John Morton

  • Professor of Development Anthropology - Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich

Research interests

  • The impacts of climate change on the rural poor, their perceptions of climate change, their vulnerabilities, and their opportunities for adaptation.
  • Impacts of climate change on pastoralism and other livestock-based livelihoods, with recognition of the complex arguments around livestock-related greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Climate change in relation to sustainable development on drylands, including drought management.
  • The use of indigenous knowledge in climate change research and climate adaptation
  • The incorporation of climate change concerns into the policies and practices of agricultural research and extension services.
  • Governance of adaptation, particularly in drylands.
  • The interactions of climate change, land tenure and land policy.