Karen O'Brien | People | ISC 2021 SUMMER SCHOOL COGNITION & CLIMATE

Karen O'Brien

Professor, Department of Sociology and Human Geography
University of Olso
Participates in 2 items

Karen O’Brien is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo, Norway. Karen’s current research focuses on the relationships between climate change adaptation and transformations to sustainability. The AdaptationCONNECTS project explores the conditions, approaches and paradigms that support individual and collective agency, focusing on the role of creativity, collaboration, empowerment, and narratives. Other research has focused on links between environmental change and globalization, the implications of climate change for human security, and the values and visions of youth related to the future in a changing climate.

She has participated in four IPCC reports and was on the Future Earth Transition Team and Science Committee from 2012-2017, and is engaged with the Transformations Knowledge Action Network. She has published and edited numerous books, including “The Adaptive Challenge of Climate Change.” She is co-founder of cCHANGE.no, an initiative that supports transformation in a changing climate.

Sessions in which Karen O'Brien participates

Friday 4 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:55 AM
8:55 AM
Clare Saunders
Speaker
University of Exeter
Professor, Environment a...
Karen O'Brien
Speaker
University of Olso
Professor, Department of...
Maxwell Boykoff
Speaker
University of Colorado
Professor & Director, En...
Lauren Feldman
Speaker
Rutgers University
Associate Professor, Dep...
Julia Steinberger
Speaker
University of Leeds
Professor of Social Ecol...
Nadia Seraiocco
Master of ceremonies
Université du Québec à M...
Lecturer and Ph.D candid...
Stevan Harnad
Instructor
UQÀM & McGill
Professor
10:20 AM
10:20 AM

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