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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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Interview with Jonathan Seaquist on recent research and LUCID collaboration

As the first in a series of interviews with LUCID researchers, I spoke recently with steering committee member, from the Physical Geography department, Senior Lecturer Jonathan Seaquist. The topic of our conversation: the recent or ongoing research within the LUCID centre that he found most interesting at that moment. He readily informed me about a paper that had coincidentally just … Continue reading



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New publication: Architecture of the global land acquisition system

LUCID steering committee member Jonathan Seaquist, LUCID PhD candidate Emma Li Johansson, and their colleague at LUCSUS Kimberly Nicholas, have just published an article in Environmental Research Letters, entitled, Architecture of the global land acquisition system: applying the tools of network science to identify key vulnerabilities. You can find the video abstract here And the full article here Congratulations to all involved Read … 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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Publication: What drives the urban water regime? An analysis of water governance arrangements in Hyderabad India.

Maryam Nastar, a graduate of the LUCID PhD program, has recently published an article in Ecology and Society: What drives the urban water regime? An analysis of water governance arrangements in Hyderabad, India, as part of a special issue on Urban Water Governance, co-guest-edited by LUCID director Lennart Olsson. In the article, Maryam finds that the influence of international organisations, … Continue reading



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Special Issue on Urban Water Governance

A number of people at LUCID have been involved in the production of a special issue of Ecology and Society on Urban Water Governance. Mine Islar and Chad Boda published a paper on the Political Ecology of inter basin water transfers in Turkish water governance (see summary and link to article), and Maryam Nastar contributed an article asking What drives the urban water … Continue reading



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Publication: Local power – Mayors and municipalities in transitions to 100% renewable

Henner Busch, LUCID PhD candidate, together with Kes McCormick from the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) recently published an article in Energy, Sustainability and Society, entitled: Local power: Exploring the motivations of mayors and key success factors for local municipalities to go 100% renewable energy. Henner has produced a video abstract for LUCSUS channel which you can watch below: … Continue reading



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PhD Defense: Vasna Ramasar – Fluid governance: Scalar politics in the South African waterscape, Nov. 7

All are welcome to watch Vasna Ramasar, LUCID PhD candidate, defend her theisis: Fluid governance: Scalar politics in the South African waterscape, on the 7th of November at 10:15. Dr. Vandana Desai senior lecturer in Human Geography from Royal Holloway (University of London) will act as discussant and the seminar will take place in the Josephson Building, (Ostrom room), Biskopsgatan 5. Below is … Continue reading



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Publication – The geology of mankind: A critique of the Anthropocene narrative

LUCID graduate Andreas Malm and professor Alf Hornborg, both at the Human Ecology division, recently published The geology of mankind: A critique of the the Anthropocene narrative in the journal: The Anthropocene Review. In the article they problematise the concept of the anthropocene by tracing the historical development of fossil energy as the central productive force in the economy. They find that, contrary … Continue reading



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