Dr. Joseph Dellatte joined Institut Montaigne’s Asia Program in 2022 as Research Fellow for Climate, Energy, and Environment. He is also a Research Associate at Kyoto University (Japan) and a member of the Japanese Research Group on Renewable Energy Economics. He specializes in international climate policy and global climate governance, ETS linkage, and political barriers to carbon pricing development in the Northeast Asian region.
Joseph spent 6 years in Kyoto, Japan. He holds a Ph.D. and an MSc in Economics and Environmental Policy from Kyoto University (2016-2021). He wrote a doctoral thesis entitled Essay on the Political-Economy of Linking heterogeneous Emissions Trading Schemes: The case of Northeast Asia. He also holds a Bachelor degree of Philosophy & Letters and an MSc in History and International relations from the University of Liège.
Joseph was a Belgian youth delegate to the United Nations headquarter in New York (2014-2015). He contributed for Belgium to the discussions on the UN Sustainable Development Goals Agenda on climate change related intergenerational equity and on the Rights of sexual and gender minorities youth. He was also a delegate for Belgium to the European Youth Forum (2014-2015) and a Policy Officer on youth issues in Brussels.
Joseph's recent publications include: Understanding Barriers to Linking heterogeneous Emissions Trading Schemes: Evidence from and Lessons for Northeast Asia. (Environmental Politics), (2022); Enforcing sustainable auction-based ETS in a Post-COVID-19 world: Evidence from and Lessons for Northeast Asia, in Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation, London, (2021); May Link Prevail! A Comparative Analysis of Lessons Learnt from (Not) Linking Carbon Markets in Japan and Oceania, in Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation, London (2020).