University College London
Dr. Noah Walker-Crawford is a Research Fellow in Political Science at University College London. He is a publicly engaged researcher on climate litigation. His work focuses on the knowledges and notions of responsibility at stake in discussions about climate change. He researches climate litigation from a socio-legal and anthropological perspective, exploring how legal activism reframes climate politics. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Manchester.
Country(ies) of SpecialtyGermany Peru
Focus areas of expertiseClimate policy and politics Climate law and litigation Climate Justice Social movements
Walker-Crawford, N. (2023). Climate change in the courtroom: An anthropology of neighborly relations. Anthropological Theory, 21(1), 14634996221138338.
Kodiveri, A., Walker-Crawford, N., Bals, C., & Khan, H. (2023). The significance of climate litigation for the political debate on Loss & Damage. Bonn: Germanwatch.
Johansson, A., Calliari, E., Walker-Crawford, N., Hartz, F., McQuistan, C., & Vanhala, L. (2022). Evaluating progress on loss and damage: an assessment of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism under the UNFCCC. Climate Policy, 22(9-10), 1199-1212.
Walker-Crawford, N. (2021). The Moral Climate of Melting Glaciers: Andean Claims for Justice at the Paris Climate Change Summit. In P. Sillitoe (Ed.), The Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate: Ethnographic Contributions to the Climate Change Debate. Berghahn.
Huggel, C., Carey, M., Emmer, A., Frey, H., Walker-Crawford, N., & Wallimann-Helmer, I. (2020). Anthropogenic climate change and glacier lake outburst flood risk: local and global drivers and responsibilities for the case of lake Palcacocha, Peru. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20(8), 2175-2193.
Motschmann, A., Huggel, C., Carey, M., Moulton, H., Walker-Crawford, N., & Muñoz, R. (2020). Losses and damages connected to glacier retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Climatic Change.