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Nathan Lemphers

University of Ottawa

Based in

North America

Nathan Lemphers is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Ottawa. His research focusses on the power and politics that hinder and hasten the necessary transition towards a decarbonized and more just society. His book project examines the contested politics of climate change in three petro-states: Australia, Canada, and Norway. It argues the need for a strong and democratic state to disrupt entrenched status-quo interests in order to swiftly implement a Green New Deal.

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Nathan Lemphers. 2019. “Rolling the Snowball: Norway’s efforts to electrify transportation,” EGL Working Paper, Environmental Governance Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto (2019).

Nathan Lemphers. 2019. “Strengthening Canada’s Governance Foundation for Decarbonization,” Smart Prosperity Institute Working Paper, Smart Prosperity Institute, University of Ottawa (November 2019).

Nathan Lemphers, Steven Bernstein, & Matthew Hoffmann. 2018. “The Global Subsidies Initiative: Catalytic Actors and the Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform.” In Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Their Reform: The Politics of a Global Problem, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (August 2018).

Clare Demerse & Nathan Lemphers. 2016. “The Environmental Movement in Canada: Current challenges.” In Canadian Environmental Policy and Politics, 4th edition, Don Mills: Oxford University Press (2016).