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...
31 Mar 2021
Climate benefits of the forest – a balancing act in prioritisation
The forest is currently at the centre of an intense debate. It concerns, in simplified terms, which climate benefits the forest can provide.
24 Mar 2021
Drones offer new insights into boreal peatland CO2 emissions
Boreal peatlands store large amounts of carbon but warmer and drier conditions caused by climate change may turn these ecosystems into carbon sources.
23 Mar 2021
A warmer climate is making the world’s most common bumblebee even more common
Many species of bee are threatened by global warming, but not all. The buff-tailed bumblebee is the world’s most common bee and will likely remain that way, as researchers from Lun...
24 Feb 2021
Find the first bumblebee of the spring
Researchers at Lund University now ask for the public's help in reporting the first bumblebee queens of the spring.
3 Feb 2021
A warmer climate may make new mutations more harmful
A warmer global climate can cause mutations to have more severe consequences for the health of organisms.
22 Dec 2020
A new year – a new name, a new Director and a new organisation for CEC
CEC starts 2021 with a new name, a new Director, and a new leadership organisation. Yet, CEC will continue its work with research, education and collaboration, across subject bound...
22 Dec 2020
The climate researchers' wish list for 2021
2020 will be remembered as the year when the coronavirus paralysed the world. At the same time, the negative effect of climate change became increasingly apparent, and the pleas to...
16 Dec 2020
Forestry plays key role in Sweden’s climate change mitigation
The forest investigation recently submitted to the Swedish government gives suggestions on creating synergies between international and national commitments on biodiversity and a g...
8 Dec 2020
Past ocean conditions give clues to marine environmental changes
How can previous warm periods in the ocean help us better understand the ongoing climate change? PhD student Sha Ni defends her dissertation at CEC this week with fossil findings t...
2 Dec 2020
Researchers want to know how the public perceive Invasive Alien Plants
Researchers at the Pufendorf Institute are working together in a Theme about Invasive Alien Plants, and are interested in finding out how the public, as well as experts, regard dif...
25 Nov 2020
Global climate dialogues to boost climate work
The climate crisis has received less media coverage during the corona pandemic despite that many think the climate challenges demand equally urgent attention. During the coming two...
24 Nov 2020
CEC provides education on co-design and inclusive public environments
CEC is one of the actors behind a new international education programme with the purpose to strengthen innovation in the public sector and support the implementation of the 2030 Ag...
27 Aug 2020
Atlantic sturgeon in the King’s pantry – unique discovery in Baltic Sea wreck from 1495
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden can now reveal what the Danish King Hans had planned to offer when laying claim to the Swedish throne in 1495: a two-metre-long Atlantic st...