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Health, food and water in a changing climate

hurricane The IPCC working group for the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C will have a working meeting in Malmö in October. Lund University seize this opportunity to invite some of the authors for a panel discussion together with researchers from Lund University and societal representatives.

Future Earth Blog: Diving into “allocation and access” in Sweden

People gather in San Francisco, USA, in April 2017 as part of the March for Science movement. A new conference will explore the sometimes uneasy relationship between science and activism. Photo: Matthew Roth via Flickr This week, almost three hundred researchers will descend on Lund University in Sweden for a conference addressing a complex question: How do we govern humanity’s connections to the planet in the midst of unprecedented uncertainty?

Workshop 18 October: The Future Sustainable University

Lund University At a workshop on 18 October 2017 organised by the Sustainability Forum, students and staff can put forward their ideas to develop Lunds University’s continuing sustainability-related work. Get involved and discuss different themes in a small table format. The workshop will be preceded by a panel discussion on how to integrate sustainability in education - with staff from across the university (OBS - the panel will be in Swedish).

We are looking for student funcionaries for sustainability events in October

storm In the last week of October, a large number of international climate scientists will come to Malmö for an IPCC meeting on the 1,5 degree target from the Paris agreement. Lund University will highlight this in several different arrangements for students, researchers and the general public. For these events and also the workshop "The future sustainable university" (Framtidens hållbara universitet) we are now looking for student functionaries.

Climathon in Lund

d Climathon is a global 24-hour hackathon focusing on climate solutions that is run simultaneously in over 230 cities around the world on the 27th of October. This is the first time a Climathon is held in Lund.

Internships and/or thesis projects at SEI?

SEI Since January 2017 Lund University and Stockholm Environment Institute ( has a cooperation agreement. Through this agreement, SEI invites LU students to apply for internships and/or propose thesis projects.

Brain damage in fish affected by plastic nanoparticles

Study on fish and nanoplastics A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that plastic particles in water may end up inside fish brains. The plastic can cause brain damage, which is the likely cause of behavioural disorders observed in the fish.

Planting trees in Africa is a dubious environmental strategy

Hilly diverse landscape Carbon offsetting can be strongly questioned as an environmental strategy, due to major challenges in reconciling climate benefits with local needs, participation and development. This is the view taken by researchers from Lund University in Sweden, who studied a tree-planting project in Uganda, through which a number of Swedish companies carbon offset their activities.

Gaming for better decisions under uncertanty

Ullrika Sahlin awarded from Climate-KIC Ullrika Sahlin, risk specialist at CEC (Centre for Environmental and Climate Research), was awarded 15 000 Euros for her project "gaming for better decisions under uncertanty" at the Climate-KIC Ideation Day II. Ullrikas project aims at developing a fun and educational game for decision makers where they can develop skills in making decisions on climate related issues with consideration of risk and uncertainty.

New LUCSUS’ Blog Initiative to Forward Discussion on Sustainability

social media LUCSUS is launching a new blog initiative to highlight various aspects of sustainability research and teaching. Over the course of 12 months, individual researchers will write on themes such as research methods, field work, pedagogy, impact and outreach, research papers and conferences.

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