Morten is currently a teaching fellow in practical ethics at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University. His work focuses on the ethical issues in the intersection between climate and development with a particular focus on the inclusion of vulnerable communities in climate policy and planning.
He has published extensively on the human development and capability approach, including the entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (with Ingrid Robeyns), while he has consulted on Oxfam's Inequality Framework. He is also interested in issues of epistemic injustice in particular in relation to climate policy and the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges. He is currently researching what it means to have a right to climate adaptation.
Morten has contributed to public debates on climate justice, including several popular pieces in The Conversation and interviews in international news media (BBC Mundo, El País, Ars Technica).