Siri Eriksen

Siri Eriksen is associate professor at Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences - (UMB).

Eriksen holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences from University of East Anglia, UK. Her main research interests focus on human vulnerability to environmental change, in particular climatic variability and extremes such as droughts and floods. Current research projects include investigating adaptation to climate change in Norway, the interaction between conflicts and vulnerability to climate stress in Kenya, economic change and coping strategies with climatic variability in Mozambique, and investigating linkages between development, poverty and climate change adaptation. In this project she is interested in the role of political power relations for the outcomes of the implementation of modern energy supply for different groups and individuals, as well as the linkages between energy supply and adaptation to climate variability and change.