Michael Evan Goodsite
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Michael Goodsite is a Honorary Senior Research Fellow at ISDP. He is a renowned technological innovation, climate adaptation and Arctic expert that frequently advises EU and Nordic initiatives on matters related to climate change and Arctic environment. He was founding Director of the Nordic Center of Excellence for Strategic Adaptation Research (NCoE NORD-STAR). Dr. Goodsite was in 2016 appointed CEO/Director of Development of the Region of Southern Denmark.
Dr. Goodsite is interested in the impact of climate change on global society. He was the founding lead of SNAPP at ISDP, which focuses on the policy, strategy and implications of the worlds’ evolving relationship with the Arctic due to climate change as it relates to energy resources.
Dr. Goodsite holds a B.Sc. In Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona, M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, from the University of Southern Denmark an MBA in global management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a PhD in Environment and Climate from the University of Copenhagen (KU). Dr. Goodsite has been a full professor and is now Honorary Professor at several Universities.
Quote from Dr. Goodsite: “I am very honored and excited by this opportunity to work with ISDP on such relevant regional and global issues. I am honored and humbled to receive this title from ISDP.”
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Publications by Michael Evan Goodsite
Cyber Threats, Harsh Environment and the European High North (EHN) in a Human Security and Multi-Level Regulatory Global Dimension: Which Framework Applicable to Critical Infrastructures under “Exceptionally Critical Infrastructure Conditions” (ECIC)?
Abstract Business opportunities in the European High North (EHN) are accompanied by the danger of cyber-threats, especially to critical infrastructures which in these Arctic regions become “extra critical” because of […]
The role of science diplomacy: a historical development and international legal framework of arctic research stations under conditions of climate change, post-cold war geopolitics and globalization/power transition
The Arctic is undergoing transformation, where three important drivers are climate change, post-Cold War geopolitics and globalization/power transition from the rise of China. This transformation defines the nexus between science […]
Climate Change and Human Security in a Regulatory Multilevel and Multidisciplinary Dimension: The Case of the Arctic Environmental Ocean
Climate change determines the retreat of ice. This has created a huge access to petroleum, attracting strong interest by some states, especially energy hungry-countries and increasing competition between states, resulting […]
Climate Change and China as a Global Emerging Regulatory Sea Power in the Arctic Ocean: Is China a Threat for Arctic Security?
The impact of climate change in the Arctic Ocean such as ice melting and ice retreat facilitates natural resources extraction. Arctic fossil fuel becomes the drivers of geopolitical changes in […]