1 Feb 2023
Who are the environmental human rights defenders? New research project at LUCSUS
In mid-January, protesters and police clashed in the village of Lützerath in Germany after the village was occupied for a long time in an attempt to prevent the extension of a larg...
31 Jan 2023
New positions at LUCSUS: two PhD positions and one Post-doc position under projects at the intersection of climate and biodiversity research
Come work at LUCSUS! We are delighted to announce two new PhD positions and one post-doctoral fellow position in Sustainability Science! They are under research projects examin...
12 Jan 2023
Meet our PhD student Ronald Byaruhanga
LUCSUS PhD student Ronald Byaruhanga studies how collective action through farmer groups can be used as a vehicle for food sovereignty in Uganda. In this short interview he shares ...
20 Dec 2022
Can the new Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework stop biodiversity loss? Mine Islar comments on the outcomes of COP15
The new Global Biodiversity Framework is seen as an important step towards addressing the nature crisis, not least the ambitious goal to restore, protect and conserve 30 per cent o...
8 Dec 2022
"Now we sue the state" Aurora climate litigation in Sweden: At the confluence of state, science and social mobilisation
On 25 November, after two years of intense legal preparations, the youth organsation Aurora, submitted a litigation against the Swedish state for its insufficient climate policies ...
6 Dec 2022
Torsten Krause comments on the UN conference, COP15
Just a month after the UN climate summit in Egypt, the leaders of the world meet again, at COP15 in Montreal, to address another acute crisis facing humanity – the loss of biodiver...
5 Dec 2022
PhD Student Carlos Velez explores the role of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge in relation to wildlife consumption
28 Nov 2022
Norms make the transition to forestry without major clear-cutting difficult
For decades, the Swedish forest have been intensely managed through clear-cutting and tree planting to maximize wood production. This type of management has created a strong cultur...
25 Nov 2022
Reflections from COP27 by Fabiola Espinoza Córdova and Alicia N’Guetta
LUCSUS PhD students, Fabiola Espinoza Córdova and Alicia N’Guetta, share their insights from their experience at COP27.
10 Nov 2022
New report: 10 New Insights in Climate Science
The 10 New Insights in Climate Science presents key insights from the latest climate change-related research this year and responds to clear calls for policy guidance during this c...