William Lamb

Research student, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester

William Lamb

William Lamb is a PhD student at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, co-supervised by Dr. Julia Steinberger at the University of Leeds. His project title is “Identifying and learning from sustainable development pathways.”

William’s research is focused on the interaction between measures of development achievement and national carbon emissions, with respect to the historical and future pathways of countries. This research is primarily quantitative, using statistical methods, but draws on diverse literatures in economics, industrial ecology, international development and political ecology.”


William has an MA in Chinese Studies and an MSc in Ecological Economics at the University of Edinburgh. He also has experience consulting for the decentralised low-carbon energy sector in the UK.

Research interests

  • Country development pathways
  • Human well-being
  • Emissions and trade
  • Heterodox Economics

Research articles