Dr Diarmuid Torney is an Associate Professor in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. He holds an MPhil and DPhil (PhD) in International Relations from the University of Oxford.
His research focuses on comparative and global politics of climate change. He was central to the establishment of, and teaches on, DCU’s MSc in Climate Change: Policy, Media and Society.
He is chair of Future Earth Ireland, the national committee convened by the Royal Irish Academy of Future Earth, a 10-year global research initiative to develop knowledge for responding effectively to the risks and opportunities of global environment change.
In 2017 he served as a member of the Expert Advisory Group to the Citizens’ Assembly for its consideration of the topic “How the state can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change”.