Several LUCSUS researchers are scientific experts in the UN Intergovermental Panels on Climate Change (IPCC), Science and Policy for people and nature (IPBES) and at COP.
- LUCSUS Director Emily Boyd is coordinating lead author for a chapter on poverty, livelihoods and sustainable development in the Sixth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
- Lennart Olsson is coordinating lead author for the chapter on land degradation in a special IPCC report about Climate Change and Land.
- Mine Islar is lead Author (2017-2020) for the Global Assessment of Biodiversity, chapter on policy tools and instruments with a special focus on the tradeoffs in SDGs and their potential implications on biodiversity. The report will inform policy and action on biodiversity to 2030 and beyond. Mine Islar is also the author of the chapter on "Distributive Justice’"in the Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Good Health and Well-Being