dr. D. S. Lenzi (Dominic)

Assistant Professor

About Me

My research focuses on ethics and political philosophy in the Anthropocene, especially related to climate justice, deliberative democracy, environmental values and valuation, and biodiversity conservation.


Social Sciences
Climate Change
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Environmental Ethics
Arts & Humanities
Climate Change


Low, S., Boettcher, M., Asayama, S., Baum, C., Borth, A., Brown, C., Clingerman, F., Dauvergne, P., De Pryck, K., Gupta, A., Honegger, M. , Lenzi, D., Reitsma, R., Schenuit, F., Scott-Buechler, C., & Valenzuela, J. M. (2024). An earth system governance research agenda for carbon removal. Earth System Governance, 19, Article 100204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2024.100204
Rockström, J., Kotzé, L., Milutinović, S., Biermann, F., Brovkin, V., Donges, J., Ebbesson, J., French, D., Gupta, J., Kim, R., Lenton, T. , Lenzi, D., Nakicenovic, N., Neumann, B., Schuppert, F., Winkelmann, R., Bosselmann, K., Folke, C., Lucht, W., ... Steffen, W. (2024). The planetary commons: A new paradigm for safeguarding Earth-regulating systems in the Anthropocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 121(5), e2301531121. Article e2301531121. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2301531121
Lenzi, D., Schübel, H., & Wallimann-Helmer, I. (2023). Justice in benefitting from carbon removal. Global Sustainability, 6, Article e22. https://doi.org/10.1017/sus.2023.22
Lenzi, D. (2023). Hope, Pessimism, and the Shape of a Just Climate Future. Ethics and International Affairs, 37(3), 344-361. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0892679423000254
Taebi, B. , Lenzi, D., Buhr, L., Claassen, K., Gerola, A., Hofbauer, B., Paiusco, E., & Rijssenbeek, J. (2023). 4. Climate Engineering and the Future of Justice. In Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies: An Introduction (pp. 83-112). Open Book Publishers. https://doi.org/10.11647/obp.0366.04
Raymond, C. M., Anderson, C. B., Athayde, S., Vatn, A., Amin, A. M., Arias-Arévalo, P., Christie, M., Cantú-Fernández, M., Gould, R. K., Himes, A., Kenter, J. O. , Lenzi, D., Muraca, B., Murali, R., O'Connor, S., Pascual, U., Sachdeva, S., Samakov, A., & Zent, E. (2023). An inclusive typology of values for navigating transformations towards a just and sustainable future. Current opinion in environmental sustainability, 64, Article 101301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2023.101301
Lenzi, D., Balvanera, P., Arias-Arévalo, P., Eser, U., Guibrunet, L., Martin, A., Muraca, B., & Pascual, U. (2023). Justice, sustainability, and the diverse values of nature: why they matter for biodiversity conservation. Current opinion in environmental sustainability, 64, Article 101353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2023.101353
Pascual, U., Balvanera, P., Anderson, C. B., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Christie, M., González-Jiménez, D., Martin, A., Raymond, C. M., Termansen, M., Vatn, A., Athayde, S., Baptiste, B., Barton, D. N., Jacobs, S., Kelemen, E., Kumar, R., Lazos, E., Mwampamba, T. H., Nakangu, B., ... Zent, E. (2023). Diverse values of nature for sustainability. Nature, 620(7975), 813-823. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-023-06406-9
Anderson, C. B., Athayde, S., Raymond, C. M., Vatn, A., Arias-Arévalo, P., Gould, R. K., Kenter, J., Muraca, B., Sachdeva, S., Samakov, A., Zent, E., Chan, K. MA. (Ed.) , Lenzi, D., Murali, R., Amin, A., & Cantú-Fernández, M. (2022). Conceptualizing the diverse values of nature and their contributions to people. In The Methodological Assessment Report on The Diverse Values and Valuation of Nature (pp. 31-122). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/ZENODO.6493134
Lliso, B. , Lenzi, D., Muraca, B., Chan, K. MA., & Pascual, U. (2022). Nature's disvalues: what are they and why do they matter? Current opinion in environmental sustainability, 56, Article 101173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2022.101173
Lenzi, D., Jakob, M., Honegger, M., Droege, S., Heyward, J. C., & Kruger, T. (2022). Correction to: Equity implications of net zero visions (Climatic Change, (2021), 169, 3-4, (20), 10.1007/s10584-021-03270-2). Climatic change, 172(1-2), Article 11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-022-03361-8
Lenzi, D., & Kowarsch, M. (2021). Integrating justice in climate policy assessments: towards a deliberative transformation of feasibility. In S. Kenehan, & C. Katz (Eds.), Principles of Justice and Real-World Climate Politics (pp. 15-34). Rowman & Littlefield.
Lenzi, D., Jakob, M., Honegger, M., Dröge, S., Heyward, J. C., & Kruger, T. (2021). Equity implications of net zero visions. Climatic change, 169(3-4), Article 20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-021-03270-2
Creutzig, F., Javaid, A., Soomauroo, Z., Lohrey, S., Milojevic-Dupont, N., Ramakrishnan, A., Sethi, M., Liu, L. , Niamir, L., Bren d’Amour, C., Weddige, U. , Lenzi, D., Kowarsch, M., Arndt, L., Baumann, L., Betzien, J., Fonkwa, L., Huber, B., Mendez, E., ... Zausch, J. M. (2020). Fair street space allocation: ethical principles and empirical insights. Transport reviews, 40(6), 711-733. https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2020.1762795
Jakob, M., Edenhofer, O., Kornek, U. , Lenzi, D., & Minx, J. (2019). Governing the Commons to Promote Global Justice: Climate Change Mitigation and Rent Taxation. In R. Kanbur, & H. Shue (Eds.), Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198813248.003.0003

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