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  • Global standard counts the cost of environmental damage

    [19 Mar 2019] Environmental damage costs society enormous amounts of money ¿ and often leaves future generations to foot the bill. Now, a new ISO standard will help companies valuate and manage the impact of their environmental damage, by providing a clear figure for the cost of their goods and services to the environment.

  • Making researchers part of the policy-making process: A workshop in Nairobi

    [18 Mar 2019] There is a widespread notion that research results are poorly communicated and not sufficiently applicable in real life among policy makers. Therefore, AgriFoSe2030 recently arranged a course in Kenya. The aim was to provide researchers with tools on how to communicate their results better to policy-makers.

  • Fredrik Hörstedt new Chair of the Board of Mistra Urban Futures

    [15 Mar 2019] Fredrik Hörstedt, Vice President, Chalmers has been appointed new Chair of the Board of Mistra Urban Futures. The previous chair, Anna Johansson, member of the Swedish Parliament, has stepped down due to other commitments.

  • Rain is important for how carbon dioxide affects grasslands

    [10 Mar 2019] Vegetation biomass on grasslands increases in response to elevated carbon dioxide levels, but less than expected. Vegetation on grasslands with a wet spring season has the greatest increase. This has been demonstrated in a new study published in the scientific journal Nature Plants.

  • Joint collaboration on sustainable urban development research

    [22 Feb 2019] Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg have decided to continue to develop the research area sustainable urban development together. The joint centre Mistra Urban Futures is now getting a changed organisational form. Both Mistra Urban Futures´ Gothenburg platform and the international secretariat will be organized within the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV.

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