Saturday, 5 November 2011
John Barry is Reader in School, of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen’s University Belfast and Associate Director of the Institute for a Sustainable World. He is co-editor of two academic journals, Environmental Politics and Ecopolitics Online. His latest book, The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: Human Flourishing in a Climate Changed, Carbon Constrained World, will be published this year. John is interested in the relationship between moral/political theory and the environment, with particular focus on ecofeminism, and the implications of green theory for thinking about justice, and theories of political economy in relation to the environment.