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2019-12-04

Fredric Bauer presenterade delar av forskningen från programmet STEPS i ett föredrag med titeln ”Plastskam, plastskatt eller plastförbud?” på ett seminarium arrangerat av tankesmedjan Global Utmaning och Finlandsinstitutet. På...[more]


2019-12-02

Ekaterina Chertkovskaya was interviewed for Extrakt magazine about the concept of degrowth – what it means, what kind of society it envisions, as well as the political barriers faced by growth-critical thinking.  The full...[more]


2019-11-24

Nelly Garcia Gonzalez, together with colleagues from the STEPS project, has published a paper in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, titled "Synthesis, Life Cycle Assessment, and Polymerization of a Vanillin-Based...[more]


2019-11-18

Ongoing expansion of renewable energy increases the demand for metals such as lithium, cobalt and rare earths. The geopolitical aspects of the increased metal demand is summarised in a new policy brief by Bengt Johansson and...[more]


2019-11-14

Nelly Garcia Gonzalez, together with colleagues from the STEPS project, has published a paper in Green Chemistry Journal, titled "A rigid spirocyclic diol from fructose-based HMF: Synthesis, life-cycle assessment, and...[more]


2019-11-08

Towards a political economy of degrowth, co-edited by Ekaterina Chertkovskaya (IMES), Alexander Paulsson (FEK/K2) and Stefania Barca (University of Coimbra), has just been published. Fifteen contributions by an international...[more]


2019-10-31

The potential of the financial sector to contribute to a sustainable development has been highlighted in recent years, by actors from both the political sphere and within the financial sector. Decarbonizing the economy will on...[more]


2019-10-03

Pål Börjesson is interviewed in Naturskyddsföreningen's paper Sveriges Natur on the role of fossil free car fuels in the future. Amongst other things, he stresses the need to drive less: -----------Risk att vi unnar oss åka...[more]


2019-10-03

Valentin Vogl and Max Åhman have published a new article in the Journal of Cleaner Production titled "Adopting hydrogen direct reduction for the Swedish steel industry: A technological innovation system (TIS) study"....[more]


2019-09-25

Oscar Svensson and Valentin Vogl, together with Johan Rootzén from Gothenburg University and Chalmers, have written a debate article arguing for trade unions to take more action on climate change. Read the full article...[more]


2019-09-24

André Månberger (IMES) och Maria-Therese Gustafsson (SU) diskuterar målkonflikter i hållbarutveckling och vad den globala omställningen till förnybar energi innebär för sammahällen och lokalboenden där utvinningen av metaller...[more]


2019-09-24

Kulturnyheterna featured the Narrating Climate Futures project yesterday, where Alexandra Nikoleris and other scholars talked about climate change and climate fiction. You can watch it...[more]


2019-09-02

Valentin Vogl and Max Åhman have published a new article in the proceedings of ESTAD (European Steel Technology and Application Days), titled "What is green steel? Towards a strategic decision tool for decarbonising EU...[more]


2019-09-02

André Månberger and Bengt Johansson have published a new article in Energy Strategy Reviews, titled "The geopolitics of metals and metalloids used for the renewable energy transition". Read the abstract...[more]


2019-08-29

Jamil Khan has together with colleagues Annica Kronsell and Roger Hildingsson published a new article in the journal Environmental Policy and Governance, with the title "Actor relations in climate policymaking:...[more]


2019-08-29

Under sommaren har det varit ett stort intresse för den forskning om klimatsmart och hållbar plast som bedrivs vid IMES. I början av juli meddelade regeringen genom miljöminister Isabella Lövin att ett förbud mot flera olika...[more]


2019-08-28

Alla anmälda studenter är välkomna till introduktionen för våra kurser till höstterminen. Är du intresserad av en kurs men har glömt att anmäla dig? Kontakta då Astrid Byrman. FMIF01 Mangement för hållbar utveckling: 4...[more]


2019-05-14

Marlene Arens is a new postdoc at IMES. Get to know her through three quick questions:[more]


2019-05-13

The Norwegian embassy in Stockholm and the Swedish institute of foreign affairs (UI) hosted an event at the embassy on the geopolitics of energy transitions. Hans Olav Ibrekk (representing the government of Norway) presented a...[more]


2019-04-18

Som en del av Malin Petterssons doktorandprojekt har en fallstudie genomförts på Örtofta kraftvärmeverk. Syftet var att undersöka hur ingående biobränslen i en samförbränningsanläggning bidrar till kvaliteten i askorna och hur...[more]