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Livsmedelsbutik

Food & agriculture

Our environmental choices are being scanned in the grocery store

Although climate-smart shopping makes you feel good, your wallet can feel the sting. How much extra are we really prepared to pay for more sustainable alternatives?

stratospheric balloon

Climate

Disputed balloon experiment planned in Sweden

In a controversial research project, the United States plans to conduct experiments at the Kiruna space station. The researchers want to test whether it is possible to lower the Earth’s temperature by shutting out the sun’s rays.

jord

Biodiversity

New project unearths the importance of soil

Soil is the foundation we stand on – but it is also an increasingly threatened resource. At the same time, the craze for compost is growing in a burgeoning movement towards plant cultivation. We should embrace this interest in our communities, says artist Janna Holmstedt.

Blodprover

Chemicals

Can environmental factors explain the increase in MS?

Cases of multiple sclerosis are on the rise. In Sweden, approximately 1,000 people are diagnosed annually. Our genetic predispositions and other risk factors like lack of sunlight have not changed significantly, after all. So the question is, can other environmental factors be contributing to this negative trend?

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?