Peter Doran

Editor and Leader of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin
IISD

Peter Doran is an activist-law academic with a long-standing interest in political ecology and international affairs. He has worked as a researcher for the Northern Ireland Assembly and for the Green Party in Dáil Éireann in Dublin. His most recent publication is a book on the attention economy, consumerism and wellbeing, A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism: Reclaiming the mindful commons (Routledge). The book draws on Buddhist philosophy to critique the attention economy.

His research and interests include degrowth and the wellbeing economy, climate justice, global environmental politics, and the intersections of Zen philosophy, ecology, and wellbeing.

Peter is a native of Donegal in the Republic of Ireland and has two sons, Oisin and Amhairghin. His partner is Jidah Judith Kisembo, a teacher and mindfulness teacher-in-training from Uganda.