Harriet Bulkeley

Harriet Bulkeley is professor of Geography at Durham University, United Kingdom. Her research is concerned with the nature and politics of environmental governance, and she has particular expertise in the areas of climate change, energy and urban sustainability. Bulkeley has published seven books, several edited collections and over 60 academic papers. Her recent books include An Urban Politics of Climate Change (Routledge 2015) and Accomplishing Climate Governance (Cambridge UP 2016). She currently convenes the H2020 NATURVATION project examining urban innovation with nature based solutions for sustainable development. Her current work on climate governance includes the H2020 REINVENT project examining the politics of decarbonisation in energy intensive systems of production and consumption and continued research on the politics and practice of climate/smart cities in the United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia. Bulkeley has undertaken commissioned research for the European Commission, UN-Habitat and the World Bank. In 2014, she was awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science. Bulkeley is a Lead Faculty member of the Earth System Governance Project.