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Published Dec. 13, 2021 11:31 AM

The coffee farmers in Guatemala have large expenses in the face of fungal attacks and droughts, but the price of coffee remains the same. What does it take for a global value chain to adapt to climate change?

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Published Sep. 28, 2021 12:47 PM

Når Karen O’Brien ankommer Bilbao for å ta imot prestisjetung pris, er gatene fulle av plakater med ansiktet hennes på. Samfunnsgeografen vil bruke oppmerksomheten til å belyse samfunnsvitenskapens rolle i klimaforskning.

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Published Sep. 27, 2021 8:59 AM

Karen O'Brien has been in Bilbao, Spain at the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Ceremony. Karen was awarded the prize alongside Ian Burton and Neil Adger for her contribution to climate change research.

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Published July 7, 2021 11:04 AM

Dear Future, I am Ready, to generate quantum social change…With this opening Karen O´Brien starts off in an inspiring conversation in this episode of the 21for21 podcast hosted by Digital Society School.

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Published June 20, 2021 10:09 PM

The "Transformations Conference 2021: Enabling Positive Tipping Points in an Uncertain World" took place 17 and 18 June 2021. This biannual conference started off in Oslo in 2013, grew via Stockholm in 2015, Dundee in 2017, and Santiago in 2019. As always a wonderful gathering, bringing together researchers and practitioners searching for new perspectives around climate and sustainability solutions.

Published Oct. 26, 2017 2:41 PM

AdaptationCONNECTS in collaboration with the wider climate research group at the Department of Sociology and Human Geografi, UiO, participated at the Science Fair 2017 in Oslo with the stand:  “Climate. Cacao. Coffee. What is important to you?”

Published Oct. 26, 2017 12:53 PM

In this conversation with Evolve Karen O'Brien highlights the importance of linking personal and structural transformation. In particular she calls for increased focus on what role humans can have in system change.  

Published July 6, 2017 1:20 PM

The AdaptationCONNECTS project is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow. Want to work with us and explore the role of art in adaptation processes? Apply before 15 August. 

Published Feb. 23, 2017 10:46 AM

Fast track Special Issue on 1.5°C climate change research and social transformation to support IPCC Special Report.