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PAUL G. HARRIS is a writer, environmentalist and political scientist. He is the Chair Professor of Global and Environmental Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong and a Senior Research Fellow in the Earth System Governance global research alliance. His research explores global environmental politics and especially climate governance and justice.

Professor Harris is author/editor of Pathologies of Climate Governance (Cambridge University Press), Global Ethics and Climate Change (Edinburgh University Press), Climate Change and Ocean Governance (Cambridge University Press), What’s Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It (Polity), the Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics (Routledge) and 20 other books. His written work has been published in more than 100 journal articles and book chapters.

Professor Harris has taught at universities in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States. He has served in a variety of professional roles, including as academic chair, department head and director of research centers, environmental studies programs and international research projects, and as a member of editorial and advisory boards of scholarly journals. He is the Politics & Justice section editor of PLOS Climate and associate editor of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.

Professor Harris earned his Ph.D. at Brandeis University.

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