Investing in Youth: The Hope of Africa

Climate security, resilience and peace-building in Africa featured largely during last month’s Planetary Security Conference. Dr Eva Lövbrand, Senior Lecturer at Linköping University and Dr Malin Mobjörk, Senior Researcher at SIPRI; both deeply involved in the Mistra Geopolitics Programme were present. Here, they give a hopeful reflection with focus on Africa.

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New fact sheet

How can effectiveness be understood and measured, given the uncertainty and long temporal scales involved in climate security challenges? Read more in this new fact sheet from Mistra Geopolitics’ researchers about

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WANTED: PhD students

Here is an opportunity for PhD students from low and middle-income countries to join the Mistra Geopolitics Research School in Sweden for the Autumn Semester 2018. In this call you find more

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Resilience building at risk? Five key insights for addressing borderless climate risks

Borderless climate risks have the potential to severely hamper or completely roll-back progress made on building resilience through climate change adaptation. Can they be addressed in the follow-up of the

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Climate change and geopolitics

Simon Dalby is the CIGI Chair in the Political Economy of Climate Change at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, who works in the disciplines of environmental security and critical geopolitics. This

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The Holy Grail of Climate Policy?

Mistra Geopolitics was co-hosting a seminar about the OECD report “Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth” on December 6. Kevin Adams from SEI made those reflections afterwards, which also serves as a

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It is the quality of growth that matters

“There are golden opportunities for governments to make the right decisions in the coming 10-15 years to boost growth and meet climate goals”, says Anthony Cox, Deputy Director at the

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“I lost my job, but they can’t take my voice”

The American climate scientist and whistleblower Joel Clement, visited Stockholm on 9 November and gave an exclusive interview to Mistra Geopolitics. He squeezed in a meeting at SEI in Stockholm

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How can research contribute to the migration debate?

Can facts and figures help calm down the emotions around migration issues and bring about a more factual debate? Joakim Palme believes that. He is a Professor of political science

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Climate change, food supply and trade

“We know that in an international comparison Sweden is more vulnerable to these kinds of climate impacts than to direct climate impacts occurring within our borders.” – Åsa Persson, SEI In an

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