Published Oct. 29, 2012 1:27 PM

Professor Karen O'Brien, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, has been awarded the prestigious Burtoni Award for her pioneering contributions in social science climate research.

Published Oct. 24, 2012 12:15 PM

The “Transformation in a  Changing  Climate” conference aims to fill significant research gaps on transformation by  bringing together diverse  perspectives on deliberate transformation in response to climate change. The conference  will serve as a creative, innovative and  inspirational gathering that  catalyzes new insights on transformation processes and the implications for research, policy and practice. Such insights will contribute to international transdisciplinary research initiatives, including Future Earth.

Published June 11, 2012 1:36 PM

Karen O'Brien held the WALTER ORR ROBERTS PUBLIC LECTURE on the theme "Changing the script on climate change: Transformative views on humanity's role" 22 MAY 2012.

You can listen to the lecture online on the Aspen Global Change Institute website

Published Jan. 30, 2012 8:37 AM

If only ten percent of us are able to change our thinking and lifestyle, we could change our society so much that we can stop climate change. So says Professor Karen O'Brien, who helped write a new UN report.