20 Mar 2023
Climate litigation cases explained: what is their purpose, and what is their impact within and outside the courts?
2023 is set to be a watershed year for climate litigation cases globally. Also in Sweden, where the youth organisation Aurora is suing the Swedish state for insufficient climate ac...
19 Mar 2023
New LUCSUS research project seeks to shed light on power dynamics in climate change adaptation
A new research project led by LUCSUS is exploring how power and politics intersects with climate risk and adaptation at different scales. The aim is to contribute to more resilient...
21 Feb 2023
Impact Story: Creating impact through art
A picture says more than a thousand words. LUCSUS postdoctoral researcher, Emma Johansson, uses art as a research method to create impacts beyond academia among farmers, pastoralis...
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...
8 Nov 2022
LUCSUS engagement during COP27
Read about our research, engagement and researchers at COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, hosted by Egypt in Sharm El Sheikh. It is held between 6-18 Novembe...
3 Nov 2022
Countries' Climate Pledges Put Unrealistic Demands for Land Ahead of Emissions Reductions
Countries’ climate pledges are dangerously over reliant on inequitable and unsustainable land-based measures to capture and store carbon. This is stated in a new study, co-written ...
31 Oct 2022
Loss and damage: the most critical question for COP27
The UNFCCC climate meeting COP27 is less than a week away. With evidence growing that green house gas emissions are making extreme events occur more frequently, and with greater in...
26 Oct 2022
PhD student Bernard Ekumah studies smallholder farmers' organisations and large-scale land acquisition in rural Ghana
26 Oct 2022
PhD student Michaelin Sibanda studies gender and women’s mobilization strategies for sustainable agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
26 Oct 2022
LUCSUS contributes to a new explainer on non-economic loss and damage
Guy Jackson, post-doctoral researcher at LUCSUS, has co-written a new explainer on loss and damage, published by the by Loss and damage Collaboration. It unpacks the what, why, how...
6 Oct 2022
How to build transdisciplinary and trusting relationships for societal transformations
New research from LUCSUS identifies key insights for how to create and maintain more successful collaborations.