Michael Evan Goodsite
Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow
Professor Michael Goodsite is a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at ISDP and ISDP’s contact in Australia. Substantively he is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Adelaide where he is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Energy Futures).
His interests are in modern energy systems and meeting their mineral needs in an environmentally sustainable manner. He frequently is called to advise on EU and Nordic initiatives on matters related to energy, climate change, and the Arctic environment and collaborates with ISDP on arctic security issues related to the environment and mineral resources.
Professor Goodsite has collaborated with ISDP since 2010. He 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 Ph.D. in Environment and Climate from the University of Copenhagen (KU).
Quote from Professor Goodsite: “I am very honoured and excited to collaborate with ISDP on Arctic issues with local to global impact”
Photo credit: Adelaide University
Publications by Michael Evan Goodsite
Towards a Sustainable Arctic: International Security, Climate Change and Green Shipping
The Arctic’s environment, economics, and politics are changing rapidly, and the conflicting interests among stakeholders mean that it lacks sustainable political and military cooperation. States bordering the Arctic — Russia, […]
Renewable Energy and Climate Action: The Future of Japan and Sweden Cooperation
This joint publication of the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) and Kajima Institute of International Peace (KIIP) in Tokyo covers a solution-oriented approach to Climate Challenges that both […]
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 […]