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COP26 there and back again

COP26 in Glasgow – there and back again

Alasdair Skelton was in Glasgow during the second week of COP26. A media team from Stockholm university followed in his steps to get a picture of what it is like to be a climate scientist, balancing the role of the researcher and the role of personal engagement for change.

Foto: Laila Islamovic

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Alasdair i Glasgow

Climate scientists present in Glasgow. How did the research contribute?

In what way did the research at Stockholm University contribute to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow? Several of Stockholm University's climate researchers were present during the climate meeting. What was it like to sit in on the negotiations? What did the researchers take home? See four filmed interviews with Karin Bäckstrand, Alasdair Skelton, Suanne Segovia and Ayşem Mert.

FORCeS members during their inaugural meeting in October 2019. Photo: Stella Papadopoulou

FORCeS: Towards narrowing uncertainty of aerosol forcing on climate

On a crisp morning in October 2019, some of Europe’s most prominent climate scientists gathered inside Geovetenskapens hus at Frescati Campus, Stockholm University, to attend the inaugural meeting about FORCeS (Constrained Aerosol Forcing for Improved Climate Projections).

Shrubby environment. Photo: Natasha Barbolini

Earth orbit variations effect on climates and biomes during one major climate transition

A study published in the journal Science Advances, shows the role of orbital variations in the ancient climate variability and their influence on the vegetation cover.


Mountain and Polar Groups Seek Urgent COP-26 Decision

Climate talks lacking knowledge of permanent global impacts from glacier and ice sheet loss.