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Wim Carton

Wim Carton

Senior Lecturer, Docent

Wim Carton


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Wim Carton is a sustainability researcher and human geographer with a background in development studies, international relations and history. His research focuses on the politics and political ecology of climate change mitigation, with a specialization on carbon removal, negative emissions and carbon offsetting.

Research projects

1. Negative emissions and the politics of a projected future (2019-2025 - Funded by FORMAS)

A study on the political economy and political performativity of negative emissions used in climate models and science.

2. Trade-offs between negative emissions and near-term emission reductions (2020 - 2025 - Funded by FORMAS)

A project on the risks and tradeoffs with relying on negative emissions and their impacts on conventional mitigation.

3. The (re-)production of green imaginaries through Natural Climate Solutions (2021 - 2025 - Funded by Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond)

An investigation of dominant narratives about 'natural climate solutions'.

4. Burying problems? Imaginaries of carbon capture and storage in Scandinavia (2021 - 2025 - Funded by Energimyndigheten)

A study of sociotechnical imaginaries of carbon capture and storage in Scandinavian energy systems.