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Clare Richardson-Barlow

Project Researcher

University of Leeds

Dr. Clare Richardson-Barlow is a Research Fellow in the School of Chemical & Process Engineering at the University of Leeds where she examines industrial decarbonisation from a political economy perspective. Clare is also a tutor in East Asian studies in the School of Languages, Cultures & Societies at the University of Leeds where she teaches political economy in East Asia and Southeast Asia as well as supervises undergraduate final year projects. Clare is an interdisciplinary social scientist whose research and teaching explores energy policy, political economy and energy governance. Clare has over 10 years’ experience researching and working as a political economist with a focus on energy transitions and climate compatible development in East Asia, Europe and North America.

Prior to joining the University of Leeds Clare worked for many years at internationally-focused policy research organisations in Washington, D.C., including the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). She currently serves as a Non-Resident Fellow for NBR where she provides expertise related to energy policy, energy transitions, and the political economy of decarbonisation in Northeast and Southeast Asia. Clare frequently works with international research organisation to provides expertise at the intersection of climate, development, and energy policy.

Decarbonisation of the steel industry


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