Daniel Nyberg

University of Newcastle

Daniel Nyberg is a professor of management at the University of Newcastle, Australia. His research explores the politics of climate change, with a particular focus on how corporations engage both internally and externally with the climate catastrophe. Daniel has published widely on this in journals, including Academy of Management Journal, British Journal of Sociology, Environment and Planning A, and Organization Studies, and (with Christopher Wright) is the author of Climate Change, Capitalism and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction (Cambridge University Press).


Daniel Nyberg & Christopher Wright. 2020. “Climate-proofing management research,”

Academy of Management Perspectives (March 2020).

Daniel Nyberg, Christopher Wright, & Jacqueline Kirk. 2020. “Fracking the future: The temporal portability of frames in political contests,”

Organization Studies, 41(2): 175–196 (February 2020).

Christian De Cock, Daniel Nyberg, & Christopher Wright. 2019. “Disrupting climate change futures: Conceptual tools for lost histories,”

Organization (November 2019).

Vanessa Bowden, Daniel Nyberg, & Christopher Wright. 2019. “Planning for the past: Local temporality and the construction of denial in climate change adaptation,”

Global Environmental Change (July 2019).

Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg, Lauren Rickards, & James Freund. 2018. “Organizing in the Anthropocene,”

Organization (July 2018).

Daniel Nyberg, Christopher Wright,. & Jacqueline Kirk. (2018). “Dash for gas: Climate change, hegemony and the scalar politics of fracking in the UK,”

British Journal of Management 29(2), 235-251 (April 2018).

Daniel Nyberg, Christopher Wright, & Jacqueline Kirk. 2017. “Re-producing a neoliberal political regime: Competing justifications and dominance in disputing fracking,”

Research in the Sociology of Organizations 52, 143-171 (May 2017).

Christopher Wright & Daniel Nyberg. 2017. “An inconvenient truth: How organizations translate climate change into business as usual,”

Academy of Management Journal 60(5), 1633-1661 (November 2016).

Christopher Wright & Daniel Nyberg. 2015. “Climate change, capitalism and corporations: Processes of creative self-destruction,”

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (September 2015).

Daniel Nyberg & Christopher Wright. 2016. “Performative and political: Corporate constructions of climate change risk,”

Organization 23(5), 617-638 (February 2015).

Christopher Wright & Daniel Nyberg. 2013. “Creative self-destruction: Corporate responses to climate change as political myths,”

Environmental Politics 23(2), 205-23 (December 2013).

Daniel Nyberg & Christopher Wright. 2013. “Corporate corruption of the environment: sustainability as a process of compromise,”

British Journal of Sociology 64(3), 405-424 (September 2013).

Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg, Christian De Cock, & Gail Whiteman. 2013. “Future imagining: Organizing in response to climate change,”

Organization 20(5), 647-658 (September 2013).

Daniel Nyberg, André Spicer, & Christopher Wright. 2013. “Incorporating citizens: Corporate political engagement with climate change in Australia,”

Organization 20(3), 433-453 (May 2013).

Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg, & David Grant. 2012. “‘Hippies on the third floor’: climate change, narrative identity and the micro-politics of corporate environmentalism,”

Organization Studies 33(11), 1451-75 (November 2012).

Christopher Wright & Daniel Nyberg. 2012. “Working with passion: Emotionology, corporate environmentalism and climate change,”

Human Relations 65(12), 1561-87 (October 2012).

Daniel Nyberg & Christopher Wright. 2012. “Justifying business responses to climate change: discursive strategies of similarity and difference,”

Environment and Planning: A 44(8), 1819-1835 (January 2012).

Media Coverage

Daniel Nyberg’s research on corporate responses to climate change discussed by Alexander C. Kaufman. Corporations Make Big Climate Promises Only To Retreat After A Few Years, Study Finds,” Huffington Post, November 28, 2017.