Aaron Maltais is a Senior Research Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and is co-research director at the Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre. Aaron holds a PhD in political science. His academic research has focused on the international cooperation and political economy challenges climate change has generated and their implications for just and effective climate governance. At SEI Aaron has worked on policy-oriented research on international trade and sustainable development, international environmental policy integration, and environmental security.
His current work focuses on green bonds, green finance and the political economy of transitions to sustainability, implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, and decarbonisation of heavy industry. Aaron also has expertise in normative theory and has done work on global justice, human rights, legal theory, and democratic theory.