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The project aims at investigating the energy system and innovation process for an upcoming eco-city in China.
When the 20-year-old electrical student Andreas Lindgren stepped off the plane in Shanghai, he was greeted by a 40-degree, humid heat. He immediately felt at home. Today, four years on, he speaks fluent Chinese and wants to play a part in building China’s future.
The odyssey of dogs and dingoes from China to Polynesia and Australia can now be mapped. KTH genetic researchers Peter Savolainen and Mattias Oskarsson have presented a new study showing how the domestic dog accompanied humans across the islands of Southeast Asia.
In a new study of access to energy supplies used for cooking in China, KTH researcher Brijesh Mainali calls for a transition to improved stoves and clean, modern fuels in the world’s most populous nation. He says relatively modest investments could bring substantial gains in health and reduced climate impact if solutions are tailored to rural and urban users at different income levels.
The increasing collaboration between KTH and China raises many questions. Not least considering the differences between the countries' attitude towards freedom of speech online. Obviously, KTH cannot dictate its personal foreign policy, but a little more reflection concerning concrete ethical problems would not hurt, says Björn Kjellgren, sinologist and social anthropologist at KTH.