Bryndis Woods


  • University of Iceland
  • Lexington, MA 02421


Bryndis Woods is a researcher at the Applied Economics Clinic, a PhD candidate in Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Iceland, and a staff writer for the International Institute for Sustainable Development. She holds an M.S. in Environment and Natural Resources from the University of Iceland and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Michigan.
She spent 7 years living in Scandinavia, where she learned how societies on the cutting edge of climate action operate. She is passionate about effectively communicating climate change issues in easily understandable and comprehensible ways. She has given talks on the economics of climate change, international climate change negotiations, agricultural adaptation to climate change, climate change risk profiles, and more. Ideally, a talk will involve time for audience participation, through a question and answer session or break out groups.

Speaking Experience

Climate Change Presentation for State Street Corporation – Boston, Massachusetts
21st Annual Conference of the European Association on Environmental and Resource Economists – Helsinki, Finland
7th Annual International Conference on Climate: Impacts and Responses – Vancouver, Canada
2nd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference – Copenhagen, Denmark
The Social Science Research Conference XV – Reykjavik, Iceland
12th Annual International Conference on Politics and International Affairs – Athens, Greece
University of Iceland Magazine – Reykjavik, Iceland
Nordic Climate Festival – Helsinki, Finland


  • Climate modeling
  • Economics
  • Social Science


English, Icelandic