Published opinions written or co-written by SEI researchers, often in major newspapers from around the world.


The battle against climate change is not confined to Warsaw

Written by Harro van Asselt and Pieter Pauw Friday, 08 November 2013 00:00

The UN climate conference on Monday (11 November) in Warsaw, Poland, will not save the planet but by gathering people who are committed to saving it, sharing ideas and understanding how all the pieces fit together, we can make real progress, write Harro van Asselt and Pieter Pauw.


Dags för välfärdsmodell inom planetens ramar

Written by Johan L. Kuylenstierna, Johan Rockström and Mattias Klum Monday, 01 July 2013 06:04

Götheborgs-Posten, Sweden


Sugar cane for bioenergy and sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Written by Francis X. Johnson and Marion Davis Monday, 14 January 2013 00:00

Outreach, UK


Sweden has no strategy for a secure food supply

Written by Johan L. Kuylenstierna and Lisa Sennerby Forsse Monday, 07 January 2013 00:00

Climate change poses a threat. In Sweden we take it for granted that our food supply is assured thanks to our own production and import from a functioning market. But in reality things are different. Sweden is vulnerable to global change, and the Government should establish a strategy for a secure food supply, say SEI Executive Director Johan Kuylenstierna and SLU:s Vice-Chancellor Lisa Sennerby Forsse, in a debate article in Dagens Nyheter on 31 December 2012.


Sverige saknar strategi för trygg livsmedelsförsörjning

Written by Johan L. Kuylenstierna and Lisa Sennerby Forsse Monday, 31 December 2012 00:50

Klimatförändringen ett hot. I Sverige tar vi för givet att tillgången på mat är säkrad genom egen produktion och import från en fungerande marknad. Men verkligheten ser annorlunda ut. Sverige är sårbart för globala förändringar och regeringen bör säkra en strategi för tryggad livsmedelsförsörjning, skriver Johan Kuylenstierna och Lisa Sennerby Forsse.


Can ‘1°C of climate change adaptation’ replace ‘1°C of mitigation’?

Written by Magnus Benzie and Richard J.T. Klein Monday, 26 November 2012 00:00

Outreach, UK


Onödig skepsis mot genmodifierat

Written by Ivar Virgin, Måns Nilsson, et al. Friday, 23 March 2012 04:47

Ivar Virgin, Måns Nilsson and others argue that a sustainable bio-economy can be created though plant breeding, but that with public opinion strongly against GMO crops, Europe risks being left behind. (In Swedish)


Jordbruken måste bli smartare med vatten

Written by Johan L. Kuylenstierna et al. Thursday, 22 March 2012 00:00

Johan L. Kuylenstierna and others argue that we need smarter use of water in agriculture so that there is enough water for everyone: more efficient irrigation solutions, better use of rainwater, and wastewater recycling. (In Swedish)

”Om medierna prioriterar klimatet lyssnar politikerna”

Written by Johan Rockström and László Szombatfalvy Wednesday, 14 December 2011 00:50

Johan Rockström och László Szombatfalvy argue that politicians would listen if the media would prioritize the climate change issue. (In Swedish)

Will private finance really support adaptation in developing countries?

Written by Aaron Atteridge Friday, 02 December 2011 00:00

Outreach, UK


Ny fond kan rädda fisken i älvarna

Written by Peter Rudberg and Måns Nilsson Thursday, 13 October 2011 11:02

Peter Rudberg and Måns Nilsson argue that regulations for power companies to protect biodiversity can be improved without a decrease in the production of renewable energy from hydro power. (In Swedish)

Befolkningsökningen måste tas på allvar

Written by Anders Wijkman and others Thursday, 01 September 2011 08:00

Anders Wijkman and others argue that global population growth must be taken seriously (in Swedish).

Jordbruket nyckeln till en planet i balans

Written by Olivia Taghioff, Anders Wijkman and others. Thursday, 23 June 2011 14:05

Olivia Taghioff, Anders Wijkman and others argue that agriculture is the key to a planet in balance (in Swedish).

Ett snabbspår till bättre klimat och skördar

Written by Johan Rockström, Johan Kuylenstierna (UK) and others Tuesday, 14 June 2011 15:00

Andreas Carlgren, Achim Steiner, Johan Rockström and Johan Kuylenstierna (UK) argue that reductions in the concentration of methane, ground-level ozone and soot could help limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees C or less (in Swedish.)

Sverige kan bidra till ny vision för en hållbar värld

Written by Johan Rockström et al. Monday, 16 May 2011 10:15

Johan Rockström and others argue that dialogue is needed between science, politics and industry to advance sustainable development (in Swedish).

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