James R. Meadowcroft

Professor in both the School of Public Policy and Administration and in the Department of Political Science, Carleton University

James Meadowcroft holds a Canada Research Chair in Governance for Sustainable Development. His research is focused on the ways in which governments are adjusting their practices and policies in order to cope with the emergence of problems of the environment and sustainable development. Recent work focuses on energy and the transition to a low carbon society, and includes publications on carbon capture and storage (CCS), smart grids, the development of Ontario’s electricity system, the politics of socio-technical transitions, and negative carbon emissions.

James R. Meadowcroft is a Research Partner in the Greening Growth Partnership project.