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Historical Epistemologies of Planetary Modelling Workshop in June

Together with the Max Planck institute the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (EHL) is co-organising a three day workshop with the help of the Spore Initiative Berlin. This event brings together ...

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Sverker Sörlin Awarded the Birger Norman prize, 2023

Birger Norman (1914-1995) was a Swedish author, journalist and sociologist. The prize is given to a recipient who has "worked in the spirit of Birger Norman"

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A yellow sea cucumber on the seabed
A "gummy squirrel" sea cucumber, Psychropotes longicauda, living at a depth of 5,000 meters. Image courtesy of the DeepCCZ expedition/NOAA

The Ocean – a contemporary history

Tirza Meyer is a contemporary historian and a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Philosophy and History, who has come to devote her work to the ocean. After studying how the United Nations C...

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Latest Publications

Solar technology and global environmental justice: The vision and the reality
Routledge, 2023
Author: Andreas Roos

Global asymmetries in the rise of solar power: An LCA-based account of ecologically unequal exchange between Germany and China 2002–2018
In: Ecological Economics, ISSN 0921-8009, E-ISSN 1873-6106, Vol. 199, article id 107484, 2022
Author: Andreas Roos, KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory

Out of steam?: A social science and humanities research agenda for geothermal energy
In: Energy Research & Social Science, ISSN 2214-6296, E-ISSN 2214-6326, Vol. 92, article id 102801, 2022
Authors: Rozanne C. Spijkerboer , Ethemcan Turhan, Andreas Roos, KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Marco Billi  

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