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PhD Candidate in Energy and Politics, University of Brighton

Lee Towers is a PhD Candidate at the University of Brighton.

The goal of Towers' research is to ensure the energy transition, which the world is slowly entering, is one which enhances societal justice by decentralising infrastructure and decision-making and recognising the life-cycle impacts of energy decisions.

His research examines various aspects of the environment, such as ecological economics, political ecology and sustainable development. He wrote his MSc dissertation on public perceptions of risk versus formal risk analysis on fracking.


  • –present
    PhD student, University of Brighton


  • 2017 
    University of Leeds, MSc Environment & Development