News at ECS

  • Agroforestry and its contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Published Feb 26, 2019
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  • Reflections from COP24

    Published Feb 25, 2019

    The 24th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP24) took place in Katowice, Poland, 2 to 15 December 2018. The focus of the agenda was the implem...

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  • Bio-based circular model for sustainable urban economies, Project visit to Curitiba

    Published Jul 25, 2018

    ECS representatives travelled to the city of Curitiba, Brazil, during 22-26 June 2018, to meet with project partners and visit institutions and waste ...

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  • Pathways towards sustainable waste management in Brazil, XIV Sibesa 2018

    Published Jul 25, 2018

    Academic researchers along with representatives from public, private organisations and local communities gathered in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil...

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  • How effective are Indonesian policies to promote the palm oil agro-industry?

    Published Mar 22, 2018

    The biodiesel program in Indonesia is based on palm oil as feedstock. Despite policies promoting investments in biodiesel production, biodiesel deploy...

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  • Thoughts to take home from the Nordic Smart Cities Conference 2017

    Published Nov 02, 2017

    “The battle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities!” The statement made by the UN secretary general almost half a decade ago reverber...

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  • How to inspire and accomplish change – reflections from the @ IST17 Conference

    Published Jul 11, 2017

    The IST conference is a STRN initiative rooted in the field of transition studies. It provides a platform to discuss transformations in society. Betwe...

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  • The future of cities discussed at The Chicago Forum on Global Cities 2017

    Published Jun 20, 2017

    The Chicago Forum on Global Cities 2017 took place from June 7 to 9 at the premises of The Art Institute in the heart of Chicago. The Forum was organi...

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  • BioGreenBaltic kicks-off in Vilnius

    Published Jan 09, 2017

    Security of energy supply, promotion of the bio-economy, nutrient recycling, and innovation are prioritized policy areas in the EU Strategy for the Ba...

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  • First wireless charged bus inaugurated in Scandinavia

    Published Dec 19, 2016

    The first Scandinavian bus with wireless charging was developed by Scania and put in operation on December 7 in Södertälje, a municipality of the Stoc...

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  • Smart City Concepts in Curitiba - Innovation for sustainable mobility and energy efficiency

    Published Nov 23, 2016

    Project NEWSLETTER 2016

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  • Reassuring Swedish leadership at the World Mining Congress 2016

    Published Oct 28, 2016

    “Mining in a world of innovation” was the theme of the World Mining Congress (WMC) held in Rio de Janeiro 18-21 October. Team Sweden was there and org...

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  • Sustainable bioenergy shall contribute to renewable energy targets in Indonesia

    Published Oct 10, 2016

    The 15th World Renewable Energy Congress was held in conjunction with the 5th Indonesia Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Summit in Jakarta 19-...

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  • What role for energy efficiency?

    Published Oct 10, 2016

    Energy efficiency should not be seen as a single-faceted concept, but rather be understood in terms of potential multiple benefits including productiv...

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  • Making Utopia Possible – in Wuppertal

    Published Sep 15, 2016

    Making Utopia Possible’ is the moto of the German city located in the Ruhr region. It is also an answer to the challenge of implementing sustainabili...

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  • Bioenergy and ecosystems services for low-carbon development in the Baltic Sea Region - BioGreenBalt

    Published Aug 18, 2016

    The Energy and Climate Studies (ECS) division has built a consortium to explore integrated strategies for optimal use of bio-based resources in the Ba...

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  • Indonesian INSISTS delegation discuss bioenergy in Sweden

    Published Apr 13, 2016

    Delegations from Indonesian and Swedish governments, researchers, biofuels associations, and industries met at Advanced Biofuel Workshop organized by ...

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  • ICOPE convened in Bali to discuss a sustainable future for the palm-oil industry

    Published Apr 12, 2016

    “Sustainable Palm Oil and Climate Change: the way forward through mitigation and adaptation” was the overarching topic of the ICOPE network meeting he...

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  • Smart City Concepts in Curitiba - Newsletter

    Published Feb 05, 2016
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  • MJ2476 Strategies in the Global Climate Agenda

    Published Jan 19, 2016
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