24 Jan 2022
New collaboration with school children contributes to new biosphere reserve
A unique collaboration between school children and sustainability researchers and students will contribute to the development of a future Unesco biosphere reserve in Vombsjösänkan.
21 Dec 2021
New positions: Associate senior lecturers
LUCSUS announces three new Associate senior lectureship (tenure track) positions in Sustainability Science
2 Dec 2021
Conflicts between national climate targets and local communities jeopardize the renewable energy transition
Offshore wind power is presented as one of the solutions to solve the energy crisis in southern Sweden. But the issue has been met with a "not in my backyard” attitude, as many mun...
22 Nov 2021
How did flying go from luxury aspiration to contested norm in Sweden?
The “Staying on the ground” movement initiated in Sweden has gained rising influence internationally, indicating the start of an important shift in not just attitudes but also cult...
17 Nov 2021
We can’t let markets decide the future of removing carbon from the atmosphere
Net zero emission pledges by countries and companies are everywhere at the moment. Most of these pledges rely on massive amounts of carbon removal, yet details on how this will tra...
15 Nov 2021
Emily Boyd - new Editor-in-Chief of Global Sustainability
LUCSUS Director professor Emily Boyd, has recently been appointed Editor-In-Chief for the journal Global Sustainability.
10 Nov 2021
PhD candidate Sara Ullström knows how to pitch her research in 4 min – These are her tips!
LUCSUS PhD candidate Sara Ullström competed in the national popular science competition, Forskar Grand Prix. We took the opportunity to talk to her about the experience and the imp...
2 Nov 2021
Researcher Torsten Krause comments on the World leaders’ pledge to end deforestation by 2030
Sustainability researcher and deforestation expert, Torsten Krause comments on The Glasgow Leaders' Declaration on Forest and Land Use.
21 Oct 2021
New PhD course on the politics of 'Net Zero' and carbon removal
In June 2022, LUCSUS will co-organise a 5-day intensive PhD course focusing on climate change mitigation and the politics of 'Net Zero' and carbon removal.
8 Oct 2021
Global and internal transformation are tied together. A new study provides a roadmap for advancing related research, policy and practice
In a newly published article in Global Environmental Change, LUCSUS Professor Christine Wamsler and colleagues map out existing research on internal and external transformations. D...
7 Oct 2021
From the IPCC-report to COP26 – Emily Boyd comments on what science can do for climate action
In August, the IPCC published the first part of its sixth assessment report (AR6). It summarises the “physical science basis” for climate change. The message was loud and clear: hu...
2 Sep 2021
Quick funds for recovery need to be combined with long term plans - David O'Byrne comments on storm Ida
LUCSUS researcher David O'Byrne comments in the wake of storm Ida.
1 Sep 2021
Doctoral positions now open for the Agenda 2030 Graduate School at Lund University
Apply for doctoral positions in social resilience for the Agenda 2030 Graduate School at Lund University. Applicants can choose Sustainability sciences as their subject area - and ...
17 Aug 2021
New literature review documents non-economic loss and damage due to climate change
A literature review on non-economic loss and damage calls for research on intangible cultural heritage, and on how to cope with and manage loss.
16 Aug 2021
Climate Change and Ecosystem Services – Implications for Present and Future Loss and Damage to People and Society
PhD candidate Alicia N'guetta featured in ECOMAGZINE special issue on Rising Seas.
16 Aug 2021
More than Fixed Solutions: Power and Different Worldviews in Framing Coastal Adaptation Actions
PhD candidate Fabiola Espinoza Córdova featured in ECOMAGAZINE special issue on Rising Seas.
12 Aug 2021
What comes next: after the IPCC climate change report
Interview with climate scientists, Kimberly Nicholas, who has acted as an observer at two global climate summits, and Markku Rummukainen, Sweden’s IPCC representative, about what c...
5 Jul 2021
Reduced inequality and better social networks crucial to dealing with heatwaves
Sustainability researcher Maryam Nastar comments on the heat wave in Canada and North America based on her research on extreme weather.
9 Jun 2021
Policy recommendations to report and address loss and damage from climate change in Bangladesh
A new policy brief offers suggestions of what is needed to report and eventually address loss and damage from climate change in Bangladesh.
8 Jun 2021
A dialogue between Nancy Fraser and Andreas Malm
Listen to a dialogue between Nancy Fraser and Andreas Malm on the current ecological crisis as well as on new forms of solidarity and struggle.