Ina Möller

Wageningen University and Research

Ina Möller is a postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Policy Group of Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Working together with Prof. Aarti Gupta, she studies the politics of climate geoengineering and the effects of relying on transparency as a governance mechanism for addressing climate change. Ina is also an active research fellow of the Earth System Governance Project, where is co-leads the Early Career Resources section and participates in the Taskforce on New Technologies. She holds a PhD in Political Science and an MSc in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science from Lund University in Sweden.


Michael Angstadt & Ina Möller. 2020. “Agency and Norms: Who decides what ought to be?” In Agency in Earth System Governance,

Cambridge University Press, 120-130 (2020).

Aarti Gupta, Ina Möller, Frank Biermann, Sikina Jinnah, Prakash Kashwan, Vikrom Mathur, David R. Morrow, & Simon Nicholson. 2020. “Anticipatory Governance of Solar Geoengineering: Conflicting Visions of the Future and their Links to Governance Proposals,”

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 45, 10-19 (August 2020).

Ina Möller. 2020. “Political Perspectives on Geoengineering: Navigating Problem Definition and Institutional Fit,”

Global Environmental Politics, 20(2), 57-81 (May 2020).

Frank Biermann & Ina Möller. 2019. “Rich Man’s Solution? Geoengineering discourses and the marginalization of the Global South,”

International Environmental Agreements, 19(2), 151-167 (March 2019).

Aarti Gupta & Ina Möller. 2018. “De Facto Governance: How authoritative assessments construct climate engineering as an object of governance,”

Environmental Politics, 28(3), 480-501 (April 2018).

Fariborz Zelli, Ina Möller, & Harro van Asselt. 2017. “Institutional complexity and private authority in global climate governance: the cases of climate engineering, REDD+ and short-lived climate pollutants,”

Environmental Politics, 26(4), 669-693 (May 2017).

Media Coverage

Ina Möller on the politics of climate geoengineering discussed in the Podcast “Finding Sustainability.” “The Politics of Geoengineering and Climate Change,” Finding Sustainability Podcast, March 16, 2020.

Ina Möller’s research on unequal representation in climate engineering science discussed by Frank Biermann. “Investigate ‘cooling down’ the Earth”, English summary by Utrecht University,  Dutch Newspaper De Volkskrant, Dutch National Radio NPO Radio 1, April 4, 2019.

Ina Möller’s research on the emerging politics of climate geoengineering, summarized in the online IR magazine E-International Relations, “The Emerging Politics of Geoengineering,” E-International Relations, November 7, 2018.

Ina Möller’s research explaining core aspects of climate geoengineering, discussed on Swedish Youth Podcast “Miljöpodden.” “Geoengineering. A scientific utopic way of solving climate change or a reality that we must deal with?” Miljöpodden, January 12, 2017.