My Blogposts

May 3, 2019

While many are born into prosperity, hundreds of millions of people lead lives of almost unimaginable poverty. Our world remains hugely unequal, with our place of birth continuing to exert a major influence on our opportunities.

But why, as a citizen of a relatively wea...

October 29, 2018

This month, I begin work on a British Academy / Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship. The topic – Ocean Justice – could hardly be more timely. The world is increasingly coming to understand the many hugely important roles the ocean plays in sustaining life on earth. T...

June 21, 2018

I recently discovered I have been lucky enough to receive a Senior Research Fellowship from the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust. For the academic year of 2018-19, I will be taking some time out from teaching and administration to research the topic of Ocean Justic...

March 23, 2018

There will be a book launch for Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory at the University of Hertfordshire on Thursday 17th May 2018. The event will feature a roundtable on the book with commentary by Chris Bertram, Megan Blomfield, Alejandra Mancilla, Car...

August 7, 2017

The spectre of dangerous climate change throws up many challenges. This post concentrates on just one of them – albeit one which has received too little attention. We know that if dangerous climate change is to be avoided, the majority of the world’s fossil fuel suppli...

June 26, 2017

My book Justice and Natural Resources has now been published with Oxford University Press. You can find it on Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com, Google Books, and the Oxford University Press website.

The book is the culmination of many years' work. I first presented a paper on n...

June 26, 2017

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