Professor Asun Lera St Clair, Senior Principal Scientist, Low Carbon Future Programme, DNV GL Strategic Research and Innovation

Professor Asun Lera St Clair

Senior Principal Scientist, Low Carbon Future Programme at DNV GL Strategic Research and Innovation

St Clair is former Research Director at the International Centre for Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo (CICERO), and former Professor of Sociology at the University of Bergen.

St. Clair is Lead Author of the IPCC AR5 for the Working Group II Report; member of the Joint Programming Initiative Connecting Climate Knowledge For Europe (JPI Climate) for Decision Making; board member of the Swedish Research Council FORMAS Climate program; board member of the institute for Environment and Development at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences; and board member of the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy at the LSE's Centre for the Study of Human Rights.

St.Clair sits on the editorial boards of the Journals Global Environmental Change, Global Governance, Global Social Policy, Globalizations, and Global Ethics.

Her research interests are focused on the relations between transformative change, and poverty, development and climate change; development ethics, human rights and global justice, with a particular focus on processes of knowledge production, knowledge uptake, science-policy-society interfaces; and the role of multilateral organizations.

Some recent journal articles: Responsible Science, World Social Science Report 2013 (ISSC-UNESCO-OECD)Climate Change and Development Framings: A Comparative Analysis of the Human Development Report 2007/8 and the World Development Report 2010 (with D. Gasper and A.V. Portocarrero), Journal of Global Environmental Change 23 (2013).

Recent books: 2010. Climate Change, Ethics and Human Security . K. O’Brien, A. L. St. Clair, B. Kristoffersen (eds.) Cambridge University Press. 2010. Development Ethics: A Reader, St.Clair, L.A. and D. Gasper (eds), London: Ashgate. 2009. Global Poverty, Ethics, and Human Rights: The Role of Multilateral Organisations (With Desmond McNeill), New York and London: Routledge.