Hans is an economist by training and completed his PhD in Development Studies in 2015 at the Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Norwegian University of Life Sciences. His PhD work focused on understanding the role of social policy with respect to climate change adaptation in the Western Ghats, South India and his postdoctoral research looked at issues of climate change adaptation, (water related) uncertainty and transformation across geographic context – involving empirical and theoretical issues. His research interests encompass a number of interdisciplinary themes that concern science-policy interphase, knowledge politics, climate change adaptation, urban governance and flooding as well as rural and indigenous people's rights and livelihoods. His publications appeared in the Journal of Rural Studies, Climate and Development, Economic and Political Weekly, Regional Environment Change, among others. In addition, Hans actively communicates research issues through popular scientific articles and has extensive teaching experience at the Bachelor and Master level within the fields of development theory, climate change and environmental sustainability.
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Vitenskapelige artikler og bokkapitler
Mehta, Lyla; Srivastava, Shilpi; Adam, Hans Nicolai; Alankar, .; Bose, Shibaji; Ghosh, Upasona; Kumar, V Vijay; (2019) Climate change and uncertainty from ‘above’ and ‘below’: perspectives from India. Regional Environmental Change ISSN 1436-3798. Vol 19 No6 s1533-1547doi: 10.1007/s10113-019-01479-7
Adam, Hans Nicolai; Mehta, Lyla; Srivastava, Shilpi; (2018) Uncertainty in climate science: Extreme weather events in India. Economic and Political Weekly ISSN 0012-9976. Vol 53 No31 s16-18
Adam, Hans Nicolai; Kjosavik, Darley Jose; Shanmugaratnam, Nadarajah; (2018) Adaptation trajectories and challenges in the Western Ghats: A case study of Attappady, south India. Journal of Rural Studies ISSN 0743-0167. Vol 61 s1-11doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.05.002
Adam, Hans Nicolai (2017) Pushing Urban 'Invisibles' into Poverty in Thiruvananthapuram. Kumar, Anand; Kumar Das, Ashish; Prasanna Das, Sarada;Vitasta Kapittel UNIT-V. ISBN 978-93-82711-92-6. s404-419
Adam, Hans Nicolai (2015) Mainstreaming adaptation in India – the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act and climate change. Climate and Development ISSN 1756-5529. Vol 7 No2 s142-152doi: 10.1080/17565529.2014.934772
NIVA begynte å registrere vitenskapelige artikler i CRIStin i 2010, rapporter fra 2014.
Mehta, Lyla; Adam, Hans Nicolai; Srivastava, Shilpi; (2019) Unpacking uncertainty and climate change from ‘above’ and ‘below’ , Regional Environmental Change
Adam, Hans Nicolai (2018) Transforming Urban Governance to Manage Uncertainty and Climate Change in Mumbai, India. - IDS Policy Briefing Issue 148 , Transforming Urban Governance to Manage Uncertainty and Climate Change in Mumbai, India. - IDS Policy Briefing Issue 148
Adam, Hans Nicolai; Naess, LO; Sjastaad, Espen; Movik, Synne; Mehta, Lyla; (2017) Examining interactions between uncertainty and transformation – Concept and practice , Transformations2017: Transformations in Practice 30.08.2017
Adam, Hans Nicolai; parthasarathy, D; Movik, Synne; Alankar, A.; Mehta, Lyla; (2017) Urban flooding, uncertainty and transformation: Politics and Perspectives in Mumbai. , American Association of Geographers, Boston 10.04.2017
Adam, Hans Nicolai; Mehta, Lyla; Movik, Synne; (2017) CLIMATE CHANGE, UNCERTAINTY AND TRANSFORMATION , INDNOR 23.11.2017
Adam, Hans Nicolai; Narayanan, NC; (2017) Destruction of Mangrove in Mumbai: Implications and Dimensions of Uncertainty , European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) conference on Globalisation at Crossroads 21.08.2017