16 February 2022

Climate Change Resilience in Small Communities in the Nordic Countries

COPE Socials 08-12-2021

On December 8, 2021, the Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research invited Rico Kongsager, Associate Professor at University College Copenhagen, for a talk about a new project on Climate Change Resilience in Small Communities in the Nordic Countries (CliCNord) which focuses on how to increase capacities in small communities to meet the effects of climate change. CliCNord discusses 8 different hazards affecting different small communities across the Nordic region.

Scroll down to see the video recording of the presentation.

Rico Kongsager’s main professional field is climate adaptation. As an Associate Professor at the Emergency & Risk Management education at University College Copenhagen, his primary task is to participate in research projects. Among other things, he is the project leader in CliCNord (Climate Change Resilience in Small Communities in the Nordic Countries, 2021-2023), which is a NordForsk project with five international partners and eight cases in the Nordic region. Rico also plays a prominent role in the LINKS project (LINKS - Strengthening links between technologies and society for European disaster resilience, 2020-2023), which is an EU Horizon 2020 funded project. Rico is the education's representative in the research network COPE (Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research). Besides, he teaches in qualitative methodologies, climate, disaster cycle management, and innovation, as well as supervision of students. To read more about Rico Kongsager's research, follow this link.

Watch the entire talk and presentation in the video below