J.P. Sapinski

Université de Moncton

J.P. Sapinski is an assistant professor of environmental studies at Université de Moncton, in New Brunswick, Canada. He is interested in how the structures of capitalism and corporate power mediate the social metabolism between human societies and the ecosphere, and how we can transform and decolonize this relationship to make it just and sustainable. He is a co-author of Organizing the 1%: How Corporate Power Works (Fernwood, 2018) and a co-editor of Has It Come to This? Promises and Perils of Geoengineering on the Brink (Rutgers 2020). He is a co-investigator with the Corporate Mapping Project (


J. P. Sapinski, Holly Jean Buck, & Andreas Malm. 2020. “Has It Come to This? The Promises and Perils of Geoengineering on the Brink,” New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (November 2020).

J. P. Sapinski. 2019. “Corporate Climate Policy-Planning in the Global Polity: A Network Analysis,” Critical Sociology (July 2019).

William K. Carroll & J. P. Sapinski. 2018. “Organizing the 1%: How Corporate Power Works,” Halifax and Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing (September 2018).

J.P. Sapinski. 2015. “Climate Capitalism and the Global Corporate Elite Network,” Environmental Sociology (October 2015).