Natalie Jones

Research Affiliate & Former Research Associate

Natalie is a Policy Advisor, Sustainable Energy Supply at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), where she conducts policy advocacy, aiming to influence governments and international institutions on phasing down oil and gas production in a just and equitable manner. Natalie is also an Affiliated Researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

At CSER, Natalie worked at the intersection of global justice and global catastrophic risk, with a particular interest in climate change. Her projects included: elaborating the conceptual linkage between global justice and global catastrophic risk; assessing indigenous peoples' collective right to participate in global governance; and exploring how countries discuss fossil fuel production in their national communications under the Paris Agreement. Alongside her academic work, she writes for IISD's Earth Negotiations Bulletin, the de factohistory of multilateral environmental negotiations.

Prior to CSER, Natalie completed a PhD in international law at Trinity College, Cambridge, where she worked as a research assistant at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. She co-founded and was secretariat Co-Coordinator for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Future Generations. Natalie holds an LLM in international law from the University of Cambridge, and an LLB(Hons) and BSc in physics from the University of Canterbury. Before coming to Cambridge, her work included stints as a judges' clerk at the High Court of New Zealand, in climate finance law at the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA), and at New Zealand's Parliamentary Counsel Office.

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