacks in subnational climate policy implementation,”

Environmental Politics (October 2020).

Sara Hughes & Matthew Hoffmann. 2020. “Just urban transitions: Toward a research agenda,” 

WIREs Climate Change Change (February 2020).

Steven Bernstein & Matthew Hoffmann. 2019. “Climate politics, metaphors and the fractal carbon trap,” 

Nature Climate Change (December 2019).

Steven Bernstein & Matthew Hoffmann. 2018. “The Politics of Decarbonization and the Catalytic Impact of Subnational Climate Experiments,”

Policy Sciences (June 2018).

James Patterson et al. 2018. “Political feasibility of 1.5°C societal transformations: the role of social justice,” 

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (April 2018).

Hamish van der Ven, Steven Bernstein, & Matthew Hoffmann. 2017. “Valuing the Contributions of Non-State and Subnational Actors to Climate Governance,” 

Global Environmental Politics (February 2017).

Matthew Hoffmann. 2016. “The Analytic Utility (and Practical Pitfalls) of Accountability,” 

Global Environmental Politics (May 2016).

Sander Chan et al. 2015. “Reinvigorating International Climate Policy:
A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Nonstate Action

Global Policy (November 2015).

Matthew Paterson, Matthew Hoffmann, Michele Betsill, & Steven Bernstein. 2014. “The Micro foundations of Policy Diffusion towards Complex Global Governance: An Analysis of the Transnational Carbon Emission Trading Network, 

Comparative Political Studies (2014).

Harriet Bulkeley et al. 2014. “Transnational Climate Change Governance,” 

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (August 2014).

Matthew J. Hoffmann. 2011. “Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response After Kyoto,”

New York: Oxford University Press (May 2011).

Matthew J. Hoffmann. 2007. “Ozone Depletion and Climate Change: Constructing a Global Response,” 

Albany: State University of New York Press (December 2007).