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James Meadowcroft holds a Canada Research Chair in Governance for Sustainable Development and is a Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration, and in the Department of Political Science, at Carleton University. His research focuses on reforms to structures and processes of governance to promote transitions towards sustainability. He has written widely on sustainable development, and on energy and environmental politics and policy, including recent work on carbon capture and storage, smart grids, the development of Ontario’s electricity system, the politics of socio-technical transitions, and negative carbon emissions.

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