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Jen Iris Allan

Cardiff University
Wales
Email: AllanJ6 [at] cardiff [period/dot] ac.uk

Dr. Allan explores environmental and social movements, and how global rules are made and remade. She also studies how concepts, such as ecosystem services and green recovery, can unlock or hinder positive environmental change. She engages with a wide range of environmental issues, including climate change, biodiversity, forest protection, and chemical and wastes management. Dr. Allan has attended many negotiations on these issues since 2011 with the Earth Negotiations Bulletin.

Jen Iris Allan’s website.

Publications

Allan, J. I. 2021. “The new climate activism: NGO authority and participation in global climate governance.” University of Toronto Press.

Stevenson, H.et al. 2021. “The practical fit of concepts: ecosystem services and the value of nature.” Global Environmental Politics (10.1162/glep_a_00587)

Allan, J.et al. 2020. A net-zero emissions economic recovery from COVID-19. Project Report. [Online]. COP26 Universities Network.

Allan, J. I. 2019. “Dangerous Incrementalism of the Paris Agreement.” Global Environmental Politics 19(1), pp. 4-11. (10.1162/glep_a_00488)

Allan, J. I. 2018. “Seeking entry: discursive hooks and NGOs in global climate politics.” Global Policy 9(4), pp. 560-569. (10.1111/1758-5899.12586)

Allan, J. I., Downie, D. and Templeton, J. 2018. “Experimenting with TripleCOPs: Productive innovation or counterproductive complexity?” International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 18(4), pp. 557-572. (10.1007/s10784-018-9404-2)

Allan, J. I. and Hadden, J. 2017. “Exploring the framing power of NGOs in global climate politics.” Environmental Politics 26(4), pp. 600-620. (10.1080/09644016.2017.1319017)

Allan, J. I. and Dauvergne, P. 2013. “The global south in environmental negotiations: the politics of coalitions INREDD+.” Third World Quarterly 34(8), pp. 1307-1322. (10.1080/01436597.2013.831536)

Media Coverage

Dr. Allan has appeared on BBC Wales (TV), BBC Scotland (radio), and BBC Radio 5 to speak on climate issues and arrangements for the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP 26). She has been interviewed by the Guardian, Forbes, the Globe and Mail, among other news outlets.