About

Anthony Burke is Professor of International and Political Studies at The University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia, with interests in global security, political theory and the environment. He was lead author of the Australian Senate’s reports on Australia’s response to climate change, The Heat is On: Australia’s Greenhouse Future (2000) and the Jabiluka uranium mine project, Undermining Process (1999). His books include Uranium (Polity 2017), Ethics and Global Security: A Cosmopolitan Approach, with Matt McDonald and Katrina Lee-Koo (Routledge 2014), and Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance (ed. with Rita Parker, Palgrave 2017). He was lead author of the “Planet Politics” manifesto (Millennium journal, 44:3, 2016).

His current research interests are focused on environmental and climate security, green political theory, and the global governance of the environment. Professor Burke is currently pursuing a multi-phase project to develp a statute of crimes against biodiversity and is writing a book, with Stefanie Fishel, The Ecology Politic: Power, Law and Life After the Holocene.

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