Christos Zografos

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Christos Zografos is Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain. He is also the Vice-Director of the Research Group on Health Inequalities, Environment, Employment Conditions Network (GREDS) at the same university. Before that, Christos worked for the Institute of Environmental Science & Technology, at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) as: Scientific Coordinator (2010-12) of the FP7 research project Climate Change, Hydro-Conflict and Human Security (CLICO); as Senior Researcher (2014-16), managing the FP7 European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE) Marie Curie ITN; and, as Postdoctoral Researcher (2013-14) in the FP7 Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT) Science-in-Society project. Christos is a Visiting Lecturer for masters programmes at the University of Edinburgh (UK) and Masaryk University (Czech Republic). He has also worked for the Scottish Agricultural College in Edinburgh as a Researcher in Environmental Economics Christos is an environmental social scientist who works in the fields of political ecology and ecological economics. His research looks at the politics of implementing low carbon and climate adapted futures in a warming world, by examining social and political challenges to climate change mitigation (e.g. wind energy) and adaptation (e.g. sea-level rise, urban greening) policy responses. Another line of research developed in collaboration with postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers looks at the attitudes of different groups to projects and policies related to socio-ecological transformations, such as just transitions, food sovereignty, climate change adaptation, non-meat-eating diets, and green taxation. His work on degrowth looks at links between direct democracy and degrowth transitions. Christos has a PhD in Environmental Science and Technology (UAB), a Masters of Advanced Studies in History & Economic Institutions (UAB), an MSc in Ecological Economics (University of Edinburgh), and a BA in Business Administration (Athens University of Economics & Business).