James Rickard is a policy analyst in training with a background in sustainability and energy solutions, and a strong motivation to contribute to the solution of climate change problems. Key among his interests are the problems of national security with regard to a changing climate and the impact of populism on energy transitions. His studies have been focused especially on energy markets and the transition to renewables (wind and solar, waste-to-energy), and the politics of energy and climate.
Master’s thesis title
How populism and post-truth politics have challenged Australia’s sustainable energy transition