Societal Transformations coping with climate and environmental changes and human development

To spur societal transformations worldwide that are able to cope environmental changes while advancing global development, we need to understand the interactions between climate action and sustainable development objectives, such as energy and food security.

Professor Linnér analyses how the political processes and actors affect conditions for social changes towards sustainable development in different parts of the world. An important part of his research is to develop new methods and platforms for analysis, such as Norrköping decision arena, climate visualization and surveys of international negotiations. Linnér has long experience in research dialogues with various societal actors, such as the climate convention’s secretariat, governments, businesses and environmental organizations. 




The Political Economy of Climate Change Adaptation

Authors: Benjamin Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér

Publ 2016
Type Book
To publication

Dual high-stake emerging technologies: A review of the climate engineering research literature

Authors: Björn-Ola Linnér, Victoria Wibeck

Publ 2015
Type Article, review/survey
To publication

COMMENTARY: The political economy of climate adaptation in NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE, vol 5, issue 7, pp 616-618

Authors: Benjamin K. Sovacool, Björn-Ola Linnér, Michael E. Goodsite

Publ 2015
Type Article in journal
To publication

Recent publications


Tina-Simone Neset, Lotten Wiréhn, Opach Tomasz, Erik Glaas, Björn-Ola Linnér

Evaluation of indicators for agricultural vulnerability to climate change: The case of Swedish agriculture

In Ecological Indicators

Article in journal


Twitter @BjornOlaLinner



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