I am a doctoral candidate in Area Studies (Latin America) at the University of Oxford. I am interested in environmental studies, ethnographic research, and climate politics. My research examines the social, political and economical processes entailed by green capitalism in Brazil.
I develop an ethnographic account of the political economy of carbon commodification and compensation schemes. I am particularly interested on how nature is given an economic and political value, and how this affects forest practices in the Amazon. I look at different scales and actors such as scientific bodies and methodologies that measure carbon sequestration, private sector and consultancies which fund conservation projects and manage carbon as a financial product, and communities on the ground who offer environmental services.
I hope that this research will also contribute to debates on post-extractivism societies and new facades of more-than-human politics.