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How do international organizations respond to climate risks?

In this journal article Bremberg and co-authors explores what underpins policy actions for climate security in international organizations.

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Film: The geopolitics of decarbonization, finance and trade

In this new film Torbjörn Hamnmark, Dan Smith, Daria Ivleva and Taylor Dimsdale discuss the geopolitics of decarbonization, finance and trade.

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Launch seminar for new report on climate, migration and political choices

A new report on climate change and migration with a focus on future scenarios and political choices will be launched on 8 November.

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Information challenges for humanitarian response to climate shocks in fragile settings

Insights from the Stockholm World Water Week session "Humanitarian responses to climate-related shocks in fragile settings: information challenges."

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Sweden’s exposure to climate risks via global trade requires a strong climate adaptation agenda

A new report by SEI and Mistra Geopolitics highlights climate risks connected to Sweden's consumption and trade of input goods.

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Power shift in Sweden creates concern about increased emissions

Power shift in Sweden creates concern about increased emissions. Mistra Geopolitics' Director Björn-Ola Linnér comments on the topic.

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New PhD students joining Mistra Geopolitics

Three new PhD students from Thailand, Nigeria and Peru joined the Mistra Geopolitics Research School, hosted by Lund University and Stockholm University.

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No country ready for climate tipping points, study finds

A new study finds that countries are not prepared for climate tipping points, but policymakers still have time to act.

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Can developing future scenarios support reducing risks in supply chains?

Henrik Carlsen reflects on vulnerabilities in global supply chains and how developing future scenarios can support climate change adaptation.

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Film: Managing crises – conflict, pandemics and food insecurity

Mistra Geopolitics experts discuss how to handle conflict, food insecurity, pandemics, and climate change.

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How do we handle several crises at the same time?

Climate, security and resources challenges were discussed by an expert panel at the Mistra seminar in Almedalen.

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Backlash on the climate issue – how can politics improve on foresight

Panellist discussed how short and long-term policies influence the climate-driven agenda during Almedalsveckan in Visby, Gotland. 

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Nina von Uexkull wins Uppsala University’s Oscar Prize

Nina von Uexkull has been awarded the prestigious Oscar Prize for her work on security implications of climate change.

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Henrik Carlsen and Björn-Ola Linnér on Russia and food production

In an interview for DN, researchers explain how climate change may give a strategical advantage to Russia in terms of food production.

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Mistra Geopolitics at the Swedish political week in Almedalen

Mistra Geopolitics Co-Director Henrik Carlsen will participate in two seminars on 4 July, organised in collaboration with Mistra and the Haga Initiative during Almedalsveckan.

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How to overcome the geopolitics of the blue economy

Karina Barquet moderated a dialogue on marine spatial planning and the role of innovation in the blue economy at Stockholm+50.

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Building partnerships to advance the blue economy

Karina Barquet presenting her research at the Stockholm+50 side event on Blue Economy, Sports and Environment.

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New book chapter on climate and security in the Mediterranean

Climate-related challenges that societies in the Mediterranean region are facing are analyzed in this recently published book.

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Mistra Geopolitics in Brussels – towards a secure and sustainable future

Mistra Geopolitics management team including board members showcased the research programme to policymakers in Brussels.

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New book by Simon Dalby: Rethinking Environmental Security

The new book by Simon Dalby, member of Mistra Geopolitics' Science Advisory Board, has close connections to the high-level UN meeting Stockholm+50.

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Mistra Geopolitics provides knowledge to Stockholm+50 UN meeting

Researchers within Mistra Geopolitics provides scientific knowledge to the UN high-level meeting Stockholm+50.

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New report: Climate risks and community resilience in the mining sector

Today, the report “Climate risks and community resilience in the mining sector” are presented by authors from Stockholm University at a launch event.

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High media exposure for Mistra Geopolitics

Mistra Geopolitics scientists were quoted in 425 media articles published by international and Swedish news outlets during 2021.

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Highlights from the Mistra Geopolitics annual conference 2022

In March, Mistra Geopolitics held its annual conference. Opening remarks were given by Björn-Ola Linnér, Linköping University and Måns Nilsson, SEI.

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Mistra Geopolitics annual report 2021

The annual report highlights cutting-edge research on climate risks and security, food security, decarbonization, sustainable oceans and emerging technologies.

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From COP26 to Stockholm+50

Björn-Ola Linnér summarizes the outcomes of COP26 in Glasgow and look ahead towards the Stockholm+50 conference to be held in June this year.

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Briefing the UN Security Council on the impacts of emerging technologies

Dr Boulanin gave a briefing on trends in the development and use of emerging technologies, opportunities and risks for international peace and security.

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Can we predict climate change impacts on future peace and security?

In the same manner as societies are developing policies to strike the optimal balance between public safety and social and economic cost of Covid-19, the international community is negotiating strategies to address climate change.

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Q&A: Sweden’s perception of its climate vulnerability changes

The Swedish National Expert Council for Climate Adaptation launched a report to the government regarding a revision of Sweden's national adaptation strategy. SEI's Frida Lager contributed to the report through her research expertise in Mistra Geopolitics.

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Film launch: Climate risks to global food trade

In this Mistra Geopolitics film Kevin M. Adams explains how climate risks to major commodities can be addressed.

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