Annika E. Nilsson
Mobile: +46 73 707 8541
Title: Senior Research Fellow
Expertise: knowledge production, learning and communication
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Dr Annika E. Nilsson is Senior Research Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute. Her work focuses on Arctic change, with research on environmental governance and communication at the science-policy interface.
Her current research includes the project Mistra Arctic Sustainable Development - New Governance. She is also engaged in two Arctic Council assessments: Arctic Resilience Report and in the Barents region study for Adaptation Action for a Changing Arctic (AACA). Nilsson’s special interests focus on understanding environmental governance in the Anthropocene and the need for social learning as a feature of governance in times of rapid change. She also focuses on the interplay between Arctic governance and changing global geopolitics and recently published the book ‘When the Ice Break: Media and the Politics of Arctic Climate Change’.
Nilsson has a PhD in environmental science and also over 20 years of professional experience as a science writer. In addition to academic publishing, she has written several popular science books and participated as a science writer in several assessments about the Arctic. She has been appointed by the Swedish government as member of the Environmental Advisory Council and has also been a member of the Advisory Council to the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat.
Arctic sustainability research: toward a new agenda (Journal article - 2016)
Global context of mineral resources in northern Europe: geopolitical and sustainability dynamics (Discussion brief - 2015)
Uncertain Futures: The Changing Global Context of the European Arctic (Working paper - 2015)
Governance of Arctic Ecosystem Services (Report chapter - 2015)
Miljöpolitikens spelplan (Book - 2014)
Arctic Resilience Interim Report 2013 (Report - 2013)
Arctic Resilience Interim Report 2013: Summary for Policy-makers (Policy brief - 2013)
Assessing Arctic futures: voices, resources and governance (Journal article - 2013)
Russian Interests in Oil and Gas Resources in the Barents Sea (Working paper - 2013)