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Nils Markusson

Lancaster University

Based in

United Kingdom

Nils Markusson works on the politics of environmental technology, aiming to understand the relationship between how we think about and use technology in response to environmental problems, and political processes. He has published on cleaner technology, carbon capture and storage, and climate geoengineering. Nils’ recent work applies cultural political economy to CDR in order to understand mitigation deterrence risks.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United Kingdom

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Geoengineering Net Zero Fossil fuels

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Markusson, N., 19/12/2022, Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (Accepted/In press) Elgar Encyclopedia of Climate Policy.

Carton, W., Hougaard, I-M., Markusson, N. & Friis Lund, J., 2/01/2023, Is Carbon Removal Delaying Emission Reductions? (Accepted/In press) In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.

Buck, H. J., Carton, W., Friis Lund, J. & Markusson, N., 21/12/2022, Why residual emissions matter right now (Accepted/In press), In: Nature Climate Change.

Markusson, N., 31/03/2022, Natural carbon removal as technology In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change. 13, 2, 6 p., e767. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.767

McLaren, D., Willis, R., Szerszynski, B., Tyfield, D. & Markusson, N., 13/12/2021, Attractions of delay: Using deliberative engagement to investigate the political and strategic impacts of greenhouse gas removal technologies, In: Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. 22 p.

Markusson, N., McLaren, D., Szerszynski, B., Tyfield, D. & Willis, R., 13/03/2022, Life in the hole: Practices and emotions in the cultural political economy of mitigation deterrence, In: European Journal of Futures Research. 10, 1, 22 p., 2.

Asayama, S., Hulme, M. & Markusson, N., 29/07/2021, Balancing a budget or running a deficit? The offset regime of carbon removal and solar geoengineering under a carbon budget In: Climatic Change. 167, 1-2, 21 p., 25.

Nils Markusson, David Tyfield, Mads Dahl-Gjefsen, & Jennie Stephens. 2020. “Promises of climate engineering after neoliberalism.” In Has it come to this?: Promises and perils of geoengineering on the brink, New Brunswick NJ : Rutgers University Press (November 2020).

Nils Markusson, Nazmiye Balta-Ozkan, Jason Chilvers, Peter Healey, David Reiner, & Duncan McLaren. 2020. “Social Science Sequestered,” Frontiers in Climate (June 2020).

Duncan McLaren & Nils Markusson. 2020. “The co-evolution of technological promises, modelling, policies and climate change targets,” Nature Climate Change (April 2020).

Duncan McLaren, David Tyfield, Rebecka Willis, Bronislaw Szerszynski, & Nils Markusson. 2019. “Beyond ‘Net-Zero’: A case for separate targets for emissions reduction and negative emissions,” Frontiers in Climate (August 2019).

Nils Markusson, Duncan McLaren, & David Tyfield. 2018. “Towards a cultural political economy of mitigation deterrence by negative emissions technologies (NETs),” Global Sustainability (October 2018).