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New publication – Cascades of green: a review of ecosystem-based adaptation in urban areas

This publication presents a quantitative review of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in urban areas based on a wide examination of the available peer-reviewed literature and, based on this, proposes an integrated framework for urban EbA and specifies three challenges for future research. The paper is the result of an interdisciplinary research and teaching project that connects forces from LUCSUS and the … Continue reading

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New book on adaptation, development and transformation, with a LUCID contribution

A new book, “Climate change adaptation and development: Transforming paradigms and practices” is out now, from Routledge. The book, which features contributions from a number of researchers at LUCSUS – including LUCID PhD candidate Ebba Brink – draws on critical case studies to problematise questions of adaptation and social transformation, from the point of view of development, in the context of a … Continue reading

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LUCID in Brazil – Engineering, cities and sustainability

LUCID PhD Candidate Ebba Brink and LUMES student Flavia Speiski dos Santos participated in a workshop on Engineering and Sustainable Cities at Federal Fluminense University (UFF), Niteroi, Brazil. The workshop focused on the implications of large urban revitalisation projects in Brazil for poor urban dwellers, who live in informal conditions in revitalisation areas, especially focusing on the Porto Maravilha project in … Continue reading

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New publication on mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation into municipal planning

LUCID PhD Candidate Ebba Brink has co-authored an article in Global Environmental Change: Local levers for change: Mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation into municipal planning to foster sustainability transitions, with Dr Christine Wamsler, Associate Professor at LUCSUS, and Christopher Luederitz, a graduate of the LUMES program. The research was carried out in the context of two research projects: Sustainable Urban Transformation for … Continue reading

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Reporting from an inspiring day of first year PhD seminars

Yesterday, the 25th of September, the newly christened Maathai and Carson seminar rooms were properly debuted when they played host to the first year PhD seminars of the newest batch of LUCID doktorander. The four doctoral students from the Sustainability Science partner of LUCID (i.e. LUCSUS) presented the progress they have made and the challenges they have encountered over the … Continue reading

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LUCID supports – Joint research and education project with Leuphana University

In the begining of September, seven LUMES students and two LUCSUS staff members, LUCID PhD candidate Ebba Brink and Associate Professor Christine Wamsler, travelled to Lüneburg to work with a group of students and staff from Leuphana University (the Institute of Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research and the Center for Methodology) on an ongoing joint research and education project. The theme … Continue reading

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First year LUCID PhD seminars, September 25th

On Thursday Septmeber 25th, the four newest LUCSUS affiliated LUCID PhD candidates will discuss the progress they have made during the first year of their PhD project. Each of the four will briefly present the work that they have done and the questions they have encountered followed by a more lengthy dialogue with a discussant. Each seminar will last two … Continue reading

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