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Current Work in Progress


  • Politics for the Future

Edited Volumes

  • Vulnerable Communities and Political Representation in Climate Policy and Practice, (with Morten Byskov) special issue of Ethics and International Affairs
  • COVID-19 and Beyond: Lessons from the Pandemic for the Governance of Global Catastrophic Risk (with Chris Nathan)

Working Papers

  • 'Empathy in Politics'
  • 'Equity and justice in climate adaptation literature' (with Lea Berrang-Ford, Shaugn Coggins, and others)
  • 'Global Policymakers and Catastrophic Risk: A Thematic Analysis' (with Chris Nathan)
  • 'Tackling Climate-Related Health Risks in Urban Slums: An Ethical Approach' (with Morten Byskov and Oyinlola Oyebode)
  • ‘Who Should Represent Future Generations in Climate Planning?’, (with Morten Byskov)
  • ‘Global Catastrophe and Curiosity: The Case of Emerging Technology’, (with Chris Nathan)
  • ‘Exploring the role of empathy in shaping justice conceptions in the context of India’s Narmada Bachao Andolan’ (with Poshendra Satyal)
  • ‘Epistemic Injustice in Climate Adaptation’ (with Morten Byskov)

Selected Publications

(Publications are available for open access download from or Warwick WRAP)

Edited Volumes

  • Egalitarian Justice, (with Robert Lamb) Special issue of the Journal of Social Philosophy 44 (2013)

Articles and Book Chapters

  • 'Addressing Multi-Dimensional Injustice in Indigenous Adaptation: The Case of Uganda's Batwa Community' (with Poshendra Satyal and Morten Byskov), Climate and Development, OnlineFirst at
  • 'Indigenous Peoples and Climate Justice in the Arctic', (with James Ford, Shaugn Coggins, and others), Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, in press
  • 'An Agenda for Ethics and Justice in Climate Adaptation', (with Morten Byskov and others), Climate and Development 13 (2021): 1-9
  • 'Mapping Narratives of Urban Resilience in the Global South', (with Maud Borie, Mark Pelling, and Gina Ziervogel), Global Environmental Change 54 (2019): 203-213
  • 'Risk, Responsibility, and Choice: Why Should Some Choices Justify Inequality While Others Don't?', Social Theory and Practice 45 (2019): 21-41
  • 'On the Contribution of Ex Ante Equality to Ex Post Fairness', Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy vol. 3 (2017): 11-35
  • 'Inserting Rights and Justice into Urban Resilience: a Focus on Everyday Risk', (with Gina Ziervogel, Mark Pelling, et al.) Environment and Urbanisation 29 (2017): 123-138
  • 'Climate Justice and Energy: Applying International Principles to UK Residential Energy Policy', (with Tina Fawcett and Ruth Mayne) Local Environment 22 (2017): 393-409
  • ‘Hypothetical Choice, Egalitarianism, and the Separateness of Persons’, Utilitas 27 (2015): 217-239

  • ‘Political Authority and Obligation’, in Issues in Political Theory 3rd edn., ed. Catriona McKinnon (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)
  • ‘Equality, Responsibility, and the Balance of Interests’, Journal of Social Philosophy 44 (2013): 392-401
  • ‘The Ethics of Carbon Offsetting’, (with Tina Fawcett) Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 4 (2013): 91-98
  • ‘Rights, Exploitation, and Third Party Harms: Why Background Injustice Matters to Consensual Exchange’, Journal of Social Philosophy, 43 (2012): 113-124
  • ‘When Consent Doesn't Work: A Rights-Based Case for Limits to Consent’s Capacity to Legitimise’, Journal of Moral Philosophy 8 (2011): 110-138
  • ‘A Just Response to Climate Change: Personal Carbon Allowances and the Normal-Functioning Approach’, Journal of Social Philosophy 40 (2009), special issue on the global environment: 237-256
  • ‘Nozick's Real Argument for the Minimal State’, Journal of Political Philosophy 12 (2004): 353-364