May 12th, 08.00–09.00 via Zoom

Enjoy breakfast while listening to journalists and scientists discuss climate research and the media landscape.

This breakfast session will function as a platform for journalists and scientists to exchange knowledge and experiences of working in fields that are becoming increasingly intertwined. The group Climate Answers by Scientists will offer an exclusive preview of new, exciting research currently conducted at the Bolin Centre, and eminent journalists will provide the attendees with a first hand account of the journalistic process behind generating news pieces on the climate crisis.

To ensure inclusivity, the journalist breakfast Climate Science in Media will be conducted in both Swedish and English.

button If you’d like to join us for the Journalist Breakfast, please email You will receive a Zoom-invitation once you’ve signed up.
We hope to see you all there!



08.00–08.10 | Welcome Journalists & Scientists!
08.10–08.20 | Moderated discussion: Climate Journalism in Today’s Media Landscape
Peter Alestig, Climate Reporter at Svenska Dagbladet , and Marie Louise Kristola, Climate Correspondent at Sveriges Radio, answers questions from scientists on topics such as newsworthiness , the information gathering process, and how scientists and journalists can work together in the future. Nina Kirchner and Alasdair Skelton, co directors of the Bolin Centre , will moderate the discussion.
08.20–08.30 | Moderated discussion | Scientists in Today’s Media Landscape
Richard Gyllencreutz from the group Climate Answers by Scientists answers questions from journalist Peter Alestig and give insight into how research is conducted, models and methods used , and the obstacles scientists have to overcome when communicating research findings.
08.30–08.50 | Behind the Scenes at the Bolin Centre for Climate Research
• Climate Answers by Scientists members Léon Chafik & Thorsten Mauritsen gives an exclusive preview of research on the Gulf Stream that has yet to reach the public.
• Bolin Centre Database staff Anders Moberg presents the Stockholm Historical Weather Observation project, and gives a tour of how you can utilize the database and its resources
08.50–09.00 | Questions & Wrap up