Bottom up Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe

Dr. Helle Ørsted Nielsen

Dr. Nielsen is a political scientist, specializing in environmental policy research. Her main research interests include the effectiveness of policy instruments and policy packages, analysis of policy coherence and institutional frameworks, and implementation of EU environmental policies. She currently participates in the EU FP7 project Environmental Policy Instruments in Water (EPI Water) and has also been part of EUROLIMPACS, an integrated project under FP6, studying the effects of climate change on freshwater systems. For BASE, Helle Nielsen will contribute to the research on policy integration and use of knowledge in policy formulation and will participate in the case study on climate adaptation measures in the agricultural sector in Denmark.