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Four ways to step up environmental ambitions during Sweden’s EU presidency

Explore four specific propositions for the incoming Swedish government to consider as it develops Sweden’s priorities for the presidency in this opinion piece. These cover the energy crisis, green trade, transboundary climate impacts, and consumption-based emissions.

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Formas

Formas is a Swedish government research council for sustainable development. We fund research and innovation, develop strategies, perform analyses and conduct evaluations.

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Global Challenges Foundation

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Nationella Expertrådet för Klimatanpassning

The Swedish National Expert Council for Climate Adaptation evaluates climate adaptation in Sweden and advices the government on preparing for climate change.

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Skogsstyrelsen - Swedish Forest Agency

The Swedish Forest Agency is the national authority in charge of forest-related issues.

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Sustainable Boreal Forest Management

The International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA) synthesized information from boreal forests in Alaska (USA), Canada, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia on the carbon (C) stock changes in tree biomass during the period 1990 to 2017.   

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Stockholm International Water Institute

SIWI is a leading water institute, focused on water governance and capacity building in order to reach a just, prosperous and sustainable water wise world.

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Co-designing climate services to support adaptation to natural hazards: a case study from Karlstad, Sweden

This case study describes how the co-design of climate services helped support adaptation to multiple water hazards in the municipality of Karlstad, Sweden.

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Co-designing climate services to support adaptation to natural hazards: a case study from Stockholm, Sweden

This case study describes how the co-design of climate services helped support adaptation to heat waves in Stockholm, Sweden

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Co-designing climate services to support adaptation to natural hazards

Drawing on two Swedish case studies, this brief aims to understand how the co-design of climate services can support adaptation planning and decision-making.

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Swedish portal for climate change adaptation

The Swedish portal for climate change adaptation is intended to support society and citizens preparing for climate change consequences. The portal is run by the Swedish National Knowledge Centre for Climate Change Adaptation, in cooperation with several Swedish authorities.

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Ten ways to support climate change adaptation planning and decision-making

This brief, developed by researchers and facilitators working with municipal governments, provides targeted recommendations for co-designing actionable and user-focused climate services.

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Islamic Relief Sweden

Islamic Relief Sweden strives for a fair and sustainable global development. We work to alleviate human suffering in emergency situations and in long-term efforts provide people with tools to take

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Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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Nordiska Afrikainstitutet

The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on contemporary Africa in the Nordic region. Based in Uppsala, Sweden, the Institute is dedicated to providing ti

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Joint knowledge for improved climate services: Swedish forestry sector

This paper identifies enablers/barriers to successful science‐stakeholder collaboration, making recommendations to achieve participatory processes in the Swedish forestry sector.

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Tailoring climate information to meet adaptation decision-making needs

This article presents results from the first research phase of SEI’s HazardSupport project, which aims to help address climate change impacts relevant in Sweden today and in the future.

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Umeå University

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden's fifth oldest university. Today, it has a strong international presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

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The SEI Initiative on Climate Services

This initiative is developing and testing a new framework - Tandem - for the improved co-design, use and interpretation of climate services. 

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Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

The MSB (Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency) is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsib

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HazardSupport: Risk-based decision support for adaptation to future natural hazards

Hazard Support aims to develop new methods for decision-makers and climate experts to tailor information about the impacts of climate change on natural hazards for adaptation decisions.

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Barriers in municipal climate change adaptation

This study aimed to investigate barriers to successful local climate change adaptation due to lack of support from decision makers in organisations other than the municipality in question.

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LEDS in Practice: Breathe clean

This paper presents two case studies from cities that have taken action on air quality to improve public health and have realized the benefits of reduced emissions.

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Lund University

Lund University is a welcoming meeting place and a melting pot of new ideas.

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