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The research programme Mistra-SWECIA has completed its mission

The Swedish research programme on climate, impacts and adaptation – Mistra-SWECIA – ended 31 December 2015 after the planned eight years of activities. Although some finalising activities will continue during the first half of 2016, most of the results have now been rounded up. Programme director …

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Eight years later: More understanding, knowledge and connections

In the Mistra-SWECIA final conference, researchers, forest owners and other stakeholders gathered to summarise the work done over the eight years of the programme. Research developments and results, collaboration initiatives and reflections about the future were shared.

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ECCA: The climate and making forestry-related decisions

Climate change means that forest owners face a number of decisions in connection with their forests. During the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015, Mistra-SWECIA hosted two sessions focusing on driving forces and forest owners’ climate-related decisions.

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John Hassler in Fores scientific council

The think tank Fores appoints a scientific council regarding the programme for climate and environment. Part of the council is John Hassler, Professor in Economics and researcher within Mistra-SWECIA.

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Savannahs slow climate change

Tropical rainforests have long been considered the Earth’s lungs, sequestering large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and thereby slowing down the increasing greenhouse effect and associated human-made climate change. Scientists in a global research project now show that the vast …

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Forest owners’ strategies to manage risks and adapt to climate change

Mistra-SWECIA researchers are presenting a poster about risk management and scince-stakeholder dialogue at 24th IUFRO World Congress.

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Taxes affect emissions of carbon dioxide

Alexander Schmitt from Stockholm University takes a doctorate with a thesis on the taxation of carbon emissions.

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New study finds science communication important for promoting climate change adaptation

First results from a survey of 6000 Swedish forest owners shows that science communication can improve knowledge about the risks of climate change and heighten sense of urgency to take actions.

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RCM conference gathered researchers in Lund

Climate modellers from all over the world were gathered in Lund in June for the conference 21st Century Challenges in Regional Climate Modelling.

 

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Communicating climate science

How do you explain climate science in a way that engages stakeholders who may need to adapt to changing conditions? Mistra-SWECIAs Gregor Vulturius shares lessons from his work with Swedish forest owners.

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