Martin Hultman

Associate professor in science-, technology- and environmental studies at the Department of Technology Management and Economics.

Why don't we act when we have known the challenges of climate change for over thirty years? Such are the questions Hultman deal with in his research when doing in-depth empirical studies analysed from an inter-disciplinary knowledge base.

Hultman is widely published in energy, climate and environmental issues in a vareity of journals, then more than ten books and his work is translated to seven languages. As part of his academic work he publish chronicles in a wide range of newspapers and give public lectures commenting on contemporary politics. Current book projects are (fortcoming) Denial – Obstruction – Inertia: Explaining Inaction on Climate Science and (fortcoming) Ecopedagogy for Rights of Nature. Enabling a regenerative Circular Economy.

Hultman leads three research groups analyzing ‘gender and energy’, ‘ecopreneurship in circular economies’ and ‘climate change denial’. He is head of the global research network Center for Studies of Climate Change Denial (CEFORCED) and is part of the management team for the international research project Empower All.

Hultman has been awarded Vattenfall's Marie Nisser's scholarship in 2014, choose as Future Research Leader 2018, selected as the most influential academic in the University of Gothenburg in 2019 and awarded Alumn of the Year 2021 at Linköping University.

Selected publications

Hultman, M., Kall, A-S. & Anshelm, J., (2021) Att ställa frågan. Att våga omställning. Birgitta  Hambraeus och Birgitta Dahl i den svenska energi- och miljöpolitiken 1971- 1991. Arkiv förlag. Lund

Hultman, M (2021) ”Ökologische Männlichkeiten: Auf dem Weg zu einer neuen Normalität?” ZDfm–    Zeitschrift für Diversitätsforschung und-management

Pulé, P. M., & Hultman, M. (2021). Men, Masculinities, and Earth Contending with the  (m)Anthropocene. London. Palgrave

Vowles, K. & Hultman, M. (2021) “Scare-quoting climate: The rapid rise of climate denial in the Swedish far-right media ecosystem. Nordic Journal of Media Studies

Ekberg, K & Hultman “A Question of Utter Importance: The Early History of Climate Change and  Energy Policy in Sweden, 1974–1983”. Environment and History

   bent the emissions curve?” Annual Review of Environment and Resourc


g populism affects trust in agencies advocating anthropogenic climate change as a  reality” Humanities and Social Sciences Communications

t: Ecological masculinities in practice” Gender, Intersectionality and Climate Institutions   in Industrialised States. Routledge


tman , M (2020) ”El viaje de la derecha nacionalista al ecocidio.: El caso de los Demócratas de              Suecia (Sverigedemokraterna) Ecología polít



Мартин, П Поль (2020) ”Экологическая маскулинность: ответ на социальные кризисы нашего                            времени”. Народонаселение

0), Upphettning. Demokratin i klimatkrisens ti


. “Cool Dudes in Norway: Climate Change denial among conservative Norwegian Men”. Environmental



Nikolas, Ingrid Berg & Martin Hultman (2019), Naturens rättighet


Hultman, Martin and Paul Pulé (2018), Ecological Masculinities

Hultman, Martin (2015), Den inställda omställningen. Svensk energi- och miljöpolitik i   möjligheternas tid 1980-1991

f   industrial modernity. NORMA: International Journal for Masculinit

y Studies

), Discourses of Global Climate Change. Routledge

Hultman, Martin (2013)”The Making of an Environmental Hero: A History of Ecomodern Masculinity, Fuel Cells and Arnold Schwarzenegger”, Environmental Humanities 2: 83-103.

Hultman, Martin, and Christer Nordlund (2013)”Energizing technology: expectations of fuel   cells   and the hydrogen economy, 1990–2005”, History and Technology 29(1): 33-


in       Sweden 1978–2005; mapping the innovation trajectory”, International  journal of  hydrogen energy 37(17): 12043-120


), Posthumanistiska nyckeltexter


Keynote, “The 5th International Conference on Men and Equal Opportunities: Men who care”  




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