4 May 2022
National symposium in Norrköping focuses on climate research
The strategic research areas MERGE and BECC, the Bolin Centre for Climate Research and SMHI are together arranging a new climate symposium.
4 May 2022
50 millions to research about finance and biodiversity
The research programme BIOPATH, with Lund University as host, has been granted funding of SEK 50 million over a period of four years.
21 Apr 2022
Henrik Smith new member of the Swedish Climate Policy Council
The Swedish Government has appointed Henrik Smith, professor in animal ecology at Lund University, as a new member of the Climate Policy Council.
1 Apr 2022
UN Climate Report on April 4th: “What matters now is zero emissions”
In connection with a new report on measures to mitigate climate change, researchers at Lund University in Sweden see some hopeful signs. Among other things, Lars J Nilsson, Profess...
18 Mar 2022
CEC participates in international research project to protect wild pollinators
CEC is one of 24 European research institutes and organizations that is participating in the EU-funded Safeguard project, where world-leading researchers and experts are collaborat...
28 Feb 2022
The UN’s climate change panel: the world must act now
The IPCC has published a new report on how climate change is impacting nature and people world worldwide, and on the necessity for adaptation.
14 Feb 2022
Using airborne DNA to monitor insect biodiversity
Scientists at Lund University have discovered for the first time that it is possible to detect insect DNA in the air. Using air from three sites in Sweden, insect DNA from 85 speci...
14 Feb 2022
Important to express scientific uncertainty
Scientific advice to decision makers requires transparent scientific assessments, in which communication of uncertainty is important in order to avoid over- or underestimating conc...
13 Dec 2021
Wild bees and honey bees compete for food
Increasing attention is being paid to the impact of honey bees on wild bees. In a new report from Lund University in Sweden, researchers observed that honey bees compete with wild ...
17 Nov 2021
Choice of trees carries great significance to city insect life
The type of tree you plant – whether you choose native or non-native species – is of great significance for insect life in a city, more so than researchers previously thought. This...
11 Nov 2021
Modelling for the survival of bumblebees
Lack of habitats and climate change – aspects scientists know affect the number of pollinators. But what else contributes to less bees and bumblebees?
27 Oct 2021
Ice particles in clouds can affect the climate
Doctoral student John Falk recently defended his doctoral thesis on cloud droplet and ice particle formation in clouds.
22 Oct 2021
The Glasgow climate summit - what is it about and why does it matter?
On October 31st, representatives from across the globe will gather in Glasgow for two weeks to attend the UN climate change conference COP26.
21 Sep 2021
More carbon in the soil could protect harvests in a future climate
Farming practices that result in higher levels of carbon in agricultural soils could protect harvests in a future changed climate, a new study shows.
12 Aug 2021
What comes next: after the IPCC climate change report
Two Lund University climate scientists, Kimberly Nicholas and Markku Rummukainen, talk about what comes next following the recent IPCC report.
2 Jul 2021
Urban private gardens promote biodiversity
They become smaller as urbanisation increases. Troublesome, according to researcher Helena Hanson, because urban private gardens affect both cities’ biodiversity and human wellbein...
25 May 2021
Bumblebee detection dog on research duty
Doctoral student Sofia Blomqvist is training her dog Ylle to find bumblebees and other pollinating insects.
10 May 2021
Project funding for researchers to apply for a doctoral studentship in Environmental Science within the Agenda 2030 graduate school
The Centre for Environmental and Climate Science (CEC) now announces funding for one doctoral studentship, where the doctoral student is admitted to the PhD programme in Environmen...
14 Apr 2021
Location of conservation measures has a large impact on their effectiveness in providing environmental benefits
By changing from action-based to result-based environmental payment, farmers are financially encouraged to implement conservation measures, such as buffer strips and organic farmin...
13 Apr 2021
New method predicts the severity of the grass pollen season for allergy sufferers
An international research team has found a new method for predicting entire pollen seasons, something that can help healthcare and allergy sufferers plan to reduce problems. No sim...