Karen O'Brien
Karen O'Brien
Professor of Human Geography, University of Oslo
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Climate Change 2014-Mitigation of Climate Change: Summary for Policymakers
IPCC Working Group III
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2014
Climate change 2014: synthesis report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
RK Pachauri, MR Allen, VR Barros, J Broome, W Cramer, R Christ, ...
Ipcc, 2014
Mapping vulnerability to multiple stressors: climate change and globalization in India
K o’Brien, R Leichenko, U Kelkar, H Venema, G Aandahl, H Tompkins, ...
Global environmental change 14 (4), 303-313, 2004
Double exposure: assessing the impacts of climate change within the context of economic globalization
KL O'Brien, RM Leichenko
Global environmental change 10 (3), 221-232, 2000
Cultural dimensions of climate change impacts and adaptation
WN Adger, J Barnett, K Brown, N Marshall, K O'brien
Nature climate change 3 (2), 112-117, 2013
Why different interpretations of vulnerability matter in climate change discourses
K O'brien, S Eriksen, LP Nygaard, ANE Schjolden
Climate policy 7 (1), 73-88, 2007
Global environmental change II: From adaptation to deliberate transformation
K O’Brien
Progress in human geography 36 (5), 667-676, 2012
Environmental change and globalization: Double exposures
R Leichenko, K O'Brien
Oxford University Press, 2008
Adaptation and transformation
M Pelling, K O’Brien, D Matyas
Climatic Change 133, 113-127, 2015
When not every response to climate change is a good one: Identifying principles for sustainable adaptation
S Eriksen, P Aldunce, CS Bahinipati, RDA Martins, JI Molefe, ...
Climate and development 3 (1), 7-20, 2011
Adapting to climate change: Thresholds, values, governance
WN Adger, I Lorenzoni, KL O'Brien
Cambridge University Press, 2009
The dynamics of rural vulnerability to global change: the case of southern Africa
RM Leichenko, KL O'brien
Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change 7 (1), 1-18, 2002
A values‐based approach to vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
KL O'Brien, J Wolf
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 1 (2), 232-242, 2010
Resilience implications of policy responses to climate change
WN Adger, K Brown, DR Nelson, F Berkes, H Eakin, C Folke, K Galvin, ...
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 2 (5), 757-766, 2011
What’s in a word? Conflicting interpretations of vulnerability in climate change research
KL O'Brien, S Eriksen, A Schjolden, L Nygaard
Center for International Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo (CICERO), 2009
Vulnerable or resilient? A multi-scale assessment of climate impacts and vulnerability in Norway
K O'Brien, L Sygna, JE Haugen
Climatic change 64 (1-2), 193-225, 2004
Climate-resilient pathways: adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable development
F Denton, TJ Wilbanks, AC Abeysinghe, I Burton, Q Gao, MC Lemos, ...
Climate change, 1101-1131, 2014
Portfolio screening to support the mainstreaming of adaptation to climate change into development assistance
RJT Klein, SEH Eriksen, LO Nęss, A Hammill, TM Tanner, C Robledo, ...
Climatic change 84 (1), 23-44, 2007
Plausible and desirable futures in the Anthropocene: A new research agenda
X Bai, S Van Der Leeuw, K O’Brien, F Berkhout, F Biermann, ES Brondizio, ...
Global Environmental Change 39, 351-362, 2016
Vulnerability, poverty and the need for sustainable adaptation measures
SH Eriksen, K O'brien
Climate policy 7 (4), 337-352, 2007
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