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Skogsbrand

Climate

Conspiracy theories about wildfires can fuel climate change denial

Were last summer’s wildfires in California started by left-wing activists? No, but the rumour gained widespread coverage on social media. Researchers are now taking a closer look at how conspiracy theories about the wildfires spread, and what can be done to stop misinformation.

Bibliotek

Social sustainability

Corona crisis lays bare inequalities in living conditions

During the corona crisis, the unequal living conditions in our cities have been exposed. When communities shut down, some areas suffer more acutely than others. Although overcrowding is a crucial factor, a new study finds that proximity to services and green areas also determines how cities cope with a crisis.

Tunnelbana

Sustainable cities

Rock spoil from the metro can become new islands

Expansion of the Stockholm Metro is underway, and huge masses of unearthed rock that are piling up need somewhere to go. The rock spoil is being temporarily dumped around the outskirts of the city. But a new research project is trying to find more sustainable solutions. How about building an island?

Vattenkran

Water

How to be water-smart

Do you leave the tap running while you brush your teeth? If so, you’re wasting five litres of water every time you brush. Turning off the tap while brushing your teeth is just one of many ways you can reduce your water consumption.

Mynt

Lifestyle & consumption

New currencies – a piece of the puzzle in the climate transition?

Imagine you have a special account with money that you can only use in certain stores or to buy certain items. How would this work in practice? Researchers at Lund University are studying how alternative currencies can contribute to more sustainable consumption.

klimatångest

Climate

New project to reduce young people’s climate anxiety

Young people who are committed to environmental issues and believe in research and change find it easier to tackle environmental problems without feeling a sense of hopelessness.

Svält

Climate

Historical climate research can prevent future famines

By studying past famines, we can get better at predicting and minimising hunger crises in the future. Researchers are investigating how changes in the climate and other global factors affect the risk of food shortages.