Noora Vähäkari
MSc. in Geography

Project Manager, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC) (Finland Futures Research Centre)

noora.vahakari@utu.fi
Korkeavuorenkatu 25 Helsinki
Helsinki





Areas of expertise
Development geography; Socio-environmental research; Futures studies; Participatory methods; Sustainable energy

Biography

Vähäkari works currently as a project manager in Sustainable Development Futures group in Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku. She holds a MSc in Development Geography from the University of Helsinki.

Vähäkari is responsible for the coordination and management of two multinational Erasmus+ capacity building projects, DEEM (in Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia) and CRECE (Cuba). Within these initiatives, she also provides teaching and training on multidisciplinarity and sustainability of energy transitions, socio-environmental nexus of development, and facilitates futures workshops.

Her latest research has focused on the analysis of green economy transitions and sustainability analyses in Laos and Cambodia, interlinkages of futures studies and multilevel perspective on sociotechnical transitions (MLP) approach, and energy transformation scenarios in Chile. 



Publications

Comparative Sustainability Window Analysis of Eight ASEAN Countries: Integrated Analyses of Different Dimensions of Weak and Strong Sustainability Trends (2018) Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 July Bangkok Thailand: Conference proceedings Jari Kaivo-oja, Jyrki Luukkanen, Jarmo Vehmas, Juha Panula-Ontto, Mika Korkeakoski, Noora Vähäkari
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Extensive empirical analysis of Green Development using Sustainability Window method for ASEAN countries (2018) The Politics of Sustainability: Re-thinking resources, values and justice. Development Days Conference Jyrki Luukkanen, Noora Vähäkari, Jari Kaivo-oja, Mika Korkeakoski
(
D3 Professional conference proceedings)

Green economic development in Lao PDR: A sustainability window analysis of Green Growth Productivity and the Efficiency Gap (2018)
Journal of Cleaner Production
J..Luukkanen, J. Kaivo-oja, N. Vähäkari, T. O’Mahony, M. Korkeakoski, J. Panula-Ontto, K. Phonhalath, K. Nanthavong, K. Reincke, J. Vehmas, N. Hogarth
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Green Transition in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar? Long-run Transition Path Analyses (2018) Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 July Bangkok Thailand: Conference proceedings Jari Kaivo-oja, Noora Vähäkari, Mika Korkeakoski, Jyrki Luukkanen
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Household Energy Use in Cambodia: A Field Survey Data Analysis (2018) Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 July Bangkok Thailand: Conference proceedings Minna Mentula, Jyrki Luukkanen, Jari Kaivo-oja, Mika Korkeakoski, Noora Vähäkari, Marketta Vuola, Eliyan Chea, Dany Va
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Resource efficiency and green economic sustainability transition evaluation of green growth productivity gap and governance challenges in Cambodia (2018)
Sustainable Development
Jyrki Luukkanen, Jari Kaivo‐oja, Noora Vähäkari, Tadhg O'Mahony, Mika Korkeakoski, Juha Panula‐Ontto, Jarmo Vehmas, Anh Nguyen Quoc
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Neo-Carbon Energy World - What Opportunities for Chile?: Neo-Carbon Energy Futures Clinique IV (2017) Sirkka Heinonen, Noora Vähäkari, Joni Karjalainen
(
D4 Published development or research report or study)

Evaluation Tool for Future Energy Development. Scenario construction for assessing the alternative economic development paths
(Esitys Conferencia International Energia e Innovación para el Desarrollo Sostenible -konferensissa, 1.-3.11. 2016, Havana, Cuba)
(2016) Luis Vazquez, Jyrki Luukkanen, Mika Korkeakoski, Noora Vähäkari, David Diaz, Yrjö Majanne, Winston Moore, Jadid Tamayo, Therese Chambers, Abdullahi Abdulkadri, Noel Brown, Saddid Lamar , Alecia Evans, Sidonia McKenzie, Nekeisha Spencer, Dwight Reid, Leydys M. Del Pino Caro, Diyankas De La Rosa
(
O2 Other)

Future energy development in Cuba Scenarios for assessing the alternative economic development paths (2016) VIII Conferencia Internacional de Ingeniería Eléctrica (CIIE 2016) Leydys M. Del Pino Caro, Mika Korkeakoski, Luis Vazquez, Noora Stenholm, Jyrki Luukkanen, Yrjö Majanne, Diyankas De La Rosa, Winston Moore, Therese Chmbers, Abdullahi Abdulkadri, Noel Brown, Alecia Evans, Sidonia McKenzie, Nekeisha Spencer, Dwight Reid
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)


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