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Marie Claire Brisbois

Marie Claire Brisbois is a Lecturer in Energy Policy in the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex. Previously, she has worked as a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Utrecht University, as a Canadian Science Policy Fellow at Natural Resources Canada, and for the Sierra Club of Canada. Her background spans environmental sciences, biological engineering and environmental policy and governance. Currently, she leads the Powershifts project. This project examines how ongoing energy transitions are shifting entrenched political dynamics.


Springer Nature released its Sustainable Business Report for 2021.

Peter Newman, Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Earth, was named Scientist of the Year at the 2018 Western Australian Premier’s Science Awards.

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