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Thawing permafrost missing from climate negotiations

An international initiative led by researchers at the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, among others, stresses the need to take thawing permafrost into account in negotiations to reach global climate goals.


New base and new directors at the Bolin Centre

As of 1 January 2022, the Bolin Centre for Climate Research is based at the Department of Environmental Science. Professor Ilona Riipinen from the Department of Environmental Science and Associate Professor Gustaf Hugelius from the Department of Physical Geography are the Centre’s new directors.

Margret Steinthorsdottir. Photo: Oskar Omne

Project funding

Margret Steinthorsdottir NRM and co-leader of the Bolin Centre’s Research theme: Past Climates, has been awarded a stipend from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Anna-Greta and Holger Crafoord’s Fund.

Örjan Gustafsson (second from the left) with Swedish and Russian colleagues during ISSS 2020 in the autumn of 2020. Photo: Inna Nybom

Arctic climate research on hold due to Ukraine conflict

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could lead to a Swedish-led Arctic expedition being postponed with implications for collecting important data on the connection between climate, sea ice and the release of greenhouse gases in the Arctic.


Aiming for fair climate adaptation

On 28 February, the IPCC presented a new climate report. But what is required for adaptation measures to be perceived as legitimate and fair? That question is the focus of Bolin Centre member Lisa Dellmuth's research