Beck Pearse is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney. Her research addresses inequalities and social/environmental change. Her most recent book - 'Pricing Carbon in Australia' (Earthscan/Routledge 2018) - details the rise and fall of the national emissions trading scheme in Australia.
Beck's current research is focused on energy transformations. She contributes to the 'Coal Rush and Beyond' ARC research project, and is currently investigating the socio-economic significance of renewable energy developments for rural communities.