1. Climate Engineering: A Normative Perspective, Lexington Books (2019).

Journal Articles

  1. “Justifying an Intentional Species Extinction: The Case of Anopheles gambiae,” Environmental Values(forthcoming). Co-author: Yasha Rohwer.
  2. “Assessing Climate Policies: Catastrophe Avoidance & the Right to Sustainable Development,” Politics, Philosophy & Economics (forthcoming). Co-author: Darrel Moellendorf.
  3. Bednets or Biotechnology: To Rescue Current Persons or Research for the Future?Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences (forthcoming).
  4. The Ethical Landscape of Gene Drive Research,” Bioethics (2019).
  5. The Slippery Slope Argument against Geoengineering Research,” Journal of Applied Philosophy (2019).
  6. The Potential for Climate Engineering with Stratospheric Sulfate Aerosol Injections to Reduce Climate Injustice,” Journal of Global Ethics (2018). Co-authors: Toby Svoboda, Peter Irvine, Masa Sugiyama.
  7. Institutional Legitimacy and Geoengineering Governance,” Ethics, Policy, & Environment (2018).
  8. Solar Geoengineering and Democracy,” Global Environmental Politics (2018). Co-authors: Joshua Horton, Jesse Reynolds, Holly Jean Buck, Stefan Schaefer, David Keith, Steve Rayner.
  9. Brain Drain, Contracts, and Moral Obligation,” Moral Philosophy and Politics (2016).

Book Chapters

  1. “Climate Engineering,” in Pellegrino & Di Paola (eds.) Handbook of the Philosophy of Climate Change, Springer (in progress).
  2. “Gene Drive Ethics,” for Rebeca Carballar-Lejarazú (ed.) Mosquito Gene Drives and the Malaria Eradication Agenda, Jenny Stanford Publishing (in progress).

Articles under Review

  1. “The Risks and Benefits of COVID Challenge Trials.” Co-authors: Athmeya Jayaram & Jacob Sparks.

Works in Progress (drafts available upon request)

  1. “On the Conceptual Plausibility of Intergenerational Legitimacy.”
  2. “Legitimacy Assessments: Identifying, Specifying, and Balancing Normative Criteria.”

Book Reviews

  1. Review of Toby Svoboda’s The Ethics of Climate Engineering, in Ethics, Policy, & Environment (2019).
  2. Review of Aaron Maltais and Catriona McKinnon’s The Ethics of Climate Governance, in Environmental Ethics (2017).
  3. Review of David Keith’s A Case for Climate Engineering & Mike Hulme’s Can Science Fix Climate Change? in Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric (2015).

Public Writing

  1. Gene Drive PolicyAgenda for International Development (2019).
  2. Researching at the Top of a Slippery Slope?Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment (2019).
  3. How to Legitimately Govern Geoengineering,” Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative(2019).
  4. 1.5°C: What’s the Big Deal?Agenda for International Development (2019).
  5. Future Climate Policy and the Right to Sustainable Development,” Agenda for International Development (2018).
  6. Technologies for a Stable Future Climate,” Agenda for International Development (2017). Co-author: Dominic Lenzi.
  7. US Climate Policy under President Trump: Why the Sky is Dark but not Falling,” Agenda for International Development (2016).
  8. Combating Climate Change with Geoengineering,” Agenda for International Development (2016).
  9. Adaptation after the Paris Negotiations: Who Ought to Foot the Bill?Agenda for International Development (2015).


  1. Climate Change: The Alternatives to Mitigation and AdaptationAgenda for International Development(2020).
  2. El Acuerdo de Paris,” Interview (in Spanish) with Paula Campos of Radio Universidad Chile (2016).