Jeffrey Mazo

Senior Fellow, IISS

Jeffrey Mazo is IISS Consulting Senior Fellow for Environmental Security and Science Policy, and Consulting Editor of Survival. Main responsibilities: Advises on and participates in the development of the institute's research activities in environmental security and science policy, especially on Arctic security and climate-change issues. Works with the editor of Survival on editorial policy, manuscript commissioning/evaluation, and the editors’ blog, Politics and Strategy. Background: BA, Harvard University; MA and PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Has worked in scholarly journals publishing since 1987, most recently before joining the IISS at Frank Cass Publishers in London. Until May 2013 worked full-time as the IISS Research Fellow for Environmental Security and Science Policy and Managing Editor of Survival. Interests include the effects of environment and climate on long-term social, cultural and political development, ethnic and identity politics, and science and technology policy.

Articles by Jeffrey Mazo

What does the US–China deal mean for climate change?
The 12 November announcement by presidents Xi Jinping and Barack Obama of their countries' post-2020 targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions has been hailed as historic. It is important for a number of reasons. It is the first time China has made a formal, quantified commitment to emissions ...